Finalists for the 2022 PEN|E.O. Wilson Literary Awards Announced

Literary Award Finalist PEN America award.

PEN America is honored to announce the finalists for the 2022 PEN|E.O. Wilson Literary Awards, for a work that exemplifies literary excellence on the subject of the physical or biological sciences and communicates complex scientific concepts to a lay audience. The winner will be announced on February 28, 2022. Congratulations to all the finalists.

The Memory Thief: And the Secrets Behind What We Remember — A Medical Mystery, Lauren Aguirre

The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred, Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

Fox & I: An Uncommon Friendship, Catherine Raven

Believers: Making a Life at the End of the World, Lisa Wells

Life’s Edge: The Search for What It Means to Be Alive, Carl Zimmer

Literary Award Finalist PEN America. The Memory Thief by Lauren Aguirre. Believers by Lisa Wells. The Disordered Cosmos by Chanda Prescod-Weinstein. Fox and I by Catherine Raven. Life's Edges by Carl Zimmer.
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