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  • ISI’s Conservative Book of the Year Dinner

    Mar 30
    Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, 1 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

    Join ISI on Saturday, March 30, to celebrate the Conservative Book of the Year!

    At this dinner you’ll hear from the winner of ISI’s Paolucci Book Award, which recognizes the year’s best book that advances conservative principles. The award comes with a $10,000 cash prize.

    The winner, to be announced in February, will be chosen from these five finalists: 

    • Patrick J. Deneen, Why Liberalism Failed (Yale University Press)
    • Jonah Goldberg, Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism, Populism, Nationalism, and Identity Politics Is Destroying American Democracy (Crown Forum)
    • Yoram Hazony, The Virtue of Nationalism (Basic Books)
    • Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt, The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure (Penguin Press)
    • Roger Scruton, Conservatism: An Invitation to the Great Tradition (All Points Books)

    ISI’s dinner will be held in conjunction with the national meeting of the Philadelphia Society, the country’s preeminent conservative intellectual forum.

    ISI exists to help thoughtful, intellectually curious people deepen their understanding of conservative principles. We honor the Conservative Book of the Year because, now more than ever, thoughtful books are needed to nurture the principles that sustain liberty. These five finalists reflect the rich debate and discussion happening among conservatives of all stripes.

    Save the date! Registration will open in January.