Recommended Reading Fall 2023

Book Awards 2023

The Society is pleased to announce the finalists for its 2023 Book Awards:

Shortlisted for the Christian Gauss Award

Disabilities of the Color Line: Redressing Antiblackness from Slavery to the Present by Dennis Tyler

Philosophical Siblings: Varieties of Playful Experience in Alice, William, and Henry James by Jane F. Thrailkill

Read Dangerously: The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times by Azar Nafisi

The Secret Life of Literature by Lisa Zunshine

What Is American Literature? by Ilan Stavans

Shortlisted for the Award in Science

A Silent Fire by Shilpa Ravella

A Voice in the Wilderness: A Pioneering Biologist Explains How Evolution Can Help Us Solve Our Biggest Problems by Joseph L. Graves

Origin: A Genetic History of the Americas by Jennifer Raff
Quantum Steampunk: The Physics of Yesterday’s Tomorrow by Nicole Yunger Halpern (ΦBK, Dartmouth College)

Visual Thinking: The Hidden Gifts of People Who Think in Pictures, Patterns, and Abstractions by Temple Grandin

Shortlisted for the Ralph Waldo Emerson Award

Botticelli’s Secret: The Lost Drawings and the Rediscovery of the Renaissance by Joseph Luzzi

Come Back in September: A Literary Education on West Sixty-Seventh Street, Manhattan by Darryl Pinckney

Last Call at the Hotel Imperial: The Reporters Who Took On a World at War by Deborah Cohen (ΦBK, Radcliffe College)

The Grimkes: The Legacy of Slavery in an American Family by Keri K. Greenidge

Wild New World by Dan Flores

Winners will be announced in late October and appear in the winter issue of The Key Reporter