Pulitzer Prize
2014
Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation
Click to search this book in our catalog   Dan Fagin
2014
3 Sections: Poems
Click to search this book in our catalog   Vijay Seshadri
2014
Margaret Fuller: A New American Life
Click to search this book in our catalog   Megan Marshall
 
2014
The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832
 Alan Taylor
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2014
The Flick
 Annie Baker
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2014
The Goldfinch
 Donna Tartt
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2012
The orphan master's son : a novel
Click to search this book in our catalog   Adam Johnson.
2012
Devil in the grove : Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the dawn of a new America
Click to search this book in our catalog   Gilbert King.
2012
The Black Count : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo
Click to search this book in our catalog   Tom Reiss ; [maps by David Lindroth Inc.].
 
2011
The swerve : how the world became modern
 Stephen Greenblatt.
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2011
George F. Kennan : an American life
 John Lewis Gaddis.
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2011 (Fiction)
A Visit From The Goon Squad
 Jennifer Egan
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2011 (Nonfiction)
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
Click to search this book in our catalog   Siddhartha Mukherjee
2011 (Biography))
Washington: A Life
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2010 (Fiction)
Tinkers
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2010 (Nonfiction)
The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy
 David E. Hoffman
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2010 (Biography))
The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
 T.J. Stiles
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2009 (Fiction)
Olive Kitteridge
 Elizabeth Strout.
Library Journal : In her third novel, New York Times best-selling author Strout (Abide with Me) tracks...More
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2009 (Nonfiction)
Slavery by another name : the re-enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II
Click to search this book in our catalog   Douglas A. Blackmon.
Publishers Weekly: Starred Review. Wall Street Journal bureau chief Blackmon gives a groundbreaking and distu...More
2009 (Biography))
American lion : Andrew Jackson in the White House
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jon Meacham.
Publishers Weekly : Newsweek editor and bestselling author Meacham (Franklin and Winston) offers a lively...More
2008 (Fiction)
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Click to search this book in our catalog   Junot Diaz
Publishers Weekly : SignatureReviewed by Matthew SharpeAreader might at first be surprised by how many chapte...More
 
2008 (Nonfiction)
The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945
 Saul Friedlander
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2008 (Biography)
Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father
 John Matteson
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2007 (Fiction)
The road
 Cormac McCarthy
Library Journal: Starred Review. Winner of the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, McCar...More
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2007 (Nonfiction)
The looming tower
Click to search this book in our catalog   Lawrence Wright
Library Journal: Wright (fellow, Ctr. on Law & Security, NYU Sch. of Law; Twins) goes back—way back...More
2007 (Biography)
The most famous man in America
Click to search this book in our catalog   Debby Applegate
2006 (Fiction)
March
Click to search this book in our catalog   Geraldine Brooks
Publishers Weekly: Starred Review. Brooks's luminous second novel, after 2001's acclaimed Year of Wonders...More
 
2006 (Nonfiction)
Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya
 Caroline Elkins
Library Journal: By analyzing primary sources—including archival material and interviews with hundreds of Kiku...More
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2006 (Biography)
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
 Kai Bird
Library Journal: Recently, there has been a resurgence of interest in the life, career, achievements, and trials of ...More
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2005 (Fiction)
Gilead
 Marilynne Robinson
Publishers Weekly: Fans of Robinson's acclaimed debut Housekeeping (1981) will find that the long wait ha...More
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2005 (Nonfiction)
Ghost Wars
Click to search this book in our catalog   Steve Coll
2005 (Biography)
de Kooning: An American Master
Click to search this book in our catalog   Mark Stevens
Publishers Weekly: This sweeping biography, 10 years in the making, chronicles in fastidious detail de Kooning's...More
2004 (Fiction)
The Known World
Click to search this book in our catalog   Edward P. Jones
 
2004 (Nonfiction)
Gulag: A History
 Anne Applebaum
Library Journal: Subsequent to Solzhenitsyn's landmark Gulag Archipelago and One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisov...More
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2004 (Biography)
Khrushchev: The Man and His Era
 William Taubman
Library Journal : There has been a surprising paucity of information produced about the baby boomers' biggest bo...More
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2003 (Fiction)
Middlesex
 Jeffrey Eugenides
Publishers Weekly : As the Age of the Genome begins to dawn, we will, perhaps, expect our fictional protagonists to ...More
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2003 (Nonfiction)
A Problem From Hell
Click to search this book in our catalog   Samantha Power
Publishers Weekly : Power, a former journalist for U.S. News and World Report and the Economist and now the executiv...More
2003 (Biography)
Master of the Senate
Click to search this book in our catalog   Robert A. Caro
Library Journal : Lyndon Johnson's 12 years in the Senate (1949-61) were his happiest years, according to his wi...More
2002 (Fiction)
Empire Falls
Click to search this book in our catalog   Richard Russo
Library Journal : "Elijah Whiting...had not succeeded in killing his wife with a shovel, nor had he recovered f...More
 
2002 (Nonfiction)
Carry Me Home
 Diane McWhorter
Library Journal : McWhorter, who was born into Birmingham's white elite, examines the city's pivotal role in the bat...More
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2002 (Biography)
John Adams
 David McCullough
Library Journal : This life of Adams is an extraordinary portrait of an extraordinary man who has not received his d...More
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2001 (Fiction)
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
 Michael Chabon
Library Journal : Joe Kavalier, a young artist and magician, escapes pre-World War II Czechoslovakia, making his way...More
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2001 (Nonfiction)
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan
Click to search this book in our catalog   Herbert Bix
2001 (Biography)
W.E.B. DuBois
Click to search this book in our catalog   David Levering Lewis
2000 (Fiction)
Interpreter of Maladies
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2000 (Nonfiction)
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II
 John W. Dower
Library Journal : Conventional histories treat the U.S. occupation of Japan (1945-52) as an exercise in which benevo...More
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2000 (Biography)
Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov)
 Stacy Schiff
Library Journal : Vladimir Nabokov's works have come to the attention of the public again with the publication of Li...More
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1999 (Fiction)
The Hours
 Michael Cunningham
Library Journal : Clarissa Dalloway certainly is a popular lady nowadays, with a recent movie and now a new book bas...More
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1999 (Nonfiction)
Annals of the Former World
Click to search this book in our catalog   John McPhee
Library Journal : McPhee is the most celebrated contemporary writer on North American geology, and Annals is his mag...More
1999 (Biography)
Lindbergh
Click to search this book in our catalog   A. Scott Berg
Library Journal : Berg, whose biographies of Max Perkins and Sam Goldwyn are central texts in their fields, restores...More
1998 (Fiction)
American Pastoral
Click to search this book in our catalog   Philip Roth
Library Journal : In his latest novel, Roth shows his age. Not that his writing is any less vigorous and supple. But...More
 
1998 (Nonfiction)
Guns, Germs and Steel
 Jared Diamond
Library Journal : Most of this work deals with non-Europeans, but Diamond's thesis sheds light on why Western civili...More
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1998 (Biography)
Personal History
 Katharine Graham
Library Journal : Katharine Meyer Graham was a woman born into a world of wealth and privilege who raised four child...More
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1997 (Fiction)
Martin Dressler
 Steven Millhauser
Library Journal : This story of a 19th-century New York entrepreneur by the author of Edwin Mullhouse (LJ 8/15/72) b...More
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1997 (Nonfiction)
Ashes to Ashes
Click to search this book in our catalog   Richard Kluger
Library Journal : Two recent releases chronicle the history of the current political status of the controversial tob...More
1997 (Biography)
Angela's Ashes
Click to search this book in our catalog   Frank McCourt
Library Journal : McCourt is the eldest of eight children born to Angela Sheehan and Malachy McCourt in the 1920s. T...More
1996 (Fiction)
Independence Day
Click to search this book in our catalog   Richard Ford
Publisher's Weekly : In this sequel to The Sportswriter, Ford follows his middle-aged American everyman, Frank B...More
 
1996 (Nonfiction)
The Haunted Land
 Tina Rosenberg
Publishers Weekly : Freelance journalist Rosenberg's frequent trips since 1991 to eastern Europe and the former Sovi...More
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1996 (Biography)
God: A Biography
 Jack Miles
Library Journal : Despite its provocative title, this is a serious attempt to come to an understanding of the portra...More
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1995 (Fiction)
The Stone Diaries
 Carol Shields
Library Journal : Author of the ``most satisfying'' The Republic of Love ( LJ 1/92), Canadian novelist Shields here ...More
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1995 (Nonfiction)
The Beak of the Finch
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jonathan Weiner
Library Journal : This is an account of Peter and Rosemary Grant's research on the microevolutionary modifications t...More
1995 (Biography)
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Click to search this book in our catalog   Joan D. Hedrick
Library Journal : In writing this biography of Stowe, the most substantial since Forrest Wilson's Crusader in Crinol...More

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