Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize
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Short List Announced!

The Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize for Social Justice short list was announced on September 18th. Below are the selected titles. The winner will be announced at Goddard Riverside’s Annual Book Fair Gala on November 1 at Cipriani 42nd Street.



• Reading with Patrick by Michelle Kuo (Publisher: Random House)
• Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
• Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women by Susan Burton and Cari Lynn (The New Press)
• How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS by David France (A.A. Knopf)
• Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is a Problem, and What to Do About It by Richard Reeves (Brookings Institute Press)
• No One Cares About Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America by Ron Powers (Hachette)

The winner will be announced at Goddard Riverside’s annual gala on November 1 at Cipriani 42nd Street.