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Johnson and Boswell
A Biography of Friendship
2015 Annibel Jenkins Biography Prize, American society for eighteenth-century Studies
2014 Outstanding Academic Title, Choice

 
The Last Sane Man: Michael Cardew
Modern Pots, Colonialism, and the Counterculture
2014 Art Book Prize, The Authors' Club
2013 James Tait Black Prizes, University of Edinburgh

 
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

 
The Jeffersons at Shadwell
2011 Abbott Lowell Cummings Prize, Vernacular Architecture Forum
2011 Richard Slatten Award for Excellence in Virginian Biography, Virginia Historical Society

 
John Brown's Spy
The Adventurous Life and Tragic Confession of John E. Cook
2013 Southern California Book Festival, JM Northern Media LLC
2013 Literary Awards, Society of Midland Authors
2012 2012 Honorable Mention for the Southern California Book Festival in the Non-Fiction category, Southern California Book Festival

 
Menachem Begin
A Life
2013 National Jewish Book Awards, Jewish Book Council

 
Building a New Jerusalem
John Davenport, a Puritan in Three Worlds
2013 2012 Reading the West Book Awards, Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association
2013 Book Award, New England Society

 
Geronimo
2013 Reading the West Book Awards, Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Assoc
2013 Great Southeast Book Festival, JM Northern Media LLC
2013 San Francisco Book Festival, JM Northern Media LLC
2013 2013 Wrangler Award, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
2012 2012 Honorable Mention for the Southern California Book Festival in the Biography/Autobiography category, Southern California Book Festival
2012 2012 Honorable Mention for the Southern California Book Festival in the Biograph, Southern California Book Festival
2012 Spur, Best Western Nonfiction-Biography, Western Writers of America

 
Thomas Bernhard
The Making of an Austrian
2004 Austrian Cultural Forum Book Award, Austrian Cultural Forum

 
Edward Bancroft
Scientist, Author, Spy
2012 Biography/Autobiography Honorable Mention, New York Book Festival
2012 Choice Outstanding Academic Title, Choice

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

 
The Arch Conjuror of England
John Dee
2013 Longman/History award, Longman

 
Andrew Marvell
The Chameleon
2012 Choice Outstanding Academic Title, Choice
2011 HW Fisher Best First Biography Prize Shortlist, Biographers' Club

 
King Stephen
2012 Choice Outstanding Academic Title, Choice

 
Music for Silenced Voices
Shostakovich and His Fifteen Quartets
2012 PROSE Award in Music and the Performing Arts, Association of American Publishers

 
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

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