Princeton University Press books have won numerous awards, including six Pulitzer Prizes, five Bancroft Prizes, three National Book Awards, and hundreds of major awards from academic organizations. Dozens of Press authors have been awarded the most prestigious academic prizes in the world, including the Nobel Prize in economics, physics, chemistry, medicine, and literature, the Fields Medal, and the Holberg Prize.
Winner of the John Gilmary Shea Prize, American Catholic Historical Association
Winner of the 2017 Mary Douglas Prize for Best Book, Sociology of Culture Section of the American Sociological Association
Winner of a 2017 Gourmand World Cookbook Award, National Winner in “Culinary History”
Winner of the 2018 Best Scholarly Book Award, Global and Transnational Section of the American Sociological Association
Honorable Mention for the 2018 Outstanding Published Book Award, Altruism, Morality and Social Solidarity Section of the American Sociological Association
Finalist for the 2018 Melville J. Herskovits Prize, African Studies Association
Honorable Mention for the ASLE Ecocritical Book Award, Association for the Study of Literature and Environment