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Sarah-Jayne Blakemore wins 2018 Royal Society Book Prize

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By Liz Else The Royal Society’s prestigious book prize awards is one of science’s few glittering functions. For most authors, even the relatively well-known ones who tend to make up the Royal Society shortlist, £25,000 is a big deal for an outright win – plus £2500 for the runners-up. Then there’s the decent glasses of fizz, superior canapes – and, best of all, the chance to read an extract from your book to a highly tuned and appreciative audience (after a gentle quizzing by media celebrity and physicist Brian Cox). This year neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore,