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• SPRING 2012 •
Recent Book Awards and Honors
Performance, Ritual, and Politics in Sri Lanka
• Winner, Outstanding Publication, Congress on Research in Dance
• Special Citation Book Award, Society of Dance History Scholars
The Other Kind of Hunting
• Winner, Sports and Recreation Books, Midwest Book Awards
• Bronze Medalist for Sports Books,
ForeWord Review
’s Books of the Year
The United States, the Philippines, and the
Rise of the Surveillance State
• Winner, George McT. Kahin Prize, Southeast Asian Council of the
Association for Asian Studies
Alice and Bobbi’s Summer on Wheels
• Winner, Travel Essays,
ForeWord Review
’s Books of the Year
Gender, Sex, and Revolution in the
• Winner, Kenneth W. Baldridge Prize for the best history book written by a
resident of Hawaii, sponsored by Brigham Young University–Hawaii
A Novel
• Finalist, General Fiction, Midwest Book Awards
The Effigy Mound Landscape of Madison and the Four Lakes
• Finalist, Social Science, Midwest Book Awards
A Novel of Antarctica
• Finalist, Northern California Independent Booksellers Association
• Finalist, Lambda Literary Awards
• Finalist, Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction, awarded by the
Publishing Triangle
• Honorable Mention, Gay/Lesbian Fiction,
ForeWord Review
’s Books of
the Year
• Best Books for General Audiences, selected by the Public Library
Extraordinary Doctors Talk about What They Do,
How They Got There and Why Medicine Is So Much More Than a Job
• Finalist, Health, The USA ‘Best Books 2011’ Award
Distributed for Apollo’s Voice
• Finalist, Arts Book, Midwest Book Awards
• Honorable Mention, Best Auto/Biography in Spanish or Bilingual,
International Latino Book Awards
Environmentally and
Socially Responsible Travel
• Finalist, Travel Guidebook,
ForeWord Review
’s Books of the Year