Pulitzer Prize Winning Authors
|Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle that Set them Free||Héctor Tobar||
DEEP DOWN DARK: THE UNTOLD STORIES OF 33 MEN BURIED IN A CHILEAN MINE, AND THE MIRACLE THAT SET THEM FREE is the exclusive account the victims shared of their sixty-nine days beneath thousands of feet of rock.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed on the title page by Hector Tobar at his...
|Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir||Natasha Trethewey||
|Vinegar Girl||Anne Tyler||
VINEGAR GIRL is a modern day retelling of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew using a scientist's daughter for the protagonist. Our young hero is the object of her father's outrageous plan to marry her off to his assistant to prevent this brilliant immigrant from being deported. Fun ensues
|Redhead by the Side of the Road||Anne Tyler||
REDHEAD BY THE SIDE OF THE ROAD finds Micah, a cautious tech expert in Baltimore and a creature of habit, dealing with a string of sudden surprises that turn his life upside down, like his girlfriend getting an eviction notice and a young man coming to his door and claiming to be his son, and all told with Anne's...
|Clock Dance||Anne Tyler||
CLOCK DANCE is the story of an older woman finding meaning in her life when she flies across the country to attend to a woman and a child she's never met.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed on the title page by Anne Tyler at her office. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for...
|The Nickel Boys||Colson Whitehead||
THE NICKEL BOYS revolves around two young men sentenced to a juvenile reformatory in 1960s Jim Crow Florida where they and the other residents are subject to the cruel abuse of the staff, both physically and sexually. One, Elwood Curtis, keeps the words of Martin Luther King Jr. in his mind and heart, trying to live Dr...
|Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents||Isabel Wilkerson||
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents is a brilliant portrait of the hidden system that has shaped our country. This deeply researched narrative allows the reader to easily grasp the rigid hierachy of human rankings. The book also delves into how the Nazis studied America's plan of outcasting Jews and Blacks. In...
|Why Priests?: A Failed Tradition||Garry Wills||
WHY PRIESTS? A FAILED TRADITION is a brilliant argument for a rethinking of the role of the church. Garry Wills emphasizes that he is not opposed to priesthood, having studied for five years toward that goal himself. This is a provocative and challenging read.
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|The Social Conquest of Earth||E.O. Wilson||
THE SOCIAL CONQUEST OF EARTH finds the two-time Pulitzer Prize winning biologist and author countering the theory that evolution encourages creatures to put family first by demonstrating that group selection, not kin selection, is the primary driving force of human evolution. Demonstrating that the sources of morality...
|Genesis: The Deep Origin of Societies||E.O. Wilson||
GENESIS is another thought-provoking work by the two-time Pulitzer Prize winner as he turns his keen...