Shortlist for the 2005 Aventis Prize for science books

Steve Conner in The Independent:

The two winners of the Aventis Prizes for science books – one writing for children and another for adults – will each walk away with £10,000 and the glory of the most prestigious award in popular science writing.

This year sees Richard Dawkins and Robert Winston battling it out with four other shortlisted authors for the general prize, which will be announced at the Royal Society in London on 12 May.

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