Wednesday, October 20

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst Robert M. Sapolsky

Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

Robert M. Sapolsky

2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets Luke Dittrich

Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets

Luke Dittrich

2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World Andrea Wulf

The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World

Andrea Wulf

2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History Elizabeth Kolbert

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert

2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?, Alan Weisman

Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?,

Alan Weisman

2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History Florence Williams

Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History

Florence Williams

2011 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius Sylvia Nasar

Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius

Sylvia Nasar

2010 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness Oren Harman

The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness

Oren Harman

2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius Graham Farmelo

The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius

Graham Farmelo

2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics Leonard Susskind

The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics

Leonard Susskind

2007 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

I Am a Strange Loop Douglas R. Hofstadter

I Am a Strange Loop

Douglas R. Hofstadter

2006 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind Eric R. Kandel

In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind

Eric R. Kandel

2005 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

Before The Fallout: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima Diana Preston

Before The Fallout: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima

Diana Preston

2004 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change Charles Wohlforth

The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change

Charles Wohlforth

2003 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

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

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

Philip J. Hilts

2002 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA Brenda Maddox

Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA

Brenda Maddox

2001 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

The Invention of Clouds Richard Hamblyn

The Invention of Clouds

Richard Hamblyn

2000 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine James Le Fanu

The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine

James Le Fanu

1999 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love Dava Sobel

Galileo’s Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

Dava Sobel

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce Douglas Starr

Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce

Douglas Starr

1997 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

How the Mind Works Stephen Pinker

How the Mind Works

Stephen Pinker

1996 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark Carl Sagan

The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

Carl Sagan

1995 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

Naturalist Edward O. Wilson

Naturalist

Edward O. Wilson

1994 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time Jonathan Weiner

The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time

Jonathan Weiner

1993 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

Fuzzy Logic: The Revolutionary Computer Technology That Is Changing Our World Daniel Mcneill

Fuzzy Logic: The Revolutionary Computer Technology That Is Changing Our World

Daniel Mcneill

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal Jared Diamond

The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal

Jared Diamond

1991 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

The Truth About Chernobyl Grigori Medvedev

The Truth About Chernobyl

Grigori Medvedev

1990 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vacine Jane S. Smith

Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vacine

Jane S. Smith

1989 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

Peacemaking Among Primates Frans de Waal

Peacemaking Among Primates

Frans de Waal