Mukherjee's Emperor of Maladies wins Guardian First Book Award

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Mukherjee's Emperor of Maladies wins Guardian First Book Award

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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