# Awards

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.

### Nobel Prize–Winning Authors

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A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of the Year

Winner of the PROSE Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences and Mathematics, Association of American Publishers

Winner of the PROSE Award in Mathematics, Association of American Publishers

Winner of the PROSE Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences and Mathematics, Association of American Publishers

Winner of the PROSE Award in Mathematics, Association of American Publishers

Honorable Mention for the 2003 Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Mathematics and Statistics, Association of American Publishers

One of Forbes.com’s 10 Best Astronomy, Physics and Mathematics Books of 2017, chosen by GrrlScientist

Winner of the 2016 PROSE Award in Mathematics, Association of American Publishers

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for the Year

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2015

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for the Year

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2015

Honorable Mention for the 2015 PROSE Award in Popular Science & Popular Mathematics, Association of American Publishers

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2013

Shortlisted for the 2013 BSHM Neumann Book Prize, British Society for the History of Mathematics

Shortlisted for the 2013 BSHM Neumann Book Prize, British Society for the History of Mathematics

American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Books for General Audiences and Young Adults

One of American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Books for General Audiences and Young Adults 2014

One of American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Books for General Audiences and Young Adults 2014

Winner of the 1996 Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Mathematics, Association of American Publishers

Elias M. Stein, Winner of the 2005 Stefan Bergman Prize, American Mathematical Society

Elias M. Stein, Winner of the 1998 Wolf Prize for Mathematics, the Wolf Foundation

Elias M. Stein, Winner of the 1998 Wolf Prize for Mathematics, the Wolf Foundation

Winner of the 2006 Book Award, Mathematics/Computer Science category, Alpha Sigma Nu, and the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities

John Milnor, Winner of the 2011 Abel Prize from the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

John Willard Milnor, Winner of the 2011 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement, American Mathematical Society

John Willard Milnor, Winner of the 2011 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement, American Mathematical Society

Joseph Warren Dauben, Winner of the 2012 Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize, American Mathematical Society

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 1999

Honorable Mention for the 1998 Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Mathematics, Association of American Publishers

Honorable Mention for the 1998 Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Mathematics, Association of American Publishers

John Milnor, Winner of the 2011 Abel Prize from the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

John Willard Milnor, Winner of the 2011 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement, American Mathematical Society

John Willard Milnor, Winner of the 2011 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement, American Mathematical Society

John Milnor, Winner of the 2011 Abel Prize from the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

John Willard Milnor, Winner of the 2011 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement, American Mathematical Society

John Willard Milnor, Winner of the 2011 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement, American Mathematical Society

John Willard Milnor, Winner of the 2011 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement, American Mathematical Society

John Willard Milnor, Winner of the 2011 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement, American Mathematical Society

John Willard Milnor, Winner of the 2011 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement, American Mathematical Society

One of American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Books for General Audiences and Young Adults 2014

Winner of the 2013 Euler Book Prize, Mathematical Association of America

Honorable Mention for the 2012 Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Popular Science & Popular Mathematics, Association of American Publishers

Honorable Mention for the 2012 Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Popular Science & Popular Mathematics, Association of American Publishers

Honorable Mention for the 1994 Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Mathematics, Association of American Publishers

Winner of the 2016 PROSE Award in Mathematics, Association of American Publishers

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2015

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2015

Winner of the 2005 Book Prize, American Mathematical Society

Winner of the 1997 for the Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Mathematics, Association of American Publishers

Winner of the 1997 for the Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Mathematics, Association of American Publishers

Wassim Haddad, Winner of the 2014 Pendray Aerospace Literature Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

One of American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Books for General Audiences and Young Adults 2014

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2014

Winner of the Euler Book Prize, Mathematical Association of America

Winner of the Euler Book Prize, Mathematical Association of America

One of Amazon.com science editors' Top 10 list for Science, Best for 2009

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2009

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2009

Winner of the 2012 PROSE Award in Architecture & Urban Planning, Association of American Publishers

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2013

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2013

Winner of the 2010 Euler Book Prize, Mathematical Association of America

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2009

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2009

Honorable Mention for the 2006 Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Computer & Information Science, Association of American Publishers

Wassim Haddad, Winner of the 2014 Pendray Aerospace Literature Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

John Adam, Winner of the 2007 recipient of the Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

Winner of the 2003 for Professional/Scholarly Award in Mathematics and Statistics, Association of American Publishers

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2004

Winner of the 2003 for Professional/Scholarly Award in Mathematics and Statistics, Association of American Publishers

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2004

Wassim Haddad, Winner of the 2014 Pendray Aerospace Literature Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

John Willard Milnor, Winner of the 2011 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement, American Mathematical Society

Ivor Grattan-Guinness, Recipient of the Kenneth O. May Medal and Prize for contributions to the History of Mathematics, awarded by the International Commission for the History of Mathematics

Honorable Mention for the 2007 Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Mathematics, Association of American Publishers

Winner of the 2011 Euler Book Prize, Mathematical Association of America

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2009

Honorable Mention for the 2008 PROSE Award for Single Volume Reference/Science, Association of American Publishers

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2009

Honorable Mention for the 2008 PROSE Award for Single Volume Reference/Science, Association of American Publishers

Winner of the 2007 Best Sci-Tech Books in Mathematics, Library Journal

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2007

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2007

Winner of the 2011 Pfizer Award for Best Scholarly Book, History of Science Society

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2009

Honourable Mention in the British-Kuwait Friendship Society Prize in Middle Eastern Studies 2009, British Society for Middle Eastern Studies

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2009

Honourable Mention in the British-Kuwait Friendship Society Prize in Middle Eastern Studies 2009, British Society for Middle Eastern Studies

Joseph Warren Dauben, Winner of the 2012 Albert Leon Whiteman Memorial Prize, American Mathematical Society

Honorable Mention for the 2005 Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Mathematics and Statistics, Association of American Publishers