Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize

Given by Chicago Tribune

Other Names: Heartland Prize
66 Works / 72 Items 187,754 Books 6,203 Reviews ½ 3.9

The Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize is a literary prize created in 1988 by the newspaper The Chicago Tribune. It is awarded yearly in two categories: fiction and non-fiction. These prizes are awarded

show more to books that "reinforce and perpetuate the values of heartland America."
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Categories:
All, Fiction (33), Non-Fiction (33), Nonfiction (5), nonfiction (1)
Years:
All, 2023 (1), 2019 (3), 2018 (2), 2017 (3), 2016 (3), 2015 (2), 2014 (2), 2013 (2), 2012 (2), 2011 (2), 2010 (2), 2009 (2), 2008 (3), 2007 (2), 2006 (2), 2005 (2), 2004 (2), 2003 (2), 2002 (2), 2001 (2), 2000 (2), 1999 (2), 1998 (2), 1997 (2), 1996 (3), 1995 (2), 1994 (2), 1993 (3), 1992 (2), 1991 (3), 1990 (2), 1989 (2), 1988 (2)
WorkCategoryYear
Poverty, by America by Matthew Desmond
Nonfiction2023
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
Fiction2019
Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth by Sarah Smarsh
Non-Fiction2019
Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth by Sarah Smarsh
Nonfiction2019
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
Fiction2018
Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser
Non-Fiction2018
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Fiction2017
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
Non-Fiction2017
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
nonfiction2017
Golden Age by Jane Smiley
Fiction2016
Negroland: A Memoir by Margo Jefferson
Non-Fiction2016
Negroland: A Memoir by Margo Jefferson
Nonfiction2016
On Such a Full Sea by Chang-Rae Lee
Fiction2015
Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality by Danielle S. Allen
Non-Fiction2015
The Maid's Version by Daniel Woodrell
Fiction2014
Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
Non-Fiction2014
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Fiction2013
The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream by Thomas L. Dyja
Non-Fiction2013
Canada by Richard Ford
Fiction2012
Hemingway's Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost, 1934-1961 by Paul Hendrickson
Non-Fiction2012
Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
Fiction2011
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
Non-Fiction2011
Anthill: A Novel by Edward O. Wilson
Fiction2010
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Non-Fiction2010
Lark and Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips
Fiction2009
Methland by Nick Reding
Non-Fiction2009
The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon
Fiction2008
Head and Heart: American Christianities by Garry Wills
Non-Fiction2008
What the Gospels Meant by Garry Wills
Non-Fiction2008
Coal Black Horse by Robert Olmstead
Fiction2007
The Age of Lincoln by Orville Vernon Burton
Non-Fiction2007
The Painted Drum by Louise Erdrich
Fiction2006
At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 by Taylor Branch
Non-Fiction2006
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
Fiction2005
Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age by Kevin Boyle
Non-Fiction2005
An Unfinished Season by Ward Just
Fiction2004
Truth and Beauty: A Friendship by Ann Patchett
Non-Fiction2004
Reversible Errors by Scott Turow
Fiction2003
Sons of Mississippi: A Story of Race and Its Legacy by Paul Hendrickson
Non-Fiction2003
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
Fiction2002
Will the Circle Be Unbroken? Reflections on Death, Rebirth, and Hunger for a Faith by Studs Terkel
Non-Fiction2002
Off Keck Road by Mona Simpson
Fiction2001
The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America by Louis Menand
Non-Fiction2001
Rails Under My Back (Harvest Book) by Jeffery Renard Allen
Fiction2000
The Last Campaign: How Harry Truman Won the 1948 Election by Zachary Karabell
Non-Fiction2000
Amy and Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout
Fiction1999
Robert Frost by Jay Parini
Non-Fiction1999
The Short History of a Prince by Jane Hamilton
Fiction1998
The Other Side of the River: A Story of Two Towns, a Death, and America's Dilemma by Alex Kotlowitz
Non-Fiction1998
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
Fiction1997
The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade by Thomas Lynch
Non-Fiction1997
Talking in Bed by Antonya Nelson
Fiction1996
A Civil Action by Jonathan Harr
Non-Fiction1996
A Civil Action by Jonathan Harr
Nonfiction1996
All the days and nights: the collected stories by William Maxwell
Fiction1995
A Sistermony by Richard Stern
Non-Fiction1995
Rattlebone by Maxine Clair
Fiction1994
Colored People: A Memoir by Henry Louis Jr Gates
Non-Fiction1994
The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx
Fiction1993
Young Men and Fire by Norman Maclean
Non-Fiction1993
Young Men and Fire by Norman Maclean
Nonfiction1993
A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
Fiction1992
Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction by Melissa Fay Greene
Non-Fiction1992
A Cure for Dreams by Kaye Gibbons
Fiction1991
A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
Fiction1991
Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West by William Cronon
Non-Fiction1991
The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
Fiction1990
The Broken Cord by Michael Dorris
Non-Fiction1990
Jack Gance by Ward Just
Fiction1989
Partial Payments: Essays on Writers and Their Lives by Joseph Epstein
Non-Fiction1989
An American Memory by Eric Larsen
Fiction1988
The Big Store: Inside the Crisis and Revolution at Sears by Donald R. Katz
Non-Fiction1988

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