Books

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*How Democracies Die (with Steven Levitsky), Crown, 2018.

-New York Times best seller
-Spiegel Magazine best seller (German edition)
-Translated into 15 languages
-Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2018
-Time Best Nonfiction Book of 2018
-Foreign Affairs Best Book of 2018
-WBUR Best Book of 2018
-New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice
-2019 Goldsmith  Book Prize, Shorenstein Center, Harvard Kennedy School;
-2018 NDR Kultur Sachbuchpress (North German Radio , German Public Radio Best Non Fiction Book of the year)

 

*Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

-Winner Woodrow Wilson Award, American Political Science Association (2018)
-Barrington Moore Prize, American Sociological Association (2018);
-Best Book, European Politics and Society Section, APSA (2018);
-Best Book, Democratization Section, APSA (2018)

 *Press/Reviews: David Frum "Why do Democracies Fail" The Atlantic (2017);Matt O'Brien "Why liberal democracy only dies when conservatives help" Washington Post (2017); Marshall Steinbaum, "Guardians of Property" Jacobin Magazine (2017)

 

*Structuring the State: The Formation of Italy and Germany and the Puzzle of Federalism. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006.

-Co-Winner of 2007 Best Book Prize, European Politics and Society Section, APSA;
-2004 Winner of Gabriel Almond Prize, Best Dissertation in Comparative Politics APSA;
-2003 Winner of Ernst B. Haas Prize, Best Dissertation in European Politics and Society APSA