The Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2021 Shortlist

Founded in 1988 – and described as the “Booker Prize of Science Writing” – the award celebrates outstanding popular science books. Covering a breadth of subjects from astronomy to psychosomatic illness, and from the art of breathing to the wonder of fungi, this year’s shortlist features six titles that aim to challenge accepted norms about the way we think, act, and investigate our world.

The winner will be revealed on 29 November.

The Shortlist

The Last Stargazers
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Breath
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£9.99   £8.49
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The End of Bias
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£20.00   £17.99
Hardback
The Sleeping Beauties
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£16.99   £14.99
Hardback
Science Fictions
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£9.99
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Entangled Life
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£10.99   £8.99
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Previous Prize Winners

Explaining Humans
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Invisible Women
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Inventing Ourselves
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Testosterone Rex
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£9.99
Paperback
The Invention of Nature
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Adventures in the Anthropocene
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Stuff Matters
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£9.99
Paperback
The Particle at the End of the Universe
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The Information
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£12.99
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The Wavewatcher's Companion
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Life Ascending
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£12.99
Paperback
The Age of Wonder
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£12.99
Paperback
Six Degrees
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£9.99
Paperback
Stumbling on Happiness
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Electric Universe
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£10.99
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Critical Mass
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£10.99
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A Short History of Nearly Everything
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Right Hand, Left Hand
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