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The Phi Beta Kappa Book Awards are given annually to outstanding scholarly books published in the United States.  Winning works, which are drawn from the fields of the humanities, the social sciences, the natural sciences, and mathematics, must be of broad interest and accessible to the general reader.  The Book Awards Dinner gives Phi Beta Kappa members an opportunity to hear remarks by these winning authors as well as participate with a panel discussion with the authors and Phi Beta Kappa Secretary/CEO Frederick M. Lawrence.  Join us as we honor the following authors and books: The Christian Gauss Award: Henry David Thoreau: A Life by Laura Dassow Walls, University of Chicago Press Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science: Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst by Robert Sapolsky (ΦBK, Harvard College), Penguin Press The Ralph Waldo Emerson Award: Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898-1919 by Mike Wallace, Oxford University Press Receive priority seating, a copy of a winning publication, and other benefits throughout the year by joining the Secretary's Circle. Ticket price is included in your donation. For more information on the Phi Beta Kappa Book Awards please visit:
  • Start:December 07, 2018
  • End:December 07, 2018
  • Recurring
  • Where:Carnegie Institution for Science, 1530 P St NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20005
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