Congratulations to Marc Weitzmann, the seventh winner of the American Library in Paris Book Award, for his thought-provoking examination, Hate: The Rising Tide of Anti-Semitism in France (and What It Means for Us). The jury, comprised of Pamela Druckerman, Thomas Chatterton Williams, and chaired by Alice Kaplan lauded the book: “Marc Weitzmann blends memoir, scholarship and reportage to create a powerful nonfiction study of anti-Semitism in France today. In addition to the six shortlisted titles, the screening committee selected these five books as worthy of special recognition. A photo gallery of the event can be viewed on the Library’s Flickr.
2019 Book Award coups de coeur