Tagged: science

Tactility tactics

Customers’ sensual reactions to the physical properties of books should not be neglected by booksellers An author’s confession: when I have a book that is... Read more

Reading Agency gives STEM-themed book bags to low-income families

The Reading Agency has unveiled a new programme called Reading Sparks programme which will donate science and technology book bags to low-income families particularly impacted by the... Read more

Caroline Criado Perez's gender data gap 'exposé' takes £25k Royal Society Science Book Prize

Feminist campaigner Caroline Criado Perez’s "exposé" on the gender data gap, Invisible Women (Chatto & Windus), has scooped the £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize.... Read more

Manjit Kumar's book goes to Bloomsbury in 7-way auction with record-breaking China deal

British journalist Manjit Kumar’s group biography of Royal Society scientists has gone to Bloomsbury in a seven-way bidding war. Read more

William Collins lands Mustill's whale tale in five-way auction

William Collins has acquired writer and wildlife filmmaker Tom Mustill’s debut, How to Speak Whale, following a five-way auction.... Read more

Indies dominate Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

Independent publishers take up more than half of the Wellcome Book Prize shortlist with Canongate, Oneworld, CB Editions and the Text Publishing company all vying... Read more

Cape wins 'heated' five-way auction for biologist Raihani’s debut

Jonathan Cape has triumphed in a five-way auction for award-winning evolutionary biologist Nichola Raihani’s debut Together: How Cooperation Shaped Humankind.... Read more

Granta unveils bookshops' Share a Pint campaign

Around 20 bookshops are partnering with Granta, author Rose George and the NHS to encourage the public to give blood through the ‘Share a Pint... Read more

Pan Mac acquires four for its biz and science list

Pan Macmillan has made four “major” acquisitions as part of a “significant investment” in its business and popular science lists. Non-fiction publisher Robin Harvie bought... Read more

Leroi wins London Hellenic Prize

Biologist Armand Marie Leroi has picked up a second prize for books about Greece – the London Hellenic Prize – for his exploration of Aristotle’s involvement in science.... Read more

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