Other Awards and Honors

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  1. Book ImageCultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts

    Clive James

    "I can't remember when I've learned as much from something I've read—or laughed as much while doing it."—Jacob Weisberg, SlateMore

  2. Book ImageGraphic Storytelling and Visual Narrative

    Will Eisner

    "There isn't a comics artists alive who hasn't benefited from Will Eisner's masterful work and formidable wisdom."—Scott McCloud, author of Understanding ComicsMore

  3. Book ImageHouse Lights: A Novel

    Leah Hager Cohen

    “Tantalizing ... captivating ... provocative.”—BooklistMore

  4. Book ImageThe Elephant and the Dragon: The Rise of India and China and What It Means for All of Us

    Robyn Meredith

    "A comprehensive primer on the development of these Asian tigers."—Noam Lupu, San Francisco ChronicleMore

  5. Book ImageForever on the Mountain: The Truth Behind One of Mountaineering's Most Controversial and Mysterious Disasters

    James M. Tabor

    Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award
    Grand Prize Winner, Banff Mountain Book Festival

    "Forever on the Mountain grips even non-climbers with its harrowing scenes of thorny relationships tested by extraordinary circumstances." —Washington PostMore

  6. Book ImageGoing Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign

    Michael K. Honey

    The definitive history of the epic struggle for economic justice that became Martin Luther King Jr.'s last crusade.More

  7. Book ImageInvisible People

    Will Eisner

    One of four extraordinary graphic novels celebrating the Big Apple, from the master of American comics art.More

  8. Book ImageThe Blind Side: Evolution of a Game

    Michael Lewis

    "Lewis has such a gift for storytelling... he writes as lucidly for sports fans as for those who read him for other reasons."--Janet Maslin, New York TimesMore

  9. Book ImageThe Courtier and the Heretic: Leibniz, Spinoza, and the Fate of God in the Modern World

    Matthew Stewart

    “A colorful reinterpretation. . . . Stewart’s wit and profluent prose make this book a fascinating read.”—Publishers Weekly, starred reviewMore

  10. Book ImageWhere Mountains Are Nameless: Passion and Politics in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

    Jonathan Waterman

    The "compelling" (Seattle Times) story behind a most sacred piece of American wilderness.More

  11. Book ImageWarrior Poet: A Biography of Audre Lorde

    Alexis De Veaux

    Winner of the 2005 Lambda Literary Award, the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, and the Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award: the first and "essential" (Choice) biography of the author, poet, and American icon of womanhood, black arts, and survival.More

  12. Book ImageSpook: Science Tackles the Afterlife

    Mary Roach

    The best-selling author of Stiff  and Bonk trains her considerable wit and curiosity on the human soul.More

  13. Book ImageThe Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln

    Sean Wilentz

    Winner of the Bancroft Award: "Monumental…a tour de force…awesome in its coverage of political events."—Gordon Wood, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  14. Book ImageThe History of Love: A Novel

    Nicole Krauss

    ONE OF THE MOST LOVED NOVELS OF THE DECADE.

    A long-lost book reappears, mysteriously connecting an old man searching for his son and a girl seeking a cure for her widowed mother's loneliness.More

  15. Book ImageAmerican Smooth: Poems

    Rita Dove

    "Rita Dove pulls the ultimate dance trick: she makes it look easy."--New York Times Book ReviewMore

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