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 Arthur Ross in 2001, is for nonfiction works (including biography), in English or translation, that merit special attention for:
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 currently accepting nominations for the 2015 Arthur Ross Book Award. Please note that submissions are due by February 15, 2015, and books must be published in 2014. To submit a nomination, 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
Robert W. Kagan
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Project on International Order and Strategy, The Brookings Institution
Susan K. Purcell
Director, Center for Hemispheric Policy,
University of Miami
Mary Elise Sarotte
Visiting Professor of Government and History,
Calvin G. Sims
President and Chief Executive Officer,
Andrew Ross Sorkin
Columnist and Assistant Business Editor,
New York Times
Stephen M. Walt
Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
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