“Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China,” by Ezra F. Vogel, published by Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, has been shortlisted for the 2012 Lionel Gelber Prize. Vogel is the Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus. The Lionel Gelber Prize is a literary award for the world’s best nonfiction book in English on foreign affairs that seeks to deepen public debate on significant international issues. It was founded in 1989 in the memory of Canadian diplomat Lionel Gelber and awards $15,000 to the winner. For more information.