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Yale University Press Award Winners

The Genius
Elijah of Vilna and the Making of Modern Judaism


Sami Rohr Prize

This book offers a new narrative of modern Jewish history based on the life and legacy of the most influential modern rabbinic figure, the eighteenth-century rabbi Elijah ben Solomon, known as the Vilna Gaon.


The Gateway Arch
A Biography


Missouri History Book Award

This book is the first to explore the colorful history of the spectacular Gateway Arch of St. Louis and the controversial tactics of its creators. Beloved as a symbol of American democracy, the monument can also be seen as a vivid example of failed urban planning.

Cloth ISBN: 9780300179309   $45.00

Cloth ISBN: 9780300169492   $26.00


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