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Nobel Faces: A Gallery of Nobel Prize Winners

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Nobel Faces: A Gallery of Nobel Prize Winners

Peter Badge

ISBN: 978-3-527-40678-4 December 2007 628 Pages

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More than 270 striking black-and-white portraits of all Nobel Prize Winners alive today, such as Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama, John M. Coetzee, Roy J. Glauber, James Watson and Jimmy Carter, taken by Berlin photographer Peter Badge. Each photograph is accompanied by a short biography, resulting in a fascinating word/image tableau.
With an afterword by Wim Wenders.
Afterword by Wim Wenders
More than 270 black-and-white photographs of Nobel Prize Winners such as Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama, J.M. Coetzee, Roy J. Glauber, James Watson or Jimmy Carter, each accompanied by a short biography.
"Nobel Faces offers an intimate and compelling look at famous honourees as well as lesser-known recipients." (Anticancer Research 28: 2008)

"This book deserves to be widely promoted … .[A] fascinating volume." (Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, August 2008)

"This book is a must for everybody interested in scientific discovery and history of science." (Biotechnology Journal, 2008, 3)

"...most notably an array of striking, large-scale, black-and-white photographs of Nobel laureates...candid and revealing...the main focus is on scientists, people who are warmer and fuzzier than you might think..." (Reviews on the exhibition presented at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History; Washington Post, May 4, 2001)