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The Things We Do to Make It Home: A Novel by Beverly GologorskyBest Fiction
Kill the Messenger by Robert KellyPoetry, 1980
Walter Lippmann and the American Century by Ronald SteelHistory, 1980
The Second Coming by Walker PercyFiction, 1980
Without Fear or Favor: The New York Times and Its Times by Harrison E. SalisburyGeneral Award, 1980
Three Pieces by Ntozake ShangePoetry, 1981
Land of Savagery, Land of Promise: The European Image of the American Frontier in the Nineteenth Century by Ray Allen BillingtonHistory, 1981
The White Hotel by D. M. ThomasFiction, 1981
Prisoner without a Name, Cell without a Number by Jacobo TimermanCurrent Interest, 1981
Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt by David McCulloughBiography, 1981
Waldo Emerson by Gay Wilson AllenBiography, 1982
Plutonian Ode: And Other Poems 1977-1980 (City Lights Pocket Poets Series) by Allen GinsbergPoetry, 1982
The Gate of Heavenly Peace: The Chinese and Their Revolution by Jonathan D. SpenceHistory, 1982
A Flag for Sunrise by Robert StoneFiction, 1982
The Fate of the Earth by Jonathan Schell Current Interest, 1982
The Changing Light at Sandover by James MerrillPoetry, 1983
The Wheels of Commerce by Fernand BraudelHistory, 1983
Schindler's List by Thomas KeneallyFiction, 1983
Lost in the Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book by Walker PercyCurrent Interest, 1983
The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House by Seymour M. HershBiography, 1983
The Maximus Poems by Charles OlsonPoetry, 1984
The Great Cat Massacre and Other Episodes in French Cultural History by Robert DarntonHistory, 1984
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan KunderaFiction, 1984
Cities and the Wealth of Nations: Principles of Economic Life by Jane JacobsCurrent Interest, 1984
The Nightmare of Reason: A Life of Franz Kafka by Ernst PawelBiography, 1984
Cross Ties: Selected Poems by X. J. KennedyPoetry, 1985
Son of the Morning Star by Evan S. Connell History, 1985
Love Medicine by Louise ErdrichFiction, 1985
Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life by Robert N. BellahCurrent Interest, 1985
Solzhenitsyn: A Biography by Michael ScammellBiography, 1985
Collected Poems, 1948-1984 by Derek WalcottPoetry, 1986
The First Socialist Society: A History of the Soviet Union from Within, Second Enlarged Edition by Geoffrey A. HoskingHistory, 1986
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood Fiction, 1986
Move Your Shadow: South Africa, Black and White by Joseph LelyveldCurrent Interest, 1986
Alexander Pope: A Life by Maynard MackBiography, 1986
Partial Accounts by William MeredithPoetry, 1987
Fools Crow by James WelchFiction, 1987
The Blind Watchmaker by Richard DawkinsCurrent Interest, 1987
Hemingway by Kenneth S. LynnBiography, 1987
New and Collected Poems by Richard WilburPoetry, 1988
Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 by Eric FonerHistory, 1988
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez Fiction, 1988
Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country by William GreiderCurrent Interest, 1988
Nora: The Real Life of Molly Bloom by Brenda MaddoxBiography, 1988
Peacemaking among Primates by Frans B. M. de WaalScience and Technology, 1989
The One Day by Donald HallPoetry, 1989
An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood by Neal GablerHistory, 1989
The Heart of the Country by Fay WeldonFiction, 1989
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954–63 by Taylor BranchCurrent Interest, 1989
This Boy's Life by Tobias WolffBiography, 1989
The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auelnot in English Common KnowledgeFinalist, 1990
Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vacine by Jane S. SmithScience and Technology, 1990
The Color of Mesabi Bones: Poems and Prose Poems by John CaddyPoetry, 1990
The Quest for El Cid by Richard FletcherHistory, 1990
Lantern Slides by Edna O'BrienFiction, 1990
Disappearing Through the Skylight: Culture and Technology in the Twentieth Century by Jr. O. B. HardisonCurrent Interest, 1990
A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt by Geoffrey C. WardBiography, 1990
Pangs of Love by David Wong LouieArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 1991
The Truth About Chernobyl by Grigori MedvedevScience and Technology, 1991
What Work Is by Philip LevinePoetry, 1991
The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America by Nicholas LemannHistory, 1991
White People by Allan GurganusFiction, 1991
Why Americans Hate Politics by E. J. Dionne, Jr.Current Interest, 1991
Righteous Pilgrim: The Life and Times of Harold L. Ickes, 1874-1952 by T. H. WatkinsBiography, 1991
High Cotton by Darryl PinckneyArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 1992
An Atlas of the Difficult World: Poems 1988-1991 by Adrienne RichPoetry, 1992
The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal by Jared M. DiamondScience and Technology, 1992
Benevolence and Betrayal: Five Italian Jewish Families Under Fascism by Alexander StilleHistory, 1992
Maus II: A Survivor's Tale: And Here My Troubles Began by Art Spiegelman Fiction, 1992
The End of History and the Last Man by Francis FukuyamaCurrent Interest, 1992
Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 1: 1884-1933 by Blanche Wiesen CookBiography, 1992
Love: Enter by Paul Kafka-GibbonsArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 1993
Fuzzy Logic: The Revolutionary Computer Technology That Is Changing Our World by Daniel McNeillScience and Technology, 1993
My Alexandria by Mark DotyPoetry, 1993
New Worlds, Ancient Texts: The Power of Tradition and the Shock of Discovery by Anthony GraftonHistory, 1993
Pigs in Heaven by Barbara KingsolverFiction, 1993
Mexican Americans: The Ambivalent Minority by Peter SkerryCurrent Interest, 1993
Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer by John Mack FaragherBiography, 1993
Remembering Babylon by David MaloufFiction, 1994
Year of the Frog: A Novel by Martin M. SimeckaArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 1994
The Beak of the Finch: A Story of Evolution in Our Time by Jonathan WeinerScience and Technology, 1994
The Angel of History by Carolyn ForchéPoetry, 1994
Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Makings of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940 by George ChaunceyHistory, 1994
Diplomacy by Henry KissingerCurrent Interest, 1994
Shot in the Heart by Mikal GilmoreBiography, 1994
American Studies by Mark MerlisArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 1995
Naturalist by Edward O. WilsonScience and Technology, 1995
The Inferno by Dante Alighierinot in English Common Knowledge(Pinsky Translation) Poetry, 1995
Fables Of Abundance: A Cultural History Of Advertising In America by Jackson LearsHistory, 1995
The Blue Afternoon by William BoydFiction, 1995
Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black by Gregory Howard WilliamsCurrent Interest, 1995
Under My Skin: Volume One of My Autobiography, to 1949 by Doris LessingBiography, 1995
The Smell of Apples by Mark Behr Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 1996
The Demon-haunted World : Science as a candle in the dark by Carl SaganScience and Technology, 1996
Mixed Company by Alan ShapiroPoetry, 1996
Black Sea by Neal AschersonHistory, 1996
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry Fiction, 1996
Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War by Peter MaassCurrent Interest, 1996
Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourtBiography, 1996
Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia by Orlando Figesnot in English Common Knowledge1997
Don't Erase Me: Stories by Carolyn FerrellArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 1997
How the Mind Works by Steven PinkerScience and Technology, 1997
Black Zodiac: Poems by Charles WrightPoetry, 1997
A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1891-1924 by Orlando FigesHistory, 1997
In the Rogue Blood by James Carlos BlakeFiction, 1997
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne FadimanCurrent Interest, 1997
Whittaker Chambers: A Biography by Sam TanenhausBiography, 1997
Kalimantaan by Christina GodshalkArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 1998
Rules of the Road by Joan BauerYoung Adult Fiction, 1998
Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce by Douglas StarrScience and Technology, 1998
Mysteries of Small Houses (Penguin Poets) by Alice NotleyPoetry, 1998
The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity from Antiquity to the Present by Roy PorterHistory, 1998
The Rings of Saturn by W. G. Sebald Fiction, 1998
We wish to inform you that tomorrow we will be killed with our families: Stories from Rwanda by Philip Gourevitch Current Interest, 1998
Lindbergh by A. Scott BergBiography, 1998
Amy and Isabelle by Elizabeth StroutArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 1999
Frenchtown Summer by Robert CormierYoung Adult Fiction, 1999
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava SobelScience and Technology, 1999
Repair: Poems by C. K. WilliamsPoetry, 1999
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II by John W. DowerHistory, 1999
Freedom Song: Three Novels by Amit ChaudhuriFiction, 1999
Sidewalk by Mitchell DuneierCurrent Interest, 1999
Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette by Judith ThurmanBiography, 1999
A new world by Amit Chaudhuri2000
The Romantics by Pankaj MishraArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2000
Miracle's Boys by Jacqueline WoodsonYoung Adult Fiction, 2000
The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine by James Le FanuScience and Technology, 2000
The Throne of Labdacus: A Poem by Gjertrud SchnackenbergPoetry, 2000
A Place of Execution by Val McDermidMystery/Thriller, 2000
The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach by Alice KaplanHistory, 2000
Assorted Fire Events: Stories by David MeansFiction, 2000
Way Out There In the Blue: Reagan, Star Wars and the End of the Cold War by Frances FitzGeraldCurrent Interest, 2000
Jefferson Davis, American by William J. CooperBiography, 2000
The Dark Room by Rachel SeiffertArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2001
The Land by Mildred D. TaylorYoung Adult Fiction, 2001
The Invention of Clouds: How an Amateur Meteorologist Forged the Language of the Skies by Richard HamblynScience and Technology, 2001
The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos by Anne CarsonPoetry, 2001
Silent Joe by T. Jefferson ParkerMystery/Thriller, 2001
Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus by Rick PerlsteinHistory, 2001
Why Did I Ever by Mary RobisonFiction, 2001
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich Current Interest, 2001
Theodore Rex by Edmund MorrisBiography, 2001
Prague by Arthur PhillipsArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2002
Feed by M. T. AndersonYoung Adult Fiction, 2002
Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA by Brenda MaddoxScience and Technology, 2002
The Watercourse by Cynthia ZarinPoetry, 2002
Hell to Pay by George P. PelecanosMystery/Thriller, 2002
Six Days of War by Michael B. OrenHistory, 2002
Atonement by Ian McEwanFiction, 2002
Harmful to Minors: The Perils of Protecting Children from Sex by Judith LevineCurrent Interest, 2002
Master of the Senate by Robert A. CaroBiography, 2002
A Northern Light by Jennifer DonnellyYoung Adult Fiction, 2003
Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation by Philip J. HiltsScience and Technology, 2003
Collected Later Poems by Anthony HechtPoetry, 2003
Soul Circus by George P. PelecanosMystery/Thriller, 2003
An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America by Henry WiencekHistory, 2003
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark HaddonArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2003
The New Chinese Empire: And What It Means For The United States by Ross TerrillCurrent Interest, 2003
Train by Pete DexterFiction, 2003
American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization by Neil SmithBiography, 2003
Doing It by Melvin BurgessYoung Adult Fiction, 2004
The Whale and the Supercomputer: On the Northern Front of Climate Change by Charles WohlforthScience and Technology, 2004
Inner Voices: Selected Poems, 1963-2003 by Richard HowardPoetry, 2004
Tijuana Straits by Kem NunnMystery/Thriller, 2004
Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime: From the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism by Geoffrey R. StoneHistory, 2004
Harbor by Lorraine AdamsArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2004
The Master by Colm TóibínFiction, 2004
Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America, and the New Face of American War by Evan WrightCurrent Interest, 2004
de Kooning: An American Master by Mark StevensBiography, 2004
You & You & You by Per NilssonYoung Adult Fiction, 2005
Before The Fallout: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima by Diana PrestonScience and Technology, 2005
Refusing Heaven by Jack GilbertPoetry, 2005
Legends by Robert LittellMystery/Thriller, 2005
Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves by Adam HochschildHistory, 2005
Beasts of No Nation by Uzodinma IwealaArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2005
Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia MarquezFiction, 2005
Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's War by Anthony ShadidCurrent Interest, 2005
Matisse the Master: A Life of Henri Matisse: The Conquest of Colour: 1909-1954 by Hilary SpurlingBiography, 2005
Echo Park by Michael ConnellyMystery/Thriller, 2006
Tyrell by Coe BoothYoung Adult Fiction, 2006
In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind by Eric R. KandelScience and Technology, 2006
Ooga-Booga: Poems by Frederick SeidelPoetry, 2006
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence WrightHistory, 2006
White Ghost Girls by Alice GreenwayArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2006
A Woman in Jerusalem by A. B. YehoshuaFiction, 2006
Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance by Ian BurumaCurrent Interest, 2006
Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination by Neal GablerBiography, 2006
A Darkling Plain by Philip ReeveYoung Adult Literature, 2007
I Am a Strange Loop by Douglas R. HofstadterScience & Technology, 2007
Old Heart: Poems by Stanley PlumlyPoetry, 2007
Calling Out for You by Karin FossumMystery/Thriller, 2007
Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA by Tim WeinerHistory, 2007
The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw MengestuArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2007
Be Near Me by Andrew O'HaganFiction, 2007
Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point by Elizabeth D. SametCurrent Interest, 2007
Young Stalin by Simon Sebag MontefioreBiography, 2007
Nation by Terry PratchettYoung Adult Literature, 2008
The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics by Leonard SusskindScience & Technology, 2008
Watching the Spring Festival: Poems by Frank BidartPoetry, 2008
Envy the Night by Michael KorytaMystery/Thriller, 2008
Hitler's Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe by Mark MazowerHistory, 2008
Finding Nouf by Zoe FerrarisArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2008
Home by Marilynne RobinsonFiction, 2008
Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency by Barton GellmanCurrent Interest, 2008
Ida: A Sword Among Lions by Paula J. GiddingsBiography, 2008
American Rust by Philipp MeyerArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2009
Asterios Polyp by David MazzucchelliGraphic Novel, 2009
Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits by Linda GordonBiography, 2009
Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963 (Americans and the California Dream) by Kevin StarrHistory, 2009
A Happy Marriage: A Novel by Rafael YglesiasFiction, 2009
Marching For Freedom: Walk Together Children and Don't You Grow Weary by Elizabeth PartridgeYoung Adult Literature, 2009
Practical Water (Wesleyan Poetry Series) by Brenda HillmanPoetry, 2009
The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom by Graham FarmeloScience and Technology, 2009
The Twelve by Stuart NevilleMystery/Thriller, 2009
Zeitoun by Dave EggersCurrent Interest, 2009
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael LewisCurrent Interest, 2010
A Conspiracy of Kings by Megan Whalen TurnerYoung Adult, 2010
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom FranklinMystery/Thriller, 2010
Duncan the Wonder Dog by Adam HinesGraphic Novel, 2010
The House of Tomorrow by Peter BognanniArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2010
The Killing of Crazy Horse by Thomas PowersHistory, 2010
The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness by Oren HarmanScience & Technology, 2010
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura HillenbrandBiography, 2010
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer EganFiction, 2010
Where I Live: New & Selected Poems 1990-2010 by Maxine KuminPoetry, 2010
11/22/63 by Stephen KingMystery/Thriller, 2011
The Big Crunch by Pete HautmanYoung Adult, 2011
Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned by John A. FarrellBiography, 2011
Double Shadow: Poems by Carl PhillipsPoetry, 2011
Finder: Voice by Carla Speed McNeilGraphic Novel, 2011
Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius by Sylvia NasarScience and Technology, 2011
Luminarium by Alex ShakarFiction, 2011
Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America by Richard WhiteHistory, 2011
Shards: A Novel by Ismet PrcicArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2011
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel KahnemanCurrent Interest, 2011
America's Great Debate: Henry Clay, Stephen A. Douglas, and the Compromise That Preserved the Union by Fergus M. BordewichHistory, 2012
Ask the Passengers by A. S. KingYoung Adult, 2012
Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine BooCurrent Interest ∙ 2012
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben FountainFiction, 2012
Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History by Florence WilliamsScience and Technology, 2012
Broken Harbour by Tana FrenchMystery/Thriller, 2012
The Passage of Power by Robert A. CaroBiography, 2012
Poems 1962-2012 by Louise GlückPoetry, 2012
Sammy Harkham: Everything Together: Collected Stories (Picturebox Books) by Sammy HarkhamGraphic Novel, 2012
Seating Arrangements by Maggie ShipsteadArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2012
Bolivar: American Liberator by Marie AranaBiography, 2013
Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen YangYoung Adult Literature, 2013
Collected Poems by Ron PadgettPoetry, 2013
Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth? by Alan WeismanScience & Technology, 2013
The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert GalbraithMystery/Thriller, 2013
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri FinkCurrent Interest, 2013
The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 by Christopher ClarkHistory, 2013
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth OzekiFiction, 2013
Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life by Ulli LustGraphic Novel, 2013
We Need New Names by NoViolet BulawayoArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2013
The Blazing World by Siri HustvedtFiction, 2014
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia RankinePoetry, 2014
The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931 by Adam ToozeHistory, 2014
Dry Bones in the Valley by Tom BoumanMystery / Thriller, 2014
Faces in the Crowd by Valeria LuiselliArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2014
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace FlemingYoung Adult Literature, 2014
The Love Bunglers by Jaime HernandezGraphic Novel/Comics, 2014
Napoleon: A Life by Andrew RobertsBiography, 2014
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League by Jeff HobbsCurrent Interest, 2014
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth KolbertScience & Technology, 2014
The Arab of the Future: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978-1984: A Graphic Memoir by Riad SattoufGraphic Novel, 2015
The Cartel by Don WinslowMystery/Thriller, 2015
The Fishermen by Chigozie ObiomaArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2015
From the New World: Poems 1976-2014 by Jorie GrahamPoetry, 2015
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World by Andrea WulfScience & Technology, 2015
Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel by Dan EphronHistory, 2015
Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi by Hayden HerreraBiography, 2015
My Seneca Village by Marilyn NelsonYoung Adult, 2015
The Story of My Teeth by Valeria LuiselliFiction, 2015
Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security by Sarah ChayesCurrent Interest, 2015
An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873 by Benjamin MadleyHistory, 2016
Beverly by Nick DrnasoGraphic Novel/Comics, 2016
Dodgers by Bill BeverlyMystery/Thriller, 2016
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmondfinalist, Current Interest, 2016
Gap Gardening: Selected Poems by Rosmarie WaldropPoetry, 2016
Hitler: Ascent: 1889-1939 by Volker UllrichBiography, 2016
Imagine Me Gone by Adam HaslettFiction, 2016
The Lie Tree by Frances HardingeYoung Adult Literature, 2016
The Nix by Nathan HillArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2016
Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets by Luke DittrichScience & Technology, 2016
Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets by Svetlana AlexievichCurrent Interest, 2016
They Can't Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice Movement by Wesley LoweryChristopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical Prose, 2016
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst by Robert M. SapolskyScience & Technology, 2017
A Book of American Martyrs by Joyce Carol OatesMystery /Thriller, 2017
The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan EganHistory, 2017
Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America by Nancy MacleanCurrent Interest, 2017
Exit West by Mohsin HamidFiction, 2017
Henry David Thoreau: A Life by Laura Dassow WallsBiography, 2017
The Hue and Cry at Our House: A Year Remembered by Benjamin TaylorChristopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical Prose, 2017
Incendiary Art: Poems by Patricia SmithPoetry, 2017
Long Way Down by Jason ReynoldsYoung Adult Literature, 2017
Making Sense of Science: Separating Substance from Spin by Cornelia DeanFinalist, Science & Technology 2017
Present by Leslie SteinGraphic Novel/Comics, 2017
Sour Heart by Jenny ZhangArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2017
Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth MacyScience & Technology, 2018
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom by David W. BlightBiography, 2018
The Great Believers by Rebecca MakkaiFiction, 2018
Heads of the Colored People: Stories by Nafissa Thompson-SpiresFirst Fiction, 2018
Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese LaymonAutobiographical Prose, 2018
The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border by Francisco CantúCurrent Interest, 2018
My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan BraithwaiteMystery/Thriller, 2018
The Poet X by Elizabeth AcevedoYoung Adult Literature, 2018
Travellers in the Third Reich: The Rise of Fascism Through the Eyes of Everyday People by Julia BoydHistory, 2018
Wild Is the Wind: Poems by Carl PhillipsPoetry, 2018
Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine by Emily BernardChristopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical Prose, 2019
Black Leopard, Red Wolf (The Dark Star Trilogy) by Marlon JamesRay Bradbury Prize for Science Fiction, Fantasy & Speculative Fiction, 2019
Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration by Emily BazelonCurrent Interest, 2019
Deaf Republic: Poems by Ilya KaminskyPoetry, 2019
Figuring by Maria PopovaScience & Technology, 2019
The Hard Tomorrow by Eleanor DavisGraphic Novel/Comics, 2019
The Old Drift: A Novel by Namwali SerpellArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2019
Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century by George PackerBiography, 2019
They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South by Stephanie E. Jones-RogersHistory, 2019
The Topeka School by Ben LernerFiction, 2019
When the Ground Is Hard by Malla NunnYoung Adult Literature, 2019
Apsara Engine by Bishakh Somnot in English Common KnowledgeGraphic Novel, 2020
At Night All Blood Is Black by David Diopnot in English Common KnowledgeFiction, 2020
Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. Cosbynot in English Common KnowledgeMystery/thriller, 2020
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkersonnot in English Common KnowledgeCurrent interest, 2020
Mad at the World: A Life of John Steinbeck by William Soudernot in English Common KnowledgeBiography, 2020
Mayflies by Andrew O'Hagannot in English Common KnowledgeChristopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical Prose, 2020
Obit by Victoria Changnot in English Common KnowledgePoetry, 2020
The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jonesnot in English Common KnowledgeRay Bradbury Prize for Science Fiction, Fantasy & Speculative Fiction, 2020
Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboinot in English Common KnowledgeYoung adult literature, 2020
The Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyawnot in English Common KnowledgeArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2020
The Smallest Lights in the Universe: A Memoir by Sara Seagernot in English Common KnowledgeScience and technology, 2020
Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All by Martha S. Jonesnot in English Common KnowledgeHistory, 2020
Brood by Jackie PolzinArt Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2021
Burning Boy: The Life and Work of Stephen Crane by Paul AusterBiography, 2021
Cuba: An American History by Ada FerrerHistory. 2021
The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred by Chanda Prescod-WeinsteinScience and Technology, 2021
frank: sonnets by Diane SeussPoetry. 2021
In the Company of Men by Véronique TadjoFiction, 2021
Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could by Adam SchiffCurrent Interest, 2021
No One Else by R. Kikuo JohnsonGraphic Novel/Comics. 2021
A Sitting in St. James by Rita Williams-GarciaYoung Adult Literature, 2021
Spirits Abroad {expanded edition} by Zen ChoRay Bradbury Prize, 2021
The Turnout by Megan AbbottMystery/Thriller. 2021