• 06 Friday, Dec Washington, DC 2019 Book Awards Dinner


Celebrate the 2019 Book Awards Winners at a Gala Dinner hosted by the Phi Beta Kappa Society.

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The Carnegie Institution for Science
1530 P Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20005

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The Book Awards Dinner gives Phi Beta Kappa members an opportunity to hear remarks by these winning authors as well as participate with a panel discussion with the authors and Phi Beta Kappa Secretary/CEO Frederick M. Lawrence.

Join us as we honor the following authors and books:

The Christian Gauss AwardLooking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry by Imani Perry, Beacon Press

Phi Beta Kappa Award in ScienceLight of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth by Adam Frank, W.W. Norton & Co.

The Ralph Waldo Emerson AwardThe Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America by Sarah E. Igo, Harvard University Press