J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Given by J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project

Other Names: Anthony Lukas Book Prize Winner, Lukas Prize Project Awards
51 Works 47,606 Books 1,587 Reviews 4.2
Awarded by the J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project
Co-administered by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the Nieman Foundation at Harvard.
The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize ($10,000) show more recognizes superb examples of nonfiction writing that exemplify literary grace, a commitment to serious research and social concern. Began in 1999. show less
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Winner 22

Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City by Andrea Elliott2022
American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment by Shane Bauer2019
Janesville: An American Story by Amy Goldstein2018
Another Day in the Death of America by Gary Younge2017
Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War by Susan Southard2016
The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan by Jenny Nordberg2015
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink2014
Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity by Andrew Solomon2013
The Invisible Line: Three American Families and the Secret Journey from Black to White by Daniel J. Sharfstein2012
The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam by Eliza Griswold2011
The Good Soldiers by David Finkel2010
The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals by Jane Mayer2009
The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin2008
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright2007
Tulia by Nate Blakeslee2006
Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America, and the New Face of American War by Evan Wright2005
They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace Vietnam and America October 1967 by David Maraniss2004
"A Problem from Hell": America and the Age of Genocide by Samantha Power2003
Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution by Diane McWhorter2002
The Chief: the Life of William Randolph Hearst by David Nasaw2001
A Clearing In The Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the 19th Century by Witold Rybczynski2000
All on Fire: William Lloyd Garrison and the Abolition of Slavery by Henry Mayer1999

Finalist 24

Patriot Number One: American Dreams in Chinatown by Lauren Hilgers2019
The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster by Jonathan M. Katz2014
Fire in the Belly: The Life and Times of David Wojnarowicz by Cynthia Carr2013
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention by Manning Marable2012
Stayin' Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class by Jefferson R. Cowie2011
Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food by Paul Greenberg2011
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee2011
The Snakehead: An Epic Tale of the Chinatown Underworld and the American Dream by Patrick Radden Keefe2010
Family Properties: Race, Real Estate, and the Exploitation of Black Urban America by Beryl Satter2010
The Closing of the American Border: Terrorism, Immigration, and Security Since 9/11 by Edward Alden2009
Blood Matters: From Inherited Illness to Designer Babies, How the World and I Found Ourselves in the Future of the Gene by Masha Gessen2009
The World Without Us by Alan Weisman2008
At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 by Taylor Branch2007
There Is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Her Country's Children by Melissa Fay Greene2007
Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War by Michael Isikoff2007
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird2006
Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story by Kurt Eichenwald2006
American Dream: Three Women, Ten Kids, and a Nation's Drive to End Welfare by Jason DeParle2005
And the Dead Shall Rise by Steve Oney2004
Fallingwater Rising: Frank Lloyd Wright, E. J. Kaufmann, and America's Most Extraordinary House by Franklin Toker2004
Down by the River: Drugs, Money, Murder, and Family by Charles Bowden2003
The Culture of Make Believe by Derrick Jensen2003
The Informant: A True Story by Kurt Eichenwald2001
The Book of Honor : The Secret Lives and Deaths of CIA Operatives by Ted Gup2001

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