Wellcome Book Prize Winners

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Winners

It's All in Your Head: True...

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3.92 avg rating — 447 ratings Wellcome Book Prize (2016)
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The Iceberg

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4.03 avg rating — 667 ratings Wellcome Book Prize (2015)
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Far from the Tree: Parents,...

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4.26 avg rating — 12,402 ratings Wellcome Book Prize (2014)
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Circulation: William Harvey...

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3.74 avg rating — 43 ratings Wellcome Book Prize (2012)
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Turn of Mind

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3.65 avg rating — 12,317 ratings Wellcome Book Prize (2011)
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The Immortal Life of Henrie...

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4.03 avg rating — 365,968 ratings Wellcome Book Prize (2010)
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Keeper: One House, Three Ge...

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3.80 avg rating — 420 ratings Wellcome Book Prize (2009)
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Signs for Lost Children

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4.10 avg rating — 226 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee (2016)
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NeuroTribes: The Legacy of ...

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4.31 avg rating — 3,576 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee (2016)
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The Outrun

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4.11 avg rating — 1,230 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee (2016)
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The Last Act Of Love

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4.16 avg rating — 1,538 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee (2016)
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Playthings

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3.95 avg rating — 39 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee (2016)
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All My Puny Sorrows

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3.93 avg rating — 12,549 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee (2015)
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My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Ho...

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3.83 avg rating — 4,279 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee (2015)
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Do No Harm: Stories of Life...

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4.19 avg rating — 9,232 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee (2015)
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The Incredible Unlikeliness...

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4.07 avg rating — 290 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee (2015)
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Bodies of Light

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3.95 avg rating — 500 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee (2015)
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The Italian Boy: A Tale of ...

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3.72 avg rating — 545 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2014)
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Wounded: From Battlefield t...

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4.24 avg rating — 136 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2014)
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Creation: How Science Is Re...

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4.05 avg rating — 361 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2014)
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Hallucinations

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3.84 avg rating — 12,020 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2014)
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The Signature of All Things

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3.81 avg rating — 65,763 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2014)
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Our Lady of Alice Bhatti

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3.34 avg rating — 1,668 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2012)
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The Train in the Night: A S...

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3.59 avg rating — 71 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2012)
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The Hour Between Dog and Wo...

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3.90 avg rating — 719 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2012)
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Perfect People

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3.76 avg rating — 4,607 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2012)
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Merivel: A Man of His Time

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3.93 avg rating — 1,277 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2012)
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The Emperor of All Maladies...

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4.27 avg rating — 49,018 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2011)
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The Two Kinds of Decay

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3.90 avg rating — 1,213 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2011)
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My Dear I Wanted to Tell You

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3.82 avg rating — 4,456 ratings Wellcome Book Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2011)
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