Some award-winning titles from the past year not previously announced here include:
The Novel of Purpose: Literature and Social Reform in the Anglo-American World by Amanda Claybaugh was awarded the 2008 Sonya Rudikoff Prize for Best First Book in Victorian Studies by the Northeast Victorian Studies Association
Heresy and the Politics of Community: The Jews of the Fatimid Caliphate by Marina Rustow is the winner of the Salo W. Baron Prize given by the American Academy for Jewish Research for the best first book in Jewish studies published in 2008
Divine Sophia: The Wisdom Writings of Vladimir Solovyov by Judith Deutsch Kornblatt is the winner of the 2009 AWSS Prize for the best translation in Slavic/Eastern European/Eurasian women’s studies.
Adam Mickiewicz: The Life of a Romantic by Roman Koropeckyj is the cowinner of the AAASS/Orbis Books Prize for Polish Studies
Cars for Comrades: The Life of the Soviet Automobile by Lewis H. Siegelbaum is the winner of the Ed A. Hewett Book Prize and received an honorable mention for the Reginald Zelnik Book Prize in History given by the AAASS
Kidnapped Souls: National Indifference and the Battle for Children in the Bohemian Lands, 1900–1948 by Tara Zahra is the winner of the Barbara Jelavich Book Prize given by the AAASS
The Excursion by William Wordsworth, edited by Sally Bushell, James A. Butler, Michael C. Jaye, and David García, has received honorable mention for the MLA Prize for a Distinguished Scholarly Edition.
Blue Helmets and Black Markets: The Business of Survival in the Siege of Sarajevo by Peter Andreas received an honorable mention for the Wayne S. Vucinich Book Prize given by the AAASS
The Wisdom to Doubt: A Justification of Religious Skepticism by John Schellenberg received an honorable mention for the Canadian Philosophical Association book award.
So Great a Light, So Great a Smoke: The Beguin Heretics of Languedoc by Louisa A. Burnham received an honorable mention for the 2008 James P. Hanlan Book Award given by the New England Historical Association.