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Wellcome Book Prize 2018 added 13th April 2018

Books for the incurably curious. The books, on the theme of health and medicine, include fiction and non-fiction, and cover many fascinating topics.

  1. The butchering art: Joseph Lister's quest to transformthe grisly world of Victorian medic

    The butchering art: Joseph Lister's quest to transformthe grisly world of Victorian medic

    Fitzharris, Lindsey.
    Published : Allen Lane London 2017 ISBN : 0241262496 9780241262498
  2. With the end in mind: dying, death and wisdom in an age of denial

    With the end in mind: dying, death and wisdom in an age of denial

    Mannix, Kathryn,
    Published : William Collins London 2017 ISBN : 0008210888 9780008210885
  3. The vaccine race: how scientists used human cells tocombat killer viruses

    The vaccine race: how scientists used human cells tocombat killer viruses

    Wadman, Meredith.
    Published : Doubleday London 2017 ISBN : 0857522728 9780857522726
  4. Stay with me

    Stay with me

    Adebayo, Ayobami.
    Published : Canongate Edinburgh 2017 ISBN : 1782119469 9781782119463
  5. To be a machine: adventures among cyborgs, utopians, hackers, and the futurists solving the modest problem of death

    To be a machine: adventures among cyborgs, utopians, hackers, and the futurists solving the modest problem of death

    O'Connell, Mark
    Published : Granta London 2018 ISBN : 178378198X 9781783781980
  6. Mayhem

    Mayhem

    Rausing, Sirgrid,
    Published : Hamish Hamilton UK 2017 ISBN : 0241259266 9780241259269
  7. Playthings

    Playthings

    Pheby, Alex.
    Published : Galley Beggar Norwich 2015 ISBN : 9781910296479 1910296473
  8. The outrun

    The outrun

    Liptrot, Amy.
    Published : Canongate Edinburgh 2016 ISBN : 9781782115472 1782115471
  9. Neurotribes: the legacy of autism and how to think smarter about people who think d

    Neurotribes: the legacy of autism and how to think smarter about people who think d

    Silberman, Steve.
    Published : Allen & Unwin London 2016 ISBN : 1760113646 9781760113643
  10. Signs for lost children

    Signs for lost children

    Moss, Sarah.
    Published : Granta London 2015 ISBN : 9781783781058 178378105X
  11. Signs for lost children

    Signs for lost children

    Moss, Sarah.
    Published : Granta London 2016 ISBN : 9781847089137 1847089135
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