3 authors named winners of Science + Literature awards

  • This combination of photos shows cover art for, "The Kissing Bug: A True Story of a Family, an Insect, and a Nation’s Neglect of a Deadly Disease”" by Daisy Hernandez, left, "The Radiant Lives of Animals" by Linda Hogan, center, and "In the Field" by Rachel Pastan. (Tin House/Beacon Press/Delphinium Books via AP)

NEW YORK — The National Book Foundation has teamed with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to honor books that wed two categories not always in harmony: technology and the arts.