Lionel Gelber Prize

Given by Lionel Gelber Foundation

129 Works 72,837 Books 1,418 Reviews 4.1
Awarded by the Lionel Gelber Foundation in partnership with the Munk Centre for International Studies at the University of Toronto and Foreign Policy

The Gelber Prize is a literary award for the mostrar mais world's best non-fiction book in English that seeks to deepen public debate on significant global issues

Lionel Gelber Prize website mostrar menos
Todos, Winner (33), Shortlist (88), Longlist (8)
Todos, 2024 (5), 2023 (1), 2022 (5), 2021 (5), 2020 (5), 2019 (5), 2018 (5), 2017 (4), 2016 (5), 2015 (5), 2014 (5), 2013 (12), 2012 (6), 2011 (5), 2010 (5), 2009 (5), 2008 (5), 2007 (5), 2006 (5), 2004 (5), 2003 (4), 2002 (5), 2001 (5), 2000 (1), 1999 (1), 1998 (1), 1997 (1), 1996 (1), 1995 (1), 1994 (1), 1993 (1), 1992 (1), 1991 (1), 1990 (1)
Fevereiro 8: Shortlist2024 Recente

Winner 33

Overreach: How China Derailed Its Peaceful Rise de Susan L. Shirk2023
The American War in Afghanistan: A History de Carter Malkasian2022
Trade Wars Are Class Wars: How Rising Inequality Distorts the Global Economy and Threatens International Peace de Matthew C. Klein2021
The Light that Failed: A Reckoning de Ivan Krastev2020
Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World de Adam Tooze2019
Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine de Anne Applebaum2018
A Rage for Order: The Middle East in Turmoil, from Tahrir Square to ISIS de Robert F. Worth2016
Objective Troy: A Terrorist, a President, and the Rise of the Drone de Scott Shane2016
The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union de Serhii Plokhy2015
The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide de Gary J. Bass2014
Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else de Chrystia Freeland2013
Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China de Ezra F. Vogel2012
Polar Imperative: A History of Arctic Sovereignty in North America de Shelagh D. Grant2011
The Generalissimo: Chiang Kai-shek and the Struggle for Modern China de Jay Taylor2010
A Choice of Enemies: America Confronts the Middle East de Lawrence Freedman2009
The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It de Paul Collier2008
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 de Lawrence Wright2007
Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves de Adam Hochschild2006
Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 de Steve Coll2004
America Unbound: The Bush Revolution in Foreign Policy de Ivo H. Daalder2003
Special Providence: American Foreign Policy and How It Changed the World de Walter Russell Mead2002
John Maynard Keynes, Vol. 3: Fighting for Freedom, 1937-1946 de Robert Skidelsky2001
A Great Wall: Six Presidents and China de Patrick Tyler2000
King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa de Adam Hochschild1999
Loosing the Bonds: The United States and South Africa in the Apartheid Years de Robert Kinloch Massie1998
Aftermath: the Remnants of War: From Landmines to Chemical Warfare--The Devastating Effects of Modern Combat de Donovan Webster1997
Inside the Kremlin's Cold War: From Stalin to Khrushchev de Vladislav Zubok1996
The Age of Extremes: A History of the World, 1914-1991 de Eric Hobsbawm1995
Blood and Belonging: Journeys into the New Nationalism de Michael Ignatieff1994
Cruelty and Silence: War, Tyranny, Uprising, and the Arab World de Kanan Makiya1993
Truman de David McCullough1992
Code of peace : ethics and security in the world of the warlord states de Dorothy V. Jones1991
The Search for Modern China de Jonathan D. Spence1990

Shortlist 88

Power and Progress: Our Thousand-Year Struggle Over Technology and Prosperity de Daron Acemoglu2024
Underground Empire: How America Weaponized the World Economy de Henry Farrell2024
Homelands: A Personal History of Europe de Timothy Garton Ash2024
Seven Crashes: The Economic Crises That Shaped Globalization de Harold James2024
We, the Data: Human Rights in the Digital Age de Wendy H. Wong2024
To End a Plague: America's Fight to Defeat AIDS in Africa de Emily Bass2022
The Long Game: China's Grand Strategy and the Displacement of American Power (Bridging the Gap) de Rush Doshi2022
Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe de Niall Ferguson2022
In the Midst of Civilized Europe: The Pogroms of 1918–1921 and the Onset of the Holocaust de Jeffrey Veidlinger2022
Killer High: A History of War in Six Drugs de Peter Andreas2021
Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism de Anne Applebaum2021
Isolationism: A History of America's Efforts to Shield Itself from the World de Charles A. Kupchan2021
War: How Conflict Shaped Us de Margaret MacMillan2021
The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty de Daron Acemoglu2020
Power to the People: How Open Technological Innovation is Arming Tomorrow's Terrorists de Audrey Kurth Cronin2020
The Unsettling of Europe: How Migration Reshaped a Continent de Peter Gatrell2020
Roller-Coaster: Europe, 1950-2017 de Ian Kershaw2020
No Turning Back: Life, Loss, and Hope in Wartime Syria de Rania Abouzeid2019
The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State de Elizabeth C. Economy2019
How Democracies Die de Steven Levitsky2019
The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America de Timothy Snyder2019
The Future of War: A History de Lawrence Freedman2018
Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap? de Allison Graham2018
The Internationalists and their plan to outlaw war de Oona A. Hathaway2018
Asia's Reckoning: China, Japan, and the Fate of U.S. Power in the Pacific Century de Richard McGregor2018
How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon de Rosa Brooks2017
Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam Is Reshaping the World de Shadi Hamid2017
The Invention of Russia: The Rise of Putin and the Age of Fake News de Arkady Ostrovsky2017
Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran de Laura Secor2017
Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and the Uses-and Misuses-of History de Barry Eichengreen2016
Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist de Niall Ferguson2016
The End of Tsarist Russia: The March to World War I and Revolution de Dominic Lieven2016
The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire de Susan Pedersen2016
The Good War: Why We Couldn’t Win the War or the Peace in Afghanistan de Jack Fairweather2015
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China de Evan Osnos2015
My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel de Ari Shavit2015
Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp de Lawrence Wright2015
Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941 de Lynne Olson2014
Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety de Eric Schlosser2014
Europe: The Struggle for Supremacy, from 1453 to the Present de Brendan Simms2014
The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order de Benn Steil2014
Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956 de Anne Applebaum2013
The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics de Paul Bracken2013
Ghosts of Empire: Britain's Legacies in the Modern World de Kwasi Kwarteng2013
From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia de Pankaj Mishra2013
A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War de Amanda Foreman2012
George F. Kennan: An American Life de John Lewis Gaddis2012
Berlin 1961: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Most Dangerous Place on Earth de Frederick Kempe2012
On China de Henry Kissinger2012
The Hungry World: America's Cold War Battle against Poverty in Asia de Nick Cullather2011
Why the West Rules—For Now: The Patterns of History, and What They Reveal About the Future de Ian Morris2011
Yalta: The Price of Peace de Serhii Plokhy2011
Arrival City: How the Largest Migration in History Is Reshaping Our World de Doug Saunders2011
Reflections on the Revolution In Europe: Immigration, Islam, and the West de Christopher Caldwell2010
The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy de David E. Hoffman2010
The Teeth May Smile but the Heart Does Not Forget: Murder and Memory in Uganda de Andrew Rice2010
The Gamble: General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006–2008 de Thomas E. Ricks2010
Rivals: How the Power Struggle Between China, India and Japan Will Shape Our Next Decade de Bill Emmott2009
McMafia: Crime without Frontiers de Misha Glenny2009
Descent into Chaos: The U.S. and the Disaster in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia de Ahmed Rashid2009
The Post-American World de Fareed Zakaria2009
Multicultural Odysseys de Will Kymlicka2008
The Wilsonian Moment: Self-Determination and the International Origins of Anticolonial Nationalism de Erez Manela2008
Securing Japan: Tokyo's Grand Strategy and the Future of East Asia de Richard J. Samuels2008
Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA de Tim Weiner2008
Dangerous Nation de Robert Kagan2007
Nixon and Mao: The Week That Changed the World de Margaret MacMillan2007
The International Struggle Over Iraq de David M. Malone2007
Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq de Thomas E. Ricks2007
The Next Attack: The Failure of the War on Terror and a Strategy for Getting it Right de Daniel Benjamin2006
Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya de Caroline Elkins2006
The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time de Jeffrey D. Sachs2006
Taming American Power de Stephen M. Walt2006
The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror de Michael Ignatieff2004
The Missing Peace: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East Peace de Dennis Ross2004
Globalized Islam: The Search for a New Ummah de Olivier Roy2004
A New World Order de Anne-Marie Slaughter2004
Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World de Margaret MacMillan2003
The Dust of Empire: The Race for Mastery in the Asian Heartland de Karl Ernest Meyer2003
The Future of Freedom de Fareed Zakaria2003
The Chastening: Inside The Crisis That Rocked The Global Financial System And Humbled The Imf de Paul Blustein2002
The Paradox of American Power: Why the World's Only Superpower Can't Go It Alone de Joseph S. Nye Jr.2002
"A Problem from Hell": America and the Age of Genocide de Samantha Power2002
Strangers in the House de Raja Shehadeh2002
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan de Herbert P. Bix2001
Ho Chi Minh de William J. Duiker2001
The Cash Nexus: Money and Power in the Modern World, 1700-2000 de Niall Ferguson2001
Night of Stone de Catherine Merridale2001

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Awarded by the Lionel Gelber Foundation in partnership with the Munk Centre for International Studies at the University of Toronto and Foreign Policy

The Gelber Prize is a literary award for the world's best non-fiction book in English that seeks to deepen public debate on significant global issues

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