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Book awards: Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books shortlist

Book awards by cover

Works (41)

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker2012
The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos by Brian Greene2012
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer2012
My Beautiful Genome: Exposing Our Genetic Future, One Quirk at a Time by Lone Frank2012
The Viral Storm: The Dawn of a New Pandemic Age by Nathan Wolfe2012
Bird Sense: What It's Like to Be a Bird by Tim Birkhead2013
The Book of Barely Imagined Beings: A 21st Century Bestiary by Caspar Henderson2013
Buzzing! by Anneliese Emmans Dean2013
Cells to Civilizations: The Principles of Change That Shape Life by Enrico Coen2013
The Ocean of Life: The Fate of Man and the Sea by Callum Roberts2013
Pieces of Light: How the New Science of Memory Illuminates the Stories We Tell About Our Pasts by Charles Fernyhough2013
The Cancer Chronicles: Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery by George Johnson2014
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach2014
The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle over General Relativity by Pedro G. Ferreira2014
Serving the Reich: the struggle for the soul of physics under Hitler by Philip Ball2014
Seven Elements that Changed the World: An Adventure of Ingenuity and Discovery by John Browne2014
The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life by Alex Bellos2015
Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology by Johnjoe McFadden2015
Life’s Greatest Secret: The Story of the Race to Crack the Genetic Code by Matthew Cobb2015
The Man Who Couldn't Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought by David Adam2015
Smashing Physics: Inside the World’s Biggest Experiment by Jon Butterworth2015
Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body by Jo Marchant2016
The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee2016
The Hunt for Vulcan: . . . And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe by Thomas Levenson2016
The Most Perfect Thing: Inside (and Outside) a Bird's Egg by Tim Birkhead2016
The Planet Remade: How Geoengineering Could Change the World by Oliver Morton2016
Beyond Infinity: An Expedition to the Outer Limits of Mathematics by Eugenia Cheng2017
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong2017
In Pursuit of Memory: The Fight Against Alzheimer's by Joseph Jebelli2017
Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness by Peter Godfrey-Smith2017
To Be a Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Problem of Death by Mark O'Connell2017
The Beautiful Cure: Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences by Daniel M. Davis2018
Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms by Hannah Fry2018
Liquid Rules by Mark Miodownik2018
The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World by Simon Winchester2018
The Truth About Animals: Stoned Sloths, Lovelorn Hippos, and Other Tales from the Wild Side of Wildlife by Lucy Cooke2018
Clearing the Air: The Beginning and the End of Air Pollution by Tim Smedley2019
Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe by Steven Strogatz2019
The Remarkable Life of the Skin: An intimate journey across our surface by Monty Lyman2019
The Second Kind of Impossible: The Extraordinary Quest for a New Form of Matter by Paul J. Steinhardt2019
Six Impossible Things: The Mystery of the Quantum World (The MIT Press) by John Gribbin2019

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