A few winners that caught our attention here at The Way of Improvement Leads Home:
Winner: Jack E. Davis, The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea
Runner-Up: Kim Phillips-Fein, Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crises and the Rise of Austerity Politics
Runner-Up: Steven J. Ross, Hitler in Los Angeles: How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America.
Winner: Caroline Fraser, Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Runner-Up: John Farrell, Richard Nixon: The Life
Runner-Up: Kay Redfield Jamison, Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character
Winner: James Forman Jr., Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America
Runner-Up: Suzy Hansen, Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-America World
Runner-Up: Richard O. Prum, The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World–and Us
See a list of all the 2018 winners here.