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Book awards: PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Longlist

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Works (19)

Frankenstein's Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech's Brave New Beasts by Emily Anthes2014
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach2014
Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us about Sex, Diet, and How We Live by Marlene Zuk2014
Weird Life: The Search for Life That Is Very, Very Different from Our Own by David Toomey2014
What the Dog Knows: Scent, Science, and the Amazing Ways Dogs Perceive the World by Cat Warren2014
Arrival of the Fittest: Solving Evolution's Greatest Puzzle by Andreas Wagner2015
The Copernicus Complex: Our Cosmic Significance in a Universe of Planets and Probabilities by Caleb Scharf2015
Small: Life and Death on the Front Lines of Pediatric Surgery by Catherine Musemeche MD2015
The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery by Sam Kean2015
Black Hole: How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled On by Hawking Became Loved by Marcia Bartusiak2016
The Man Who Wasn't There: Investigations into the Strange New Science of the Self by Anil Ananthaswamy2016
Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry by Jeffrey A. Lieberman2016
Spooky Action at a Distance: The Phenomenon That Reimagines Space and Time--and What It Means for Black Holes, the Big Bang, and Theories of Everything by George Musser2016
The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults by Frances E. Jensen2016
Engineering Eden: The True Story of a Violent Death, a Trial, and the Fight over Controlling Nature by Jordan Fisher Smith2017
The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee2017
The Genius of Birds by Jennifer Ackerman2017
The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars by Dava Sobel2017
What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins by Jonathan Balcombe2017

Award description

The PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award celebrates writing that exemplifies literary excellence on the subject of physical and biological sciences. The winner receives a cash award of $10,000 and will be honored at the PEN Literary Awards Ceremony.

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Book awards: PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award winners

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