Category: Book Awards

“Defending Muḥammad in Modernity” Receives AIPS Book Award

SherAli Tareen’s book, Defending Muḥammad in Modernity, received the American Institute of Pakistan Studies 2020 Book Prize on April 28, 2020. The AIPS book prize selection committee called Tareen’s study a “sensitive and detailed examination of the debate between the Barelvīs and Deobandīs, a significant dispute in South Asian Sunni Islam since the nineteenth century, which continues to have theological, political, and social consequences […]

“Death: A Reader” Named U.S. Catholic Book Club Selection

Many of us have been struggling to process the mounting casualties announced on the daily news feed during the coronavirus pandemic. Some of us are even dealing with the death of a loved one. In Death: A Reader, chosen by the U.S. Catholic Book Club as their March selection, Mary Ann G. Cutter presents a series of readings that […]

Notre Dame Press Titles are Finalists for 2019 INDIES Book of the Year Awards

On March 20, 2020, as part of its mission to discover, review, and share the best books from university and independent publishers, Foreword Reviews announced the finalists for the 2019 INDIES Book of the Year Awards. Six Notre Dame Press titles made this year’s list of finalists: • Colin Powell: Imperfect Patriot by Jeffrey J. Matthewsis a finalist in the War & Military category. • Long Road […]

Solzhenitsyn’s “Between Two Millstones, Book 1” named Outstanding Academic Title by “Choice” Magazine 

Nobel Prize–winner Aleksandr Solzheitsyn’s Between Two Millstones, Book 1: Sketches of Exile, 1974-1978 has been selected as a 2019 Outstanding Academic Title by Choice magazine. This year’s Outstanding Academic Title list includes 521 books and digital resources chosen by the Choice editorial staff from among the over 4,600 titles reviewed by Choice during the past year and the more than 21,000 titles submitted to Choice during this […]

“Quill and Cross in the Borderlands” wins Honorable Mention for the Thomas J. Lyon Award

Anna M. Nogar’s book, Quill and Cross in the Borderlands: Sor María de Ágreda and the Lady in Blue, 1628 to the Present, received an Honorable Mention for the Thomas J. Lyon Award at the Western Literature Association’s annual conference in September. This award honors books that are outstanding scholarly studies on the literature and culture of the American […]

“Notre Dame vs. the Klan” named U.S. Catholic Book Club’s July selection

This month, the U.S. Catholic Book Club is reading Notre Dame vs. The Klan: How the Fighting Irish Defied the KKK by Todd Tucker. Shanna Johnson, assistant editor of U.S. Catholic says, “Tucker is a master storyteller and historian, following the events that transpired in South Bend, Indiana, on May 17–19, 1924. For readers with little historical context of the time, […]

Catholic Press Association Book Awards go to Seven Notre Dame Press Titles

The 2019 Catholic Press Association Book Awards were announced during the Catholic Media Conference, June 18-21, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Florida. This year’s winners include seven titles published by the University of Notre Dame Press. We are proud to represent these important works and distinguished authors whose books have been recognized in diverse categories such as theology, history, memoir, and […]

“The Coming of the Celts, AD 1860” named 2018 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award Winner 

“The Coming of the Celts, AD 1860” named 2018 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award Winner The University of Notre Dame Press is pleased to announce that Caoimhín De Barra’s The Coming of the Celts, AD 1860: Celtic Nationalism in Ireland and Wales has been named the 2018 Bronze winner for History by the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards. Caoimhín De Barra is an […]

“Abandoned Tracks” wins INDIES 2018 Silver Book of the Year for Multicultural Studies

“Abandoned Tracks” wins INDIES 2018 Silver Book of the Year for Multicultural Studies The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce that Abandoned Tracks: The Underground Railroad in Washington County, Pennsylvania by W. Thomas Mainwaring received the INDIES 2018 Silver Book of the Year for Multicultural Studies. Mainwaring is professor and department chair of history at Washington & Jefferson College. Abandoned […]