Congratulations to the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Finalists

Author: Kathryn Pitts

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The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce that five of our titles have been selected as finalists for Foreword Magazine’s INDIES Book of the Year Award as the best books from university presses and independent publishers in several categories.


INDIES finalists move on to final judging by an expert panel of librarians and booksellers curated specifically for each genre. The judges will determine the books to be named Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award winners. Winners in each genre—along with Editor's Choice Prize winners and Foreword's INDIE Publisher of the Year—will be announced June 15, 2018.


We wish all of our finalists good luck. They include:


Abducted in Iraq

A Priest in Baghdad

Saad Sirop Hanna, with Edward S. Aris

Foreword by David Alton

2017 Finalist for Religion


Black Domers

African-American Students at Notre Dame in Their Own Words

Edited by Don Wycliff and David Krashna

Foreword by Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, CSC

2017 Finalist for Multicultural


Disarming Beauty

Essays on Faith, Truth, and Freedom

Julián Carrón

Catholic Ideas for a Secular World

2017 Finalist for Religion


March 1917

The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 1

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Translated by Marian Schwartz

The Center for Ethics and Culture Solzhenitsyn Series

2017 Finalist for History


Realizing the Distinctive University

Vision and Values, Strategy and Culture

Mark William Roche

2017 Finalist for Education


The complete list of finalists can be found here.


Contact: Kathryn Pitts,, 574.631.3267.