BookTube PrizeNonfiction

Given by BookTube Community

Other Names: Booktube Awards
240 Works 0 Books
Stages:
All, Gold (10), Silver (10), Bronze (10), Finalist (60), Quarterfinalist (264), Octofinalist (528), Semifinalist (120)
Categories:
All, Fiction (288), Nonfiction (240), Translated Fiction (48)
Years:
All, 2024 (48), 2023 (48), 2022 (48), 2021 (48), , 2020 (48)
Announced:
March 31: QuarterfinalistNonfiction2024 Recent
March 31: QuarterfinalistFiction2024 Recent
February 1: Octofinalist2024 Recent

Gold 4

Silver 4

Bronze 4

Finalist 24

WorkYear
An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us by Ed Yong2023
Paradise Falls: The True Story of an Environmental Catastrophe by Keith O'Brien2023
The Escape Artist: The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World by Jonathan Freedland2023
My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World's Deadliest Migration Route by Sally Hayden2023
Eating to Extinction: The World's Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them by Dan Saladino2023
His Name Is George Floyd: One Man's Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice by Robert Samuels2023
How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery across America by Clint Smith2022
Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe2022
Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II by Daniel James Brown2022
A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance by Hanif Abdurraqib2022
Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future by Elizabeth Kolbert2022
Chasing Me to My Grave: An Artist's Memoir of the Jim Crow South by Winfred Rembert2022
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson2021
Our Bodies, Their Battlefields: War Through the Lives of Women by Christina Lamb2021
Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath by Heather Clark2021
Inferno: A Memoir by Catherine Cho2021
After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America by Jessica Goudeau2021
The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X by Les Payne2021
Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller2020
Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe2020
No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by Rachel Louise Snyder2020
Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow2020
In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado2020
Solitary by Albert Woodfox2020

Quarterfinalist 120

WorkYear
What an Owl Knows: The New Science of the World's Most Enigmatic Birds by Jennifer Ackerman2024
We Were Once a Family: A Story of Love, Death, and Child Removal in America by Roxanna Asgarian2024
Eve: How the Female Body Drove 200 Million Years of Human Evolution by Cat Bohannon2024
Red Memory: The Afterlives of China's Cultural Revolution by Tania Branigan2024
The Underworld: Journeys to the Depths of the Ocean by Susan Casey2024
Invitation to a Banquet: A History of Chinese Food by Fuchsia Dunlop2024
A Fever in the Heartland: The Ku Klux Klan's Plot to Take Over America, and the Woman Who Stopped Them by Timothy Egan2024
King: A Life by Jonathan Eig2024
Wifedom: Mrs Orwell's Invisible Life by Anna Funder2024
Crossings: How Road Ecology Is Shaping the Future of Our Planet by Ben Goldfarb2024
The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Murder by David Grann2024
Rough Sleepers: Dr. Jim O'Connell's urgent mission to bring healing to homeless people by Tracy Kidder2024
Doppelganger: A Trip into the Mirror World by Naomi Klein2024
Built from the Fire: The Epic Story of Tulsa's Greenwood District, America's Black Wall Street; One Hundred Years in the Neighborhood That Refused to Be Erased by Victor Luckerson2024
A Memoir of My Former Self: A Life in Writing by Hilary Mantel2024
The Dictionary People: The Unsung Heroes Who Created the Oxford English Dictionary by Sarah Ogilvie2024
The Lumumba Plot: The Secret History of the CIA and a Cold War Assassination by Stuart A. Reid2024
Gator Country by Rebecca Renner2024
Brave the Wild River: The Untold Story of Two Women Who Mapped the Botany of the Grand Canyon by Melissa L. Sevigny2024
Flee North: A Forgotten Hero and the Fight for Freedom in Slavery's Borderland by Scott Shane2024
How to Say Babylon: A Memoir by Safiya Sinclair2024
A Day in the Life of Abed Salama: Anatomy of a Jerusalem Tragedy by Nathan Thrall2024
Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom by Ilyon Woo2024
The Exceptions: Nancy Hopkins, MIT, and the Fight for Women in Science by Kate Zernike2024
An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us by Ed Yong2023
Paradise Falls: The True Story of an Environmental Catastrophe by Keith O'Brien2023
The Escape Artist: The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World by Jonathan Freedland2023
My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World's Deadliest Migration Route by Sally Hayden2023
Eating to Extinction: The World's Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them by Dan Saladino2023
His Name Is George Floyd: One Man's Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice by Robert Samuels2023
Strangers to Ourselves: Unsettled Minds and the Stories That Make Us by Rachel Aviv2023
In Love: A Memoir of Love and Loss by Amy Bloom2023
Half American: The Epic Story of African Americans Fighting World War II at Home and Abroad by Matthew F. Delmont2023
The Facemaker: A Visionary Surgeon's Battle to Mend the Disfigured Soldiers of World War I by Lindsey Fitzharris2023
G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century by Beverly Gage2023
Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington by James Kirchick2023
I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy2023
River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile by Candice Millard2023
The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human by Siddhartha Mukherjee2023
Did Ye Hear Mammy Died?: A Memoir by Seamas O'Reilly2023
We Don't Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Modern Ireland by Fintan O'Toole2023
Blood and Ruins: The Last Imperial War, 1931-1945 by Richard Overy2023
Breathless: The Scientific Race to Defeat a Deadly Virus by David Quammen2023
How to Stand up to a Dictator by Maria Ressa2023
Dinners with Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships by Nina Totenberg2023
Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation by Linda Villarosa2023
Sandy Hook: An American Tragedy and the Battle for Truth by Elizabeth Williamson2023
Solito: A Memoir by Javier Zamora2023
How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery across America by Clint Smith2022
Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe2022
Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II by Daniel James Brown2022
A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance by Hanif Abdurraqib2022
Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future by Elizabeth Kolbert2022
Chasing Me to My Grave: An Artist's Memoir of the Jim Crow South by Winfred Rembert2022
All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler by Rebecca Donner2022
The Ground Breaking: An American City and Its Search for Justice by Scott Ellsworth2022
Islands of Abandonment: Life in the Post-Human Landscape by Cal Flyn2022
Somebody's Daughter: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford2022
The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song by Henry Louis Gates Jr.2022
American Baby: A Mother, a Child, and the Shadow History of Adoption by Gabrielle Glaser2022
All In: An Autobiography by Billie Jean King2022
Diary of a Young Naturalist by Dara McAnulty2022
A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní Ghríofa2022
The Doctors Blackwell by Janice P. Nimura2022
Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law by Mary Roach2022
Smile: The Story of a Face by Sarah Ruhl2022
A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life by George Saunders2022
Nuclear Folly by Serhii Plokhy -2022
Orwell's Roses by Rebecca Solnit2022
The Right to Sex: Feminism in the Twenty-First Century by Amia Srinivasan2022
A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds by Scott Weidensaul2022
Crying in H Mart: A Memoir by Michelle Zauner2022
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson2021
Our Bodies, Their Battlefields: War Through the Lives of Women by Christina Lamb2021
Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath by Heather Clark2021
Inferno: A Memoir by Catherine Cho2021
After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America by Jessica Goudeau2021
The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X by Les Payne2021
Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains by Kerri Arsenault2021
Notes on a Silencing: A Memoir by Lacy Crawford2021
Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town by Barbara Demick2021
Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola and the Ravages of History by Paul Farmer2021
Fathoms: The World in the Whale by Rebecca Giggs2021
Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture by Sudhir Hazareesingh2021
Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong2021
Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolker2021
Conditional Citizens: On Belonging in America by Laila Lalami2021
The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking) by Katie Mack2021
The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre Mask2021
The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir by Wayétu Moore2021
World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil2021
A Promised Land by Barack Obama2021
The Next Great Migration: The Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move by Sonia Shah2021
Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures by Merlin Sheldrake2021
Square Haunting: Five Women, Freedom and London Between the Wars by Francesca Wade2021
Uncanny Valley: A Memoir by Anna Wiener2021
Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller2020
Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe2020
No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by Rachel Louise Snyder2020
Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow2020
In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado2020
Solitary by Albert Woodfox2020
Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration by Emily Bazelon2020
The Yellow House: A Memoir by Sarah M. Broom2020
American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century by Maureen Callahan2020
Parkland by Dave Cullen2020
The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future by Jon Gertner2020
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb2020
The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11 by Garrett M. Graff2020
She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement by Jodi Kantor2020
How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi2020
Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive by Stephanie Land2020
Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane2020
Guest House for Young Widows: Among the Women of ISIS by Azadeh Moaveni2020
Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez2020
A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell2020
Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia by Christina Thompson2020
Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino2020
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David Treuer2020
The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming by David Wallace-Wells2020

Octofinalist 240

WorkYear
What an Owl Knows: The New Science of the World's Most Enigmatic Birds by Jennifer Ackerman2024
We Were Once a Family: A Story of Love, Death, and Child Removal in America by Roxanna Asgarian2024
Eve: How the Female Body Drove 200 Million Years of Human Evolution by Cat Bohannon2024
Red Memory: The Afterlives of China's Cultural Revolution by Tania Branigan2024
The Underworld: Journeys to the Depths of the Ocean by Susan Casey2024
Invitation to a Banquet: A History of Chinese Food by Fuchsia Dunlop2024
A Fever in the Heartland: The Ku Klux Klan's Plot to Take Over America, and the Woman Who Stopped Them by Timothy Egan2024
King: A Life by Jonathan Eig2024
Wifedom: Mrs Orwell's Invisible Life by Anna Funder2024
Crossings: How Road Ecology Is Shaping the Future of Our Planet by Ben Goldfarb2024
The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny, and Murder by David Grann2024
Rough Sleepers: Dr. Jim O'Connell's urgent mission to bring healing to homeless people by Tracy Kidder2024
Doppelganger: A Trip into the Mirror World by Naomi Klein2024
Built from the Fire: The Epic Story of Tulsa's Greenwood District, America's Black Wall Street; One Hundred Years in the Neighborhood That Refused to Be Erased by Victor Luckerson2024
A Memoir of My Former Self: A Life in Writing by Hilary Mantel2024
The Dictionary People: The Unsung Heroes Who Created the Oxford English Dictionary by Sarah Ogilvie2024
The Lumumba Plot: The Secret History of the CIA and a Cold War Assassination by Stuart A. Reid2024
Gator Country by Rebecca Renner2024
Brave the Wild River: The Untold Story of Two Women Who Mapped the Botany of the Grand Canyon by Melissa L. Sevigny2024
Flee North: A Forgotten Hero and the Fight for Freedom in Slavery's Borderland by Scott Shane2024
How to Say Babylon: A Memoir by Safiya Sinclair2024
A Day in the Life of Abed Salama: Anatomy of a Jerusalem Tragedy by Nathan Thrall2024
Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom by Ilyon Woo2024
The Exceptions: Nancy Hopkins, MIT, and the Fight for Women in Science by Kate Zernike2024
A Stranger in Your Own City: Travels in the Middle East's Long War by Ghaith Abdul-Ahad2024
Sure, I'll Join Your Cult: A Memoir of Mental Illness and the Quest to Belong Anywhere by Maria Bamford2024
Judgment at Tokyo: World War II on Trial and the Making of Modern Asia by Gary J. Bass2024
Emperor of Rome: Ruling the Ancient Roman World by Mary Beard2024
Fatherland by Burkhard Bilger2024
The Great Displacement: Climate Change and the Next American Migration by Jake Bittle2024
Molly by James Butler2024
The Marriage Question: George Eliot's Double Life by Clare Carlisle2024
A Death in Malta: An Assassination and a Family's Quest for Justice by Paul Caruana Galizia2024
Thunderclap: A Memoir of Art and Life & Sudden Death by Laura Cumming2024
Monsters: A Fan's Dilemma by Claire Dederer2024
Poverty, by America by Matthew Desmond2024
Art Monsters: Unruly Bodies in Feminist Art by Lauren Elkin2024
The Art Thief: A True Story of Love, Crime, and a Dangerous Obsession by Michael Finkel2024
August Wilson: A Life by Patti Hartigan2024
The Story of Art Without Men by Katy Hessel2024
Beyond the Wall: A History of East Germany by Katja Hoyer2024
A Man of Two Faces: A Memoir, A History, A Memorial by Viet Thanh Nguyen2024
The Best Minds: A Story of Friendship, Madness, and the Tragedy of Good Intentions by Jonathan Rosen2024
Winnie and Nelson: Portrait of a Marriage by Jonny Steinberg2024
My Name is Barbra by Barbra Streisand2024
The 272: The Families Who Were Enslaved and Sold to Build the American Catholic Church by Rachel L. Swarns2024
Cosmic Scholar: The Life and Times of Harry Smith by John Szwed2024
Our Migrant Souls by Héctor Tobar2024
An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us by Ed Yong2023
Paradise Falls: The True Story of an Environmental Catastrophe by Keith O'Brien2023
The Escape Artist: The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World by Jonathan Freedland2023
My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World's Deadliest Migration Route by Sally Hayden2023
Eating to Extinction: The World's Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them by Dan Saladino2023
His Name Is George Floyd: One Man's Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice by Robert Samuels2023
Strangers to Ourselves: Unsettled Minds and the Stories That Make Us by Rachel Aviv2023
In Love: A Memoir of Love and Loss by Amy Bloom2023
Half American: The Epic Story of African Americans Fighting World War II at Home and Abroad by Matthew F. Delmont2023
The Facemaker: A Visionary Surgeon's Battle to Mend the Disfigured Soldiers of World War I by Lindsey Fitzharris2023
G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century by Beverly Gage2023
Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington by James Kirchick2023
I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy2023
River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile by Candice Millard2023
The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human by Siddhartha Mukherjee2023
Did Ye Hear Mammy Died?: A Memoir by Seamas O'Reilly2023
We Don't Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Modern Ireland by Fintan O'Toole2023
Blood and Ruins: The Last Imperial War, 1931-1945 by Richard Overy2023
Breathless: The Scientific Race to Defeat a Deadly Virus by David Quammen2023
How to Stand up to a Dictator by Maria Ressa2023
Dinners with Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships by Nina Totenberg2023
Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation by Linda Villarosa2023
Sandy Hook: An American Tragedy and the Battle for Truth by Elizabeth Williamson2023
Solito: A Memoir by Javier Zamora2023
The Trayvon Generation: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow by Elizabeth Alexander2023
Also a Poet: Frank O'Hara, My Father, and Me by Ada Calhoun2023
Fatty Fatty Boom Boom: A Memoir of Food, Fat, and Family by Rabia Chaudry2023
Buster Keaton: A Filmmaker's Life by James Curtis2023
A Heart That Works by Rob Delaney2023
Index, A History of the by Dennis Duncan2023
Manifesto: On Never Giving Up by Bernardine Evaristo2023
Body Work: The Radical Power of Personal Narrative by Melissa Febos2023
The Story of Russia by Orlando Figes2023
Pandora's Jar: Women in the Greek Myths by Natalie Haynes2023
Sentient: How Animals Illuminate the Wonder of Our Human Senses by Jackie Higgins2023
Stay True by Hua Hsu2023
Constructing a Nervous System: A Memoir by Margo Jefferson2023
Translating Myself and Others by Jhumpa Lahiri2023
Keats : a brief life in nine poems and one epitaph by Lucasta Miller2023
Read Dangerously: The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times by Azar Nafisi2023
Life Between the Tides by Adam Nicolson2023
Thin Places by Kerri ní Dochartaigh2023
Come Back in September: A Literary Education on West Sixty-Seventh Street, Manhattan by Darryl Pinckney2023
Super-Infinite: The Transformations of John Donne by Katherine Rundell2023
Lost & Found: A Memoir by Kathryn Schulz2023
Desperate Remedies: Psychiatry’s Turbulent Quest to Cure Mental Illness by Andrew Scull2023
Magnificent Rebels: The First Romantics and the Invention of the Self by Andrea Wulf2023
Free: Coming of Age at the End of History by Lea Ypi2023
How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery across America by Clint Smith2022
Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe2022
Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II by Daniel James Brown2022
A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance by Hanif Abdurraqib2022
Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future by Elizabeth Kolbert2022
Chasing Me to My Grave: An Artist's Memoir of the Jim Crow South by Winfred Rembert2022
All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler by Rebecca Donner2022
The Ground Breaking: An American City and Its Search for Justice by Scott Ellsworth2022
Islands of Abandonment: Life in the Post-Human Landscape by Cal Flyn2022
Somebody's Daughter: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford2022
The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song by Henry Louis Gates Jr.2022
American Baby: A Mother, a Child, and the Shadow History of Adoption by Gabrielle Glaser2022
All In: An Autobiography by Billie Jean King2022
Diary of a Young Naturalist by Dara McAnulty2022
A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní Ghríofa2022
The Doctors Blackwell by Janice P. Nimura2022
Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law by Mary Roach2022
Smile: The Story of a Face by Sarah Ruhl2022
A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life by George Saunders2022
Nuclear Folly by Serhii Plokhy -2022
Orwell's Roses by Rebecca Solnit2022
The Right to Sex: Feminism in the Twenty-First Century by Amia Srinivasan2022
A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds by Scott Weidensaul2022
Crying in H Mart: A Memoir by Michelle Zauner2022
Notes on Grief by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie2022
The Sinner and the Saint: Dostoevsky, a Crime and Its Punishment by Kevin Birmingham2022
Punch Me Up To The Gods: A Memoir by Brian Broome2022
The Good Girls: An Ordinary Killing by Sonia Faleiro2022
Girlhood by Melissa Febos2022
The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race by Walter Isaacson2022
The Case of the Murderous Dr. Cream: The Hunt for a Victorian Era Serial Killer by Dean Jobb2022
The Irish Assassins: Conspiracy, Revenge and the Phoenix Park Murders that Stunned Victorian England by Julie Kavanagh2022
Everybody: A Book about Freedom by Olivia Laing2022
Real Estate by Deborah Levy2022
A Most Remarkable Creature: The Hidden Life and Epic Journey of the World's Smartest Birds of Prey by Jonathan Meiburg2022
All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake by Tiya Miles2022
Beloved Beasts by Michelle Nijhuis2022
On Animals by Susan Orlean2022
Aftershocks: A Memoir by Nadia Owusu2022
These Precious Days: Essays by Ann Patchett2022
Graceland, at Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache from the American South by Margaret Renkl2022
The Enlightenment: A Very Short Introduction by John Robertson2022
The Amur River: Between Russia and China by Colin Thubron2022
In the Weeds: Around the World and Behind the Scenes with Anthony Bourdain by Tom Vitale2022
White Magic by Elissa Washuta2022
1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir by Ai Weiwei2022
The Agitators: Three Friends Who Fought for Abolition and Women's Rights by Dorothy Wickenden2022
The Plague Year by Lawrence Wright2022
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson2021
Our Bodies, Their Battlefields: War Through the Lives of Women by Christina Lamb2021
Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath by Heather Clark2021
Inferno: A Memoir by Catherine Cho2021
After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America by Jessica Goudeau2021
The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X by Les Payne2021
Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains by Kerri Arsenault2021
Notes on a Silencing: A Memoir by Lacy Crawford2021
Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town by Barbara Demick2021
Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola and the Ravages of History by Paul Farmer2021
Fathoms: The World in the Whale by Rebecca Giggs2021
Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture by Sudhir Hazareesingh2021
Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong2021
Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolker2021
Conditional Citizens: On Belonging in America by Laila Lalami2021
The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking) by Katie Mack2021
The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre Mask2021
The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir by Wayétu Moore2021
World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil2021
A Promised Land by Barack Obama2021
The Next Great Migration: The Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move by Sonia Shah2021
Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures by Merlin Sheldrake2021
Square Haunting: Five Women, Freedom and London Between the Wars by Francesca Wade2021
Uncanny Valley: A Memoir by Anna Wiener2021
These Fevered Days: Ten Pivotal Moments in the Making of Emily Dickinson by Martha Ackmann2021
The Man in the Red Coat by Julian Barnes2021
Radical Wordsworth: The Poet Who Changed the World by Jonathan Bate2021
The Man Who Ate Too Much: The Life of James Beard by John Birdsall2021
We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence by Becky Cooper2021
What Is the Grass: Walt Whitman in My Life by Mark Doty2021
The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia by Emma Copley Eisenberg2021
Surviving Autocracy by Masha Gessen2021
Black Wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Forty-Year Rivalry That Unraveled Culture, Religion, and Collective Memory in the Middle East by Kim Ghattas2021
The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz by Erik Larson2021
Vesper Flights by Helen Macdonald2021
Agent Sonya: Moscow's Most Daring Wartime Spy by Ben Macintyre2021
Eleanor by David Michaelis2021
Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America by Ijeoma Oluo2021
Just Us: An American Conversation by Claudia Rankine2021
Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World's Largest Owl by Jonathan C. Slaght2021
Intimations: Six Essays by Zadie Smith2021
Recollections of My Nonexistence: A Memoir by Rebecca Solnit2021
Stranger in the Shogun's City: A Japanese Woman and Her World by Amy Stanley2021
Mozart: The Reign of Love by Jan Swafford2021
Fairest: A Memoir by Meredith Talusan2021
Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir by Natasha Trethewey2021
Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art by Rebecca Wragg Sykes2021
Wilmington's Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy by David Zucchino2021
Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller2020
Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe2020
No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by Rachel Louise Snyder2020
Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow2020
In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado2020
Solitary by Albert Woodfox2020
Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration by Emily Bazelon2020
The Yellow House: A Memoir by Sarah M. Broom2020
American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century by Maureen Callahan2020
Parkland by Dave Cullen2020
The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future by Jon Gertner2020
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb2020
The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11 by Garrett M. Graff2020
She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement by Jodi Kantor2020
How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi2020
Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive by Stephanie Land2020
Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane2020
Guest House for Young Widows: Among the Women of ISIS by Azadeh Moaveni2020
Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez2020
A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell2020
Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia by Christina Thompson2020
Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino2020
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David Treuer2020
The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming by David Wallace-Wells2020
The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 by Rick Atkinson2020
The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson2020
The Great Pretender by Susannah Cahalan2020
Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep2020
Thick: And Other Essays by Tressie McMillan Cottom2020
On Chapel Sands: My Mother and Other Missing Persons by Laura Cumming2020
The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire by William Dalrymple2020
Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow by Henry Louis Jr Gates2020
Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster by Adam Higginbotham2020
Me: Elton John Official Autobiography by Elton John2020
How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir by Saeed Jones2020
Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition by Buddy Levy2020
The Ministry of Truth: The Biography of George Orwell's 1984 by Dorian Lynskey2020
Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls: A Memoir by T Kira Madden2020
Savage Appetites by Rachel Monroe2020
The Ungrateful Refugee by Dina Nayeri2020
I Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution by Emily Nussbaum2020
Breathe: A Letter to My Sons by Imani Perry2020
Rough Magic: Riding the World's Loneliest Horse Race by Lara Prior-Palmer2020
The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold2020
Everything in Its Place: First Loves and Last Tales by Oliver Sacks2020
In the Country of Women: A Memoir by Susan Straight2020
Three Women by Lisa Taddeo2020
The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays by Esmé Weijun Wang2020

Semifinalist 48

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An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us by Ed Yong2023
Paradise Falls: The True Story of an Environmental Catastrophe by Keith O'Brien2023
The Escape Artist: The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World by Jonathan Freedland2023
My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World's Deadliest Migration Route by Sally Hayden2023
Eating to Extinction: The World's Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them by Dan Saladino2023
His Name Is George Floyd: One Man's Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice by Robert Samuels2023
Strangers to Ourselves: Unsettled Minds and the Stories That Make Us by Rachel Aviv2023
Half American: The Epic Story of African Americans Fighting World War II at Home and Abroad by Matthew F. Delmont2023
The Facemaker: A Visionary Surgeon's Battle to Mend the Disfigured Soldiers of World War I by Lindsey Fitzharris2023
The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human by Siddhartha Mukherjee2023
Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation by Linda Villarosa2023
Sandy Hook: An American Tragedy and the Battle for Truth by Elizabeth Williamson2023
How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery across America by Clint Smith2022
Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe2022
Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II by Daniel James Brown2022
A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance by Hanif Abdurraqib2022
Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future by Elizabeth Kolbert2022
Chasing Me to My Grave: An Artist's Memoir of the Jim Crow South by Winfred Rembert2022
All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler by Rebecca Donner2022
The Ground Breaking: An American City and Its Search for Justice by Scott Ellsworth2022
Somebody's Daughter: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford2022
American Baby: A Mother, a Child, and the Shadow History of Adoption by Gabrielle Glaser2022
A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life by George Saunders2022
Crying in H Mart: A Memoir by Michelle Zauner2022
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson2021
Our Bodies, Their Battlefields: War Through the Lives of Women by Christina Lamb2021
Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath by Heather Clark2021
Inferno: A Memoir by Catherine Cho2021
After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America by Jessica Goudeau2021
The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X by Les Payne2021
Notes on a Silencing: A Memoir by Lacy Crawford2021
Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolker2021
Conditional Citizens: On Belonging in America by Laila Lalami2021
The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre Mask2021
The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir by Wayétu Moore2021
A Promised Land by Barack Obama2021
Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller2020
Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe2020
No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by Rachel Louise Snyder2020
Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow2020
In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado2020
Solitary by Albert Woodfox2020
The Yellow House: A Memoir by Sarah M. Broom2020
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb2020
The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11 by Garrett M. Graff2020
Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane2020
A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell2020
Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia by Christina Thompson2020

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