2016
Winners
R.R. Hawkins Award
University of California Press
By Aldon D. Morris

  • Award for Excellence in Humanities
    Cambridge University Press
    The Roman Forum: A Reconstruction and Architectural Guide
    By Gilbert J. Gorski and James E. Packer

    Harvard University Press
    Unflattening
    By Nick Sousanis

  • Award for Excellence in Social Sciences
    University of California Press
    By Aldon D. Morris

  • Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences & Mathematics
    Princeton University Press
    The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein: Digital Edition
    Editor Diana Kormos Buchwald

  • Award for Excellence in Biological & Life Sciences
    The MIT Press
    Principles of Neural Design
    By Peter Sterling and Simon Laughlin

  • Award for Excellence in Reference Works
    Elsevier/Academic Press
    Edited by James D. Wright

 

Category Award Winners

 

  • Anthropology
    Berghahn Books
    By Gisela Welz
    Honorable Mention
    Elsevier/Academic Press
    Edited by Christopher W. Schmidt and Steven A. Symes

  • Archaeology & Ancient History
    Cambridge University Press
    The Roman Forum
    By Gilbert J. Gorski and James E. Packer
    Honorable Mention
    Cambridge University Press
    Prison, Punishment and Penance in Late Antiquity
    By Julia Hillner

  • Architecture & Urban Planning
    Princeton University Press
    Houses for a New World: Builders and Buyers in American Suburbs, 1945-1965
    By Barbara Miller Lane
    Honorable Mention
    Johns Hopkins University Press
    Frederick Law Olmsted: Plans and Views of Public Parks
    Edited by Charles E. Beveridge, Lauren Meier and Irene Mills
    Honorable Mention
    The American University in Cairo Press
    Ibn Tulun: His Lost City and Great Mosque
    By Tarek Swelim
    Honorable Mention
    The Museum of Modern Art
    Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980
    By Barry Bergdoll, Carlos Eduardo Comas, Jorge Francisco Liernur and Patricio del Real

  • Art Exhibitions
    Getty Publications
    Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World
    Edited by Jens M. Daehner and Kenneth Lapatin
    Honorable Mention
    Yale University Press/The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Kongo: Power and Majesty
    By Alisa LaGamma with contributions by Josiah Blackmore, Christine Giutini, James Green, Ellen G. Howe, Phyllis M. Martin, Adriana Rizzo, John K. Thornton and Kristen Windmuller-Luna
    Honorable Mention
    National Gallery of Art
    Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence
    By Gretchen A. Hirshauer and Dennis Geronimus with Virginia Brilliant, David Franklin, Alison Luchs, Serena Padovani and Elizabeth Walmsley

  • Art History & Criticism
    Cambridge University Press
    Art and Risk in Ancient Yoruba: Ife History, Power, and Identity, c. 1300
    By Suzanne Preston Blier
    Honorable Mention
    Cambridge University Press
    Art and Vision in the Inca Empire: Andeans and Europeans at Cajamarca
    By Adam Herring
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    Skies of Parchment, Seas of Ink: Jewish Illuminated Manuscripts
    Edited by Marc Michael Epstein
    Honorable Mention
    Stanford University Press
    The Miracle of Analogy, or The History of Photography, Part 1
    By Kaja Silverman

  • Best App/eProduct
    Princeton University Press
    Warbler Guide App
    Editors Tom Stephenson, Scott Whittle and Stephen Travis Pope

  • Best in Physical Sciences & Mathematics/eProduct
    Princeton University Press
    The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein: Digital Edition
    Editor Diana Kormos Buchwald

  • Best New Journal/Humanities & Social Sciences
    Elsevier
    Editor-in-Chief Jennifer S. Mindell
    Honorable Mention
    Elsevier
    Co-Editors Harry Daniels, Anne Edwards and Roger Säljö

  • Best New Journal/STM
    Elsevier
    Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lauren Hale
    Honorable Mention
    The MIT Press
    American Journal of Health Economics
    Editor-in-Chief Frank Sloan

  • Award for Innovation in Journal Publishing
    Elsevier
    Editors Dr. Kate Keahey, Dr. Frank Seinstra and Professor David Wallom

  • Biography & Autobiography
    Yale University Press
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    Empire and Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke
    By Richard Bourke
    Honorable Mention
    Oxford University Press
    Jonas Salk: A Life
    By Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs

  • Biological Science
    Cambridge University Press in collaboration with the Materials Research Society
    Structural DNA Nanotechnology
    By Nadrian C. Seeman
    Honorable Mention
    University of California Press
    Marine Historical Ecology in Conservation
    Edited by John N. Kittinger, Loren McClenachan, Keryn B. Gedan and Louise K. Blight

  • Biomedicine & Neuroscience
    The MIT Press
    Principles of Neural Design
    By Peter Sterling and Simon Laughlin
    Honorable Mention
    Elsevier/Academic Press
    By Michael Numan
    Honorable Mention
    Yale University Press
    Neuroimmunity: A New Science That Will Revolutionize How We Keep Our Brains Healthy and Young
    By Michal Schwartz

  • Business, Finance & Management
    PublicAffairs
    Geek Heresy: Rescuing Social Change from the Cult of Technology
    By Kentaro Toyama
    Honorable Mention
    PublicAffairs
    Other People’s Money: The Real Business of Finance
    By John Kay
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    The Process Matters: Engaging and Equipping People for Success
    By Joel Brockner

  • Chemistry & Physics
    International Press of Boston
    From the Great Wall to the Great Collider: China and the Quest to Uncover the Inner Workings of the Universe
    By Steve Nadis and Shing-Tung Yau

  • Classics
    Cambridge University Press
    The Pantheon: From Antiquity to the Present
    Edited by Tod A. Marder and Mark Wilson Jones
    Honorable Mention
    Cambridge University Press
    The Closure of Space in Roman Poetics: Empire’s Inward Turn
    By Victoria Rimell
    Honorable Mention
    Getty Publications
    The Museum of Augustus: The Temple of Apollo in Pompeii, the Portico of Philippus in Rome, and Latin Poetry
    By Peter Heslin

  • Clinical Medicine
    Thieme Publishers
    Differential Diagnosis in Musculoskeletal MRI
    By Gary M. Hollenberg, Eric P. Weinberg and Steven P. Meyers
    Honorable Mention
    Thieme Publishers
    Atlas of the Facial Nerve and Related Structures
    By Nobutaka Yoshioka and Albert L. Rhoton, Jr.
    Honorable Mention
    National Academies Press
    Honorable Mention
    Elsevier
    By Stuart J. Hutchinson, MD and Naeem Merchant, MD

  • Computing & Information Sciences
    The MIT Press
    Big Data, Little Data, No Data: Scholarship in the Networked World
    By Christine L. Borgman

  • Cosmology & Astronomy
    Cambridge University Press
    The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time
    By Roberto Mangabeira Unger and Lee Smolin
    Honorable Mention
    Yale University Press
    Black Hole: How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled on by Hawkins Became Loved
    By Marcia Bartusiak

  • Earth Science
    Cambridge University Press
    Discovering the Deep: A Photographic Atlas of the Seafloor and Ocean Crust
    By Jeffrey A. Karson, Deborah S. Kelley, Daniel J. Fornari, Michael R. Perfit and Timothy M. Shank
    Honorable Mention
    Elsevier
    By Soumyajit Mukherjee
    Honorable Mention
    Elsevier/Academic Press
    Editor-in-Chief Haraldur Sigurdsson

  • Economics
    Harvard University Press
    Inequality: What Can Be Done?
    By Anthony B. Atkinson
    Honorable Mention
    Oxford University Press
    Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, the Great Recession, and the Uses – and Misuses – of History
    By Barry Eichengreen
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception
    By George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller

  • Education Practice
    The MIT Press
    Revolution in Higher Education: How a Small Band of Innovators Will Make College Accessible and Affordable
    By Richard A. DeMillo
    Honorable Mention
    Bloomsbury
    Education and International Development: An Introduction
    Edited by Tristan McCowan and Elaine Unterhalter
    Honorable Mention
    Corwin Press
    By Lyn Sharrat and Gale Harild

  • Education Theory
    Princeton University Press
    Locus of Authority: The Evolution of Faculty Roles in the Governance of Higher Education
    By William G. Bowen and Eugene M. Tobin
    Honorable Mention
    Bloomsbury
    John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education
    By Clifford P. Harbour

  • Engineering & Technology
    Elsevier
    By B. Jayant Baliga
    Honorable Mention
    Cambridge University Press
    The Art of Electronics
    By Paul Horowitz and Winfield Hill

  • Environmental ScienceGetty Publications
    Getty Publications
    Environmental Management for Collections: Alternative Conservation Strategies for Hot and Humid Climates
    By Shin Maekawa, Vincent L. Beltran and Michael C. Henry
    Honorable Mention
    Harvard University Press
    Energy Revolution: The Physics and the Promise of Efficient Energy
    By Mara Prentiss
    Honorable Mention
    Elsevier
    By Michael Stephenson

  • European & World History
    Princeton University Press
    The Work of the Dead: A Cultural History of Mortal Remains
    By Thomas W. Laqueur
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    Out of Ashes: A New History of Europe in the Twentieth Century
    By Konrad H. Jarausch
    Honorable Mention
    Liverpool University Press
    Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865
    By Marlene L. Daut

  • Government & Politics
    Columbia University Press
    The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy
    By Valerie M. Hudson and Patricia Leidl
    Honorable Mention
    Cambridge University Press
    A Darkling Plain: Stories of Conflict and Humanity during War
    By Kristen Renwick Monroe with Chloe Lampros-Monroe and Jonah Pellecchia
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    On Stalin’s Team: The Years of Living Danerously in Soviet Politics
    By Sheila Fitzpatrick

  • History of STM
    Oxford University Press
    American Geography and Geographers: Toward Geographical Science
    By Geoffrey J. Martin
    Honorable Mention
    Columbia University Press
    Another Person’s Poison: A History of Food Allergy
    By Matthew Smith
    Honorable Mention
    Oxford University Press
    Caring for the Heart: Mayo Clinic and the Rise of Specialization
    By W. Bruce Fye

  • Language & Linguistics
    Bloomsbury
    Computable Bodies: Instrumented Life and the Human Somatic Niche
    By Josh Berson
    Honorable Mention
    The MIT Press
    Philosophy of Language: The Classics Explained
    By Colin McGinn

  • Literature
    University of Toronto Press
    The L.M. Montgomery Reader: Volumes 1-3
    Edited by Benjamin Lefebvre
    Honorable Mention
    Bloomsbury
    Poetry: A Survivor’s Guide
    By Mark Yakich
    Honorable Mention
    Cambridge University Press
    The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: Volume 3: 1926-1929
    By Ernest Hemingway
    Edited by Rena Sanderson, Sandra Spanier and Robert W. Trogdon

  • Mathematics
    Princeton University Press
    Mathematics without Apologies: Portrait of a Problematic Vocation
    By Michael Harris
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    Creating Symmetry: The Artful Mathematics of Wallpaper Patterns
    By Frank A. Farris
    Honorable Mention
    Cambridge University Press
    The Cambridge Dictionary of Probability and Its Applications
    By David Stirzaker

  • Media & Cultural Studies
    Harvard University Press
    Unflattening
    By Nick Sousanis
    Honorable Mention
    The University of Chicago Press
    Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images
    By Finis Dunaway
    Honorable Mention
    Oxford University Press
    Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (and Winning)
    By Marion Nestle

  • Multivolume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences
    Elsevier/Academic Press
    Edited by James D. Wright
    Honorable Mention
    Cambridge University Press
    The Cambridge History of the Second World War
    General Editor Evan Mawdsley
    Honorable Mention
    Cambridge University Press
    The Cambridge World History
    Edited by David Christian

  • Multivolume/Science
    Elsevier
    Editor-in-Chief Gerald Schubert
    Honorable Mention
    Elsevier/Academic Press
    Editor Arthur Toga

  • Music & the Performing Arts
    Oxford University Press
    Listening to War: Sound, Music, Trauma, and Survival in Wartime Iraq
    By J. Martin Daughtry
    Honorable Mention
    Cambridge University Press
    Music and the Exotic from the Renaissance to Mozart
    By Ralph P. Locke
    Honorable Mention
    Cambridge University Press
    The Guitar in Tudor England: A Social and Musical History
    By Christopher Page

  • Outstanding Scholarly Work by a Trade Publisher
    Grove Atlantic
    The Devil is Here in These Hills
    By James Green
    Honorable Mention
    Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    By Jon Palfreman
    Honorable Mention
    Grove Atlantic
    The Rise of Germany
    By James Holland
    Honorable Mention
    Farrar, Straus and Giroux

  • Philosophy
    Princeton University Press
    How Propaganda Works
    By Jason Stanley
    Honorable Mention
    Cambridge University Press
    Ockham’s Razors: A User’s Manual
    By Elliott Sober
    Honorable Mention
    Oxford University Press
    The Ethics of Suicide: Historical Sources
    Editor Margaret Pabst Battin

  • Popular Science & Popular Mathematics
    Princeton University Press
    How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-Extinction
    By Beth Shapiro
    Honorable Mention
    Oxford University Press
    Planck: Driven by Vision, Broken by War
    By Brandon R. Brown
    Honorable Mention
    Cambridge University Press
    The New Cosmos: Answering Astronomy’s Big Questions
    By David J. Eicher

  • Psychology
    PublicAffairs
    The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not a Disease
    By Marc Lewis, PhD
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine
    By Andrew Scull
    Honorable Mention
    Cambridge University Press
    Modern Families: Parents and Children in New Family Forms
    By Susan Golombok

  • Single Volume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences
    Wiley Blackwell
    A Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art
    Edited by Melinda K. Hartwig
    Honorable Mention
    Cambridge University Press
    The Cambridge Prehistory of the Bronze and Iron Age Mediterranean
    Edited by A. Bernard Knapp and Peter van Dommelen
    Honorable Mention
    Oxford University Press
    The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets
    Edited by Darra Goldstein

  • Single Volume Reference/Science
    University of California Press
    The Biology and Ecology of Giant Kelp Forests
    By David R. Schiel and Michael S. Foster
    Honorable Mention
    Elsevier/Academic Press
    By Isabelle S. Peter and Eric H. Davidson
    Honorable Mention
    Johns Hopkins University Press
    Marsupial Frogs: Gastrotheca and Allied Genera
    By William E. Duellman
    Honorable Mention
    Oxford University Press
    Neuroanatomical Terminology: A Lexicon of Classical Origins and Historial Foundations
    By Larry W. Swanson

  • Sociology & Social Work
    University of California Press
    By Aldon D. Morris
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    American Zoo: A Sociological Safari
    By David Grazian
    Honorable Mention
    New York University Press
    America’s Safest City: Delinquency and Modernity in Suburbia
    By Simon I. Singer

  • Textbook/Biological & Life Sciences
    Elsevier/Academic Press
    By Harald Sontheimer, PhD

  • Textbook/Humanities
    Cambridge University Press
    The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece
    By Judith M. Barringer
    Honorable Mention
    Wiley Blackwell
    A History of Southeast Asia: Critical Crossroads
    By Anthony Reid

  • Textbook/Physical Sciences & Mathematics
    McGraw-Hill Education
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    Modern Observational Physical Oceanography: Understanding the Global Ocean
    By Carl Wunsch

  • Textbook/Social Sciences
    Cambridge University Press
    Causal Inference for Statistics, Social, and Biomedical Sciences: An Introduction
    By Guido W. Imbens and Donald B. Rubin
    Honorable Mention
    American Psychological Association
    By Ronald B. Miller

  • Theology & Religious Studies
    Princeton University Press
    What’s Divine about Divine Law? Early Perspectives
    By Christine Hayes
    Honorable Mention
    Harvard University Press
    The Ransom of the Soul: Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity
    By Peter Brown
    Honorable Mention
    Georgetown University Press
    The Vice of Luxury: Economic Excess in a Consumer Age
    By David Cloutier
    Honorable Mention
    Columbia University Press
    Who Made Early Christianity? The Jewish Lives of the Apostle Paul
    By John G. Gager

  • U.S. History
    Oxford University Press
    Braddock’s Defeat: The Battle of the Monongahela and the Road to Revolution
    By David Preston
    Honorable Mention
    Oxford University Press
    Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth
    By Terry Alford
    Honorable Mention
    LSU Press
    By Jeff Forret
    Honorable Mention
    Yale University Press
    The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast
    By Andrew Lipman