Popular science books to read in 2020, selected by experts .




The Royal Society Science Book Prize 2020, sponsored by Insight Investment, is a prestigious award given to popular science books from across the world which are written for general readers. Out of 172 submissions, a shortlist of six best popular science books was revealed recently for this year's award. The shortlist was selected by five judges including: biologist and poet Professor Anne Osbourn FRS OBE (Chair), Katharine Fry, Katy Guest, Dr Kartic Subr, Sophie Ward. The Royal Society Science Book Prize 2020 winner will be announced in October and the author will receive £25,000; while each shortlisted author will be awarded £2,500.

If you like reading science books or would like to explore the genre, then checkout the six books shortlisted for Royal Society Science Book Award 2020. Add these books chosen by experts to your reading list!