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YearBiographyHistoryDramaFictionPoetryMusicGeneral Non-Fiction
1917
Julia Ward Howe
Laura E. Richards and Maude Howe Elliott assisted by Florence Howe Hall
Houghton
With Americans of Past and Present Days
His Excellency J.J. Jusserand, Ambassador of France to the United States
Scribner
1918
Benjamin Franklin, Self-Revealed
William Cabell Bruce
Putnam
A History of the Civil War, 1861-1865
James Ford Rhodes
Macmillan
Why Marry?
Jesse Lynch Williams
His Family
Ernest Poole
Macmillan
1919
The Education of Henry Adams
Henry Adams
Houghton
The Magnificent Ambersons
Booth Tarkington
Doubleday
YearBiographyHistoryDramaFictionPoetryMusicGeneral Non-Fiction
1920
The Life of John Marshall, 4 vols.
Albert J. Beveridge
Houghton
The War with Mexico, 2 vols.
Justin H. Smith
Macmillan
Beyond the Horizon
Eugene O'Neill
1921
The Americanization of Edward Bok
Edward Bok
Scribner
The Victory at Sea
William Sowden Sims in collaboration with Burton J. Hendrick
Doubleday
Miss Lulu Bett
Zona Gale
The Age of Innocence
Edith Wharton
Appleton
1922
A Daughter of the Middle Border
Hamlin Garland
Macmillan
The Founding of New England
James Truslow Adams
Little
Anna Christie
Eugene O'Neill
Alice Adams
Booth Tarkington
Doubleday
Collected Poems (1922)
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Macmillan
1923
The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page
Burton J. Hendrick
Houghton
The Supreme Court in United States History
Charles Warren
Little
Icebound
Owen Davis
One of Ours
Willa Cather
Knopf
The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver: A Few Figs from Thistles: Eight Sonnets in American Poetry, 1922. A Miscellany
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Harper
1924
From Immigrant to Inventor
Michael Idvorsky Pupin
Scribner
The American Revolution -- A Constitutional Interpretation
Charles Howard McIlwain
Macmillan
Hell-Bent Fer Heaven
Hatcher Hughes
The Able McLaughlins
Margaret Wilson
Harper
New Hampshire: A Poem with Notes and Grace Notes
Robert Frost
Holt
1925
Barrett Wendell and His Letters
M. A. Dewolfe Howe
Little
History of the American Frontier
Frederic L. Paxson
Houghton
They Knew What They Wanted
Sidney Howard
So Big
Edna Ferber
Doubleday
The Man Who Died Twice
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Macmillan
1926
The Life of Sir William Osler, 2 vols.
Harvey Cushing
Oxford Univ. Press
A History of the United States
Edward Channing
Macmillan
Craig's Wife
George Kelly
Arrowsmith
Sinclair Lewis
Harcourt
What's O'Clock
Amy Lowell
Houghton
1927
Whitman
Emory Holloway
Knopf
Pinckney's Treaty
Samuel Flagg Bemis
Johns Hopkins
In Abraham's Bosom
Paul Green
Early Autumn
Louis Bromfield
Stokes
Fiddler's Farewell
Leonora Speyer
Knopf
1928
The American Orchestra and Theodore Thomas
Charles Edward Russell
Doubleday
Main Currents in American Thought, 2 vols.
Vernon Louis Parrington
Harcourt
Strange Interlude
Eugene O'Neill
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Thornton Wilder
Boni
Tristram
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Macmillan
1929
The Training of an American: The Earlier Life and Letters of Walter H. Page
Burton J. Hendrick
Houghton
The Organization and Administration of the Union Army, 1861-1865
Fred Albert Shannon
A.H. Clark
Street Scene
Elmer L. Rice
Scarlet Sister Mary
Julia Peterkin
Bobbs
John Browns Body
Stephen Vincent Benet
Farrar
YearBiographyHistoryDramaFictionPoetryMusicGeneral Non-Fiction
1930
The Raven
Marquis James
Bobbs
The War of Independence
Claude H. Van Tyne
Houghton
The Green Pastures
Marc Connelly
Laughing Boy
Oliver Lafarge
Houghton
Selected Poems (1930)
Conrad Aiken
Scribner
1931
Charles W. Eliot
Henry James
Houghton
The Coming of the War 1914
Bernadotte E. Schmitt
Scribner
Alison's House
Susan Glaspell
Years of Grace
Margaret Ayer Barnes
Houghton
Collected Poems (1931)
Robert Frost
Holt
1932
Theodore Roosevelt
Henry F. Pringle
Harcourt
My Experiences in the World War
John J. Pershing
Stokes
Of Thee I Sing
George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind and Ira Gershwin
The Good Earth
Pearl S. Buck
John Day
The Flowering Stone
George Dillon
Viking
1933
Grover Cleveland
Allan Nevins
Dodd
The Significance of Sections in American History
Frederick J. Turner
Holt
Both Your Houses
Maxwell Anderson
The Store
T. S. Stribling
Doubleday
Conquistador
Archibald Macleish
Houghton
1934
John Hay
Tyler Dennett
Dodd
The People's Choice
Herbert Agar
Houghton
Men in White
Sidney Kingsley
Lamb in His Bosom
Caroline Miller
Harper
Collected Verse
Robert Hillyer
Knopf
1935
R. E. Lee
Douglas S. Freeman
Scribner
The Colonial Period of American History
Charles McLean Andrews
Yale Univ. Press
The Old Maid
Zoe Akins
Now in November
Josephine Winslow Johnson
Simon & Schuster
Bright Ambush
Audrey Wurdemann
John Day
1936
The Thought and Character of William James
Ralph Barton Perry
Little
A Constitutional History of the United States
Andrew C. McLaughlin
Appleton
Idiots Delight
Robert E. Sherwood
Honey in the Horn
Harold L. Davis
Harper
Strange Holiness
Robert P. Tristram Coffin
Macmillan
1937
Hamilton Fish
Allan Nevins
Dodd
The Flowering of New England 1815-1865
Van Wyck Brooks
Dutton
You Can't Take It With You
Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman
Gone With the Wind
Margaret Mitchell
Macmillan
A Further Range
Robert Frost
Holt
1938
Pedlar's Progress
Odell Shepard
Little
Andrew Jackson, 2 vols.
Marquis James
Bobbs
The Road to Reunion, 1865-1900
Paul Herman Buck
Little
Our Town
Thornton Wilder
The Late George Apley
John Phillips Marquand
Little
Cold Morning Sky
Marya Zaturenska
Macmillan
1939
Benjamin Franklin
Carl Van Doren
Viking
A History of American Magazines
Frank Luther Mott
Harvard Univ. Press
Abe Lincoln in Illinois
Robert E. Sherwood
The Yearling
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Scribner
Selected Poems (1939)
John Gould Fletcher
Farrar
YearBiographyHistoryDramaFictionPoetryMusicGeneral Non-Fiction
1940
Woodrow Wilson, Life and Letters. Vols. VII and VIII
Ray Stannard Baker
Doubleday
Abraham Lincoln: The War Years
Carl Sandburg
Harcourt
The Time of Your Life
William Saroyan
The Grapes of Wrath
John Steinbeck
Viking
Collected Poems (1940)
Mark Van Doren
Holt
1941
Jonathan Edward
Ola Elizabeth Winslow
Macmillan
The Atlantic Migration, 1607-1860
Marcus Lee Hansen
Harvard Univ. Press
There Shall Be No Night
Robert E. Sherwood
Sunderland Capture
Leonard Bacon
Harper
1942
Crusader in Crinoline
Forrest Wilson
Lippincott
Reveille in Washington, 1860-1865
Margaret Leech
Harper
In This Our Life
Ellen Glasgow
Harcourt
The Dust Which Is God
William Rose Benet
Dodd
1943
Admiral of the Ocean Sea
Samuel Eliot Morison
Little
Paul Revere and the World He Lived In
Esther Forbes
Houghton
The Skin of Our Teeth
Thornton Wilder
Dragon's Teeth
Upton Sinclair
Viking
A Witness Tree
Robert Frost
Holt
Secular Cantata No. 2. A Free Song
William Schuman
G. Schirmer, Inc. (Performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra)
1944
The American Leonardo: The Life of Samuel F B. Morse
Carleton Mabee
Knopf
The Growth of American Thought
Merle Curti
Harper
Journey in the Dark
Martin Flavin
Harper
Western Star
Stephen Vincent Benet
Farrar
Symphony No. 4. Opus 34
Howard Hanson
(Performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra on December 3, 1943.)
1945
George Bancroft: Brahmin Rebel
Russell Blaine Nye
Knopf
Unfinished Business
Stephen Bonsal
Doubleday
Harvey
Mary Chase
A Bell for Adano
John Hersey
Knopf
V-Letter and Other Poems
Karl Shapiro
Reynal
Appalachian Spring
Aaron Copland
(A ballet written for and presented by Martha Graham and group, commissioned by Mrs. E. S. Coolidge, first presented at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. October, 1944.)
1946
Son of the Wilderness
Linnie Marsh Wolfe
Knopf
The Age of Jackson
Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr.
Little
State of the Union
Russel Crouse and Howard Lindsay
The Canticle of the Sun
Leo Sowerby
(Commissioned by the Alice M Ditson Fund, first performed by the Schola Cantorum in New York, April 1945.)
1947
The Autobiography of William Allen White
William Allen White
Macmillan
Scientists Against Time
James Phinney Baxter, 3rd (Sort as: James Phinney Baxter)
Little
All the King's Men
Robert Penn Warren
Harcourt
Lord Weary's Castle
Robert Lowell
Harcourt
Symphony No. 3
Charles Ives
(First performed by Lou Harrison and Chamber Orchestra in New York, April, 1946.)
1948
Forgotten First Citizen: John Bigelow
Margaret Clapp
Little
Across the Wide Missouri
Bernard Devoto
Houghton
A Streetcar Named Desire
Tennessee Williams
Tales of the South Pacific
James A. Michener
Macmillan
The Age of Anxiety
W. H. Auden
Random
Symphony, No. 3
Walter Piston
(First performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Boston, January, 1948.)
1949
Roosevelt and Hopkins
Robert E. Sherwood
Harper
The Disruption of American Democracy
Roy Franklin Nichols
Macmillan
Death of a Salesman
Arthur Miller
Guard of Honor
James Gould Cozzens
Harcourt
Terror and Decorum
Peter Viereck
Scribner
Music for the film Louisiana Story
Virgil Thomson
(Released in 1948 by Robert Flaherty Productions.)
YearBiographyHistoryDramaFictionPoetryMusicGeneral Non-Fiction
1950
John Quincy Adams and the Foundations of American Foreign Policy
Samuel Flagg Bemis
Knopf
Art and Life in America
Oliver W. Larkin
Rinehart
South Pacific
Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein, 2nd and Joshua Logan
The Way West
A. B. Guthrie, Jr.
Sloane
Annie Allen
Gwendolyn Brooks
Harper
Music in The Consul
Gian-Carlo Menotti
(Produced at the Barrymore Theater, New York.)
1951
John C. Calhoun: American Portrait
Margaret Louise Coit
Houghton
The Old Northwest, Pioneer Period 1815-1840
R. Carlyle Buley
Towers, Inc.
The Town
Conrad Richter
Knopf
Complete Poems
Carl Sandburg
Harcourt
Music in "Giants in the Earth"
Douglas S. Moore
(Produced by Columbia Opera Workshop, March 28, 1951.)
1952
Charles Evans Hughes
Merlo J. Pusey
Macmillan
The Uprooted
Oscar Handlin
Little
The Shrike
Joseph Kramm
The Caine Mutiny
Herman Wouk
Doubleday
Collected Poems (1952)
Marianne Moore
Macmillan
Symphony Concertante
Gail Kubik
(Performed at Town Hall, January; 7, 1952.)
1953
Edmund Pendleton 1721-1803
David J. Mays
Harvard Univ. Press
The Era of Good Feelings
George Dangerfield
Harcourt
Picnic
William Inge
The Old Man and the Sea
Ernest Hemingway
Scribner
Collected Poems 1917-1952
Archibald MacLeish
Houghton
1954
The Spirit of St. Louis
Charles A. Lindbergh
Scribner
A Stillness at Appomattox
Bruce Catton
Doubleday
The Teahouse of the August Moon
John Patrick
The Waking
Theodore Roethke
Doubleday
Concerto For Two Pianos and Orchestra
Quincy Porter
(First performed by the Louisville Symphony Orchestra, March 17, 1954. This was one of the works commissioned under a grant of the Rockefeller Foundation for new American compositions for orchestra, or soloists and orchestra.)
1955
The Taft Story
William S. White
Harper
Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History
Paul Horgan
Rinehart
Cat on A Hot Tin Roof
Tennessee Williams
A Fable
William Faulkner
Random
Collected Poems (1955)
Wallace Stevens
Knopf
The Saint of Bleecker Street
Gian-Carlo Menotti
(An opera first performed at the Broadway Theater, New York, December 27, 1954.)
1956
Benjamin Henry Latrobe
Talbot Faulkner Hamlin
Oxford Univ. Press
The Age of Reform
Richard Hofstadter
Knopf
Diary of Anne Frank
Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich
Andersonville
MacKinlay Kantor
World
Poems - North & South
Elizabeth Bishop
Houghton
Symphony No. 3
Ernst Toch
(First performed by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, December 2, 1955.)
1957
Profiles in Courage
John F. Kennedy
Harper
Russia Leaves the War: Soviet-American Relations, 1917-192O
George F. Kennan
Princeton Univ. Press
Long Day's Journey Into Night
Eugene O'Neill
Things of This World
Richard Wilbur
Harcourt
Meditation on Ecclesiastics
Norman Dello Joio
(First performed at the Juilliard School of Music on April 20, 1956.)
1958
George Washington, Volumes I-VII
Douglas Southall Freeman (I-VI), and John Alexander Carroll and Mary Wells Ashworth (VII after Dr. Freeman's Death in 1953) (Sort as: Douglas Southall Freeman)
Scribner
Banks and Politics in America
Bray Hammond
Princeton Univ. Press
Look Homeward, Angel
Ketti Frings
A Death In The Family
James Agee
McDowell, Obolensky
Promises: Poems 1954-1956
Robert Penn Warren
Random
Vanessa (An opera in four acts)
Samuel Barber (libretto by Gian-Carlo Menotti)
(First presented January 15,1958, at the Metropolitan Opera House.)
1959
Woodrow Wilson, American Prophet
Arthur Walworth
Longmans
The Republican Era: 1869-1901
Leonard D. White, with the assistance of Miss Jean Schneider
Macmillan
J. B.
Archibald Macleish
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters
Robert Lewis Taylor
Doubleday
Selected Poems 1928-1958
Stanley Kunitz
Little
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
John LaMontaine
(First performed in Washington, D.C. by the National Symphony Orchestra on November 25, 1958)
YearBiographyHistoryDramaFictionPoetryMusicGeneral Non-Fiction
1960
John Paul Jones
Samuel Eliot Morison
Little
In the Days of McKinley
Margaret Leech
Harper
Fiorello!
Book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott, Music by Jerry Bock and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Advise and Consent
Allen Drury
Doubleday
Heart's Needle
W. D. Snodgrass
Knopf
Second String Quartet
Elliott Carter
(First performed at the Juilliard School of Music, March 25, 1960.)
1961
Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War
David Donald
Knopf
Between War and Peace: The Potsdam Conference
Herbert Feis
Princeton Univ. Press
All The Way Home
Tad Mosel
To Kill A Mockingbird
Harper Lee
Lippincott
Times Three: Selected Verse From Three Decades
Phyllis McGinley
Viking
Symphony No. 7
Walter Piston
(First performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra on February 10, 1961, and commissioned by the Philadelphia Orchestra Association.)
1962
The Triumphant Empire: Thunder-Clouds Gather in the West 1763-1766
Lawrence H. Gipson
Knopf
How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
Frank Loesser and Abe Burrows
The Edge of Sadness
Edwin O'Connor
Little
Poems (1962)
Alan Dugan
Yale Univ. Press
The Crucible (An opera in three acts)
Robert Ward (Libretto by Bernard Stambler, based on the play by Arthur Miller)
(First performed at New York City Center, on October 26, 1961 by the New York City Opera Company.)
The Making of the President 1960
Theodore H. White
Atheneum
1963
Henry James, Vol. II: The Conquest of London and Henry James, Vol. III: The Middle Years
Leon Edel
Lippincott
Washington, Village and Capital, 1800-1878
Constance McLaughlin Green
Princeton Univ. Press
The Reivers
William Faulkner
Random
Pictures from Breughel
William Carlos Williams
New Directions
Piano Concerto No. 1
Samuel Barber
(Premiered with the Boston Symphony at Philharmonic Hall on September 24, 1962.)
The Guns of August
Barbara W. Tuchman
Macmillan
1964
John Keats
Walter Jackson Bate
Harvard Univ. Press
Puritan Village: The Formation of a New England Town
Sumner Chilton Powell
Wesleyan Univ. Press
At The End Of The Open Road
Louis Simpson
Wesleyan Univ. Press
Anti-Intellectualism in American Life
Richard Hofstadter
Random
1965
Henry Adams, three volumes
Ernest Samuels
Harvard Univ. Press
The Greenback Era
Irwin Unger
Princeton Univ. Press
The Subject Was Roses
Frank D. Gilroy
The Keepers Of The House
Shirley Ann Grau
Random
77 Dream Songs
John Berryman
Farrar
O Strange New World
Howard Mumford Jones
Viking
1966
A Thousand Days
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
Houghton
The Life of the Mind in America
Perry Miller
Harcourt
Collected Stories (1966)
Katherine Anne Porter
Harcourt
Selected Poems (1966)
Richard Eberhart
New Directions
Variations for Orchestra
Leslie Bassett
(It was first performed in the United States by Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia on October 22, 1965.)
Wandering Through Winter
Edwin Way Teale
Dodd
1967
Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain
Justin Kaplan
Simon & Schuster
Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West
William H. Goetzmann
Knopf
A Delicate Balance
Edward Albee
The Fixer
Bernard Malamud
Farrar
Live or Die
Anne Sexton
Houghton
Quartet No. 3
Leon Kirchner
(First performed by the Beaux Arts Quartet in Town Hall, January 27, 1967)
The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture
David Brion Davis
Cornell Univ. Press
1968
Memoirs: 1925-1950
George F. Kennan
Little, Brown and Company
The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution
Bernard Bailyn
Harvard Univ. Press
The Confessions of Nat Turner
William Styron
Random
The Hard Hours
Anthony Hecht
Atheneum
Echoes of Time and the River
George Crumb
(An orchestral suite first performed on May 26, 1967 by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, having been commissioned by the University in connection with the celebration of its 75th anniversary.)
Rousseau And Revolution, The Tenth And Concluding Volume Of The Story Of Civilization
Will And Ariel Durant
Simon & Schuster
1969
The Man From New York: John Quinn and His Friends
Benjamin Lawrence Reid
Oxford Univ. Press
Origins of the Fifth Amendment
Leonard W. Levy
Oxford Univ. Press
The Great White Hope
Howard Sackler
House Made of Dawn
N. Scott Momaday
Harper
Of Being Numerous
George Oppen
New Directions
String Quartet No. 3 (1969)
Karel Husa
(First performed at the Goodman Theater, Chicago, on October 14, 1968 by the Fine Arts Quartet.)
The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, The Novel as History
Norman Mailer
World
So Human An Animal
Rene Jules Dubos
Scribner
YearBiographyHistoryDramaFictionPoetryMusicGeneral Non-Fiction
1970
Huey Long
T. Harry Williams
Knopf
Present At The Creation: My Years In The State Department
Dean Acheson
Norton
No Place To Be Somebody
Charles Gordone
Collected Stories (1970)
Jean Stafford
Farrar
Untitled Subjects
Richard Howard
Atheneum
Time's Encomium
Charles Wuorinen
(Premiered in its entirety at the Berkshire Music Festival on August 16, 1969.)
Gandhi's Truth
Erik H. Erikson
Norton
1971
Robert Frost: The Years of Triumph, 1915-1938
Lawrance Thompson
Holt
Roosevelt: The Soldier Of Freedom
James MacGregor Burns
Harcourt
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds
Paul Zindel
The Carrier of Ladders
William S. Merwin
Atheneum
Synchronisms No. 6 for Piano and Electronic Sound (1970)
Mario Davidovsky
(Premiered August 19, 1970 at the Berkshire Music Festival.)
The Rising Sun
John Toland
Random
1972
Eleanor and Franklin: The Story of Their Relationship, Based on Eleanor Roosevelt's Private Papers
Joseph P. Lash
Norton
Neither Black Nor White
Carl N. Degler
Macmillan
Angle of Repose
Wallace Stegner
Doubleday
Collected Poems (1972)
James Wright
Wesleyan Univ. Press
Windows
Jacob Druckman
(Premiered by the Chicago Symphony on March 16, 1972 at Orchestra Hall, Chicago.)
Stilwell and the American Experience in China, 1911-1945
Barbara W. Tuchman
Macmillan
1973
Luce and His Empire
W. A. Swanberg
Scribner
People of Paradox: An Inquiry Concerning the Origins of American Civilization
Michael Kammen
Knopf
That Championship Season
Jason Miller
The Optimists Daughter
Eudora Welty
Random
Up Country
Maxine Kumin
Harper
String Quartet No. 3 (1973)
Elliott Carter
(Premiered by the Juilliard String Quartet at Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City, on January 23, 1973.)
Children of Crisis, Vols. II and III
Robert Coles
Little
Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam
Frances Fitzgerald
Little
1974
O'Neill, Son and Artist
Louis Sheaffer
Little
The Americans: The Democratic Experience
Daniel J. Boorstin
Random
The Dolphin
Robert Lowell
Farrar
Notturno
Donald Martino
(A chamber music piece commissioned by the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation and first performed May 15, 1973 a Alice Tully Hall, New York City, by Speculum Musicae.)
The Denial of Death
Ernest Becker
Free Press/Macmillan
1975
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
Robert Caro
Knopf
Jefferson and His Time, Vols. I-V
Dumas Malone
Little
Seascape
Edward Albee
The Killer Angels
Michael Shaara
McKay
Turtle Island
Gary Snyder
New Directions
From the Diary of Virginia Woolf
Dominick Argento
(For medium voice and piano, commissioned by the Schubert Club of St. Paul, and premiered January 5, 1975 in Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis.)
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Annie Dillard
Harper's Magazine Press
1976
Edith Wharton: A Biography
R. W. B. Lewis
Harper & Row
Lamy of Santa Fe
Paul Horgan
Farrar
A Chorus Line
Conceived, choreographed and directed by Michael Bennett, with book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, and lyrics by Edward Kleban
Humboldt's Gift
Saul Bellow
Viking
Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror
John Ashbery
Viking
Air Music: Ten Etudes of Orchestra
Ned Rorem
(First performed by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra on December 5, 1975.
Why Survive? Being Old In America
Robert N. Butler
Harper
1977
A Prince of Our Disorder: The Life of T E. Lawrence
John E. Mack
Harvard Univ. Press
The Impending Crisis, 1841-1867
David M. Potter (Manuscript finished by Don E. Fehrenbache, Sort as Potter)
Harper
The Shadow Box
Michael Cristofer
Divine Comedies
James Merrill
Atheneum
Visions of Terror and Wonder
Richard Wernick
(For mezzo-soprano and orchestra, premiered at the Aspen Music Festival, July 19, 1976. It was commissioned by the Festival's Conference on Contemporary Music, with assistance from the National Endowment for the Arts.)
Beautiful Swimmers
William W. Warner
Atlantic Little Brown
1978
Samuel Johnson
Walter Jackson Bate
Harcourt
The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business
Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.
Harvard Univ. Press
The Gin Game
Donald L. Coburn
Elbow Room
James Alan McPherson
Atlantic Monthly Press
Collected Poems (1978)
Howard Nemerov
Univ. of Chicago
Deja Vu for Percussion Quartet and Orchestra
Michael Colgrass
(Commissioned by the New York Philharmonic and premiered by that orchestra October 20, 1977.)
The Dragons of Eden
Carl Sagan
Random House
1979
Days of Sorrow and Pain: Leo Baeck and the Berlin Jews
Leonard Baker
Macmillan
The Dred Scott Case
Don E. Fehrenbacher
Oxford Univ. Press
Buried Child
Sam Shepard
The Stories of John Cheever
John Cheever
Knopf
Now and Then
Robert Penn Warren
Random
Aftertones of Infinity
Joseph Schwantner
First performed by the American Composers Orchestra on January 29, 1979 in Alice Tully Hall New York City.
On Human Nature
Edward O. Wilson
Harvard Univ. Press
YearBiographyHistoryDramaFictionPoetryMusicGeneral Non-Fiction
1980
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Edmund Morris
Coward, McCann
Been in the Storm so Long: The Aftermath of Slavery
Leon F. Litwack
Knopf
Talley's Folly
Lanford Wilson
The Executioner's Song
Norman Mailer
Little, Brown
Selected Poems (1980J)
Donald Justice
Atheneum
In Memory of a Summer Day
David Del Tredici
(A work for soprano solo and orchestra, commissioned by the St. Louis Symphony for its 100th anniversary and premiered by that orchestra on February 23, 1980)
Godel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid
Douglas R. Hofstadter
Basic Books
1981
Peter the Great: His Life and World
Robert K. Massie
Knopf
American Education: The National Experience, 1783-1876
Lawrence A. Cremin
Harper & Row
Crimes of the Heart
Beth Henley
A Confederacy of Dunces
John Kennedy Toole
Louisiana State U. Press
The Morning of the Poem
James Schuyler
Farrar, Straus
Fin-de-SiŤcle Vienna: Politics And Culture
Carl E. Schorske
Knopf
1982
Grant: A Biography
William McFeely
Norton
Mary Chesnut's Civil War
Mary Chesnut (edited by C. Vann Woodward)
Yale U. Press
A Soldier's Play
Charles Fuller
Rabbit Is Rich
John Updike
Knopf
The Collected Poems
Sylvia Plath
Harper & Row
Concerto for Orchestra (1982)
Roger Sessions
(First performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra on October 23, 1981, Seiji Ozawa, conductor.)
The Soul of A New Machine
Tracy Kidder
Atlantic-Little, Brown
1983
Growing Up
Russell Baker
Congdon & Weed
The Transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790
Rhys L. Isaac
U. North Carolina Press
'Night, Mother
Marsha Norman
The Color Purple
Alice Walker
Harcourt Brace
Selected Poems (1983)
Galway Kinnell
Houghton Mifflin
Symphony No. I (Three Movements for Orchestra)
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich
(Commissioned by the American Composers Orchestra and premiered by that orchestra on May 5, 1982 in Alice Tully Hall, New York City.)
Is There No Place On Earth For Me?
Susan Sheehan
Houghton Mifflin
1984
Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915
Louis R. Harlan
Oxford U. Press
Glengarry Glen Ross
David Mamet
Ironweed
William Kennedy
Viking
American Primitive
Mary Oliver
Atlantic-Little, Brown
Canti del Sole for Tenor and Orchestra
Bernard Rands
Premiered by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra on June 8, 1983.
The Social Transformation Of American Medicine
Paul Starr
Basic Books
1985
The Life and Times of Cotton Mather
Kenneth Silverman
Harper & Row
Prophets of Regulation
Thomas K. McCraw
Belknap/Harvard
Sunday in the Park With George
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Lapine
Foreign Affairs
Alison Lurie
Random House
Yin
Carolyn Kizer
BOA Editions
Symphony, RiverRun
Stephen Albert
(Premiered by the National Symphony Orchestra on January 17, 1985.)
The Good War: An Oral History of World War Two
Studs Terkel
Pantheon
1986
Louise Bogan: A Portrait
Elizabeth Frank
Alfred A. Knopf
...the Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age
Walter A. McDougall
Basic Books
Lonesome Dove
Larry McMurtry
Simon & Schuster
The Flying Change
Henry Taylor
Louisiana State University Press
Wind Quintet IV
George Perle
(Premiered on October 2, 1985 at Merkin Concert Hall in New York City.)
Move Your Shadow: South Africa, Black and White
Joseph Lelyveld
Times Books
Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families
J. Anthony Lukas
Alfred A. Knopf
1987
Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
David J. Garrow
William Morrow
Voyagers to the West: A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution
Bernard Bailyn
Alfred A. Knopf
Fences
August Wilson
A Summons to Memphis
Peter Taylor
Alfred A. Knopf
Thomas and Beulah
Rita Dove
Carnegie-Mellon University Press
The Flight Into Egypt
John Harbison
(Premiered by the Cantata Singers and Ensemble on November 21, 1986, at the New England Conservatory in Boston.)
Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land
David K. Shipler
Times Books
1988
Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe
David Herbert Donald
Little, Brown and Company
The Launching of Modern American Science 1846-1876
Robert V. Bruce
Alfred A. Knopf
Driving Miss Daisy
Alfred Uhry
Beloved
Toni Morrison
Alfred A. Knopf
Partial Accounts: New and Selected Poems
William Meredith
Alfred A. Knopf
12 New Etudes for Piano
William Bolcom
(First complete performance by Marc-Andre Hamelin, pianist, on March 30, 1987 at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa.)
The Making of the Atomic Bomb
Richard Rhodes
Simon and Schuster
1989
Oscar Wilde
Richard Ellmann
Alfred A. Knopf
Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era
James M. McPherson
Oxford University Press
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-1963
Taylor Branch
Simon and Schuster
The Heidi Chronicles
Wendy Wasserstein
Breathing Lessons
Anne Tyler
Alfred A. Knopf
New and Collected Poems
Richard Wilbur
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Whispers Out of Time
Roger Reynolds
(Premiered on December 11, 1988, at Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College, Massachusetts.)
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
Neil Sheehan
Random House
YearBiographyHistoryDramaFictionPoetryMusicGeneral Non-Fiction
1990
Machiavelli in Hell
Sebastian de Grazia
Princeton University Press
In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines
Stanley Karnow
Random House
The Piano Lesson
August Wilson
The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love
Oscar Hijuelos
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
The World Doesn't End
Charles Simic
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Duplicates: A Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra
Mel Powell
(Premiered by the Los Angeles Philharmonic on January 26, 1990.)
And Their Children After Them
Dale Maharidge and Michael Williamson
Pantheon
1991
Jackson Pollock: An American Saga
Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith
Clarkson N. Potter
A Midwife's Tale
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Alfred A. Knopf
Lost in Yonkers
Neil Simon
Rabbit At Rest
John Updike
Alfred A. Knopf
Near Changes
Mona Van Duyn
Alfred A. Knopf
Symphony
Shulamit Ran
(Commissioned by The Philadelphia Orchestra and premiered by that orchestra on October 19, 1990 .)
The Ants
Bert Holldobler and Edward O. Wilson
Belknap/Harvard University Press
1992
Fortunate Son: The Healing of a Vietnam Vet
Lewis B. Puller, Jr.
Grove Weidenfeld
The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties
Mark E. Neely, Jr.
Oxford University Press
The Kentucky Cycle
Robert Schenkkan
A Thousand Acres
Jane Smiley
Alfred A. Knopf
Selected Poems (1992T)
James Tate
Wesleyan University Press
The Face of the Night, The Heart of the Dark
Wayne Peterson
(Premiered on October 17, 1991, by the San Francisco Symphony)
The Prize: The Epic Quest For Oil, Money & Power
Daniel Yergin
Simon & Schuster
1993
Truman
David McCullough
Simon & Schuster
The Radicalism of the American Revolution
Gordon S. Wood
Alfred A. Knopf
Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
Tony Kushner
A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain
Robert Olen Butler
Henry Holt
The Wild Iris
Louise Gluck
The Ecco Press
Trombone Concerto
Christopher Rouse
(Premiered December 30, 1992, in New York by the New York Philharmonic.)
Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America
Garry Wills
Simon & Schuster
1994
W.E.B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race 1868-1919
David Levering Lewis
Henry Holt
Three Tall Women
Edward Albee
The Shipping News
E. Annie Proulx
Charles Scribner's Sons
Neon Vernacular: New and Selected Poems
Yusef Komunyakaa
Wesleyan University Press/University Press of New England
Of Reminiscences and Reflections
Gunther Schuller
(Premiered on December 2, 1993, in Louisville, Ky. Performed and commissioned by The Louisville Orchestra.)
Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days Of The Soviet Empire
David Remnick
Random House
1995
Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life
Joan D. Hedrick
Oxford University Press
No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Simon & Schuster
The Young Man From Atlanta
Horton Foote
The Stone Diaries
Carol Shields
Viking
The Simple Truth
Philip Levine
Alfred A. Knopf
Stringmusic
Morton Gould
(Premiered on March 10, 1994 by the National Symphony Orchestra at The John F. Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.)
The Beak Of The Finch: A Story Of Evolution In Our Time
Jonathan Weiner
Alfred A. Knopf
1996
God: A Biography
Jack Miles
Alfred A. Knopf
William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic
Alan Taylor
Alfred A. Knopf
Rent
Jonathan Larson
Independence Day
Richard Ford
Alfred A. Knopf
The Dream of the Unified Field
Jorie Graham
The Ecco Press
Lilacs, for voice and orchestra
George Walker
(Premiered on February 1, 1996, in Boston by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and was commissioned by that orchestra.)
The Haunted Land: Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism
Tina Rosenberg
Random House
1997
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
Frank McCourt
Scribner
Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution
Jack N. Rakove
Alfred A. Knopf
Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer
Steven Millhauser
Crown
Alive Together: New and Selected Poems
Lisel Mueller
Louisiana State University Press
Blood on the Fields
Wynton Marsalis
(premiered on January 28, 1997 at Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.)
Ashes To Ashes: America's Hundred-Year Cigarette War, The Public Health, And The Unabashed Triumph Of Philip Morris
Richard Kluger
Alfred A. Knopf
1998
Personal History
Katharine Graham
Alfred A. Knopf
Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion
Edward J. Larson
BasicBooks
How I Learned to Drive
Paula Vogel
American Pastoral
Philip Roth
Houghton Mifflin
Black Zodiac
Charles Wright
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
String Quartet #2 (musica instrumentalis)
Aaron Jay Kernis
(Premiered on January 19, 1990, at Merkin Concert Hall, New York City, by The Lark Quartet.)
Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Jared Diamond
W.W. Norton
1999
Lindbergh
A. Scott Berg
G.P. Putnam's Sons
Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898
Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace
Oxford University Press
Wit
Margaret Edson
The Hours
Michael Cunningham
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Blizzard of One
Mark Strand
Alfred A. Knopf
Concerto for Flute, Strings and Percussion
Melinda Wagner
(Premiered on May 30, 1998 by the Westchester Philharmonic in Purchase, New York.)
Annals of the Former World
John McPhee
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
YearBiographyHistoryDramaFictionPoetryMusicGeneral Non-Fiction
2000
Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov)
Stacy Schiff
Random House
Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945
David M. Kennedy
Oxford University Pres
Dinner With Friends
Donald Margulies
Interpreter of Maladies
Jhumpa Lahiri
Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin
Repair
C.K. Williams
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Life is a Dream, Opera in Three Acts: Act II, Concert Version
Lewis Spratlan
(Premiered on January 28, 2000 by Dinosaur Annex in Amherst, Mass. Libretto by James Maraniss.)
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II
John W. Dower
W.W. Norton & Company/The New Press
2001
W.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century, 1919-1963
David Levering Lewis
Henry Holt and Compan
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
Joseph J. Ellis
Alfred A. Knopf
Proof
David Auburn
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Michael Chabon
Random House
Different Hours
Stephen Dunn
W.W. Norton & Company
Symphony No. 2 for String Orchestra
John Corigliano
Premiered by the Boston Symphony Orchestra on November 30, 2000 at Symphony Hall, Boston, MA.
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan
Herbert P. Bix
HarperCollins
2002
John Adams
David McCullough
Simon & Schuster
The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America
Louis Menand
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Topdog/Underdog
Suzan-Lori Parks
Empire Falls
Richard Russo
Alfred A. Knopf
Practical Gods
Carl Dennis
Penguin Books
Ice Field
Henry Brant
(Premiered by the San Francisco Symphony on December 12, 2001 at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA.)
Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution
Diane McWhorter
Simon & Schuster
2003
Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Robert A. Caro
Alfred A. Knopf
An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943
Rick Atkinson
Henry Holt and Company
Anna in the Tropics
Nilo Cruz
Middlesex
Jeffrey Eugenides
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Moy Sand and Gravel
Paul Muldoon
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
On the Transmigration of Souls
John Adams
Boosey & Hawkes (Premiered by the New York Philharmonic on September 19, 2002 at Avery Fisher Hall)
A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide
Samantha Power
Basic Books
2004
Khrushchev: The Man and His Era
William Taubman
W.W. Norton
A Nation Under Our Feet
Steven Hahn
Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
I Am My Own Wife
Doug Wright
The Known World
Edward P. Jones
Amistad/HarperCollins
Walking to Martha's Vineyard
Franz Wright
Alfred A. Knopf
Tempest Fantasy
Paul Moravec
(premiered on May 2, 2003 at the Morgan Library, New York City)
Gulag: A History
Anne Applebaum
Doubleday/Random House, Inc.
2005
De Kooning: An American Master
Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan
Alfred A. Knopf
Washington's Crossing
David Hackett Fischer
Oxford University Press
Doubt, a parable
John Patrick Shanley
Gilead
Marilynne Robinson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Delights & Shadows
Ted Kooser
Second Concerto for Orchestra
Steven Stucky
Theodore Presser Company (premiered March 12, 2004 by the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, CA.)
Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001
Steve Coll
The Penguin Press
2006
American Prometheus
Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin
Alfred A. Knopf
Polio: An American Story
David M. Oshinsky
Oxford University Press
March
Geraldine Brooks
Viking
Late Wife
Claudia Emerson
Louisiana State University Press
Piano Concerto: 'Chiavi in Mano'
Yehudi Wyner
Associated Music Publishers, Inc. (premiered February 17, 2005 by the Boston Symphony Orchestra.)
Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya
Caroline Elkins
Henry Holt
2007
The Most Famous Man in Amerca: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher
Debby Applegate
Doubleday
The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation
Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff
Alfred A. Knopf
Rabbit Hole
David Lindsay-Abaire
The Road
Cormac McCarthy
Knopf
Native Guard
Natasha Trethewey
Houghton Mifflin
Sound Grammar
Ornette Coleman
(recording released September 12, 2006)
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
Lawrence Wright
Alfred A. Knopf
2008
Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father
John Matteson
W.W. Norton
What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America 1815-1848
Daniel Walker Howe
Oxford University Press
August: Osage County
Tracy Letts
The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao
Junot Diaz
Riverhead
Time and Materials
Robert Hass
Ecco/HarperCollins
Failure
Philip Schultz
Harcourt
The Little Match Girl Passion
David Lang
G. Schirmer, Inc. (co-commissioned by the Carnegie Hall Corporation and The Perth Theater and Concert Hall, and premiered October 25, 2007 in Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York City)
The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945
Saul Friedlander
HarperCollins
2009
American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House
Jon Meacham
Random House
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family
Annette Gordon-Reed
W.W. Norton & Company
Ruined
Lynn Nottage
Olive Kittredge
Elizabeth Strout
Random
The Shadow of Sirius
W. S. Merwin
Copper Canyon Press
Double Sextet
Steve Reich
Boosey & Hawkes
Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II
Douglas A. Blackmon
Doubleday
YearBiographyHistoryDramaFictionPoetryMusicGeneral Non-Fiction
2010
The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
T. J. Stiles
Alfred A. Knopf
Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World
Liaquat Ahamed
The Penguin Press
Next to Normal
music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Tinkers
Paul Harding
Bellevue Literary Press
Versed
Rae Armantrout
Wesleyan University Press
Violin Concerto
Jennifer Higdon
Lawdon Press, premiered on February 6, 2009, in Indianapolis, IN
The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy
David E. Hoffman
Doubleday
2011
Washington: A Life
Ron Chernow
The Penguin Press
The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery
Eric Foner
W. W. Norton & Company
Clybourne Park
Bruce Norris
A Visit From The Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan
Knopf
The Best of It
Kay Ryan
Grove
Madame White Snake
Zhou Long
premiered on February 26, 2010 by the Boston Opera at the Cutler Majestic Theatre. Libretto by Cerise Lim Jacobs (Oxford University Press)
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
Siddhartha Mukherjee
Scribner
2012
George F. Kennan: An American Life
John Lewis Gaddis
Penguin Press
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention
Manning Marable
Viking Press
Water by the Spoonful
Quiara AlegrŪa Hudes
Life on Mars
Tracy K. Smith
Graywolf Press
Silent Night: Opera in Two Acts
Kevin Puts. Libretto by Mark Campbell
commissioned and premiered by the Minnesota Opera in Minneapolis on November 12, 2011 (Aperto Press)
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern
Stephen Greenblatt
W. W. Norton & Company
2013
The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
Tom Reiss
Crown Publishers
Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam
Fredrik Logevall
Random House
Disgraced
Ayad Akhtar
The Orphan Masterís Son
Adam Johnson
Random House
Stag's Leap
Sharon Olds
Alfred A. Knopf
Partita for 8 Voices
Caroline Shaw
New Amsterdam Records
Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America
Gilbert King
Harper
2014
Margaret Fuller: A New American Life
Megan Marshall
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832
Alan Taylor
W.W. Norton & Company
The Flick
Annie Baker
The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt
Little, Brown
3 Sections
Vijay Seshadri
Graywolf Press
Become Ocean
John Luther Adams
premiered on June 20, 2013 by the Seattle Symphony (Taiga Press/Theodore Front Musical Literature).
Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation
Dan Fagin
Bantam Books
2015
The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe
David I. Kertzer
Random House
Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People
Elizabeth A. Fenn
Hill and Wang
Between Riverside and Crazy
Stephen Adly Guirgis
All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr,
Scribner/ Simon & Schuster
Digest
Gregory Pardlo
Four Way Books
Anthracite Fields
Julia Wolfe
(premiered on April 26, 2014, in Philadelphia by the Bang on a Can All-Stars and the Mendelssohn Club Chorus)
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
Elizabeth Kolbert
Henry Holt & Co.
2016
Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life
William Finnegan
Penguin Press
Hamilton
Lin-Manuel Miranda
The Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen
Grove Press
Ozone Journal
Peter Balakian
University of Chicago Press
In for a Penny, In for a Pound
Henry Threadgill
Pi Recordings
Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS
Joby Warrick
Doubleday
2017
The Return: Fathers, Sons, and the Land in Between
Hisham Matar
Random House
Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy
Heather Ann Thompson
Pantheon Books/Penguin Random House)
Sweat
Lynn Nottage
The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead
Doubleday/Penguin Random House
Olio
Tyehimba Jess
Wave Books
Angelís Bone
Du Yun
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
Matthew Desmond
Crown
2018
Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Caroline Fraser
Metropolitan Books
The Gulf: The Making of An American Sea
Jack E. Davis
Liveright
Cost of Living
Martyna Majok
Less
Andrew Sean Greer
Lee Boudreaux Books/Little, Brown and Company
Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016
Frank Bidart
Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Macmillan Publishers
DAMN.
Kendrick Lamar
Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America
James Forman, Jr.
Farrar, Straus & Giroux / Macmillan Publishers
2019
The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke
Jeffrey C. Stewart
Oxford University Press
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
David W. Blight
Simon & Schuster
Fairview
Jackie Sibbles Drury
The Overstory
Richard Powers
Willian Heinemann
Be With
Forrest Gander
New Directions
p r i s m
Ellen Reig
Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America
Eliza Griswold
Farrar, Straus and Giroux