The annual Arthur Ross Book Award recognizes books that make an outstanding contribution to the understanding of foreign policy or international relations. The prize, endowed by the late Arthur Ross in 2001, is for nonfiction works from the past year, in English or translation, that merit special attention for:
Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Stalin: Volume I: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928 (Penguin Press)
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Capital in the Twenty-First Century (Belknap Press)
Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David (Knopf Doubleday)
Gary J. Bass
The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide (Alfred A. Knopf)
War Comes to Garmser: Thirty Years of Conflict on the Afghan Frontier (Oxford University Press)
The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order (Princeton University Press)
We are no longer accepting nominations for the 2015 Arthur Ross Book Award. If you would like to nominate a book published in 2015 for next year’s award, please email ARBA@cfr.org with the following:
For any other inquiries, please email ARBA@cfr.org.
Gideon Rose (Chair)
Peter G. Peterson Chair and Editor, Foreign Affairs
President, American University in Cairo
Director, Center on American and Global Security, Indiana University, Bloomington
Susan K. Purcell
Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy, University of Miami
Mary Elise Sarotte
Professor of International Relations and History and Dean's Professor of History, University of Southern California; Research Associate, Harvard University
Calvin G. Sims
President and Chief Executive Officer, International House
Andrew Ross Sorkin
Columnist and Assistant Business Editor, New York Times
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