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A Rage for Order

Lionel Gelber Prize 2017

by Robert F. Worth Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 26, 2016)

The definitive work of literary journalism on the Arab Spring and its troubled aftermath

In 2011, a wave of revolution spread through the Middle East as protesters demanded an end to tyranny, corruption, and...


"No One Helped"

Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Non-Fiction 2016

by Marcia M. Gallo Cornell University Press (April 09, 2015)

In "No One Helped" Marcia M. Gallo examines one of America's most infamous true-crime stories: the 1964 rape and murder of Catherine “Kitty” Genovese in a middle-class neighborhood of Queens, New York....


Encounters at the Heart of the World

Pulitzer Prize for History 2015

by Elizabeth A. Fenn Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 11, 2014)

Winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for History

Encounters at the Heart of the World concerns the Mandan Indians, iconic Plains people whose teeming, busy towns on the upper Missouri River were for centuries at...


The Sleepwalkers

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History 2013

by Christopher Clark Harper (March 19, 2013)

One of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of the Year

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize (History)

The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 is historian Christopher Clark’s riveting...


Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 2013

by Gilbert King Harper (March 06, 2012)

Devil in the Grove, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction, is a gripping true story of racism, murder, rape, and the law. It brings to light one of the most dramatic court cases in American history,...


America's Great Debate

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History 2012

by Fergus M. Bordewich Simon & Schuster (April 17, 2012)

The Mexican War introduced vast new territories into the United States, among them California and the present-day Southwest. When gold was discovered in California in the great Gold Rush of 1849, the population...


Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology 2011

by Sylvia Nasar Simon & Schuster (September 13, 2011)

In a sweeping narrative, the author of the megabestseller A Beautiful Mind takes us on a journey through modern history with the men and women who changed the lives of every single person on the planet. It’s...


Polar Imperative: A History of Arctic Sovereignty in North America

Lionel Gelber Prize 2011

by Shelagh D. Grant Douglas & McIntyre (March 11, 2011)

Based on Shelagh Grant’s groundbreaking archival research and drawing on her reputation as a leading historian in the field, Polar Imperative is a compelling overview of the historical claims of sovereignty...


A Crime So Monstrous

Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Nonfiction 2009

by E. Benjamin Skinner Free Press (March 11, 2008)

To be a moral witness is perhaps the highest calling of journalism, and in this unforgettable, highly readable account of contemporary slavery, author Benjamin Skinner travels around the globe to personally...


Where the Blood Mixes

Governor General's Award for Drama 2009

by Kevin Loring Talonbooks (July 19, 2012)

Irreverently funny and brutally honest Governor General's Award-winning play about loss and redemption. Cast of 2 women and 4 men.


The Years of Extermination

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 2008

by Saul Friedländer HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

The enactment of the German extermination policies that resulted in the murder of six million European Jews depended upon many factors, including the cooperation of local authorities and police departments,...


Imperial Reckoning

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 2006

by Caroline Elkins Henry Holt and Co. (April 01, 2010)

A major work of history that for the first time reveals the violence and terror at the heart of Britain's civilizing mission in Kenya

As part of the Allied forces, thousands of Kenyans fought alongside the British...


The Rescue Artist

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Fact Crime 2006

by Edward Dolnick HarperCollins (November 16, 2010)

In the predawn hours of a gloomy February day in 1994, two thieves entered the National Gallery in Oslo and made off with one of the world's most famous paintings, Edvard Munch's Scream. It was a brazen crime...


Rough Crossings

National Book Critics Circle Award for General Non-fiction 2006

by Simon Schama HarperCollins e-books (April 28, 2009)

If you were black in America at the start of the Revolutionary War, which side would you want to win?

When the last British governor of Virginia declared that any rebel-owned slave who escaped and served the...


Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall

Baillie Gifford Prize 2004

by Anna Funder Harper Perennial (September 20, 2011)

Stasiland demonstrates that great, originalreporting is still possible. . . . A heartbreaking, beautifully written book. Aclassic.” —Claire Tomalin, Guardian “Books ofthe Year”

AnnaFunder delivers...


Waiting for Snow in Havana

National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2003

by Carlos Eire Free Press (February 05, 2003)

“Have mercy on me, Lord, I am Cuban.” In 1962, Carlos Eire was one of 14,000 children airlifted out of Havana—exiled from his family, his country, and his own childhood by Fidel Castro’s revolution....


Carry Me Home

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 2002

by Diane McWhorter Simon & Schuster (June 29, 2001)

Now with a new afterword, the Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatic account of the civil rights era’s climactic battle in Birmingham as the movement, led by Martin Luther King, Jr., brought down the institutions...


John Adams

Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography 2002

by David McCullough Simon & Schuster (May 22, 2001)

The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough....


Way Out There In the Blue

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest 2000

by Frances FitzGerald Simon & Schuster (February 21, 2001)

Way Out There in the Blue is a major work of history by the Pulitzer Prize­winning author of Fire in the Lake. Using the Star Wars missile defense program as a magnifying glass on his presidency, Frances FitzGerald...


Hirohito And The Making Of Modern Japan

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 2001, National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography/Autobiography 2000

by Herbert P. Bix HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

In this groundbreaking biography of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, Herbert P. Bix offers the first complete, unvarnished look at the enigmatic leader whose sixty-three-year reign...


Ernie Pyles War

National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography/Autobiography 1997

by James Tobin Free Press (January 15, 1999)

When a machine-gun bullet ended the life of war correspondent Ernie Pyle in the final days of World War II, Americans mourned him in the same breath as they mourned Franklin Roosevelt. To millions, the loss...


No Ordinary Time

Pulitzer Prize for History 1995

by Doris Kearns Goodwin Simon & Schuster (June 30, 2008)

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States. With an extraordinary...


Diplomacy

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest 1994

by Henry Kissinger Simon & Schuster (December 27, 2011)

A brilliant, sweeping history of diplomacy that includes personal stories from the noted former Secretary of State, including his stunning reopening of relations with China.

The seminal work on foreign policy...


Daniel Boone

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography 1993

by John Mack Faragher Henry Holt and Co. (November 15, 1993)

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History for 1993

In the first and most reliable biography of Daniel Boone in more than fifty years, award-winning historian Faragher brilliantly portrays America's...


Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Remade America

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 1993, National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism 1992

by Garry Wills Simon & Schuster (December 11, 2012)

The power of words has rarely been given a more compelling demonstration than in the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln was asked to memorialize the gruesome battle. Instead, he gave the whole nation "a new birth of...


Truman

Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography 1993, Lionel Gelber Prize 1992

by David McCullough Simon & Schuster (August 20, 2003)

The Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War, told by America’s...


The Prize

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 1992

by Daniel Yergin Free Press (April 05, 2011)

Deemed "the best history of oil ever written" by Business Week and with more than 300,000 copies in print, Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize–winning account of the global pursuit of oil, money, and power has...


From Beirut to Jerusalem

National Book Award for Non-Fiction 1989

by Thomas L. Friedman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 01, 2010)

This revised edition of the number-one bestseller and winner of the 1989 National Book Award includes the Pulitzer Prize Winning author's new, updated epilogue.


Parting the Waters

Pulitzer Prize for History 1989, Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest 1989, National Book Critics Circle Award for General Non-fiction 1988

by Taylor Branch Simon & Schuster (April 16, 2007)

In volume one of his America in the King Years, Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch gives a masterly account of the American civil rights movement.

Hailed as the most masterful story ever told of the American...


The Life of Andrew Jackson

National Book Award for Non-Fiction 1984

by Robert V. Remini Harper Perennial (September 13, 2011)

Robert V. Remini's prize-winning, three-volume biography Life of Andrew Jackson won the National Book Award on its completion in 1984 and is recognized as one of the greatest lives of a U.S. President. In this...


Mornings on Horseback

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography 1981

by David McCullough Simon & Schuster (May 31, 2007)

The National Book Award–winning biography that tells the story of how young Teddy Roosevelt transformed himself from a sickly boy into the vigorous man who would become a war hero and ultimately president...


Rousseau and Revolution

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 1968

by Will Durant & Ariel Durant Simon & Schuster (June 07, 2011)

The Story of Civilization, Volume X: winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a history of civilization in France, England, and Germany from 1756, and in the rest of Europe from 1715 to 1789.