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10/05/2010 03:16 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The 7 Best Books From Nobel Prize Winners Who Didn't Win Their Medal For Literature (PHOTOS)

Orhan Pamuk, Toni Morrison, Seamus Heaney, Saul Bellow, Pablo Neruda ... all great authors honored by the Nobel Committee with a Nobel Prize in Literature.

But the winners of the Nobel for Literature aren't the only Nobel laureates to have written books. From Nelson Mandela to Elie Wiesel, winners of the Prize in fields from Peace to Medicine to Economics have written excellent books that transcend a specific field.

So, which books are the best of the best? We've gathered five of our favorite books written by Nobel Prize winners not in the field of Literature.

Who did we leave out? Which books do you recommend by other Nobel Prize winners?

Nobel Prize Winners' Books