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Thursday, 5 April 2007

Long list brought to book

The Royal Society has announced the books that are on the "longlist" for this year's 2007 General Prize for the year's best science book.

  • A Mind of its Own by Cordelia Fine (Icon Books)
  • Bang! The Complete History of the Universe by Brian May, Patrick Moore and Chris Lintott (Carlton Books)
  • Francis Crick, Discoverer of the Genetic Code by Matt Ridley (Harper Press)
  • Giant Leaps by Jack Challoner and John Perry (Boxtree)
  • Homo Britannicus by Chris Stringer (Penguin Allen Lane)
  • In Search of Memory by Eric R. Kandel (WW Norton & Co)
  • Lonesome George by Henry Nicholls (Macmillan)
  • One in Three by Adam Wishart (Profile Books)
  • Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert (Harper Press)
  • The Goldilocks Enigma by Paul Davies (Penguin Allen Lane)
  • The Rough Guide to Climate Change by Robert Henson (Rough Guides)
  • The Science of Doctor Who by Paul Parsons (Icon Books)
There is a description of each book and its author(s) on the web site.