PEN Center USA Literary Award Winners

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Winners

Forbidden Pleasures: New Se...

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4.38 avg rating — 8 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Translation (2016)
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Ghettoside: A True Story of...

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4.05 avg rating — 18,573 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Research Nonfiction (2016)
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Reconnaissance

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3.97 avg rating — 212 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Poetry (2016)
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A House of My Own: Stories ...

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4.29 avg rating — 1,357 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Creative Nonfiction (2016)
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The Porcupine of Truth

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3.90 avg rating — 2,101 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature (2016)
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See How Small

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2.71 avg rating — 1,631 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Fiction (2016)
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Reading Basquiat: Exploring...

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4.24 avg rating — 25 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for UC Press First Book Award (2015)
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Anatomical Theater

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PEN Center USA Literary Award for Translation (2015)
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The Imitation Game: Screenplay

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4.28 avg rating — 86 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Screenplay (2015)
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Windfall: The Booming Busin...

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4.06 avg rating — 546 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Research Nonfiction (2015)
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Citizen: An American Lyric

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4.27 avg rating — 38,363 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Poetry (2015)
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Bridge

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 8 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Fiction (2015)
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The Unspeakable: And Other ...

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3.74 avg rating — 5,198 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Creative Nonfiction (2015)
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The Strange and Beautiful S...

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4.03 avg rating — 39,930 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature (2015)
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The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba...

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3.93 avg rating — 1,241 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature (2014)
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Facing the Wave: A Journey ...

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3.79 avg rating — 462 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Creative Nonfiction (2014)
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The Decameron

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3.89 avg rating — 34,798 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Translation (2014)
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Dallas 1963

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4.16 avg rating — 911 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Research Nonfiction (2014)
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Over Easy

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3.62 avg rating — 2,459 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Graphic Literature (2014)
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The Boss

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4.15 avg rating — 221 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Poetry (2014)
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Sea of Hooks

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3.80 avg rating — 178 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Fiction (2014)
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The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda...

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4.32 avg rating — 28,247 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award (2007)
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Gifts (Annals of the Wester...

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3.72 avg rating — 9,071 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award (2005)
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Generation Kill: Devil Dogs...

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4.25 avg rating — 16,722 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Research Nonfiction (2005)
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Ratha's Creature (The Named...

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4.05 avg rating — 2,065 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Young Adult (1983)
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The Passages Of Joy

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3.78 avg rating — 32 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Poetry (1983)
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Mathilda Savitch

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3.18 avg rating — 2,610 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Fiction
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The Soloist: A Lost Dream, ...

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3.90 avg rating — 9,453 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award for Creative Nonfiction
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nominees

The Fire Horse Girl

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3.81 avg rating — 1,072 ratings
PEN Center USA Literary Award Nominee (2014)
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