In the past two weeks, our authors have received quite a few honors. Check out the complete list of awards:
Winner of the 2015 Prize of the Leipzig Book Fair:
- Philipp Ther – The New Order on the Old Continent: A History of NeoLiberal Europe
The Leipzig Book Fair is Germany’s second largest book event (after Frankfurt). This year’s festival attracted 186,000 visitors over four days. Two major book prizes are awarded; the Leipzig Book Fair Prize is awarded in three categories (fiction/poetry, translation, nonfiction). The three winners share a 60,000 prize. More information about the Leipzig Book Fair and Book Prizes can be found, here.
Winners of the Axiom Business Book Awards:
- Winner of the 2015 Gold Medal in Economics: Eswar S. Prasad – The Dollar Trap: How the U.S. Dollar Tightened Its Grip on Global Finance
- Winner of the 2015 Gold Medal in Networking: Mikolaj Jan Piskorski – A Social Strategy: How We Profit from Social Media
- Winner of the 2015 Bronze Medal in Economics: Diane Coyle – GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History
The Jenkins Group Inc. has announced the results of the eighth annual, 2015 Axiom Business Book Awards, designed to honor the year’s best business books published during the past year. Axiom Awards come with gold, silver, and bronze medal designations within each category. This year’s medalists will be recognized at an award ceremony event to be held in New York on Wednesday May 27th on the eve of the BookExpo America convention. A full list of the 2015 Awards winners can be found, here.
Longlisted for the 2015 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay, PEN American Center:
- David Bromwich – Moral Imagination: Essays
The 2015 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award is given “…for a book of essays published in 2014 that exemplifies the dignity and esteem that the essay form imparts to literature.” Finalists will be announced on April 15th. For more information about the full 2015 longlists, click here.
Winner of the 2014 AAG Globe Book Award for Public Understanding of Geography, Association of American Geographers
- Paul Knox (Editor) – Atlas of Cities
“The Globe Award recognizes one book published last year that conveys most powerfully the nature and importance of geography to the nonacademic world.” For more information about the award click, here.
Princeton University Press has been shortlisted for the 2015 International Academic and Professional Publisher Award of the LBF International Excellence Awards, London Book Fair in partnership with the UK Publishers Association
The Awards are organized by the London Book Fair, in partnership with the UK Publishers Association. These awards, new to The London Book Fair in 2014, celebrate achievement across the entire business of publishing, providing a truly global industry vision. Finalists in the 15 categories were announced March 19th. Winners will be revealed at an invitation-only ceremony at the London Book Fair on April 14th. The full list of nominees can be found, here.
Honorable Mention for the 2015 J. Willard Hurst Book Prize, Law and Society Association:
- Ekaterina Pravilova – A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia
“…the Hurst Prize is given to the best work in socio-legal history. The field of socio-legal history is broadly defined to include the history of interrelationships between law and social, economic, and political change; the history of functions and impact of legal agencies, legislative and administrative as well as judicial; the social history of the legal profession; and similar topics.” More information about the Law & Society Association Awards can be found, here.
Congratulations to the authors and books that have won awards!