LA Times Book PrizeScience & Technology

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Outros Nomes: Los Angeles Times Book Prize (Inglês)
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The Los Angeles Times has awarded a set of book prizes annually since 1980. Eligibility for the prizes requires a book to have its first United States publication between January 1 and December 31 of mostrar mais any given year. This American publication must be in English; however, English does not have to be the original language of the work. Authors may be of any nationality. They should be alive at the time of their book’s qualifying U.S. publication although eligibility is also extended to significant new translations of the work of deceased writers. Books by current employees of the Los Angeles Times, by current employees of Tribune Company or any of its other affiliates, by currently serving judges of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, or by immediate family members of these groups are not eligible. mostrar menos
Stages:
Todos, Winner (352), Finalist (1,601)
Categorias:
Anos:
Todos, 2023 (5), 2022 (5), 2021 (5), 2020 (1), 2019 (5), 2018 (5), 2017 (5), 2016 (5), 2015 (5), 2014 (5), 2013 (5), 2012 (5), 2011 (5), 2010 (5), 2009 (5), 2008 (5), 2007 (5), 2006 (5), 2005 (5), 2004 (5), 2003 (4), 2002 (5), 2001 (5), 2000 (5), 1999 (5), 1998 (5), 1997 (5), 1996 (7), 1995 (5), 1994 (5), 1993 (4), 1992 (1), 1991 (5), 1990 (1), 1989 (1)
Announced:
2024-04-19: Winner2023 Brevemente
Fevereiro 21: Finalist2023 Recente

Winner 34

ObraAno
How Far the Light Reaches: A Life in Ten Sea Creatures por Sabrina Imbler2022
The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred por Chanda Prescod-Weinstein2021
The Smallest Lights in the Universe: A Memoir por Sara Seager2020
Figuring por Maria Popova2019
Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America por Beth Macy2018
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst por Robert M. Sapolsky2017
Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets por Luke Dittrich2016
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World por Andrea Wulf2015
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History por Elizabeth Kolbert2014
Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth? por Alan Weisman2013
Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History por Florence Williams2012
Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius por Sylvia Nasar2011
The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness por Oren Harman2010
The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom por Graham Farmelo2009
The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics por Leonard Susskind2008
I Am a Strange Loop por Douglas Hofstadter2007
In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind por Eric R. Kandel2006
Before The Fallout: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima por Diana Preston2005
The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change por Charles Wohlforth2004
Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation por Philip J. Hilts2003
Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA por Brenda Maddox2002
The Invention of Clouds: How an Amateur Meteorologist Forged the Language of the Skies por Richard Hamblyn2001
The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine por James Le Fanu2000
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love por Dava Sobel1999
Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce por Douglas Starr1998
How the Mind Works por Steven Pinker1997
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark por Carl Sagan1996
Naturalist por Edward O. Wilson1995
The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time por Jonathan Weiner1994
Fuzzy Logic: The Revolutionary Computer Technology That Is Changing Our World por Daniel McNeill1993
The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal por Jared M. Diamond1992
The Truth About Chernobyl por Grigori Medvedev1991
Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vacine por Jane S. Smith1990
Peacemaking among Primates por Frans B. M. de Waal1989

Finalist 159

ObraAno
Is Math Real?: How Simple Questions Lead Us to Mathematics’ Deepest Truths por Eugenia Cheng2023
The Heat Will Kill You First: Life and Death on a Scorched Planet por Jeff Goodell2023
The Possibility of Life: Science, Imagination, and Our Quest for Kinship in the Cosmos por Jaime Green2023
A Book of Noises: Notes on the Auraculous por Caspar Henderson2023
A City on Mars: Can we settle space, should we settle space, and have we really thought this through? por Kelly Weinersmith2023
How Far the Light Reaches: A Life in Ten Sea Creatures por Sabrina Imbler2022
Life on the Rocks: Building a Future for Coral Reefs por Juli Berwald2022
Fresh Banana Leaves: Healing Indigenous Landscapes through Indigenous Science por Jessica Hernandez Ph.D.2022
Beyond Measure: The Hidden History of Measurement from Cubits to Quantum Constants por James Vincent2022
An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us por Ed Yong2022
The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred por Chanda Prescod-Weinstein2021
Saving Us: A Climate Scientist's Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World por Katharine Hayhoe2021
Wild Souls: Freedom and Flourishing in the Non-Human World por Emma Marris2021
God, Human, Animal, Machine: Technology, Metaphor, and the Search for Meaning por Meghan O'Gieblyn2021
A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds por Scott Weidensaul2021
The Smallest Lights in the Universe: A Memoir por Sara Seager2020
Figuring por Maria Popova2019
Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom por Katherine Eban2019
Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster por Adam Higginbotham2019
Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men por Caroline Criado Perez2019
Superior: The Return of Race Science por Angela Saini2019
Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America por Beth Macy2018
Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World por Marcia Bjornerud2018
Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America por Eliza Griswold2018
What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City por Mona Hanna-Attisha2018
Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood por George Rose2018
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst por Robert M. Sapolsky2017
Making Sense of Science: Separating Substance from Spin por Cornelia Dean2017
A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution por Jennifer A. Doudna2017
Life 3.0 : being human in the age of artificial intelligence por Max Tegmark2017
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams por Matthew Walker2017
Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets por Luke Dittrich2016
Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War por Mary Roach2016
Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond por Sonia Shah2016
Light: A Radiant History from Creation to the Quantum Age por Bruce Watson2016
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life por Ed Yong2016
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World por Andrea Wulf2015
Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots por John Markoff2015
The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder por David J. Morris2015
How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-Extinction por Beth Shapiro2015
Rust : the longest war por Jonathan Waldman2015
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History por Elizabeth Kolbert2014
Cosmigraphics por Michael Benson2014
Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues por Martin J. Blaser2014
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate por Naomi Klein2014
Dataclysm: Who We Are* *When We Think No One's Looking por Christian Rudder2014
Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth? por Alan Weisman2013
Social: why our brains are wired to connect por Matthew D. Lieberman2013
Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures por Virginia Morell2013
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction por Annalee Newitz2013
Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience por Sally Satel2013
Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History por Florence Williams2012
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking por Susan Cain2012
Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe por George Dyson2012
The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human por Jonathan Gottschall2012
The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don't por Nate Silver2012
Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius por Sylvia Nasar2011
A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea: The Race to Kill the BP Oil Gusher por Joel Achenbach2011
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood por James Gleick2011
Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys Over Girls, and the Consequences of a World Full of Men por Mara Hvistendahl2011
Blood Work: A Tale of Medicine and Murder in the Scientific Revolution por Holly Tucker2011
The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness por Oren Harman2010
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer por Siddhartha Mukherjee2010
Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming por Naomi Oreskes2010
Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout por Lauren Redniss2010
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks por Rebecca Skloot2010
The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom por Graham Farmelo2009
The Day We Found the Universe por Marcia Bartusiak2009
Cold: Adventures in the World's Frozen Places por Bill Streever2009
Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human por Richard Wrangham2009
Naming Nature: The Clash Between Instinct and Science por Carol Kaesuk Yoon2009
The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics por Leonard Susskind2008
What the Nose Knows: The Science of Scent in Everyday Life por Avery Gilbert2008
Only a Theory: Evolution and the Battle for America's Soul por Kenneth R. Miller2008
Worlds Before Adam: The Reconstruction of Geohistory in the Age of Reform por Martin J. S. Rudwick2008
Microcosm: E. coli and the New Science of Life por Carl Zimmer2008
I Am a Strange Loop por Douglas Hofstadter2007
Animal Architects: Building and the Evolution of Intelligence por James L. Gould2007
The First Word: The Search for the Origins of Language por Christine Kenneally2007
Faust in Copenhagen: A Struggle for the Soul of Physics por Gino Segrè2007
On Deep History and the Brain por Daniel Lord Smail2007
In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind por Eric R. Kandel2006
The First Scientific American: Benjamin Franklin and the Pursuit of Genius por Joyce Chaplin2006
The First Human: The Race to Discover Our Earliest Ancestors por Ann Gibbons2006
This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession por Daniel J. Levitin2006
The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth por Edward O. Wilson2006
Before The Fallout: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima por Diana Preston2005
Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo por Sean B. Carroll2005
Ice: The Nature, the History, and the Uses of an Astonishing Substance por Mariana Gosnell2005
Descent: The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss por Brad Matsen2005
The Republican War on Science por Chris Mooney2005
The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change por Charles Wohlforth2004
The Proteus Effect: Stem Cells and Their Promise for Medicine por Ann B. Parson2004
Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century por Lauren Slater2004
On the Wing: To the Edge of the Earth with the Peregrine Falcon por Alan Tennant2004
His Brother's Keeper: A Story from the Edge of Medicine por Jonathan Weiner2004
Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation por Philip J. Hilts2003
The Beast in the Garden: The True Story of a Predator's Deadly Return to Suburban America por David Baron2003
The Emperor of Scent: A True Story of Perfume and Obsession por Chandler Burr2003
Merchants of Immortality: Chasing the Dream of Human Life Extension por Stephen S. Hall2003
Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA por Brenda Maddox2002
Love at Goon Park: Harry Harlow and the Science of Affection por Deborah Blum2002
Of Moths and Men por Judith Hooper2002
Salt: A World History por Mark Kurlansky2002
The Demon in the Freezer: A True Story por Richard Preston2002
The Invention of Clouds: How an Amateur Meteorologist Forged the Language of the Skies por Richard Hamblyn2001
In Code: A Mathematical Journey por Sarah Flannery2001
A Different Nature: The Paradoxical World of Zoos and Their Uncertain Future por David Hancocks2001
Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood por Oliver Sacks2001
The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry por Bryan Sykes2001
The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine por James Le Fanu2000
E=mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation por David Bodanis2000
Einstein in Love: A Scientific Romance por Dennis Overbye2000
Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters por Matt Ridley2000
A Rum Affair: A True Story of Botanical Fraud por Karl Sabbagh2000
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love por Dava Sobel1999
Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds por Bernd Heinrich1999
The River por Edward Hooper1999
Lucy's legacy : sex and intelligence in human evolution por Alison Jolly1999
The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography por Simon Singh1999
Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce por Douglas Starr1998
The Baltimore Case: A Trial of Politics, Science, and Character por Daniel J. Kevles1998
Mendel's Dwarf por Simon Mawer1998
Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind por V. S. Ramachandran1998
Taking Wing: Archaeopteryx and the Evolution of Bird Flight por Pat Shipman1998
How the Mind Works por Steven Pinker1997
The Fabric of Reality: The Science of Parallel Universes and Its Implications por David Deutsch1997
Venus Revealed : A New Look Below the Clouds of our Mysterious Twin Planet por David Harry Grinspoon1997
Deadly Feasts: Tracking the Secrets of a Terrifying New Plague por Richard Rhodes1997
The Trouble With Testosterone: And Other Essays On The Biology Of The Human Predicament por Robert M. Sapolsky1997
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark por Carl Sagan1996
Fermat's Last Theorem: Unlocking the Secret of an Ancient Mathematical Problem por Amir D. Aczel1996
The Most Beautiful Molecule: The Discovery of the Buckyball por Hugh Aldersey-Williams1996
The Forgotten Pollinators por Stephen L. Buchmann1996
Fire in the Mind: Science, Faith, and the Search for Order por George Johnson1996
Home from Nowhere: Remaking Our Everyday World for the 21st Century por James Howard Kunstler1996
The Dying of the Trees por Charles E. Little1996
Naturalist por Edward O. Wilson1995
The Alchemy of the Heavens por Ken Croswell1995
Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain por Antonio Damasio1995
An Anthropologist On Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales por Oliver Sacks1995
The Moral Animal : Why We Are the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology por Robert Wright1995
The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time por Jonathan Weiner1994
Uncommon Sense: The Heretical Nature of Science por Alan Cromer1994
Signs of Life: The Language and Meanings of DNA por Robert Pollack1994
Why Zebras Dont Get Ulcers: A Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases, and Coping por Robert M. Sapolsky1994
The End of Evolution por Peter Ward1994
Fuzzy Logic: The Revolutionary Computer Technology That Is Changing Our World por Daniel McNeill1993
AI: The Tumultuous History of the Search for Artificial Intelligence por Daniel Crevier1993
Bad Science: The Short Life and Weird Times of Cold Fusion por Gary Taubes1993
The Diversity of Life por Edward O. Wilson1993
The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal por Jared M. Diamond1992
The Truth About Chernobyl por Grigori Medvedev1991
The Ascent of Mind: Ice Age Climates and the Evolution of Intelligence por William Calvin1991
The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan por Robert Kanigel1991
Walking With the Great Apes: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, Birute Galdikas por Sy Montgomery1991
Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos: The Scientific Quest for the Secret of the Universe por Dennis Overbye1991
Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vacine por Jane S. Smith1990
Peacemaking among Primates por Frans B. M. de Waal1989

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The Los Angeles Times has awarded a set of book prizes annually since 1980. Eligibility for the prizes requires a book to have its first United States publication between January 1 and December 31 of any given year. This American publication must be in English; however, English does not have to be the original language of the work. Authors may be of any nationality. They should be alive at the time of their book’s qualifying U.S. publication although eligibility is also extended to significant new translations of the work of deceased writers. Books by current employees of the Los Angeles Times, by current employees of Tribune Company or any of its other affiliates, by currently serving judges of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, or by immediate family members of these groups are not eligible. (English, Member-written)
This year’s Los Angeles Times Book Prizes honored outstanding literary achievement in nine categories: biography, current interest, fiction, first fiction, history, mystery/thriller, poetry, science and technology, and young adult fiction. Each winner receives a $1,000 cash award. (English, Member-written)

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