Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction & Nonfiction

Awarded annually in the U.S. for the best fiction and non-fiction books for adult readers published in the United States.

60 items

Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
A Burning Book - 2020 Alfred A. Knopf Adult Fiction Book
Deacon King Kong
A Novel
Book - 2020 Riverhead Books Adult Fiction Book
Fathoms
The World in the Whale
Book - 2020 Simon & Schuster Adult Nonfiction Book
Homeland Elegies
A Novel
Book - 2020 Little, Brown and Company Adult Fiction Book
Just Us
An American Conversation
Book - 2020 Graywolf Press Adult Nonfiction Book
Memorial Drive
A Daughter's Memoir
Book - 2020 Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers Adult Nonfiction Book (Biography)
Feast your Eyes Book - 2019 Scribner Adult Fiction Book
Figuring Book - 2019 Pantheon Books Adult Nonfiction Book
Lost Children Archive Book - 2019 Alfred A. Knopf Adult Fiction Book
Midnight in Chernobyl
The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster
Book - 2019 Simon & Schuster Adult Nonfiction Book
The Water Dancer
A Novel
Book - 2019 One World Adult Fiction Book
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee
Native America From 1890 to the Present
Book - 2019 Riverhead Books Adult Nonfiction Book
Dopesick
Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America
Book - 2018 Little, Brown and Company Adult Nonfiction Book
Heavy
An American Memoir
Book - 2018 Scribner Adult Nonfiction Book (Biography)
The Great Believers Book - 2018 Viking Adult Fiction Book
The Line Becomes A River Book - 2018 Riverhead Books Adult Nonfiction Book
There There Book - 2018 Alfred A. Knopf Adult Fiction Book
Washington Black Book - 2018 Alfred A. Knopf Adult Fiction Book
Killers of the Flower Moon
The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
Book - 2017 Doubleday Adult Nonfiction Book
Lincoln in the Bardo
A Novel
Book - 2017 Random House Adult Fiction Book
Manhattan Beach
A Novel
Book - 2017 Scribner Adult Fiction Book
Sing, Unburied, Sing
A Novel
Book - 2017 Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc Adult Fiction Book
The Doomsday Machine
Confessions of A Nuclear War Planner
Book - 2017 Bloomsbury Adult Nonfiction Book
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me
A Memoir
Book - 2017 Little, Brown and Company Adult Nonfiction Book (Biography)
Blood at the Root
A Racial Cleansing in America
Book - 2016 W.W. Norton & Company Adult Nonfiction Book
Evicted
Poverty and Profit in the American City
Book - 2016 Crown Publishers Adult Nonfiction Book
Moonglow
A Novel
Book - 2016 Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers Adult Fiction Book
Swing Time Book - 2016 Penguin Press Adult Fiction Book
The Firebrand and the First Lady
Portrait of A Friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice
Book - 2016 Alfred A. Knopf Adult Nonfiction Book (Biography)
The Underground Railroad
A Novel
Book - 2016 Doubleday Adult Fiction Book
A Little Life
A Novel
Book - 2015 Doubleday Adult Fiction Book
H Is for Hawk Book - 2014 Grove Press Adult Nonfiction Book
Hold Still
A Memoir With Photographs
Book - 2015 Little, Brown and Company Adult Nonfiction Book (Biography)
The Book of Aron Book - 2015 Alfred. A. Knopf Adult Fiction Book
The Invention of Nature
Alexander Von Humboldt's New World
Book - 2015 Alfred A. Knopf Adult Nonfiction Book (Biography)
The Sympathizer Book - 2015 Grove Press Adult Fiction Book
All the Light We Cannot See
A Novel
Book - 2014 Scribner Adult Fiction Book
Just Mercy
A Story of Justice and Redemption
Book - 2014 Spiegel & Grau Adult Nonfiction Book
Nora Webster
A Novel
Book - 2014 Scribner Adult Fiction Book
On Such A Full Sea Book - 2014 Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Adult Fiction Book
The Sixth Extinction
An Unnatural History
Book - 2014 Henry Holt and Company Adult Nonfiction Book
Thirteen Days in September
Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David
Book - 2014 Alfred A. Knopf Adult Nonfiction Book
Americanah Book - 2013 Alfred A. Knopf Adult Fiction Book
Claire of the Sea Light Book - 2013 Alfred A. Knopf Adult Fiction Book
Five Days at Memorial
Life and Death in A Storm-ravaged Hospital
Book - 2013 Crown Publishers Adult Nonfiction Book
On Paper
The Everything of Its Two-thousand-year History
Book - 2013 Alfred A. Knopf Adult Nonfiction Book
The Bully Pulpit
Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
Book - 2013 Simon & Schuster Adult Nonfiction Book
The Goldfinch Book - 2013 Little, Brown and Company Adult Fiction Book
Canada
[a Novel]
Book - 2012 Ecco Press Adult Fiction Book
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher
The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis
Book - 2012 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Adult Nonfiction Book (Biography)
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