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Nine Elsevier Titles Selected as Finalists in the 2021 PROSE Awards
We are excited to announce that the Association of American Publishers has selected nine Elsevier titles as Finalists in its 2021 PROSE Awards. These titles, encompassing topics ranging from biology to neuroscience to earth science, demonstrate Elsevier’s wide scope of exceptional publications. We extend our hearty congratulations to the authors and editorial teams behind these excellent books.
Established in 1976, the PROSE Awards have recognized the best new books across a wide-ranging 49 subject categories. They received more than 590 entries to the Awards this year. Syreeta Swann, Vice President, Programs and Administration of AAP, says, “We are delighted to be celebrating the PROSE Awards 45th anniversary with an extraordinary group of finalists”.
Elsevier’s finalists in the 2021 PROSE Awards are the following:
Biomedicine: Cognition and Addiction by Antonio Verdejo García
Biomedicine: The Plasticity of Sex: The Molecular Biology and Clinical Features of Genomic Sex, Gender Identity and Sexual Behavior by Marianne J. Legato
Biomedicine: Tumor Vascularization by Domenico Ribatti and Francesco Pezzella
Clinical Medicine: Managing Health in the Genomic Era: A Guide to Family Health History and Disease Risk by Vincent Henrich, Lori Orlando, and Brian Shirts
Neuroscience: Music and the Aging Brain by Lola Cuddy, Sylvie Belleville, and Aline Moussard
Neuroscience: Handbook of Amygdala Structure and Function, Janice Urban and J. Amiel Rosenkranz
Neuroscience: The Highly Sensitive Brain by Bianca Acevedo
Earth Science: Drought Early Warning and Forecasting: Theory and Practice by Chris Funk and Shraddhanand Shukla
Earth Science: Geological Records of Tsunamis and Other Extreme Waves by Max Engel, Jessica Pilarczyk, Simon Matthias May, Dominik Brill, and Ed Garrett,
Each of the finalists will go on to compete against the others in its category for the title of Subject Category Winner. Five Subject Category Winners will then be awarded the title of “Best Book.” The results of these competitions will be announced in the coming weeks.
UPDATE February 16, 2021
Two Elsevier books among the 45 Subject Category Winners for the 2021 PROSE Awards, honoring the best scholarly works published in 2020.
A panel of 23 judges selected these winners from a total of 130 Finalists from an overall pool of 595 entries for this year’s PROSE Awards competition.
“These 45 works all represent exceptional scholarship, and significant contributions to their various fields,” commented Syreeta Swann, Vice President, Programs and Administration, AAP.
Congratulations to our winners!
The Plasticity of Sex: The Molecular Biology and Clinical Features of Genomic Sex, Gender Identity and Sexual Behavior by Marianne J. Legato is the 2021 PROSE Awards, Biomedicine
Managing Health in the Genomic Era: A Guide to Family Health History and Disease Risk by Vincent Henrich, Lori Orlando, and Brian Shirts is the 2021 PROSE Awards, Clinical Medicine
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