Monday, June 21

2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology Winner and Nominees

2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology Winner

Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius

Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius

Sylvia Nasar

Traces how the works of Charles Dickens and Henry Mayhew reflected the poor majority in mid-nineteenth-century London, citing the achievements of such influential figures as John Maynard Keyes, Paul Samuelson, and Amartya Sen….

2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology Shortlist

A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea: The Race to Kill the BP Oil Gusher
A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea: The Race to Kill the BP Oil Gusher
Joel Achenbach
Blood Work: A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution
Blood Work: A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution
Holly Tucker
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood
James Gleick
Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys Over Girls, and the Consequences of a World Full of Men
Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys Over Girls, and the Consequences of a World Full of Men
Mara Hvistendahl

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