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WOLA Book Award

  • 2012 Winner

    2012 Winner

    Héctor Abad’s Oblivion: A Memoir Named 2012 WOLA-Duke Book Award Winner The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) and Duke University have named Héctor Abad’s book Oblivion: A Memoir as the winner of the […]

  • 2011 Winner

    2011 Winner

    Kathryn Sikkink’s The Justice Cascade Named 2011 WOLA-Duke Book Award Winner In just three decades, state leaders in Latin America, Europe, and Africa have lost their immunity for their human rights violations, […]

  • 2010 Winner

    2010 Winner

    “Hostage Nation: Colombia’s Guerrilla Army and the Failed War on Drugs,” written by Victoria Bruce, Karin Hayes and Jorge Enrique Botero, has won the third annual WOLA-Duke Book Award for Human […]

  • 2009 Winner

    2009 Winner

    Heraldo Muñoz’s The Dictator’s Shadow Wins WOLA-Duke Book Award The Dictator’s Shadow: Life Under Pinochet, a memoir of dictatorship and exile and their long aftermath in Chile, has won the second […]