Arranged alphabetically by last name, each informative 1,200 to 2,500-word essay provides abundant information on the Laureate's life and achievements, with special emphasis on the body of work for which the prize was awarded. In addition, a number of recent recipients have contributed autobiographical articles, published exclusively in these volumes.

NEW SUPPLEMENTAL VOLUME FOR 2002-2018
It has been over 15 years since the publication of the previous volume. This new supplement includes coverage of all Nobel Prize winners from 2002 to 2018.

EACH ARTICLE INCLUDES:
  • Information on the subject’s early development, family background, education, and other formative influences
  • An account of the work for which the Prize was awarded
  • Critical assessment of the Laureate’s contribution to his or her field
  • A photograph of the Laureate
  • A bibliography citing works by and about the Laureate