What’s your choice for this year’s best conservative book?
The ISI community is filled with thoughtful readers, and each year one of your suggested authors receive our coveted Paolucci Book Award and a $10,000 cash prize.
So which new title has caught your eye in 2021? Maybe it’s a book you have been discussing with your colleagues and recommending to your students.
Fill out the simple form below by October 31, 2021 and help us identify the best recent conservative book.
To be considered for the Conservative Book of the Year award, a book must:
- Be a work of nonfiction that was published in, and carries a copyright date of, 2021 (Titles published between October 31, 2021 and December 31, 2021 are eligible)
- Advance our understanding of conservative principles
- Make an outstanding contribution to the literature of the subject
- Avoid factional or partisan argumentation
Recent winners of ISI’s Conservative Book of the Year award include Yuval Levin for A Time to Build, Wilfred M. McClay for Land of Hope, Yoram Hazony for The Virtue of Nationalism, Rod Dreher for The Benedict Option, and Bradley J. Birzer for Russell Kirk: American Conservative. A distinguished panel of judges will select this year’s winner.