The first comprehensive and critical survey ever written of the world's most famous award, The Nobel Prize is a masterly synthesis of biography, storytelling, and interdisciplinary analysis, ranging easily and confidently from literature to science to politics to economics. This monumental, witty, and eloquent book will remain the definitive work on the prize for decades to come, remarkable for its comprehensiveness, depth of insight, and never-failing capacity to surprise and entertain.
SubtitleA History of Genius, Controversy, and Prestige
AuthorBy Burton Feldman
Published9 October 2012
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.