Israeli writer Oren Harman wins 2010 LA Times Book Prize

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 1, 2011 17:06




Israeli writer and Bar Ilan University professor Oren Harman won the 2010 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for science and technology, the newspaper announced on Saturday.

Harman was awarded for his book, The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness, which explores scientific history to determine the theoretical problem of why organisms are willing to sacrifice their lives for the good of others.


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