Chernow, Farrell, Klagsbrun and Sebestyen Nominated for 2018 Plutarch Award

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Biographers International Organization (BIO) has nominated ten books as semi-finalists for its 2018 Plutarch Award, the only international literary prize for biography that is chosen by fellow biographers.   Four of the nominees are published by Penguin Random House imprints: 

 

GRANT by Ron Chernow (Penguin Press)

RICHARD NIXON: The Life by John Farrell (Doubleday)

LIONESS: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel by Francine Klagsbrun (Schocken)

LENIN: The Man, the Dictator, and the Master of Terror by Victor Sebestyen (Pantheon)

View the complete list of nominees here.

The Plutarch Award Committee will announce four finalists the week of February 5.   All BIO members will then vote for the winning book, which will be revealed on May 19 at the Ninth Annual BIO Conference in New York.

 

Posted: January 18, 2018