A Double Win in Italy for Alex Bellos

14th May 2012

Alex’s Adventures in Numberland by Alex Bellos has won two Italian book prizes, the Premio Galileo for science writing and the Premio Peano for books on mathematics.

The Premio Galileo is one of the most important Italian science book prizes, the winner being decided by a national vote of science students, while the Premio Peano is sponsored by the University of Turin.

Alex’s Adventures in Numberland was translated into Italian as Il Meraviglioso Mondo dei Numeri, and published in 2011.