PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction Winners

The PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award is a biennial prize of $10,000 given to a distinguished work of nonfiction possessing notable literary merit and ...more

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In a Day's Work: The Fight ...

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PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction (2019)
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Evicted: Poverty and Profit...

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PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction (2017)
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Five Days at Memorial: Life...

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PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction (2015)
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Behind the Beautiful Foreve...

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PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction (2013)
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Texas Tough: The Rise of Am...

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PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction (2011)
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The Bin Ladens: An Arabian ...

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PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction (2009)
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House of War: The Pentagon ...

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PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction (2007)
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The Making of a Dream: How ...

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PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction Nominee for Longlist (2019)
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The Girl From Kathmandu: Tw...

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Dreamers: How Young Indians...

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The Black and the Blue: A C...

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The Field of Blood: Violenc...

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The Beekeeper: Rescuing the...

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Amity and Prosperity: One F...

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American Prison: A Reporter...

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One Person, No Vote: How Vo...

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The Train to Crystal City: ...

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The Other Slavery: The Unco...

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Strangers Drowning: Grappli...

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White Trash: The 400-Year U...

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Drinking in America: Our Se...

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Bad News: Last Journalists ...

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Children of Paradise: The S...

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Dreamland: The True Tale of...

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Blood at the Root: A Racial...

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Powers of Two: Finding the ...

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A Chance to Win: Boyhood, B...

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The Impulse Society: Americ...

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The Bill of the Century: Th...

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All the Truth Is Out: The W...

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