Centre Director Alison Bashford’s latest book, An Intimate History of Evolution: The story of the Huxley family has won the 2023 Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award.
The Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award recognises works that combine excellence in research, literary merit, readability and value to the community, and is presented by the Waverley Council. You can read more about the awards, and view the full long and short lists here.
An Intimate History of Evolution tells the story of the Huxleys: the Victorian natural historian T H Huxley, and his grandson, the scientist, conservationist, and zoologist Julian Huxley. Between them, the Huxleys communicated to the world the story of the theory of evolution by natural selection. It is published by University of Chicago Press & Allen Lane, and is available for purchase here.
The 2023 Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award was announced at the Bondi Pavilion on the 9th November 2023. Photos courtesy of Waverley Council.