Category Award Winners
  • Archeology and Anthropology
    Blackwell Publishing
    First Farmers: The Origins of Agricultural Societies
    By: Peter Bellwood
    Honorable Mention
    John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
    Human Fossil Record Volume 4
    By: Jeffrey H. Schwartz and Ian Tattersall

  • Architecture & Urban Planning
    Constructing Architecture: Materials Processes Structures. A Handbook
    By: Andrea Deplazes
    Honorable Mention
    The MIT Press
    The Pan Am Building and the Shattering of the Modernist Dream
    By: Meredith L. Clausen

  • Arts and Art History
    Getty Publications
    Antiquity and Photography: Early Views of Ancient Mediterranean Sites
    By: Claire L. Lyons, John K. Papadoulous, Lindsey S. Stewart, and Szegedy-Maszak
    Honorable Mention
    The MIT Press
    Alice Aycock: Sculpture and Projects
    By: Robert Hobbs

  • Biography & Autobiography
    Oxford University Press
    William Epson, Volume I: Among the Mandarins
    By: John Haffenden
    Honorable Mention
    Oxford University Press
    Mencken: The American Iconoclast
    By: Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

  • Biological Science
    Yale University Press
    The Plausibility of Life: Resolving Darwin’s Dilemma
    By: Marc W. Kirschner and John C. Gerhart
    Honorable Mention
    Cambridge University Press
    The Evolution of the Insects
    By: David Grimaldi and Michael S. Engel

  • Business, Management & Accounting
    The Johns Hopkins University Press
    The Corporate Eye: Photography and the Rationalization of American Commercial Culture, 1884-1929
    By: Elspeth H. Brown

  • Chemistry
    Elsevier / Academic Press
    Strategic Applications of Named Reactions in Organic Synthesis: Background and Detailed Mechanisms
    By: Lázló Kürti and Barbara Czakó
    Honorable Mention
    John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
    Drug Discovery Handbook
    By: Shayne Cox Gad

  • Classics and Ancient History
    The Johns Hopkins University Press
    The World of Roman Song: From Ritualized Speech to Social Order
    By: Thomas Habinek

  • Clinical Medicine
    Oxford University Press
    Treating and Preventing Adolescent Mental Health Disorders: What We Know and What We Don’t Know
    By: Dwight L. Evans, Edna B. Foa, Raquel E. Gur, Herbert Hendin, Charles P. O’Brien, Martin E.P. Seligman, and B. Timothy Walsh
    Honorable Mention
    Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc.
    Neurotrauma: Evidence-Based Answers to Common Questions
    By: Alex B. Valadka, MD and Brian T. Andrews, MD

  • Communication and Cultural Studies
    Johns Hopkins University Press
    The Secret History of Domesticity
    By: Michael McKeon

  • Computer and Information Science
    Wiley and Sons, Inc.
    Databasing the Brain
    By: Stephen H. Koslow and Shankar Subramaniam

  • Engineering
    Wiley and Sons, Inc.
    Taguchi’s Quality Engineering Handbook
    By: Genichi Taguchi, Subir Chowdhury, Yuin Wu
    Honorable Mention
    Semiconductor Manufacturing Handbook
    By: Hwaiyu Geng

  • Finance and Economics
    John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
    The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy
    By: Pietra Rivoli

  • Geology and Geography
    Elsevier/Academic Press
    The Essentials of Medical Geology: Impacts of the Natural Environment on Public Health
    By: Editor-in-Chief: Olle Selinus; Associate Editors: Brian Alloway, José Centeno, Robert Finkelman, Ron Fuge, Ulf Lindh, and Pauline Smedley

  • Geology and Geography
    Elsevier/Academic Press
    Rivers of North America
    By: Arthur C. Benke and Colbert E. Cushing

  • Government & Political Science
    Louisiana State University Press
    The White House Looks South: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Lyndon B. Johnson
    By: William E. Leuchtenburg
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    Death by a Thousand Cuts: The Fight over Taxing Inherited Wealth
    By: Michael J. Graetz and Ian Shapiro

  • History and American Studies
    Harvard University Press
    Racing the Enemy: Stalin, Truman, and the Surrender of Japan
    Harvard University Press
    Honorable Mention
    Oxford University Press
    Liberty and Freedom: A Visual History of America’s Founding Ideas
    By: David Hackett Fischer

  • History of Science
    University of Chicago Press
    Bursting the Limits of Time: The Reconstruction of Geohistory in the Age of Revolution
    By: Martin J.S. Rudwick
    Honorable Mention
    Exploring the Ancient Skies: An Encyclopedic Survey of Archeoastronomy
    By: David H. Kelley and Eugene F. Milone.

  • Law
    Cambridge University Press
    The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib
    By: Karen J. Greenberg and Joshua L. Dratel
    Honorable Mention
    Oxford University Press
    Conquest by Law: How the Discovery of America Dispossessed Indigenous Peoples of Their Lands
    By: Lindsay G. Robertson

  • Literature, Language, and Linguistics
    University Press
    Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Avant-Garde
    By: Christine Froula
    Honorable Mention
    The University of Chicago Press
    The War Complex: World War II in Our Time
    By: Marianna Torgovnick

  • Mathematics & Statistics
    Domain Decomposition Methods – Algorithms and Theory
    By: Andrea Toselli and Olof Widlund
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    Spectra and Pseudospectra: The Behavior of Nonnormal Matrices and Operators
    By: Lloyd N. Trefethen and Mark Embree

  • Medical Science
    Harvard University Press
    Brain Arousal and Information Theory
    By: Donald Pfaff

  • Multi-Volume Reference / Humanities and Social Sciences
    The University of Chicago Press
    The Taoist Canon: A Historical Companion to the Daozang
    By: Kristofer Schipper and Franciscus Verellen

  • Multi-Volume Reference / Science
    John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
    Encyclopedia of RF and Microwave Engineering
    By: Kai Chang
    Honorable Mention
    John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
    Water Encyclopedia
    By: Jay H. Lehr and Jack Keeley

  • Nursing & Allied Health
    John Wiley and Sons, Inc. / Jossey-Bass
    Environmental Health: From Global to Local
    By: Howard Frumkin, MD, DrPH
    Honorable Mention
    Palliatiative Practices: An Interdisciplinary Approach
    By: Kim K. Kuebler, Mellar P. Davis, and Crystal Dea Moore

  • Philosophy
    Princeton University Press
    The Ethics of Identity
    By: Kwame Anthony Appiah
    Honorable Mention
    Oxford University Press
    Truth: A Guide
    By: Simon Blackburn

  • Psychology
    The MIT Press
    Sweet Dreams: Philosophical Obstacles to a Science of Consciousness
    By: Daniel C. Dennett

  • Single Volume Reference / Humanities and Social Sciences
    Oxford University Press
    Encyclopedia of Christianity
    John Bowden

  • Single Volume Reference / Science
    Oxford University Press
    An Illustrated Chinese Materia Medica
    By: Jing – Nuan Wu
    Honorable Mention
    Encyclopedia of Coastal Science
    By: Maurice Schwartz

  • Sociology and Social Work
    Rowman and Littlefield
    The Career Mystique: Cracks in the American Dream
    By: Phyllis Moen and Patricia Roehling

  • Theology and Religious Studies
    The Johns Hopkins University Press
    God’s Mountain: The Temple Mount in Time, Place, and Memory
    By: Yeron Eliav

  • Theology and Religious Studies
    The University of Chicago Press
    The Invention of World Religions: Or, How European Universalism Was Preserved in the Language of Pluralism
    By: Tomoko Masuzawa

  • Innovation in Journal Publishing
    Nature Publishing Group
    Nature Methods
    By: Veronique Kiermer (Editor), Nicole Rusk (Associate Editor), and Daniel Evanko (Associate Editor)