Samuel Pepys Award to Michael Hunter

Publication Date: Wed, 26/10/2011 - 08:45 Academic Michael Hunter has won the 2011 Samuel Pepys Award for his "fascinating" biography of 17th-century scientist Robert Boyle. Boyle: Between God and Science (Yale) was awarded the £2,000 prize and a specially commissioned medal at a special dinner held at St Paul's School, at which Pepys was a scholar, last night (25th October). read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Michael Hunter wins Samuel Pepys prize

Publication Date: Wed, 26/10/2011 - 08:45 Academic Michael Hunter has won the 2011 Samuel Pepys Award for his "fascinating" biography of 17th-century scientist Robert Boyle. Boyle: Between God and Science (Yale) was awarded the £2,000 prize and a specially commissioned medal at a special dinner... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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