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History
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 Literature

Something Is Out There Something Is Out There
Stories

by Richard Bausch


Richard Bausch has won the 2012 Rea Award for the Short Story, an annual prize given to a living American or Canadian writer whose body of work has made a "significant contribution in the discipline of the short story as an art form."


Jamrach's Menagerie Jamrach's Menagerie
A Novel

by Carol Birch


Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize


All the Time in the World All the Time in the World
New and Selected Stories

by E. L. Doctorow

E. L. Doctorow has won both the PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for the Arts, celebrating his large body of work.


The Colonel The Colonel
A Novel

by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi
Translated by Tom Patterdale


Longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize


What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank
Stories

by Nathan Englander


Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize
Winner of the Frank O'Connor Short Story Award


Remember Ben Clayton Remember Ben Clayton
by
Stephen Harrigan


Winner of the James Fenimore Cooper Prize


The Orphan Master's Son The Orphan Master's Son
A Novel
by Adam Johnson


Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award


Mundo Cruel Mundo Cruel
Stories
by Luis Negrón
Translated by Suzanne Jill Levine


Suzanne Jill Levine has won the PEN Center USA Translation Award for her translation of Mundo Cruel


I Am Forbidden I Am Forbidden
A Novel

by Anouk Markovits

Honorable Mention for the Sophie Brody Award for Jewish Literature


A Constellation of Vital Phenomena A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
A Novel
by Anthony Marra


Anthony Marra has won the Whiting Writer's Award, awarded each year to ten emerging writers in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and plays.


Waiting for the Barbarians Waiting for the Barbarians
Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture

by Daniel Mendelsohn

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award


Stag's Leap Stag's Leap
Poems
by Sharon Olds

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
Winner of the T. S. Eliot Poetry Prize


The Buddha in the Attic The Buddha in the Attic
by Julie Otsuka

Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction


The Expats The Expats
A Novel
by Chris Pavone

Winner of the Edgar Award
Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize


All That Is All That Is
by James Salter


James Salter has won the PEN/Malamud Award, an annual award honoring "excellence in the art of the short story."


Promised Land
Promised Land
The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel
by Ari Shavit


Winner of the Natan Book Award



Seating Arrangementsv Seating Arrangements
by Maggie Shipstead


Winner of the The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction

In the House of the Interpreter In the House of the Interpreter
A Memoir
by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award


Zone One Zone One
by Colson Whitehead

Finalist for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award


The Lake The Lake
by Banana Yoshimoto
Translated by Michael Emmerich

Shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize



 History

Iron Curtain
Iron Curtain
The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944–1956
by Anne Applebaum

Finalist for the National Book Award


The Barbarous Years
The Barbarous Years
The Peopling of British North America: The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600–1675
by Bernard Bailyn

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize


Isaac's Army Isaac's Army
A Story of Courage and Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland
by Matthew Brzezinski

Finalist of the National Jewish Book Award


Into the Silence Into the Silence
The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest

by Wade Davis

Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction


Inferno Inferno
The World at War, 1939–1945

by Max Hastings

Max Hastings has won the Pritzker Military Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing.


Liberty's Exiles Liberty's Exiles
American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World

by Maya Jasanoff

Winner of the George Washington Book Prize


Embers of War Embers of War
The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam

by Fredrik Logevall


Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize (The Society of American Historians)


Catherine the Great Catherine the Great
Portrait of a Woman
by Robert K. Massie

Winner of the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award


Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom
China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War
by Stephen R. Platt

Winner of the Cundill Prize in History


The Black Count The Black Count
Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
by Tom Reiss


Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
Finalist for the NAACP Image Award
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award



 Non-Fiction

Anatomy of Injustice Anatomy of Injustice
A Murder Case Gone Wrong
by Raymond Bonner


Winner of the American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award


Behind the Beautiful Forevers Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
by Katherine Boo

Winner of the National Book Award
Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize
Winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature
Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award
Shorlisted for Samuel Johnson Prize

A Queer History of the United States A Queer History of the United States
by Michael Bronski


Winner of the ALA Stonewall Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award


The Passage of Power The Passage of Power
The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Vol. IV

by Robert A. Caro

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award
Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Award
Winner of the Mark Lynton History Prize
Winner of the Mailer Prize for Distinguished Biography
Winner of the New-York Historical Society American History Book Prize


Apocalyptic Planet Apocalyptic Planet
A Field Guide to the Future of the Earth

by Craig Childs

Winner of The Orion Book Award


Debt Debt
The First 5,000 Years

by David Graeber


Winner of the Bateson Book Prize (Society for Cultural Anthropology)


Full Body Burden Full Body Burden
Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats

by Kristen Iversen

Finalist for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence


Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith
Religion in American War and Diplomacy

by Andrew Preston

Winner of the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction
Finalist for the Cundill Prize in History


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