ISI is excited to announce the finalists for Conservative Book of the Year:
- 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)
A distinguished panel of outside judges will select the winner, who will receive ISI’s Paolucci Book Award along with a $10,000 cash prize. The winner will be announced in February.
In announcing the finalists, ISI president Charlie Copeland said: “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 for ISI’s Conservative Book of the Year dinner, which will be held in Chicago in conjunction with the national meeting of America’s preeminent conservative intellectual forum, the Philadelphia Society. Here are details on the event:
- DATE: Saturday, March 30
- TIME: 7:30 p.m.
- LOCATION: Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, 1 W. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60601
Tickets for the dinner will become available soon. In the meantime, if you are interested in attending or finding out more about the event, please contact Allyssa Schulz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 302-524-6144.