The Wavewatcher’s Companion by Gavin Pretor-Pinney was announced as the winner of this year’s £10,000 prize on 17 November 2011. Pretor-Pinney is the founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society, and took time out to explore and explain waves in an approachable way.
Other shortlisted titles were:
Alex’s adventures in numberland by Alex Bellos
The rough guide to the future by Jon Turney
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