Past Winners of the USC Book Prize

2017 - Rebecca Gould, Writers and Rebels: The Literature of Insurgency in the Caucasus (Yale University Press)

     Honorable Mention: 

            Christine Evans, Between Truth and Time: A History of Soviet Central Television (Yale                          University Press) 

2016 - Stephen Lovell, Russia in the Microphone Age: A History of Soviet Radio, 1919-1970 (Oxford University Press)

Honorable Mention:

Alice Lovejoy, Army Film and the Avant-Garde: Cinema and Experiment in the Czechoslovak Military (Indiana University Press)

2015 - Rachel Feldhay Brenner, The Ethics of Witnessing: The Holocaust in Polish Writers' Diaries from Warsaw, 1939-1945 (Northwestern University Press)
           Friederike Kind-Kovács, Written Here, Published There: How Underground Literature Crossed the Iron Curtain (Central European University Press) 

2014 - Jane T. CostlowHeart-Pine Russia: Walking and Writing the Nineteenth-Century Forest (Cornell University Press)

2013 - Jan Plamper, The Stalin Cult: A Study in the Alchemy of Power (Yale University Press)

2012 - Andreas Schönle, Architecture of Oblivion: Ruins and Historical Consciousness in Modern Russia (Northern Illinois University Press)

2011 - James LoefflerThe Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire (Yale University Press)

2010 - Claudia R. Jensen, Musical Cultures in Seventeenth-Century Russia (Indiana University Press)

2009 - Priscilla Meyer, How the Russians Read the French: Lermontov, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy (University of Wisconsin Press)