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2012 Christian Gauss Book Award awarded to Christopher B. Krebs for A Most Dangerous Book

Congratulations to Prof. Krebs from Phi Beta Kappa on winning the 2012 Christian Gauss Book Award for A MOST DANGEROUS BOOK. Judges had high praise for this fine work, and in a strong field it stood out as the greatest contribution to literary scholarship. Stanford's blog, The Dish, also picked up the news: http://news.stanford.edu/thedish/?p=25297


The Christian Gauss Award is offered for books in the field of literary scholarship or criticism. The prize was established by the Phi Beta Kappa Senate in 1950 to honor the late Christian Gauss, the distinguished Princeton University scholar, teacher and dean who also served as President of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. To be eligible, a literary biography must have a predominantly critical emphasis. The official announcement from PBK: http://www.pbk.org/home/FocusNews.aspx?id=985