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

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

Heat-reactive cover for Viking's Touch

Viking is publishing a popular science book about the senses with a heat-reactive cover. Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart, and Mind by neuroscientist David... Read more

Government push on maths, science and coding

The government will put a £67m push behind the teaching of maths, science and digital skills in schools next year. The prime minister David Cameron... Read more

Science of Seeing and Believing wins young people's book prize

Eye Benders: The Science of Seeing and Believing by Clive Gifford (Ivy) has won the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize 2014. The book, written... Read more

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