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The Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology (1989-2018)

Since 1980, the Los Angeles Times has awarded a set of annual book prizes. The Prizes currently have nine categories: biography, current interest, fiction, first fiction (the Art Seidenbaum Award added in 1991), history, mystery/thriller (category added in 2000), poetry, science and technology (category added in 1989), and young adult fiction (category added in 1998).
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Peacemaking Among Primates (Frans De Waal)
Peacemaking Among Primates (Frans De Waal)
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Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vaccine (Jane S. Smith)
Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vaccine (Jane S. Smith)
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The Truth About Chernobyl (Grigori Medvedev)
The Truth About Chernobyl (Grigori Medvedev)
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The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution & Future of the Human Animal (Jared Diamond)
The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution & Future of the Human Animal (Jared Diamond)
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Fuzzy Logic: The Discovery of a Revolutionary Computer Technology (Daniel Mcneill and Paul Freiberger)
Fuzzy Logic: The Discovery of a Revolutionary Computer Technology (Daniel Mcneill and Paul Freiberger)
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The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time (Jonathan Weiner)
The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time (Jonathan Weiner)
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Naturalist (E.O. Wilson)
Naturalist (E.O. Wilson)
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The Demon Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (Carl Sagan)
The Demon Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (Carl Sagan)
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How the Mind Works (Steven Pinker)
How the Mind Works (Steven Pinker)
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Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce (Douglas Starr)
Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce (Douglas Starr)
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Galileo's Daughter (Dava Sobel)
Galileo's Daughter (Dava Sobel)
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The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine (James Le Fanu)
The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine (James Le Fanu)
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The Invention of Clouds (Richard Hamblyn)
The Invention of Clouds (Richard Hamblyn)
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Rosalind Franklin (Brenda Maddox)
Rosalind Franklin (Brenda Maddox)
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Protecting America's Health (Philip J. Hilts)
Protecting America's Health (Philip J. Hilts)
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The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change (Charles Wohlforth)
The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change (Charles Wohlforth)
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Before the Fallout: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima (Diana Preston)
Before the Fallout: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima (Diana Preston)
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In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind (Eric R. Kandel)
In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind (Eric R. Kandel)
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I Am a Strange Loop (Douglas R. Hofstadter)
I Am a Strange Loop (Douglas R. Hofstadter)
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The Black Hole War (Leonard Susskind)
The Black Hole War (Leonard Susskind)
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The Strangest Man (Graham Farmelo)
The Strangest Man (Graham Farmelo)
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The Price of Altruism (Oren Harman)
The Price of Altruism (Oren Harman)
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Grand Pursuit (Sylvia Nassar)
Grand Pursuit (Sylvia Nassar)
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Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History (Florence Williams)
Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History (Florence Williams)
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Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth? (Alan Weisman)
Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth? (Alan Weisman)
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The Sixth Extinction: An Annatural History (Elizabeth Kolbert)
The Sixth Extinction: An Annatural History (Elizabeth Kolbert)
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The Invention of Nature (Andrea Wulf)
The Invention of Nature (Andrea Wulf)
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Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets (Luke Dittrich)
Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets (Luke Dittrich)
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Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst (Robert Sapolsky)
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst (Robert Sapolsky)
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Dopesick (Beth Macy)
Dopesick (Beth Macy)
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