Zócalo Public Square Book Prize

Announcing Our Seventh Annual Competition for the Best Book Published on Community and Social Cohesion

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The Zócalo Public Square Book Prize is awarded annually to the U.S.-published nonfiction book that most enhances our understanding of community and the forces that strengthen or undermine human connectedness and social cohesion.

Consistent with our mission, as well as with the form and content of our Ideas Exchange, the Zócalo Public Square Book Prize seeks to honor the best contemporary thinking on the oldest of human dilemmas: how best to live and work together.

Because community is such a vast subject that can be explored in myriad ways, we accept submissions …

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