Marfield Prize (National Award for Arts Writing) Winners

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The Lady in Gold: The Extra...

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Night's Dancer: The Life of...

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Grant Wood: A Life

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3.54 avg rating — 171 ratings
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Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyo...

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4.08 avg rating — 492 ratings
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White Heat: The Friendship ...

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3.97 avg rating — 510 ratings
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Victor Fleming: An American...

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3.87 avg rating — 63 ratings
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Nature's Engraver: A Life o...

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4.24 avg rating — 159 ratings
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Steel Drivin' Man: John Hen...

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3.77 avg rating — 285 ratings
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The Big Screen: The Story o...

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Short Nights of the Shadow ...

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On Conan Doyle

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Modigliani: A Life

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3.78 avg rating — 146 ratings
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The Greater Journey: Americ...

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Lee Krasner: A Biography

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3.78 avg rating — 470 ratings
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The Last Sultan: The Life a...

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Girls to the Front: The Tru...

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The Advance Man: A Journey ...

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Charlie Chan: The Untold St...

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Faulkner and Love: The Wome...

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A Fine Romance: Jewish Song...

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The Blue Hour: A Life of Je...

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Carolina Clay: The Life and...

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The Man Who Made Vermeers: ...

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The Rest Is Noise: Listenin...

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4.09 avg rating — 13,871 ratings
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To the Break of Dawn: A Fre...

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3.73 avg rating — 48 ratings
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The Shakespeare Riots: Reve...

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Chance and Circumstance: Tw...

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James Tiptree, Jr.: The Dou...

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The Judgment of Paris: The ...

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