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!