Arthur Ross Book AwardShortlist

Given by Council on Foreign Relations

Other Names: CFR Arthur Ross Book Award
36 Works 17,750 Books 343 Reviews 4.1
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 show more in 2001, is for nonfiction works from the past year, in English or translation, that merit special attention for: (1) bringing forth new information that changes the understanding of events or problems; (2) developing analytical approaches that offer insights into critical issues; or (3) introducing ideas that help resolve foreign policy problems. show less
Stages:
All, Gold Medal (22), Silver Medal (22), Bronze Medal (9), Honorable Mention (13), Shortlist (36)
Categories:
All, No Category (36)
Years:
All, 2021 (7), 2020 (4), 2018 (3), 2017 (4), 2016 (3), 2011 (2), 2009 (3), 2008 (2), 2007 (3), 2006 (2), 2004 (3)

Shortlist 36

WorkYear
The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III by Peter Baker2021
The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes by Zachary D. Carter2021
Exercise of Power: American Failures, Successes, and a New Path Forward in the Post-Cold War World by Robert M. Gates2021
A World Safe for Democracy: Liberal Internationalism and the Crises of Global Order by G. John Ikenberry2021
War: How Conflict Shaped Us by Margaret MacMillan2021
The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again by Robert D. Putnam2021
One Mighty and Irresistible Tide: The Epic Struggle Over American Immigration, 1924-1965 by Jia Lynn Yang2021
Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, and American Complacency by Larry Diamond2020
Putin's World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest by Angela Stent2020
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David Treuer2020
The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power by Shoshana Zuboff2020
When the World Seemed New: George H. W. Bush and the End of the Cold War by Jeffrey A. Engel2018
Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State by Ali Soufan2018
All Measures Short of War: The Contest for the Twenty-First Century and the Future of American Power by Thomas J. Wright2018
How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon by Rosa Brooks2017
ISIS: A History by Fawaz A. Gerges2017
His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt by Joseph Lelyveld2017
Hitler: Ascent: 1889-1939 by Volker Ullrich2017
Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition by Nisid Hajari2016
The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq by Emma Sky2016
Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning by Timothy Snyder2016
Why Intelligence Fails: Lessons from the Iranian Revolution and the Iraq War by Robert Jervis2011
Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power by Robert D. Kaplan2011
The Forever War by Dexter Filkins2009
Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism by Kevin Phillips2009
The Unmaking of the Middle East: A History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands by Jeremy Salt2009
Charm Offensive: How China's Soft Power Is Transforming the World (A New Republic Book) by Joshua Kurlantzick2008
For the Soul of Mankind: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Cold War by Melvyn P. Leffler2008
The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East by Robert Fisk2007
The Global Cold War: Third World Interventions and the Making of Our Times by Odd Arne Westad2007
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright2007
Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism by Robert A. Pape2006
Taming American Power by Stephen M. Walt2006
A Grand Strategy for America by Robert J. Art2004
Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power by Niall Ferguson2004
Khrushchev: The Man and His Era by William Taubman2004

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