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.
The Eternal Darkness: A Personal History of Deep-Sea Exploration Robert D. Ballard and William Hively
Winner of the Commonwealth Award for Science and Invention, Sigma Xi Association of American Publishers Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Geography and Earth Sciences Commonwealth Award for Science and Invention, Sigma Xi Honorable Mention for the 2000 Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Geography and Earth Sciences, Association of American Publishers
Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age W. Bernard Carlson
Winner of the 2015 Sally Hacker Prize, Society for the History of Technology Winner of the 2015 IEEE William and Joyce Middleton Electrical Engineering History Award, History Committee of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers One of Amazon.com’s 2013 Best Science Books One of Booklist Online’s Top 10 Science & Health Books for 2013 One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2013 One of The Guardian’s Best Popular Physical Science Books of 2014, chosen by GrrlScientist Honorable Mention for the 2013 PROSE Award in Biography & Autobiography, Association of American Publishers Longlisted for the 2014 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books