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Hugh Raffles’s THE BOOK OF UNCONFORMITIES Wins Two Prizes

THE BOOK OF UNCONFORMITIES: Speculations on Lost Time by Hugh Raffles has won the 2023 J.I. Staley Prize for Advanced Research and a 2023 Arts & Letters Award in Literature. The J.I Staley Prize is awarded annually to a living author for a book that exemplifies outstanding scholarship and writing in anthropology.

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