Royal Society Science Book Prize Shortlist

From the Guardian:

Six books are shortlisted for this year’s Royal Society Science Book Prize. The winner will be announced on 15 September. For a chance to win a copy of all six books enter the Guardian’s competition, which closes at midnight on 18 September.

The books are:

  • What the Nose Knows: The Science of Scent in Everyday Life by Avery Gilbert
  • Bad Science by Ben Goldacre
  • The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard Holmes
  • Decoding the Heavens: Solving the Mystery of the World’s First Computer by Jo Marchant
  • The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives by Leonard Mlodinow
  • Your Inner Fish: The Amazing Discovery of Our 375-million-year-old Ancestor by Neil Shubin

I’ve read none of these. However, I have entered the competition!