Dec 02 2011
The only non-fiction title shortlisted for the 2011 Guardian First Book Award has taken home the £10,000 prize (~$16000). Sarah Churchwell, one of the judges, said: "The Emperor of All Maladies is a cultural history of cancer and its treatment, from its first identification as a disease in the ancient world to 21st century research into its cellular genesis and treatment.
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No Man's Land
by Simon Tolkien
Inspired by the experiences of his grandfather, J. R. R. Tolkien, during World War I.
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