Numerical Street, the beautiful new picture book from the creators of Alphabetical Sydney, will be launched at Koskela on Saturday 14 November 2pm –3:30pm with an exhibition based on artwork from the book. There will be Numerical Street type treats (meringues!), art activities for the kids and an instagram competition to win one of the limited edition prints. All welcome! Details available here http://alphabeticalsydney.tumblr.com
Christine Kenneally has won the 2015 Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing with the essay ‘The past may not make you feel better’, published in her book The Invisible History of the Human Race. The $7000 winner’s prize was presented by Business Council of Australia President, Catherine Livingstone AO, at a ceremony on 27 October, hosted by UNSW Press and the Faculty of Science, UNSW. Runners-up prizes were awarded to Idan Ben-Barak for ‘Why aren’t we dead yet’ and Trent Dalton for ‘Beating the odds’. The winning entries are included in The Best Australian Science Writing 2015, NewSouth’s annual collection celebrating the finest Australian science writing of the year.