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:
Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist (Penguin Press)
Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition (Hougton Miflin Harcourt)
The China Challenge: Shaping the Choices of a Rising Power (W.W. Norton & Company)
The Unravelling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq (PublicAffairs)
Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography: Volume II (Allen Lane)
Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning (Penguin Random House)
Timothy D. Snyder
Capital in the Twenty-First Century (Belknap Press)
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)
We are no longer accepting nominations for the 2016 Arthur Ross Book Award. If you would like to nominate a book published in 2016 for next year’s award, please email ARBA@cfr.org with the following by Sunday, February 19, 2017
For any other inquiries, please email ARBA@cfr.org.
Gideon Rose (Chair)
Peter G. Peterson Chair and Editor, Foreign Affairs
Former President, American University in Cairo
Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Director, Center on American and Global Security, Indiana University, Bloomington
Walter Russell Mead
James Clarke Chace Professor in Foreign Affairs and Humanities, Bard College
Susan Kaufman Purcell
President, World Affairs Council of Greater Miami
Mary Elise Sarotte
Professor of International Relations and History and Dean's Professor of History, University of Southern California; Research Associate, Harvard University
Susan L. Shirk
President Emeritus and Chair, 21st Century China Program
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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