The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America by Andrés Reséndez. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Bancroft Prize.
Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson. Pantheon Books. Bancroft Prize.
Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers by Nancy Tomes. University of North Carolina Press. Bancroft Prize.
Never Caught; The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong. Atria Books. National Book Award.
The Evangelicals; The Struggle to Shape America. By Frances FitzGerald. Atria Books. National Book Award.
The Future Is History; How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia by Masha Gessen. Granta. National Book Award.
Killers of the Flower Moon; The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann. Doubleday. National Book Award.
Democracy in Chains; The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for American by Nancy MacLean. Scribe Publications. National Book Award.
Locking Up Our Own; Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman, Jr. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. National Book Award.
No Is Not Enough; Resisting Trump’s shock Politics and Winning the World We Need by Naomi Klein. Haymarket Books. National Book Award.
The Color of Law; A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein. W.W. Norton. National Book Award.
The Blood of Emmett Till by Timothy Tyson. Simon & Schuster. National Book Award.
Bunk; The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News by Kevin Young. Graywolf Press. National Book Award.