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Strindberg
A Life
2013 Duff Cooper Prize, Duff Cooper Prize
2013 Samuel Johnson Prize, Smuel Johnson Prize
2013 Outstanding Academic Title, Choice

 
Black Gotham
A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City
2013 Frederick Douglass Prize, Guilder Lehrman Center
2012 General Nonfiction Honorable Mention, New York Book Festival
2012 New York City Book Award, New York Society Library
2012 PROSE Award in U.S. History Honorable Mention, Association of American Publishers
Biography/Autobiography Honorable Mention, New York Book Festival

 
Joe Louis
Hard Times Man
2012 Choice Outstanding Academic Title, Choice
Kirkus Reviews
2010 Los Angeles Book Festival in Biography/Autobiography, Los Angeles Book Festival

 
Aleksander Wat
Life and Art of an Iconoclast
1997 Vucinich Prize, American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS)
1996 Waclaw Lednicki Humanities Award, Polish Institute of the Arts and Sciences

 
American Caesars
Lives of the Presidents from Franklin D. Roosevelt to George W. Bush
2011 General Non-Fiction Honorable Mention, Los Angeles Book Festival

 
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Queen of France, Queen of England
2010 Choice

 
Adam Smith
An Enlightened Life
2013 2011-2013 Annibel Jenkins Prize, American Society for the 18th Century Studies
2011 2011 San Francisco Book Festival Honorable Mention in Biography, San Francisco Book Festival
James Pressley, Bloomberg Business Week
Atlantic Monthly
New Yorker
Tyler Cowen, NPR's Marketplace

 
Savonarola
Biography/Autobiography Honorable Mention, Los Angeles Book Festival

 
Savonarola
The Rise and Fall of a Renaissance Prophet
Biography/Autobiography Honorable Mention, Los Angeles Book Festival

 
Art for the Nation
The Eastlakes and the Victorian Art World
2013 2013 Historians of British Art Short List in the Multi-Author category, Historians of British Art
2013 2013 Historians of British Art Short List in the Multi-Author category, Historians of British Art

 
A Complicated Man
The Life of Bill Clinton as Told by Those Who Know Him
2011 Los Angeles Book Festival Winner in Biography/Autobiography, Los Angeles Book Festival
2011 2011 San Francisco Book Festival Honorable Mention in Biography, San Francisco Book Festival
Biography/Autobiograpy Honorable Mention, New York Book Festival

 
Emma Goldman
2012 Biography/Autobiography Honorable Mention, Los Angeles Book Festival
National Jewish Book Award, Jewish Book Council
Biography/Autobiography Honorable Mention, Los Angeles Book Festival
Book of the Year Bronze Winner, ForeWord Magazine

 
Emma Goldman
Revolution as a Way of Life
2012 Biography/Autobiography Honorable Mention, Los Angeles Book Festival
Biography/Autobiography Honorable Mention, Los Angeles Book Festival
National Jewish Book Award, Jewish Book Council
Book of the Year Bronze Winner, ForeWord Magazine

 
Octavia, Daughter of God
The Story of a Female Messiah and Her Followers
History Award, San Francisco Book Festival

 
Octavia, Daughter of God
The Story of a Female Messiah and Her Followers
History Award, San Francisco Book Festival

 
The Burma Campaign
2012 History Honorable Mention, New York Book Festival

 
The Burma Campaign
Disaster into Triumph, 1942-45
2012 History Honorable Mention, New York Book Festival

 
Richard Strauss
A Musical Life
2013 Best Historical Research in Classical Music, Association for Recorced Sound Collections

 
An Empire of Ice
Scott, Shackleton and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science
2012 Hessell-Tiltman Prize Shortlist, PEN International
National Outdoor Book Award Honorable Mention, National Outdoor Book Foundation

 
An Empire of Ice
Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science
2012 Hessell-Tiltman Prize Shortlist, PEN International

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