Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Other Names: Dayton Literary Peace Prize Finalist, Dayton Literary Peace Prize Runner-Up
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From the Dayton Literary Awards Site:
Celebrating the power of literature to promote peace and nonviolence, The Dayton Literary Peace Prize is the only international literary peace prize awarded in show more the United States. It was founded in 2006 as an outgrowth of the Dayton Peace Prize, which commemorates the 1995 Dayton Peace Accords ending the war in Bosnia. show less
Stages:
All, Winner (38), Nonfiction (4), Finalist (15), Runner-Up (35), Shortlist (121), Longlist (234)
Categories:
All, Fiction (144), Nonfiction (241), Scholarship (1), No Category (52)
Years:
All, 2023 (7), 2022 (11), 2021 (14), 2020 (14), 2019 (8), 2018 (12), 2017 (12), 2016 (12), 2015 (12), 2014 (12), 2013 (11), Non-Fiction 2013 (1), 2012 (10), Non-Fiction 2012 (1), 2011 (65), Non-Fiction 2011 (1), 2010 (60), Non-Fiction 2010 (1), 2009 (54), Non-Fiction 2009 (1), 2008 (29), 2007 (38), 2006 (51)
Announced:
September 2023: Finalist2023 Recent

Winner 38

WorkCategoryYear
Horse by Geraldine BrooksFiction2023
His Name Is George Floyd: One Man's Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice by Robert SamuelsNonfiction2023
Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony DoerrFiction2022
The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honorée Fanonne JeffersFiction2022
How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery across America by Clint SmithNonfiction2022
The Night Watchman by Louise ErdrichFiction2021
We Germans by Alexander StarrittFiction2021
Shuggie Bain by Douglas StuartFiction2021
When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains by Ariana NeumannNonfiction2021
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel WilkersonNonfiction2021
Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel MillerNonfiction2020
The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman2020
What We Owe by Golnaz Hashemzadeh BondeFiction2019
Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist by Eli SaslowNonfiction2019
Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover2019
Salt Houses by Hala AlyanFiction2018
We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi CoatesNonfiction2018
The Veins of the Ocean by Patricia EngelFiction2017
What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars by David Browne WoodNonfiction2017
Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War by Susan SouthardNonfiction2016
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen2016
The Great Glass Sea by Josh WeilFiction2015
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan StevensonNonfiction2015
The Woman Who Lost Her Soul by Bob ShacochisFiction2014
Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism by Karima BennouneNonfiction2014
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam JohnsonFiction2013
Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity by Andrew SolomonNonfiction2013
The Sojourn by Andrew KrivakFiction2012
To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918 by Adam HochschildNonfiction2012
The Surrendered by Chang-Rae LeeFiction2011
In the Place of Justice: A Story of Punishment and Deliverance by Wilbert RideauNonfiction2011
The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace: Four-volume set by Nigel YoungScholarship2011
The Book of Night Women by Marlon JamesFiction2010
Zeitoun by Dave EggersNonfiction2010
Peace by Richard BauschFiction2009
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot DíazFiction2008
Birds in Fall by Brad KesslerFiction2007
A Changed Man by Francine ProseFiction2006

Finalist 15

Runner-Up 35

WorkCategoryYear
What Comes After by Joanne TompkinsFiction2022
Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City by Andrea ElliottNonfiction2022
The Mountains Sing by Nguyen Phan Que MaiFiction2021
The road from Raqqa : a story of brotherhood, borders, and belonging by Jordan Ritter ConnNonfiction2021
Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer L. Eberhardt PhDNonfiction2020
Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer L. Eberhardt PhDNonfiction2020
The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri2020
The Overstory by Richard PowersFiction2019
Tigerland: 1968-1969: A City Divided, a Nation Torn Apart, and a Magical Season of Healing by Wil HaygoodNonfiction2019
Pachinko by Min Jin LeeFiction2018
Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship by Michelle KuoNonfiction2018
Homegoing by Yaa GyasiFiction2017
City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camp by Ben RawlenceNonfiction2017
Delicious Foods by James HannahamFiction2016
Find Me Unafraid: Love, Loss, and Hope in an African Slum by Kennedy OdedeNonfiction2016
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony DoerrFiction2015
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League by Jeff HobbsNonfiction2015
Wash by Margaret WrinkleFiction2014
Contested Land, Contested Memory: Israel's Jews and Arabs and the Ghosts of Catastrophe by Jo RobertsNonfiction2014
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben FountainFiction2013
Devil in the Grove by Gilbert KingNon-Fiction 2013
Nanjing Requiem by Ha JinFiction2012
Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, and War by Annia CiezadloNon-Fiction 2012
Beneath the Lion's Gaze by Maaza MengisteFiction2011
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel WilkersonNon-Fiction 2011
The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieFiction2010
In the Valley of Mist: Kashmir: One Family In A Changing World by Justine HardyNon-Fiction 2010
Say You're One of Them by Uwem AkpanFiction2009
Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution and How It Can Renew America by Thomas L. FriedmanNon-Fiction 2009
Lost City Radio by Daniel AlarcónFiction2008
Are We Rome?: The Fall of an Empire and the Fate of America by Cullen MurphyNonfiction2008
Skinner's Drift by Lisa FugardFiction2007
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time by Greg MortensonNonfiction2007
The Discontinuity of Small Things by Kevin HaworthFiction2006
Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves by Adam HochschildNonfiction2006

Nonfiction 4

Shortlist 121

WorkCategoryYear
Horse by Geraldine BrooksFiction2023
The Light Pirate by Lily Brooks-DaltonFiction2023
Didn't Nobody Give a Shit What Happened to Carlotta by James HannahamFiction2023
Anthem by Noah HawleyFiction2023
Mecca by Susan StraightFiction2023
The Immortal King Rao by Vauhini VaraFiction2023
Valentine by Elizabeth WetmoreFiction2021
The Beauty in Breaking: A Memoir by Michele HarperNonfiction2021
Carry: a memoir of survival on stolen land by Toni JensenNonfiction2021
See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love by Valarie KaurNonfiction2021
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel WilkersonNonfiction2021
The Sentence by Louise Erdrich2021
Deacon King Kong by James McBride2021
The World That We Knew by Alice HoffmanFiction2020
Lost Children Archive by Valeria LuiselliFiction2020
We Cast a Shadow by Maurice Carlos RuffinFiction2020
10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World by Elif ShafakFiction2020
The Nickel Boys by Colson WhiteheadFiction2020
Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer L. Eberhardt PhDNonfiction2020
What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance by Carolyn ForchéNonfiction2020
Grace Will Lead Us Home: The Charleston Church Massacre and the Hard, Inspiring Journey to Forgiveness by Jennifer Berry HawesNonfiction2020
Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden KeefeNonfiction2020
Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century by George PackerNonfiction2020
There There by Tommy OrangeFiction2019
I Should Have Honor: A Story of Hope and Pride in Pakistan by Khalida BrohiNonfiction2019
Go, Went, Gone by Jenny ErpenbeckFiction2018
Exit West by Mohsin HamidFiction2018
Spaceman of Bohemia by Jaroslav KalfařFiction2018
Lolas' House: Filipino Women Living with War by M. Evelina GalangNonfiction2018
Ghost of the Innocent Man: A True Story of Trial and Redemption by Benjamin RachlinNonfiction2018
The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom by Helen ThorpeNonfiction2018
Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War by James WrightNonfiction2018
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward2018
Perfume River by Robert Olen ButlerFiction2017
The Fortunes by Peter Ho DaviesFiction2017
Barkskins by Annie ProulxFiction2017
The Underground Railroad by Colson WhiteheadFiction2017
The Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey by Dawn Anahid MacKeenNonfiction2017
While the City Slept: A Love Lost to Violence and a Young Man's Descent into Madness by Eli SandersNonfiction2017
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. VanceNonfiction2017
The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father by Kao Kalia YangNonfiction2017
Green on Blue: A Novel by Elliot AckermanFiction2016
Youngblood by Matt GallagherFiction2016
Orhan's Inheritance by Aline OhanesianFiction2016
A Little Life by Hanya YanagiharaFiction2016
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi CoatesNonfiction2016
Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America by Wil HaygoodNonfiction2016
The Reason You Walk: A Memoir by Wab KinewNonfiction2016
The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II by Jan Jarboe RussellNonfiction2016
An Untamed State by Roxane GayFiction2015
The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina HenríquezFiction2015
The Care and Management of Lies by Jacqueline WinspearFiction2015
Land of love and drowning : a novel by Tiphanie YaniqueFiction2015
Who We Be: A Cultural History of Race in Post-Civil Rights America by Jeff ChangNonfiction2015
The Other Side: a Memoir by Lacy M. JohnsonNonfiction2015
No Man's Land: Preparing for War and Peace in Post-9/11 America by Elizabeth D. SametNonfiction2015
There Was and There Was Not: A Journey Through Hate and Possibility in Turkey, Armenia, and Beyond by Meline ToumaniNonfiction2015
The Cartographer of No Man's Land by P.S. DuffyFiction2014
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony MarraFiction2014
Someone by Alice McDermottFiction2014
In the Night of Time by Antonio Muñoz MolinaFiction2014
Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death by Katy ButlerNonfiction2014
Thank You for Your Service by David FinkelNonfiction2014
Here on the Edge: How a Small Group of World War II Conscientious Objectors Took Art and Peace from the Margins to the Mainstream by Steve (editor) McQuiddyNonfiction2014
Men We Reaped by Jesmyn WardNonfiction2014
The Round House by Louise ErdrichFiction2013
The Life of Objects by Susanna MooreFiction2013
The Coldest Night by Robert OlmsteadFiction2013
The Yellow Birds by Kevin PowersFiction2013
Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine BooNonfiction2013
Burying the Typewriter by Carmen BuganNonfiction2013
Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West by Blaine HardenNonfiction2013
Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Succeeds by Karl E. MeyerNonfiction2013
The Grief of Others by Leah Hager CohenFiction2012
The Cat's Table by Michael OndaatjeFiction2012
Shards: A Novel by Ismet PrcicFiction2012
Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn WardFiction2012
Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War by Leymah GboweeNonfiction2012
What It Is Like to Go to War by Karl MarlantesNonfiction2012
A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France by Caroline MooreheadNonfiction2012
How to Read the Air by Dinaw MengestuFiction2011
I Hotel by Karen Tei YamashitaFiction2011
Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal by Conor GrennanNonfiction2011
Crossing Mandelbaum Gate: Coming of Age Between the Arabs and Israelis, 1956-1978 by Kai Bird2011
One Amazing Thing by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni2011
Something Red: A Novel by Jennifer Gilmore2011
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand2011
Small Kingdoms by Anastasia Hobbet2011
Russian Winter by Daphne Kalotay2011
Sikander by M. Salahuddin Khan2011
The Long Song by Andrea Levy2011
For Us Surrender Is Out of the Question: A Story from Burma's Never-Ending War by Mac McClelland2011
Solar by Ian McEwan2011
The Gendarme by Mark T. Mustian2011
Salvation City by Sigrid Nunez2011
My Sisters Made of Light by Jacqueline St. Joan2011
Kapitoil by Teddy Wayne2011
The Colony by Jillian Weise2011
The Education of a British-Protected Child: Essays by Chinua Achebe2010
A Postcard From the Volcano by Lucy Beckett2010
A Good Fall: Stories by Ha Jin2010
The Calligrapher’s Daughter by Eugenia Kim2010
Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan by Greg Mortenson2010
Tears in the Darkness: The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath by Michael Norman2010
Enough: Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty. by Roger Thurow2010
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese2010
Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization by Nicholson Baker2009
Dust from our eyes: an unblinkered look at Africa by Joan Baxter2009
The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich2009
Writing in the Dark: Essays on Literature and Politics by David Grossman2009
Beijing Coma by Ma Jian2009
Telex from Cuba by Rachel Kushner2009
Song Yet Sung by James McBride2009
My Father's Paradise: A Son's Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq by Ariel Sabar2009
The Great Experiment by Strobe Talbott2009
Song for Night by Chris Abani2008
Coal Black Horse by Robert Olmstead2008
Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation by Eboo Patel2008
Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility by Michael Shellenberger2008
The Ocean in the Closet by Yuko Taniguchi2008
The Fragile Edge: Diving and Other Adventures in the South Pacific by Julia Whitty2008

Longlist 234

WorkCategoryYear
Vida by Patricia EngelFiction2011
A Thread of Sky by Deanna FeiFiction2011
Warriors in the Crossfire by Nancy Bo FloodFiction2011
Almost Dead by Assaf GavronFiction2011
To the End of the Land by David GrossmanFiction2011
Deep Creek by Dana HandFiction2011
The Other Crucifix by Benjamin KwakyeFiction2011
The Patience Stone by Atiq RahimiFiction2011
The Lotus Eaters by Tatjana SoliFiction2011
How to escape from a leper colony : a novella and stories by Tiphanie YaniqueFiction2011
I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor's Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity by Izzeldin AbuelaishNonfiction2011
Rock & Roll Jihad: A Muslim Rock Star's Revolution by Salman AhmadNonfiction2011
Nomad: From Islam to America: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations by Ayaan Hirsi AliNonfiction2011
A Sixties Story by Toni ApicelliNonfiction2011
Peace Meals: Candy-Wrapped Kalashnikovs and Other War Stories by Anna BadkhenNonfiction2011
Gandhi's interpreter : a life of Horace Alexander by Geoffrey CarnallNonfiction2011
The End of War: How Waging Peace Can Save Humanity, Our Planet, and Our Future by Paul K ChappellNonfiction2011
Walking Israel: A Personal Search for the Soul of a Nation by Martin FletcherNonfiction2011
The Devil and Mr. Casement: One Man's Battle for Human Rights in South America's Heart of Darkness by Jordan GoodmanNonfiction2011
The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam by Eliza GriswoldNonfiction2011
Children of Fire: A History of African Americans by Thomas C. HoltNonfiction2011
Germs Gone Wild: How the Unchecked Development of Domestic Bio-Defense Threatens America by Kenneth KingNonfiction2011
The Witness House: Nazis and Holocaust Survivors Sharing a Villa during the Nuremberg Trials by Christiane KohlNonfiction2011
The Eastern Stars: How Baseball Changed the Dominican Town of San Pedro de Macoris by Mark KurlanskyNonfiction2011
Magic and Mayhem: The Delusions of American Foreign Policy From Korea to Afghanistan by Derek LeebaertNonfiction2011
Conversations with Myself by Nelson MandelaNonfiction2011
This Will Be Remembered of Her: Stories of Women Reshaping the World by Megan McKennaNonfiction2011
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha MukherjeeNonfiction2011
Born for Love: Why Empathy Is Essential--and Endangered by Bruce D. PerryNonfiction2011
Let the Swords Encircle Me: Iran--A Journey Behind the Headlines by Scott PetersonNonfiction2011
False Justice: Eight Myths That Convict the Innocent by Jim PetroNonfiction2011
Undaunted: My Struggle for Freedom and Survival in Burma by Zoya PhanNonfiction2011
The Guilt Project: Rape, Morality and Law by Vanessa PlaceNonfiction2011
Hiroshima in the Morning by Rahna Reiko RizzutoNonfiction2011
How Wars End: Why We Always Fight the Last Battle by Gideon RoseNonfiction2011
The Bread of Angels: A Journey to Love and Faith by Stephanie SaldañaNonfiction2011
Mohamed's Ghosts: An American Story of Love and Fear in the Homeland by Stephan SalisburyNonfiction2011
Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends by Tom SegevNonfiction2011
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootNonfiction2011
You Have Given Me a Country: A Memoir by Neela VaswaniNonfiction2011
The Ghosts of Martyrs Square: An Eyewitness Account of Lebanon's Life Struggle by Michael YoungNonfiction2011
The Bomb by Howard ZinnNonfiction2011
The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer2011
L'Inde en héritage by Abha DawesarFiction2010
A Journey, a Reckoning, and a Miracle by K.J. FraserFiction2010
An Elegy for Easterly by Petina GappahFiction2010
The Missing by Tim GautreauxFiction2010
The Writing on My Forehead by Nafisa HajiFiction2010
31 Hours by Masha HamiltonFiction2010
The Unit by Ninni HolmqvistFiction2010
Blame by Michelle HunevenFiction2010
German for Travelers: A Novel in 95 Lessons by Norah LabinerFiction2010
Requiem of the Human Soul by Jeremy R. LentFiction2010
The Glass Room by Simon MawerFiction2010
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCannFiction2010
Ruins by Achy ObejasFiction2010
Lark and Termite by Jayne Anne PhillipsFiction2010
The Help by Kathryn StockettFiction2010
A Short History of Women by Kate WalbertFiction2010
Fromms: How Julius Fromm's Condom Empire Fell to the Nazis by Götz AlyNonfiction2010
Us and Them: Muslim - Christian Relations and Cultural Harmony in Australia by Abe AtaNonfiction2010
To Tell the Truth Freely: The Life of Ida B. Wells by Mia BayNonfiction2010
A Lucky Child: A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young Boy by Thomas BuergenthalNonfiction2010
Will War Ever End?: A Soldier's Vision of Peace for the 21st Century by Paul K ChappellNonfiction2010
When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present by Gail CollinsNonfiction2010
Norman Corwin's One World Flight: The Lost Journal of Radio's Greatest Writer by Norman CorwinNonfiction2010
The Good Soldiers by David FinkelNonfiction2010
Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran FoerNonfiction2010
Bending Toward the Sun: A Mother and Daughter Memoir by Leslie Gilbert-lurieNonfiction2010
Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life by Lori D. GinzbergNonfiction2010
War of Necessity, War of Choice: A Memoir of Two Iraq Wars by Richard N. HaassNonfiction2010
The Antelope's Strategy: Living in Rwanda After the Genocide by Jean HatzfeldNonfiction2010
No Enemy to Conquer: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World by Michael HendersonNonfiction2010
Where Mercy Fails: Darfur's Struggle to Survive by Chris HerlingerNonfiction2010
Innocent Abroad: An Intimate Account of American Peace Diplomacy in the Middle East by Martin IndykNonfiction2010
A Woman among Warlords : The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice by Malalaï JoyaNonfiction2010
The Challenge for Africa by Wangari MaathaiNonfiction2010
That Bird Has My Wings: The Autobiography of an Innocent Man on Death Row by Jarvis Jay MastersNonfiction2010
Interesting Times: Writings from a Turbulent Decade by George PackerNonfiction2010
On Kindness by Adam PhillipsNonfiction2010
A Safe Haven: Harry S. Truman and the Founding of Israel by Ronald RadoshNonfiction2010
Wrong Place, Wrong Time: Trauma and Violence in the Lives of Young Black Men by John A. RichNonfiction2010
Listening to Grasshoppers: Field Notes on Democracy by Arundhati RoyNonfiction2010
My Hope for Peace by Jehan SadatNonfiction2010
Where Did You Sleep Last Night?: A Personal History by Danzy SennaNonfiction2010
This Child Will Be Great: Memoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa's First Woman President by Ellen Johnson SirleafNonfiction2010
Acts of Conscience: World War II, Mental Institutions, and Religious Objectors by Steven J. TaylorNonfiction2010
Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption by Jennifer Thompson-CanninoNonfiction2010
Where am I Wearing? A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People that Make Our Clothes by Kelsey TimmermanNonfiction2010
Impossible Motherhood: Testimony of an Abortion Addict by Irene VilarNonfiction2010
Heart of Dryness: How the Last Bushmen Can Help Us Endure the Coming Age of Permanent Drought by James G. WorkmanNonfiction2010
The Evolution of God by Robert WrightNonfiction2010
A Golden Age by Tahmima AnamFiction2009
From A to X: A Story in Letters by John BergerFiction2009
Babylon Rolling: A Novel by Amanda BoydenFiction2009
People of the Book by Geraldine BrooksFiction2009
Sea of Poppies by Amitav GhoshFiction2009
The Flowers by Dagoberto GilbFiction2009
The Torturer's Wife by Thomas GlaveFiction2009
Map of Ireland: A Novel by Stephanie GrantFiction2009
The Story of a Marriage by Andrew Sean GreerFiction2009
Exiles by Ron HansenFiction2009
Happy Family: A Novel by Wendy LeeFiction2009
The Boat by Nam LeFiction2009
Famous Suicides of the Japanese Empire by David MuraFiction2009
Netherland by Joseph O'NeillFiction2009
Fine Just the Way It Is by Annie ProulxFiction2009
The God of War by Marisa SilverFiction2009
Great Peacemakers: True Stories from Around the World by Ken BellerNonfiction2009
The Dancer from Khiva by BibishNonfiction2009
When the Prisoners Ran Walpole: A True Story in the Movement for Prison Abolition by Jamie BissonetteNonfiction2009
Art and Upheaval: Artists on the World's Frontlines by William ClevelandNonfiction2009
The House at Sugar Beach: In Search of a Lost African Childhood by Helene CooperNonfiction2009
The Cuba Wars: Fidel Castro, the United States, and the Next Revolution by Daniel P. EriksonNonfiction2009
The Race Card: How Bluffing About Bias Makes Race Relations Worse by Richard Thompson FordNonfiction2009
My Life as a Traitor: An Iranian Memoir by Zarah GhahramaniNonfiction2009
Lessons in Disaster: McGeorge Bundy and the Path to War in Vietnam by Gordon M. GoldsteinNonfiction2009
The Translator: A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur by Daoud HariNonfiction2009
I Live Here by Mia KirshnerNonfiction2009
Hope Endures: Leaving Mother Teresa, Losing Faith, and Searching for Meaning by Colette LivermoreNonfiction2009
The Challenge: Hamdan v. Rumsfeld and the Fight over Presidential Power by Jonathan MahlerNonfiction2009
Palestinian Walks: Forays into a Vanishing Landscape by Raja ShehadehNonfiction2009
A Deadly Misunderstanding: A Congressman's Quest to Bridge the Muslim-Christian Divide by Mark D. SiljanderNonfiction2009
King: Pilgrimage to the Mountaintop by Harvard SitkoffNonfiction2009
The Beautiful Soul of John Woolman, Apostle of Abolition by Thomas P. SlaughterNonfiction2009
Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: On the Tracks of the Great Railway Bazaar by Paul TherouxNonfiction2009
The Dictionary of Homophobia: A Global History of Gay & Lesbian Experience by Louis-Georges TinNonfiction2009
Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America by Paul ToughNonfiction2009
The Book of Calamities: Five Questions About Suffering and Its Meaning by Peter TrachtenbergNonfiction2009
Finding Beauty in a Broken World by Terry Tempest WilliamsNonfiction2009
The Latehomecomer by Kao Kalia YangNonfiction2009
The Corpse Walker: Real Life Stories: China From the Bottom Up by Liao YiwuNonfiction2009
Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism by Muhammad YunusNonfiction2009
How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone by Saša Stanišić2009
The Witch of Portobello by Paulo CoelhoFiction2008
Down the Nile: Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff by Rosemary MahoneyFiction2008
Where Peace Lives by Debbie RobinsFiction2008
Peony in Love by Lisa SeeFiction2008
The Elephanta Suite: Three Novellas by Paul TherouxFiction2008
Their Dogs Came with Them by Helena Maria ViramontesFiction2008
The N Word: Who Can Say It, Who Shouldn't, and Why by Jabari AsimNonfiction2008
Hold Everything Dear: Dispatches on Survival and Resistance by John BergerNonfiction2008
The Father of All Things: A Marine, His Son, and the Legacy of Vietnam (Vintage Departures) by Tom BissellNonfiction2008
Beyond the White House by Jimmy CarterNonfiction2008
Chasing justice by Kerry Max CookNonfiction2008
Savage Peace: Hope and Fear in America, 1919 by Ann HagedornNonfiction2008
One Day the Soldiers Came: Voices of Children in War (P.S.) by Charles LondonNonfiction2008
Road from ar Ramadi: The Private Rebellion of Staff Sergeant Mejia: An Iraq War Memoir by Camilo MejiaNonfiction2008
Why Can't We Be Good? by Jacob NeedlemanNonfiction2008
Where Have All the Soldiers Gone?: The Transformation of Modern Europe by James J. SheehanNonfiction2008
In the Hot Zone: One Man, One Year, Twenty Wars by Kevin SitesNonfiction2008
If Today Be Sweet by Thrity UmrigarNonfiction2008
Endangered Species: How We Can Avoid Mass Destruction and Build a Lasting Peace by Stephen M. YoungerNonfiction2008
The Syringa Tree: A Novel by Pamela GienFiction2007
Once in a Promised Land by Laila HalabyFiction2007
The Kindness of Strangers by Katrina KittleFiction2007
The Buddha and the Terrorist by Satish KumarFiction2007
The Last Town on Earth by Thomas MullenFiction2007
Awake in the Dark: Stories by Shira NaymanFiction2007
East Wind, Rain: A Novel (P.S.) by Caroline PaulFiction2007
Rabble-Rouser for Peace: The Authorized Biography of Desmond Tutu by John AllenNonfiction2007
Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet by Karen ArmstrongNonfiction2007
At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 by Taylor BranchNonfiction2007
The Accidental President of Brazil: A Memoir by Fernando Henrique CardosoNonfiction2007
House of War: The Pentagon and the Disastrous Rise of American Power by James CarrollNonfiction2007
Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid by Jimmy CarterNonfiction2007
The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief by Francis S. CollinsNonfiction2007
A Moment of Crisis: Jimmy Carter, The Power of a Peacemaker, and North Korea's Nuclear Ambitions by Marion V. Creekmore, Jr.Nonfiction2007
The God Delusion by Richard DawkinsNonfiction2007
The End of Iraq by Peter W. GalbraithNonfiction2007
Prisoners: A Muslim and a Jew Across the Middle East Divide by Jeffrey GoldbergNonfiction2007
Death in the Haymarket: A Story of Chicago, the First Labor Movement and the Bombing that Divided Gilded Age America by James R. GreenNonfiction2007
Fear: Anti-Semitism in Poland After Auschwitz by Jan GrossNonfiction2007
The Faith Club: A Muslim, A Christian, A Jew-- Three Women Search for Understanding by Ranya IdlibyNonfiction2007
The Bush Agenda: Invading the World, One Economy at a Time by Antonia JuhaszNonfiction2007
Sala's Gift: My Mother's Holocaust Story by Ann KirschnerNonfiction2007
Ethical Realism: A Vision for America's Role in the World by Anatol LievenNonfiction2007
Unbowed: a Memoir by Wangari MaathaiNonfiction2007
Guantanamo and the Abuse of Presidential Power by Joseph MarguliesNonfiction2007
The Great Escape: Nine Jews Who Fled Hitler and Changed the World by Kati MartonNonfiction2007
Enrique's Journey: The Story of a Boy's Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother by Sonia NazarioNonfiction2007
The Tyrannicide Brief: The Story of the Man Who Sent Charles I to the Scaffold by Geoffrey RobertsonNonfiction2007
Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust's Long Reach into Arab Lands by Robert SatloffNonfiction2007
This Has Happened: An Italian Family in Auschwitz by Piera SonninoNonfiction2007
The Prince of the Marshes: And Other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq by Rory StewartNonfiction2007
The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai by John TaymanNonfiction2007
Wizard of the Crow by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'oNonfiction2007
War by Candlelight by Daniel AlarcónFiction2006
Grand Traverse by Michael BeresFiction2006
The Zahir by Paulo CoelhoFiction2006
The Painted Drum by Louise ErdrichFiction2006
The Centre of Winter by Marya HornbacherFiction2006
Beasts of No Nation by Uzodinma IwealaFiction2006
Bodies in Motion: Stories by Mary Anne MohanrajFiction2006
In Perfect Light by Benjamin Alire SáenzFiction2006
Backward-Facing Man: A Novel by Don SilverFiction2006
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Blueprint for Action: A Future Worth Creating by Thomas P. M. BarnettNonfiction2006
In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs: A Memoir of Iran by Christopher de BellaigueNonfiction2006
Challenging Empire: How People, Governments, and the UN Defy US Power by Phyllis BennisNonfiction2006
The Lost Boys of Sudan: An American Story of the Refugee Experience by Mark BixlerNonfiction2006
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Yemen Chronicle: An Anthropology of War and Mediation by Steven C. CatonNonfiction2006
The Intellectuals and the Flag by Todd GitlinNonfiction2006
A View from the Eye of the Storm: Terror and Reason in the Middle East by Haim HarariNonfiction2006
On Hitler's Mountain: Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood by Irmgard A. HuntNonfiction2006
Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and the Laws That Changed America by Nick KotzNonfiction2006
Even After All This Time: A Story of Love, Revolution, and Leaving Iran by Afschineh LatifiNonfiction2006
Ronald Reagan and His Quest to Abolish Nuclear Weapons by Paul LettowNonfiction2006
The Black Hole of Auschwitz by Primo LeviNonfiction2006
The Disappearing Girl: Learning the Language of Teenage Depression by Lisa MachoianNonfiction2006
Winning the Race: Beyond the Crisis in Black America by John McWhorterNonfiction2006
The PeaceFinder: Riley McFee's Quest for World Peace by Joan McWilliamsNonfiction2006
Where We Have Hope: A Memoir of Zimbabwe by Andrew MeldrumNonfiction2006
Healing Invisible Wounds: Paths to Hope and Recovery in a Violent World by Richard F. MollicaNonfiction2006
Standing Alone: An American Woman's Struggle for the Soul of Islam by Asra NomaniNonfiction2006
Crossing Three Wildernesses by U Sam OeurNonfiction2006
Understanding Iraq by William R. PolkNonfiction2006
Instant Persuasion by Laurie PuhnNonfiction2006
Between Two Worlds: Escape from Tyranny: Growing Up in the Shadow of Saddam by Zainab SalbiNonfiction2006
My Father's Rifle: A Childhood in Kurdistan by Hiner SaleemNonfiction2006
God without Religion: Questioning Centuries of Accepted Truths by Śaṇkara ŚaranamNonfiction2006
Lighting the Way: Nine Women Who Changed Modern America by Karenna Gore SchiffNonfiction2006
Waging Peace: A Special Operations Team's Battle to Rebuild Iraq by Rob SchultheisNonfiction2006
The Argumentative Indian: Writings on Indian History, Culture and Identity by Amartya SenNonfiction2006
Two Lives by Vikram SethNonfiction2006
Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's War by Anthony ShadidNonfiction2006
Not One More Mother's Child by Cindy SheehanNonfiction2006
The One-State Solution: A Breakthrough for Peace in the Israeli-Palestinian Deadlock by Virginia TilleyNonfiction2006
In My Brother's Shadow: A Life and Death in the SS by Uwe TimmNonfiction2006
A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose by Eckhart TolleNonfiction2006
Lucky Child: A Daughter of Cambodia Reunites with the Sister She Left Behind by Loung UngNonfiction2006
By Duty Bound: Survival and Redemption in a Time of War by Jr. (CA. Ret.) Ware, Brig. Gen. EzellNonfiction2006
Hero Mama: A Daughter Remembers the Father She Lost in Vietnam--and the Mother Who Held Her Family Together by Karen Spears ZachariasNonfiction2006

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Celebrating the power of literature to promote peace and nonviolence, The Dayton Literary Peace Prize is the only international literary peace prize awarded in the United States. It was founded in 2006 as an outgrowth of the Dayton Peace Prize, which commemorates the 1995 Dayton Peace Accords ending the war in Bosnia. (English, Member-written)
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