Wellcome Book Prize longlist 2018

The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

Lindsey Fitzharris

The spellbinding story of a visionary British surgeon who changed medicine forever.

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In Pursuit of Memory: The Fight Against Alzheimer's: Shortlisted for the Royal Society Prize

In Pursuit of Memory: The Fight Against Alzheimer’s: Shortlisted for the Royal Society Prize

Dr Joseph Jebelli

The fascinating and very human story of the Alzheimer's epidemic that affects millions of people around the world - and the race against the clock to find a cure.

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Plot 29: A Memoir

Plot 29: A Memoir

Allan Jenkins

A beautifully written, haunting memoir, Plot 29 is a mystery story and meditation on nature and nurture. It's also a celebration of the joy to be found in sharing food and flowers with people you love. 

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Midwinter Break

Midwinter Break

Bernard MacLaverty

A retired couple, Gerry and Stella Gilmore, fly from their home in Scotland to Amsterdam for a long weekend. A holiday to refresh the senses, and generally to take stock of what remains of their lives. Their relationship seems...

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Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

Robert M Sapolsky

Why do we do what we do? This book is at once a tour and a majestic synthesis of the whole science of human behaviour. Brought to life through engaging stories, it offers the fullest picture yet of the origins of tribalism and...

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The Vaccine Race: How Scientists Used Human Cells to Combat Killer Viruses

The Vaccine Race: How Scientists Used Human Cells to Combat Killer Viruses

Meredith Wadman

The epic and controversial story of a major breakthrough in cell biology that led to the creation of some of the world's most important vaccines. The rubella vaccine and others made with those foetal cells have protected more than...

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