England: ‘A (Very) Short History’ Wins the £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize

The paleontologist and evolutionary biologist Henry Gee wins the 2022 Royal Society Science Book Prize sponsored by Insight Investment. The post England: ‘A (Very) Short History’ Wins the £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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The UK’s £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist

Five of the six titles on the UK's Royal Society Science Book Prize list are from independent publishers, two from Profile Books. The post The UK’s £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Pang wins Royal Society Science Book Prize with 'instruction manual for humans'

Dr Camilla Pang has won the £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize for her debut Explaining Humans (Viking), written as an instruction manual for a world she had difficulty understanding due to her Autism Spectrum Disorder. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sujit Sivasundaram Wins the £25,000 British Academy Book Prize

'The perspective of Indigenous peoples in the Indian and Pacific oceans' give 'Waves Across the South' distinction, say British Academy jurors. The post Sujit Sivasundaram Wins the £25,000 British Academy Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Two for Bodley Head on Royal Society Science Book Prize shortlist

The six-strong shortlist for the £25,000 Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize has been revealed, including two titles from PRH imprint The Bodley Head. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Anne Osbourn to chair Royal Society Science Book Prize

The judging panel has been announced for this year's Royal Society Science Book Prize, featuring professor Anne Osbourn as the chair of judges. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Planetarium wins Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize

Astrophysicist Raman Prinja and artist Chris Wormell’s book Planetarium: Welcome to the Museum (Templar Publishing), about the wonders of space, has scooped the Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Caroline Criado Perez's gender data gap 'exposé' takes £25k Royal Society Science Book Prize

Feminist campaigner Caroline Criado Perez’s "exposé" on the gender data gap, Invisible Women (Chatto & Windus), has scooped the £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Royal Society Science Book Prize 2019 shortlist revealed

The Royal Society Science Book Prize shortlist for 2019 has been revealed with nominations for indies Icon, Bloomsbury and Atlantic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Optical Illusions wins Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize

A book about optical illusions has beaten off competition from titles about space and dinosaurs to win this year’s £10,000 Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indies strong on Royal Society Science Book Prize shortlist

The Royal Society has revealed its six-strong shortlist for the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2016, five of which are published by independent presses. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Iraq War book wins £25,000 writing prize

A former US Marine wins the biennial Warwick Prize for Writing for his book of short stories dealing with American experiences of the Iraq War. Continue reading at BBC News

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Charles Tripp Chairs the British Academy’s £25,000 Book Prize Jury

The British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding will name its winner in October. Publishers are submitting now. The post Charles Tripp Chairs the British Academy’s £25,000 Book Prize Jury appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Tiya Miles Wins Canada’s $75,000 Cundill History Prize

Harvard's Tiya Miles wins the Cundill History Prize's top honor for 'All That She Carried,' a 2021 National Book Award winner. The post Tiya Miles Wins Canada’s $75,000 Cundill History Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Scholar of the Early Republic Wins American History Book Prize

The New-York Historical Society award goes to Alan Taylor, whose “American Republics” emphasizes the fragility of the American experiment from the beginning. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Logan and Jackson among judges for Royal Society Young People's Book Prize

Broadcaster Gabby Logan and award-winning children's author Sharna Jackson are among the judges announced for this year's Royal Society Young People's Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hazareesingh wins £40k Wolfson History Prize for 'remarkable' Haitian revolutionary book

Sudhir Hazareesingh has won the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize for Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture, with the award clinched for a second year in a row by an Allen Lane title.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Scholar of World War II Homefront Wins American History Book Prize

The New-York Historical Society award goes to a study of fractures in American society a year after Pearl Harbor, which resonates amid the pandemic today. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Carby's 'exceptional' history of British Empire scoops £25,000 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize

Hazel V Carby has won the British Academy’s £25,000 non-fiction book prize, the 8th Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding, for her book Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands (Verso). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hickey wins £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for The Narrow Land

Irish author Christine Dwyer Hickey has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for her “masterpiece” The Narrow Land (Atlantic), exploring the marriage of artists Edward and Jo Hopper. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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