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Academic Book Week

Celebrating Innovation in Publishing for Academic Book Week, 23 – 28 January 2017

Cambridge University Press is delighted to support Academic Book Week 2017 for the second year running. abw_2017_image_2.png

This year focuses on championing innovation in publishing and to celebrate we have picked 20 award-winning books which you can read here for free throughout Academic Book Week.

Cambridge will also be taking part in the Academic Book Week flagship event at the British Library on 25 January, with a panel session on Insight and Innovation in Publishing. Chaired by Chris Fell, Cambridge’s Digital Strategy and Partnerships Director, the panel will examine case studies including Cambridge Core, the Press’s major new academic content platform, and The Nine Dots Prize, a major new award in the social sciences.

Joining him will be Nisha Doshi, Digital Development Publisher, Vicky Drummond, Head of User Experience and Platform, and Professor Simon Goldhill, Director of CRASSH (The Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Science and Humanities at Cambridge University) and Chairman of the Nine Dots Prize.

This promises to be a fun and informative session, focused on finding solutions to develop new publishing initiatives and meet the challenges of an ever-changing marketplace. Click here to register for a free ticket and share with your friends and colleagues so they don't miss out on reading our editors' top 20 picks for free. #AcBookWeek

Read for Free 20 Award-Winning Books

(Full content available from Monday, 23/1/17)

The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time

Winner, 2016 PROSE Award for Cosmology and Astronomy

Structural DNA Nanotechnology

Winner, 2016 PROSE Award for Biological Science

Forging Rivals

Honourable Mention, 2016 J. Willard Hurst Award, Law and Society Association

Causal Inference for Statistics, Social, and Biomedical Sciences

Winner, 2016 PROSE Award for Textbook, Social Sciences

 The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy

A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2015

The New Cosmos

Honourable Mention, 2016 PROSE Award for Popular Science and Popular Mathematics

Discovering the Deep

Winner, 2016 PROSE Award for Earth Science

Reading John Keats

Winner, 2016 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

Antiquity Now

Winner, 2016 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

Mestizo International Law

Winner, 2016 European Society for International Law Book Prize

Rural Lives and Landscapes in Late Byzantium

Winner of the 2016 Runciman Award, Anglo-Hellenic League

The Cambridge Companion to American Gay and Lesbian Literature

A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2015

Why Elections Fail

Winner, 2016 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

The Language of Organizational Styling

A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2015

Privacy, Big Data, and the Public Good

A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2015

Innovations in Sustainability

Winner, 2016 Organizations and the Natural Environment (ONE) Division Book Award, Academy of Management

The Economics and Uncertainties of Nuclear Power

A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2015

The Material Atlantic

Winner of the 2016 World History Association Bentley Book Prize

Zimbabwe's Migrants and South Africa's Border Farms

Winner of the 2016 BBC Thinking Allowed/British Sociological Association Ethnography Award


Winner, 2016 Annual Best Book Award, International Studies Association


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