William Saroyan International Prize for Writing Winners

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On Trails: An Exploration

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William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for Nonfiction (2018)
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In the Distance

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4.15 avg rating — 7,786 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for Fiction (2018)
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Belief Is Its Own Kind of T...

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4.56 avg rating — 114 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for Nonfiction (2016)
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Welcome to Braggsville

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3.24 avg rating — 3,296 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for Fiction (2016)
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The Riddle of the Labyrinth...

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3.96 avg rating — 2,937 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for Nonfiction (2014)
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Long Division

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William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for Fiction (2014)
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The Sound of a Wild Snail E...

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4.10 avg rating — 10,290 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for Nonfiction (2012)
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Orientation: And Other Stories

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3.77 avg rating — 1,101 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for Fiction (2012)
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The King of Vodka: The Stor...

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3.68 avg rating — 321 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for Nonfiction (2010)
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Atmospheric Disturbances

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3.17 avg rating — 3,762 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for Fiction (2010)
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Kiyo's Story: A Japanese-Am...

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4.32 avg rating — 268 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for Nonfiction (2008)
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The History of Love

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3.91 avg rating — 126,088 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for Fiction (2008)
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The King of California: J.G...

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3.98 avg rating — 412 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for Nonfiction (2005)
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The Laments

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3.57 avg rating — 756 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for Fiction (2005)
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Everything Is Illuminated

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3.89 avg rating — 169,497 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for Fiction (2003)
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nominees

Shakespeare in Swahililand:...

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3.73 avg rating — 52 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing Nominee for Nonfiction (2018)
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Riverine: A Memoir from Any...

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3.67 avg rating — 433 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing Nominee for Nonfiction (2018)
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Lucky Boy

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4.14 avg rating — 11,321 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing Nominee for Fiction (2018)
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The Traders

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William Saroyan International Prize for Writing Nominee for Fiction (2018)
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Nagasaki: Life After Nuclea...

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William Saroyan International Prize for Writing Nominee for Nonfiction (2016)
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Russian Tattoo: A Memoir

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Counternarratives

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4.18 avg rating — 451 ratings
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Now We Will Be Happy

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3.99 avg rating — 87 ratings
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The Boys in the Boat: Nine ...

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4.34 avg rating — 238,063 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing Nominee for Nonfiction (2014)
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You Deserve Nothing

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3.58 avg rating — 4,006 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing Nominee for Fiction (2014)
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The Facades

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3.10 avg rating — 570 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing Nominee for Fiction (2014)
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Pulphead

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William Saroyan International Prize for Writing Nominee for Nonfiction (2012)
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Solacers

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4.20 avg rating — 383 ratings
William Saroyan International Prize for Writing Nominee for Nonfiction (2012)
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East of the West: A Country...

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Leaving the Atocha Station

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3.79 avg rating — 12,480 ratings
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