Sunday, March 26

2003 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology Winner and Nominees

2003 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology Winner

Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation

Protecting America’s Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation

Philip J. Hilts

Emerging out of Theodore Roosevelt’s desire to civilize capitalism, the Food and Drug Administration was created to stop the trade in adulterated meats and quack drugs. This history of the agency takes readers back to its beginnings, and makes startlingly …

2003 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology Shortlist

Merchants of Immortality: Chasing the Dream of Human Life Extension
Merchants of Immortality: Chasing the Dream of Human Life Extension
Stephen S. Hall
The Beast in the Garden: A Modern Parable of Man and Nature
The Beast in the Garden: A Modern Parable of Man and Nature
David Baron
The Emperor of Scent: A Story of Perfume, Obsession, and the Last Mystery of the Senses
The Emperor of Scent: A Story of Perfume, Obsession, and the Last Mystery of the Senses
Chandler Burr
Wings of Madness: Alberto Santos-Dumont and the Invention of Flight
Wings of Madness: Alberto Santos-Dumont and the Invention of Flight
Paul Hoffman

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