On the list of books nominated for the UK's 2012 Royal Society Winston Prize for Science Books is Joshua Foer's Moonwalking with Einstein, Lone Frank's My Beautiful Genome, and The Viral Storm by Nathan Wolfe, among others. Previous winners include Bill Bryson, Jared Diamond, and Stephen Hawking. The judges will announce this year's winner at an event on Monday.

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