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 the late Arthur Ross in 2001, is for nonfiction works from the past year, in English or translation, that merit special attention for bringing forth new ideas or information that change the understanding of events or problems.
In celebration of the winners of this year’s Arthur Ross Book Award: Stephen Kotkin, Michael J. Green, and Masha Gessen, Gideon Rose hosts a conversation with gold medalist Stephen Kotkin on his book, Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929–1941.
Gold Medalist: John Lewis Gaddis forGeorge F. Kennan: An American Life
Silver Medalist: Jason Stearns for Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa
Honorable Mention: Daniel Yergin forThe Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World
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Gold Medalist: Liaquat Ahamed for Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World
Silver Medalist: Seth G. Jones for In the Graveyard of Empires: America's War in Afghanistan
Honorable Mention: Gerard Prunier for Africa's World War: Congo, the Rwandan Genocide, and the Making of a Continental Catastrophe
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