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Book awards: Best Book of Ideas Prize

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The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard HolmesNominee, 2009
A Book of Silence by Sara MaitlandNominee, 2009
Flat Earth News: An Award-Winning Reporter Exposes Falsehood, Distortion and Propaganda in the Global Media by Nick Davies2009
McMafia: Crime without Frontiers by Misha GlennyNominee, 2009
The Terror Dream: Fear and Fantasy in Post-9/11 America by Susan FaludiNominee, 2009
What Does China Think? by Mark LeonardNominee, 2009
Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa by Dambisa MoyoNominee, 2010
A Face to the World: On Self-Portraits by Laura CummingNominee, 2010
The Idea of Justice by Amartya SenNominee, 2010
The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World by Iain McGilchristNominee, 2010
The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger by Richard Wilkinson2010
When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order by Martin JacquesNominee, 2010
23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism by Ha-Joon ChangNominee, 2011
Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference by Cordelia FineNominee, 2011
Equality Illusion by Kat BanyardNominee, 2011
The Genius in All of Us: New Insights into Genetics, Talent, and IQ by David ShenkNominee, 2011
The Return of the Public by Dan Hind2011
Who Are We-And Should It Matter in the 21st Century? by Gary YoungeNominee, 2011
The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven PinkerNominee, 2012
Edgelands: journeys into England's true wilderness by Michael Symmons Roberts2012
The Most Human Human: What Talking with Computers Teaches Us About What It Means to Be Alive by Brian ChristianNominee, 2012
The Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty by Simon Baron-CohenNominee, 2012
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel KahnemanNominee, 2012
Triumph of the City by Edward L. GlaeserNominee, 2012
Artful by Ali Smith2013

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