2020
Winners
R.R. Hawkins Award
Yale University Press
Leonardo da Vinci Rediscovered
Carmen C. Bambach
  • PROSE Award for Excellence in Biological & Life Sciences
    Oxford University Press
    Clinical Psychopharmacology: Principles and Practice
    By S. Nassir Ghaemi
  • PROSE Award for Excellence in Humanities
    Yale University Press
    Leonardo da Vinci Rediscovered
    By Carmen C. Bambach
  • PROSE Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences & Mathematics
    Princeton University Press
    99 Variations on a Proof
    By Philip Ording
  • PROSE Award for Excellence in Reference Works
    Cambridge University Press
    Roman Architecture and Urbanism: From the Origins to Late Antiquity
    By Fikret Yegül, Diane Favro
  • PROSE Award for Excellence in Social Sciences
    Stanford University Press
    The Cult of the Constitution
    By Mary Anne Franks
 
Category Award Winners
 
  • Anthropology, Criminology, and Sociology
    Princeton University Press
    Making Motherhood Work: How Women Manage Careers and Caregiving
    By Caitlyn Collins
  • Archeology & Ancient History
    Cambridge University Press
    Climate, Clothing, and Agriculture in Prehistory: Linking Evidence, Causes, and Effects
    By Ian Gilligan
  • Architecture and Urban Planning
    Princeton University Press
    Brooklyn: The Once and Future City
    By Thomas J. Campanella
  • Art Exhibitions
    Getty Publications
    Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World
    Edited by Elizabeth Morison With Larisa Grollemond
  • Art History & Criticism
    Yale University Press
    Leonardo da Vinci Rediscovered
    By Carmen C. Bambach
  • Best New Journal in Humanities
    University of Minnesota Press
    Verge: Studies in Global Asias
    By Tina Chen
  • Best New Journal in Physical Sciences and Mathematics
    Cell Press
    Joule
    By Philip J. Earis, Brandon R. Sutherland, Changrong Zhu, Alexandra K. Stephan
  • Best New Journal in Science, Technology and Medicine
    Elsevier
    Scientific African
    Editor-in-Chief Benji Gyampoh. Scientific African is owned by the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) and operated by the NEF Community of Scientists
  • Best New Journal in Social Sciences
    Elsevier
    SSM – Population Health
    By Professor Ichiro Kawachi and Professor S. V. Subramanian
  • Biography & Autobiography
    Yale University Press
    The Club: Johnson, Boswell, and the Friends Who Shaped an Age
    By Leo Damrosch
  • Biological Science
    University of California Press
    Ocean Outbreak: Confronting the Rising Tide of Marine Disease
    By Drew Harvell
  • Biomedicine & Neuroscience
    Oxford University Press
    The Brain from Inside Out
    By György Buzsáki
  • Business, Management and Finance
    Harvard University Press
    The Next Billion Users: Digital Life Beyond the West
    By Payal Arora
  • Chemistry & Physics
    Elsevier
    Chemical, Gas, and Biosensors for Internet of Things and Related Applications
    By Kohji Mitsubayashi, Osamu Niwa and Yuko Ueno
  • Classics
    Johns Hopkins University Press
    Pindar, Song and Space: Towards a Lyric Archaeology
    By Richard Neer and Leslie Kurke
  • Clinical Medicine
    Harvard University Press
    Altered Inheritance: CRISPR and the Ethics of Human Genome Editing
    By Françoise Baylis
  • Clinical Psychology
    Oxford University Press
    Clinical Psychopharmacology: Principles and Practice
    By S. Nassir Ghaemi
  • Computing & Information Sciences
    Harvard University Press
    The Creativity Code: Art and Innovation in the Age of AI
    By Marcus du Sautoy
  • Cosmology & Astronomy
    Cambridge University Press
    The Atlas of Mars: Mapping its Geography and Geology
    By Kenneth S. Coles, Kenneth L. Tanaka, Philip R. Christensen
  • Earth Science
    John Wiley & Sons Inc.
    Chemostratigraphy Across Major Chronological Boundaries
    By Alcides N. Sial, Claudio Gaucher, Muthuvairavasamy Ramkumar, Valderez Pinto Ferreira
  • Economics
    Princeton University Press
    Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events
    By Robert J. Shiller
  • Education Practice
    Harvard University Press
    How Girls Achieve
    By Sally A. Nuamah
  • Education Theory
    Harvard Education Press
    Where Teachers Thrive: Organizing Schools for Success
    By Susan Moore Johnson
  • Engineering & Technology
    CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group – an informa business
    Human Body: A Wearable Product Designer’s Guide
    By Karen L. LaBat and Karen S. Ryan
  • Environmental Science
    Cambridge University Press
    Global Environmental Outlook – GEO-6: Healthy Planet, Healthy People
    Edited by UN Environment
  • Government, Policy and Politics
    Yale University Press
    Whistleblowers: Honesty in America from Washington to Trump
    By Allison Stanger
  • History of STM
    Princeton University Press
    The Slow Moon Climbs: The Science, History, and Meaning of Menopause
    By Susan P. Mattern
  • Language & Linguistics
    Oxford University Press
    Looking like a Language, Sounding like a Race
    By Jonathan Rosa
  • Legal Studies
    Stanford University Press
    The Cult of the Constitution
    By Mary Anne Franks
  • Literature
    Vanderbilt University Press
    Writing Revolution in Latin America: From Martí to García Márquez to Bolaño
    By Juan E. De Castro
  • Mathematics
    Princeton University Press
    99 Variations on a Proof
    By Philip Ording
  • Media and Cultural Studies
    Harvard University Press
    The Confounding Island: Jamaica and the Postcolonial Predicament
    By Orlando Patterson
  • Multivolume Reference/Humanities
    Bloomsbury
    A Cultural History of Work Volumes 1-6
    By Deborah Simonton and Anne Montenach
  • Multivolume Reference or Textbook Social Sciences
    Gale, a Cengage company
    The Business & Culture of Sports: Society, Politics, Economy, Environment
    Joseph Maguire, Editor in Chief; Mark Falcous and Katie Liston, Associate Editors
  • Music & the Performing Arts
    The MIT Press
    Decomposed: The Political Ecology of Music
    By Kyle Devine
  • North American/U.S. History
    Harvard University Press
    The Cigarette: A Political History
    By Sarah Milov
  • Nursing & Allied Health (including Social Work)
    Oxford University Press
    Urban Health
    By Sandro Galea, Catherine K. Ettman, and David Vlahov
  • Outstanding Work by a Trade Publisher
    W. W. Norton & Company
    Sisters and Rebels: A Struggle for the Soul of America
    By Jacquelyn Dowd Hall
  • Philosophy
    Oxford University Press
    Learning from My Daughter: The Value and Care of Disabled Minds
    By Eva Feder Kittay
  • Popular Science & Popular Mathematics
    Oxford University Press
    The 9 Pitfalls of Data Science
    By Gary Smith and Jay Cordes
  • Psychology
    Harvard University Press
    Becoming Human: A Theory of Ontogeny
    By Michael Tomasello
  • Single Volume Reference/Humanities
    Cambridge University Press
    Roman Architecture and Urbanism: From the Origins to Late Antiquity
    By Fikret Yegül, Diane Favro
  • Single Volume Reference/Biological Science
    Princeton University Press
    The Solitary Bees: Biology, Evolution, Conservation
    By Bryan N. Danforth, Robert L. Minckley, John L. Neff, and Frances Fawcett
  • Textbook/Biological Science
    University of Washington Press
    Fishes of the Salish Sea: Puget Sound and the Straits of Georgia and Juan de Fuca
    By Theodore Wells Pietsch and James Wilder Orr, Illustrated by Joseph R. Tomelleri
  • Textbook/Humanities
    The MIT Press
    On the Brink of Paradox: Highlights from the Intersection of Philosophy and Mathematics
    By Agustín Rayo
  • Textbook/Medicine and Clinical Science
    Elsevier
    Handbook of Sleep Disorders in Medical Conditions
    By Josée Savard and Marie-Christine Ouellet
  • Textbook/Physical Sciences & Mathematics
    Oxford University Press
    An Introduction to Electrodynamics
    By Peter Davidson
  • Theology & Religious Studies
    Cambridge University Press
    Biblical Theology: The Convergence of the Canon
    By Ben Witherington, III
    Baylor University Press
    History and Eschatology: Jesus and the Promise of Natural Theology
    By N. T. Wright
  • World History
    Cambridge University Press
    The Holocaust and New World Slavery: A Comparative History
    By Steven T. Katz