The following books have been shortlisted for the British Society for Literature and Science prize for the best book in the field of literature and science published in 2009:
- Brian Boyd, On the Origin of Stories: Evolution, Cognition, and Fiction (Harvard University Press)
- Leah Knight, Of Books and Botany in Early Modern England: Sixteenth-Century Plants and Print Culture (Ashgate, Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity)
- Steven McLean, The Early Fiction of H. G. Wells: Fantasies of Science (Palgrave Macmillan)
- Laurence Talairach-Vielmas, Wilkie Collins, Medicine and the Gothic (University of Wales Press, Gothic Literary Studies)
Reviews of a number of these books are currently available on the reviews pages of this website. The prize itself will be announced at the BSLS conference in April.