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Republican War on Science Nominated for Los Angeles Times Book Prize

The IntersectionBy Chris MooneyMar 10, 2006 12:14 PM


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Dear friends: I'm ecstatic to announce that my first book was just named a finalist for the Los Angeles Times book prize for 2005 in the category of "science and technology." The five finalists are:

Sean B. Carroll, Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo and the Making of the Animal Kingdom (W.W. Norton) Mariana Gosnell, Ice: The Nature, the History, and the Uses of an Astonishing Substance (Alfred A. Knopf) Brad Matsen, Descent: The Heroic Discovery of the Abyss (Pantheon Books) Chris Mooney, The Republican War on Science (Basic Books) Diana Preston, Before the Fallout: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima (Walker & Company)

May the best writer win. The official prize will be announced on April 28 in Los Angeles....

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