Past Award Ceremonies

Each year the Harvard Club of Hong Kong organizes an Award Ceremony to celebrate all Book Prize winners.
Invited speakers share their thoughts about the Book Prize theme.

2016

Theme: Creativity

Winner's Book: Your Creative Brain: Seven Steps to Maximize Imagination, Productivity, and Innovation in Your Life by Shelley Carson

Runner’s Up Book: Making the Most of College by Richard Light

2017

Theme: Resilience

Winner's Book: Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth

Runner’s Up Book: The End of Average by Todd Rose

2015

Theme: Connected

Winner's Book: Connected: The Surprising Power of our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives by Nicholas Christakis

Runner’s Up Book: Making the Most of College by Richard Light

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No Ceremony due to Covid-19

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2018

Theme: A Positive Mindset

Winner's Book: The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor

Runner’s Up Book: Making the Most of College by Richard Light

2019

Theme: Born Digital = Disconnected?

Winner's Book: Disconnected 

by Carrie James

Runner’s Up Book: Bored and Brilliant by Manoush Zomorodi

2020

Theme: Environment

Prize Book:

Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

by Edward O. Wilson