Celebrating 2024 PROSE winners and finalists

Princeton University Press is delighted to have fifteen books recognized by the 2024 PROSE Awards. Overseen by the Association of American Publishers and judged by publishing professionals, librarians, and medical professionals, the annual awards honor, “the very best in professional and scholarly publishing by celebrating the authors, editors, and publishers whose landmark works have made significant advancements in their respective fields of study each year.” A complete list of both winners and category finalists can be found below. Congratulations to all authors whose work has been named a winner or finalist.

Biological Sciences, Category Winner, The Voices of Nature: How and Why Animals Communicate by Nicolas Mathevon

Biological Sciences, Finalist, How We Age: The Science of Longevity by Coleen T. Murphy

Cultural Anthropology and Sociology, Category Winner, Disrupting D.C.: The Rise of Uber and the Fall of the City by Katie J. Wells, Kafui Attoh, and Declan Cullen

Cultural Anthropology and Sociology, Finalist, Data Driven: Truckers, Technology, and the New Workplace Surveillance by Karen Levy

Government and Politics, Finalist, Black Grief/White Grievance: The Politics of Loss by Juliet Hooker

Engineering and Technology, Category Winner, Algorithms for the People: Democracy in the Age of AI by Josh Simons

Earth Science, Category Winner, The Land Beneath the Ice: The Pioneering Years of Radar Exploration in Antarctica by J. Drewry

History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Category Winner, Radical by Nature: The Revolutionary Life of Alfred Russel Wallace by James T. Costa

Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, and Cosmology, Finalist, Dynamics of Planetary Systems, Princeton University Press by Scott Tremaine

Popular Science and Mathematics, Category Winner, The Liars of Nature and the Nature of Liars: Cheating and Deception in the Living World by Lixing Sun

Textbooks, Category Winner, Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, and Cosmology, Dynamics of Planetary Systems by Scott Tremaine

Biological Anthropology, Archaeology, and Ancient History, Ancient Africa: A Global History to 300 CE by Christopher Ehret

Literature, Category Winner, The Chapter: A Segmented History from Antiquity to the Twenty-First Century by Nicholas Dames

Media and Cultural Studies, Category Winner, 24/7 Politics: Cable Television and the Fragmenting of America from Watergate to Fox News by Kathryn Cramer Brownell

North American and US History, Finalist, The Struggle for the People’s King: How Politics Transforms the Memory of the Civil Rights Movement by Hajar Yazdiha

North American and US History, Finalist, Queer Career: Sexuality and Work in Modern America by Margot Canaday