William Dean Howells Medal Winners

This award is administered by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Established in 1925, the Howells Medal, named after Williams Dean Howells (183 ...more

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The Overstory

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4.11 avg rating — 99,897 ratings
William Dean Howells Medal (2020)
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Middle C

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3.42 avg rating — 965 ratings
William Dean Howells Medal (2015)
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Shadow Country

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4.05 avg rating — 4,749 ratings
William Dean Howells Medal (2010)
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The Great Fire

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3.45 avg rating — 4,501 ratings
William Dean Howells Medal (2005)
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Underworld

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3.93 avg rating — 27,871 ratings
William Dean Howells Medal (2000)
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Rabbit at Rest

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3.98 avg rating — 14,592 ratings
William Dean Howells Medal (1995)
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Billy Bathgate

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3.79 avg rating — 6,678 ratings
William Dean Howells Medal (1990)
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So Long, See You Tomorrow

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3.92 avg rating — 9,535 ratings
William Dean Howells Medal (1980)
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Gravity's Rainbow

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3.95 avg rating — 41,866 ratings
William Dean Howells Medal (1975)
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The Confessions of Nat Turner

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3.96 avg rating — 14,227 ratings
William Dean Howells Medal (1970)
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The Wapshot Scandal

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3.76 avg rating — 803 ratings
William Dean Howells Medal (1965)
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By Love Possessed

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3.21 avg rating — 112 ratings
William Dean Howells Medal (1960)
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The Ponder Heart

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3.60 avg rating — 1,758 ratings
William Dean Howells Medal (1955)
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The Good Earth (House of Ea...

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3.99 avg rating — 231,067 ratings
William Dean Howells Medal (1935)
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Death Comes for the Archbishop

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3.92 avg rating — 31,089 ratings
William Dean Howells Medal (1930)
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