Wellcome Book Prize Winners

The Wellcome Book Prize celebrates the topics of health and medicine in literature. It awards £30,000 each year to the winning author, and aims to sti ...more

Winners

Murmur

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3.47 avg rating — 621 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize (2019)
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To Be a Machine : Adventure...

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3.79 avg rating — 1,912 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize (2018)
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The Heart

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3.86 avg rating — 6,515 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize (2017)
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It's All in Your Head: True...

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4.04 avg rating — 2,167 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize (2016)
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The Iceberg

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3.97 avg rating — 1,233 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize (2015)
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Far from the Tree: Parents,...

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4.26 avg rating — 17,468 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize (2014)
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Circulation: William Harvey...

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3.78 avg rating — 67 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize (2012)
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Turn of Mind

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3.65 avg rating — 14,215 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize (2011)
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The Immortal Life of Henrie...

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4.07 avg rating — 574,925 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize (2010)
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Keeper: One House, Three Ge...

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3.86 avg rating — 584 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize (2009)
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nominees

Freshwater

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4.02 avg rating — 12,749 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Longlist (2019)
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Sight

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3.42 avg rating — 1,111 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Longlist (2019)
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Astroturf

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3.19 avg rating — 94 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Longlist (2019)
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Polio: The Odyssey of Eradi...

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3.81 avg rating — 16 ratings
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Educated

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4.47 avg rating — 737,659 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Longlist (2019)
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This Really Isn't About You

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3.87 avg rating — 627 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Longlist (2019)
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The Trauma Cleaner: One Wom...

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3.94 avg rating — 14,291 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2019)
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Amateur: A True Story About...

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4.23 avg rating — 1,841 ratings
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Mind on Fire: A Memoir of M...

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4.13 avg rating — 306 ratings
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My Year of Rest and Relaxation

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3.68 avg rating — 73,195 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2019)
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Heart: A History

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The Vaccine Race: Science, ...

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3.94 avg rating — 653 ratings
Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Longlist (2018)
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Behave: The Biology of Huma...

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Mayhem

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I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen...

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3.96 avg rating — 20,446 ratings
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Midwinter Break

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3.64 avg rating — 3,911 ratings
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With the End in Mind: Dying...

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4.57 avg rating — 2,459 ratings
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흰

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3.90 avg rating — 5,847 ratings
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Plot 29: A Memoir

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In Pursuit of Memory: The F...

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4.26 avg rating — 445 ratings
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