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2021 Royal Society Science Book Prize, sponsored by Insight Investment

Winner 2021

Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures (Bodley Head) by biologist and writer Merlin Sheldrake is the 34th winner of the annual Royal Society Science Book Prize, sponsored by Insight Investment.

The Prize, which celebrates the very best in popular science writing from around the world, was chaired by world-leading immunologist, presenter and writer, Professor Luke O’Neill FRS. He is joined on the panel by representatives from across the worlds of science and culture: television presenter, Ortis Deley mathematician and Dorothy Hodgkin Royal Society Fellow, Dr Anastasia Kisil author and creative writing lecturer, Christy Lefteri, and journalist, writer and film maker Clive Myrie.

The 2021 winner was announced in an online event on Monday 29 November.

Find out more about the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize. 

Shortlist 2021

Judging panel 2021

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