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Book awards: Dayton Literary Peace Prize

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Works (31)

A Changed Man by Francine ProseFiction Winner, 2006
Shockwave : countdown to Hiroshima by Stephen WalkerNon-Fiction Winner, 2006
Birds in Fall by Brad KesslerFiction Winner, 2007
Nonviolence: Twenty-Five Lessons from the History of a Dangerous Idea by Mark KurlanskyNon-Fiction Winner, 2007
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot DíazFiction, 2008
Brother, I'm Dying by Edwidge DanticatNon-Fiction Winner, 2008
Peace by Richard BauschFiction Winner, 2009
A Crime So Monstrous: Face-to-Face with Modern-Day Slavery by E. Benjamin SkinnerNon-Fiction Winner, 2009
The Book of Night Women by Marlon JamesFiction, 2010
Zeitoun by Dave EggersNon-Fiction, 2010
In the Place of Justice: A Story of Punishment and Deliverance by Wilbert RideauNon-Fiction, 2011
The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace: Four-volume set by Nigel YoungScholarship, 2011
The Surrendered by Chang-Rae LeeFiction, 2011
The Sojourn by Andrew Krivaknot in English Common KnowledgeFiction, 2012
To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918 by Adam HochschildNonfiction, 2012
Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity by Andrew SolomonNonfiction ∙ 2013
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam JohnsonFiction, 2013
The Woman Who Lost Her Soul by Bob ShacochisFiction, 2014
Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism by Karima BennouneNonfiction, 2014
The Great Glass Sea by Josh WeilFiction, 2015
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan StevensonNonfiction, 2015
Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War by Susan SouthardNon-Fiction, 2016
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh NguyenFiction, 2016
The Veins of the Ocean by Patricia Engelnot in English Common KnowledgeFiction, 2017
What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars by David Browne Woodnot in English Common KnowledgeNonfiction, 2017
Salt Houses by Hala AlyanFiction, 2018
We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi CoatesNonfiction, 2018
Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist by Eli Saslownot in English Common KnowledgeNonfiction, 2019
What We Owe by Golnaz Hashemzadeh BondeFiction, 2019
Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel MillerNonfiction, 2020
The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman2020

Award description

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 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.


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