Award Winners 2019

 

A lot happened this year, so you can't be blamed for playing catch-up on your literary award winners of 2019. We've got all the books you need in one place. See below recent award winners for the National Book Award, the Man Booker, Nobel, and Pulitzer prizes. For you or the literari in your family this holiday season! 

The Overstory: A Novel Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393356687
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 2nd, 2019

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize
New York Times Bestseller
A New York Times Notable Book and a Washington Post, Time, Oprah Magazine, Newsweek, Chicago Tribune, and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2018

"The best novel ever written about trees, and really just


Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250215079
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Published: Picador - June 4th, 2019

Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction

In Amity and Prosperity, the prizewinning poet and journalist Eliza Griswold tells the story of the energy boom’s impact on a small town at the edge of Appalachia and one woman’s transformation from a struggling single parent to an unlikely activist.


Fairview Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781559369527
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Published: Theatre Communications Group - August 27th, 2019

Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

"Dazzling and ruthless...One of the most exquisitely and systematically arranged ambushes of an unsuspecting audience in years...A glorious, scary reminder of the unmatched power of live theater to rattle, roil and shake us wide awake." --Ben Brantley, New York Times


Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781416590316
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 16th, 2018

**Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in History**

*Winner of the Bancroft, Parkman, Los Angeles Times (biography), Lincoln, Plutarch, and Christopher Awards*

Named one of the Best Books of 2018 by The New York Times Book Review, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle, and Time

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The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780195089578
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - February 1st, 2018

Winner of the 2018 National Book Award for Nonfiction.


Be With Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811226059
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Published: New Directions - August 28th, 2018

WINNER OF THE 2019 PULITZER PRIZE IN POETRY
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
Publishers Weekly Best Poetry Book of 2018


Forrest Gander’s first book of poems since his Pulitzer finalist Core Samples from the World: a startling look through loss, grief, and regret into the exquisite nature of intimacy


Flights Cover Image
By Olga Tokarczuk, Jennifer Croft (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525534204
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 13th, 2019

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE
 
WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST FOR TRANSLATED LITERATURE

A visionary work of fiction by "A writer on the level of W. G. Sebald" (Annie Proulx)


Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead: A Novel Cover Image
By Olga Tokarczuk, Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translated by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525541332
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 13th, 2019

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE

"A brilliant literary murder mystery." —Chicago Tribune

"Extraordinary. Tokarczuk's novel is funny, vivid, dangerous, and disturbing, and it raises some fierce questions about human behavior. My sincere admiration for her brilliant work." —Annie Proulx


The Moravian Night: A Story Cover Image
By Peter Handke, Krishna Winston (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780374537173
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - December 5th, 2017

An odyssey through the mind and memory of a washed-up writer, from one of Europe’s most provocative novelists, Nobel Prize winner Peter Handke


Slow Homecoming Cover Image
By Peter Handke, Benjamin Kunkel (Introduction by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781590173077
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Published: NYRB Classics - March 31st, 2009

By Nobel Prize Winner Peter Handke


Trust Exercise: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781250309884
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - April 9th, 2019

WINNER OF THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION


The Yellow House: A Memoir (2019 National Book Award Winner) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802125088
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Published: Grove Press - August 13th, 2019

WINNER OF THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Named one of "The 10 Best Books of 2019" by The New York Times Book Review

A brilliant, haunting and unforgettable memoir from a stunning new talent about the inexorable pull of home and family, set in a shotgun house in New Orleans East.


Sight Lines Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781556595592
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 9th, 2019

Winner of the 2019 National Book Award "The sight lines is Sze's 10th collection are just that―imagistic lines strung together by jump-cuts, creating a filmic collage that itself seems to be a portrait of simultaneity." ―The New York Times From the current phenomenon of drawing calligraphy with water in public parks in China to Thomas Jefferson laying out dinosaur bones on


Baron Wenckheim's Homecoming Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780811226646
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Published: New Directions - September 24th, 2019

WINNER OF THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR TRANSLATED LITERATURE

 


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Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802156983
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Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - November 5th, 2019

NATIONAL BESTSELLER


The Testaments: The Sequel to The Handmaid's Tale Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385543781
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Published: Nan A. Talese - September 10th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE

The Testaments is a modern masterpiece, a powerful novel that can be read on its own or as a companion to Margaret Atwood’s classic, The Handmaid’s Tale.