Ed Yong

2017 Shortlist

Ed Yong is an award-winning science writer who reports for the ‘Atlantic’. His blog, ‘Not Exactly Rocket Science’, was hosted by National Geographic, and his work has also appeared in ‘Wired’, the ‘New York Times’, ‘Nature’, the BBC, ‘New Scientist’, ‘Scientific American’, the ‘Guardian’, the ‘Times’ and more.

Wellcome Book Prize Achievement

  • I Contain Multitudes

    By Ed Yong