State and Regional Awards

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  1. Book ImageRamblin' Man: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie

    Ed Cray, Studs Terkel

    The groundbreaking biography, available for the centennial of Woody Guthrie’s birth in July 2012.More

  2. Book ImageCharlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History

    Yunte Huang

    Winner of the 2011 Edgar Award for Best Critical/Biographical Book and Shortlisted for the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography: "An ingenious and absorbing book…It will permanently change the way we tell this troubled yet gripping story." —Jonathan SpenceMore

  3. Book ImageThe Great Perhaps: A Novel

    Joe Meno

    “This ambitious, adventurous writer . . . recalls Anton Chekhov with his amused appreciation of human foibles.”—Wendy Smith, Chicago TribuneMore

  4. Book ImageBehind My Eyes: Poems

    Li-Young Lee

    “Lee’s lyrics have a tidal sweep as he moves between the universe within and the world without.” —Booklist, starred reviewMore

  5. Book ImageRequiem, Mass.: A Novel

    John Dufresne

    “Dufresne’s incandescent novel makes it clear that just living to tell a tale can be enough.” —PeopleMore

  6. Book ImageGumbo Tales: Finding My Place at the New Orleans Table

    Sara Roahen

    “Makes you want to spend a week—immediately—in New Orleans.” —Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg, Wall Street JournalMore

  7. Book ImageThe Beast in the Garden: The True Story of a Predator's Deadly Return to Suburban America

    David Baron

    "Reads like a crime novel . . . each chapter ends on a cliff-hanging note."—Seattle TimesMore

  8. Book ImageEarly Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest: Poems

    B. H. Fairchild

    Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.More

  9. Book ImageNow the Green Blade Rises: Poems

    Elizabeth Spires

    "Spires is a jewel of a poet, never self-conscious or self-indulgent."—Los Angeles TimesMore

  10. Book ImageHow We Became Human: New and Selected Poems 1975-2002

    Joy Harjo

    Over a quarter-century's work from the 2003 winner of the Arrell Gibson Award for Lifetime Achievement.More

  11. Book ImageBodies in Motion and at Rest: On Metaphor and Mortality

    Thomas Lynch

    Masterful essays that illuminate not only how we die but also how we live.More