Jury Chair John Stackhouse announced the shortlist for the 2016 Lionel Gelber Prize on February 2.

This year’s finalists are

Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, the Great Recession, and the Uses—and Misuses—of History
by Barry Eichengreen
Published by Oxford University Press

Kissinger 1923–1968: The Idealist
by Niall Ferguson
Published by Penguin Press

The End of Tsarist Russia: The March to World War I & Revolution
by Dominic Lieven
Published by Viking

The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire
by Susan Pedersen
Published by Oxford University Press

Objective Troy: A Terrorist, A President, and the Rise of the Drone
by Scott Shane
Published by Tim Duggan Books

Read more about these selections on the Lionel Gelber Prize website.