2021
Winners
R.R. Hawkins Award
Cambridge University Press
Ancient Maya Politics: A Political Anthropology of the Classic Period 150–900 CE
Simon Martin

  • PROSE Award for Excellence in Biological & Life Sciences
    Harvard University Press
    Desert Navigator: The Journey of an Ant
    By Rüdiger Wehner
  • PROSE Award for Excellence in Humanities
    Cambridge University Press
    Ancient Maya Politics: A Political Anthropology of the Classic Period 150–900 CE
    By Simon Martin
  • PROSE Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences & Mathematics
    Cambridge University Press
    A Philosophical Approach to MOND: Assessing the Milgromian Research Program in Cosmology
    By David Merritt
  • PROSE Award for Excellence in Reference Works
    Johns Hopkins University Press
    Frogfishes: Biodiversity, Zoogeography, and Behavioral Ecology
    By Theodore W. Pietsch and Rachel J. Arnold
  • PROSE Award for Excellence in Social Sciences
    W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
    Mind Over Media: Propaganda Education for a Digital Age
    By Renee Hobbs, foreword by Douglas Rushkoff

 

Category Award Winners

 

  • Architecture and Urban Planning
    Yale University Press
    Painting in Stone: Architecture and the Poetics of Marble from Antiquity to the Enlightenment
    By Fabio Barry
  • Art Exhibitions
    J. Paul Getty Museum
    Mesopotamia: Civilization Begins
    Edited by Ariane Thomas and Timothy Potts
  • Art History & Criticism
    American University in Cairo Press
    A History of Arab Graphic Design
    By Bahia Shehab and Haytham Nawar
  • Best eProduct
    University of Michigan Press
    i used to love to dream
    By A.D. Carson
  • Best New Journal in Humanities & Social Sciences
    University of California Press
    Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture
    Editor-in-Chief: Charlene Villaseñor Black; Associate Editor: Emily Engel
  • Best New Journal in Science, Technology and Medicine
    The MIT Press
    Harvard Data Science Review
    By Xiao-Li Meng
  • Biography & Autobiography
    Princeton University Press
    Goya: A Portrait of the Artist
    By Janis A. Tomlinson
  • Biological Anthropology, Archaeology and Ancient History
    Cambridge University Press
    Ancient Maya Politics: A Political Anthropology of the Classic Period 150–900 CE
    By Simon Martin
  • Biological Science
    Harvard University Press
    Desert Navigator: The Journey of an Ant
    By Rüdiger Wehner
  • Biomedicine
    Elsevier
    The Plasticity of Sex: The Molecular Biology and Clinical Features of Genomic Sex, Gender Identity and Sexual Behavior
    By Marianne J. Legato
  • Business, Finance and Management
    New York University Press
    Stuck: Why Asian Americans Don’t Reach the Top of the Corporate Ladder
    By Margaret M. Chin
  • Classics
    Cambridge University Press
    Scale, Space and Canon in Ancient Literary Culture
    By Reviel Netz
  • Clinical Medicine
    Elsevier
    Managing Health in the Genomic Era: A Guide to Family Health History and Disease Risk
    By Vincent Henrich, Lori Orlando, and Brian Shirts
  • Clinical Psychology & Psychiatry
    John Wiley & Sons
    The Wiley Handbook of Healthcare Treatment Engagement
    By Andrew Hadler, Stephen Sutton, and Lars Osterberg
  • Computing & Information Sciences
    Oxford University Press
    The Ethical Algorithm: The Science of Socially Aware Algorithm Design
    By Michael Kearns and Aaron Roth
  • Cosmology & Astronomy
    Cambridge University Press
    A Philosophical Approach to MOND: Assessing the Milgromian Research Program in Cosmology
    By David Merritt
  • Cultural Anthropology & Sociology
    New York University Press
    The Tragedy of Heterosexuality
    By Jane Ward
  • Earth Science
    Cambridge University Press
    Deep Carbon: Past to Present
    Edited by Beth N. Orcutt, Isabelle Daniel, and Rajdeep Dasgupta
  • Economics
    Oxford University Press
    The Free-Market Family: How the Market Crushed the American Dream (and How It Can Be Restored)
    By Maxine Eichner
  • Education Theory & Practice
    W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
    Mind Over Media: Propaganda Education in a Digital Age
    By Renee Hobbs, foreword by Douglas Rushkoff
  • Engineering & Technology
    The MIT Press
    Design Justice: Community-Led Practices to Build the Worlds We Need
    By Sasha Costanza-Chock
  • Environmental Science
    Cambridge University Press
    River Networks as Ecological Corridors: Species, Populations, Pathogens
    By Andrea Rinaldo, Marino Gatto, and Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe
  • European History
    Princeton University Press
    Ravenna: Capital of Empire, Crucible of Europe
    By Judith Herrin
  • Government & Politics
    Texas A&M University Press
    Demagogue for President: The Rhetorical Genius of Donald Trump
    By Jennifer Mercieca
  • History of Science, Medicine and Technology
    Yale University Press
    Diabetes: A History of Race and Disease
    By Arleen Marcia Tuchman
  • Language & Linguistics
    Wiley Blackwell
    The Handbook of Asian Englishes
    By Kingsley Bolton, Werner Botha, and Andy Kirkpatrick
  • Legal Studies & Criminology
    Cambridge University Press
    Whitelash: Unmasking White Grievance at the Ballot Box
    By Terry Smith
  • Literature
    Columbia University Press
    The Ferrante Letters: An Experiment in Collective Criticism
    By Sarah Chihaya, Merve Emre, Katherine Hill, and Jill Richards
  • Mathematics
    The MIT Press
    Lumen Naturae: Visions of the Abstract in Art and Mathematics
    By Matilde Marcolli
  • Media & Cultural Studies
    University of California Press
    The Decisive Network: Magnum Photos and the Postwar Image Market
    By Nadya Bair
  • Music & the Performing Arts
    Oxford University Press
    Switched On Pop: How Popular Music Works, and Why It Matters
    By Nate Sloan and Charlie Harding
  • Neuroscience
    Cambridge University Press
    Brain Fables: The Hidden History of Neurodegenerative Diseases and a Blueprint to Conquer Them
    By Alberto Espay and Benjamin Stecher
  • Nonfiction Graphic Novels
    Oxford University Press
    Witness to the Age of Revolution: The Odyssey of Juan Bautista Tupac Amaru
    By Charles F. Walker and Liz Clarke
  • North American History
    Princeton University Press
    The Deportation Machine: America’s Long History of Expelling Immigrants
    By Adam Goodman
  • Nursing & Allied Health Sciences
    Wolters Kluwer
    Pediatric Nursing: A Case-Based Approach, 1st Edition
    By Catherine Gannon Tagher and Lisa Marie Knapp
  • Outstanding Works by a Trade Publisher
    Scribner
    The Turnaway Study
    By Diana Greene Foster
  • Philosophy
    Harvard University Press
    Freedom: An Unruly History
    By Annelein de Dijn
  • Popular Science & Mathematics
    Harvard University Press
    Neutron Stars: The Quest to Understand the Zombies of the Cosmos
    By Katia Moskvitch
  • Psychology & Applied Social Work
    Princeton University Press
    Introduction to Social Neuroscience
    By Stephanie Cacioppo and John T. Cacioppo
  • Single & Multivolume Reference and Textbooks in Biological & Life Sciences
    Johns Hopkins University Press
    Frogfishes: Biodiversity, Zoogeography, and Behavioral Ecology
    By Theodore W. Pietsch and Rachel J. Arnold
  • Single & Multivolume Reference and Textbooks in Humanities
    Cambridge University Press
    The Cambridge World History of Violence 4 Volume Hardback Set
    General Editor Phillip Dwyer and Joy Damousi
  • Single & Multivolume Reference and Textbooks in Social Sciences
    University of Toronto Press
    Seasonal Sociology
    By Tonya K. Davidson and Ondine Park
  • Textbooks in Physical Sciences & Mathematics
    Cambridge University Press
    Lectures on Astrophysics
    By Steven Weinberg
  • Theology & Religious Studies
    Princeton University Press
    How God Becomes Real: Kindling the Presence of Invisible Others
    By T. M. Luhrmann
  • World History
    University of Toronto Press
    Forging a Unitary State
    By John P. LeDonne