Bar-Ilan’s Oren Harman candidate for top US book prizes

11.04.2011                      07.Nisan, 5771


Bar-Ilan's Oren Harman candidate for top US book prizes

Pulitzer-nominated biography of evolutionary theorist George Price makes ‘Los Angeles Times’ short list for best science book.

Oren Harman, chair of Bar-Ilan University's science, technology and society graduate program, has been named a finalist for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His biography of American evolutionary theorist George Price, The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness, made the newspaper’s short list for the best science and technology book of 2010.
Harman’s book, published by W.W. Norton and Co., was previously chosen by The New York Times as one of the 100 notable books of 2010. In addition, W.W. Norton nominated The Price of Altruism for a Pulitzer Prize….