PEN Prizes

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  4. Book ImageAn Obedient Father

    Akhil Sharma

    “A powerful debut novel that establishes Sharma as a supreme storyteller.”—Philadelphia InquirerMore

  5. Book ImageSerious Men: A Novel

    Manu Joseph

    A poignant, bitingly funny Indian satire and love story set in a scientific institute and in Mumbai’s humid tenements.More

  6. Book ImageThe End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason

    Sam Harris

    "The End of Faith articulates the dangers and absurdities of organized religion so fiercely and so fearlessly that I felt relieved as I read it, vindicated....Harris writes what a sizable number of us think, but few are willing to say."—Natalie Angier, New York TimesMore

  7. Book ImageAnother Bullshit Night in Suck City: A Memoir

    Nick Flynn

    "A stunningly beautiful new memoir . . . a near-perfect work of literature." —Stephen Elliot, San Francisco ChronicleMore

  8. Book ImageInheritance: A Novel

    Lan Samantha Chang

    Spanning seven decades and set in China and America against a backdrop of political chaos and social upheaval, this arresting debut novel tells a timeless story of familial devotion undermined by deceit and passion and rebuilt by memory.More

  9. Book ImageMeeting Faith: The Forest Journals of a Black Buddhist Nun

    Faith Adiele

    A wry account of the road from Harvard scholarship student to ordination as northern Thailand's first black Buddhist nun.More

  10. Book ImageAn Hour in Paradise: Stories

    Joan Leegant

    "Joan Leegant writes stories that last, stories that take root in the soul."—Bret Lott, author of JewelMore

  11. Book ImageThe Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Apt. 3W: Fiction

    Gabriel Brownstein

    Nine Salingeresque stories about New Yorkers and their marvelous eccentricities.More

  12. Book ImageA Map to the Next World: Poems and Tales

    Joy Harjo

    "This breathtakingly honest collection of writings is alive with deeply felt and beautifully expressed emotions."—Wilma MankillerMore

  13. Book ImageEmbracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II

    John W. Dower

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the 1999 National Book Award for Nonfiction, finalist for the Lionel Gelber Prize and the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, Embracing Defeat is John W. Dower's brilliant examination of Japan in the immediate, shattering aftermath of World War II.More

  14. Book ImageTruth Comes in Blows: A Memoir

    Ted Solotaroff

    Winner of the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of the Memoir and finalist for the National Jewish Book Award, Truth Comes in Blows is renowned editor and critic Ted Solotaroff's prize-winning account of a coming of age at once quintessentially American and especially vexed.More

  15. Book ImageThe Bear Comes Home: A Novel

    Rafi Zabor

    Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction: "A hilarious, richly imagined bear's eye view of love, music, alienation, manhood and humanity . . . that recalls Pynchon at his most controlled."—Publishers WeeklyMore