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december 2023: Winner2023 Nyeste

Winner 14

Nominee 91

Valiant Women: The Extraordinary American Servicewomen Who Helped Win World War II af Lena S. Andrews2023
Astor: The Rise and Fall of an American Fortune af Anderson Cooper2023
A Fever in the Heartland: The Ku Klux Klan's Plot to Take Over America, and the Woman Who Stopped Them af Timothy Egan2023
Black AF History : the un-whitewashed story of America af Michael Harriot2023
Pathogenesis: A History of the World in Eight Plagues af Jonathan Kennedy2023
Bad Gays: A Homosexual History af Huw Lemmey2022
Gangsters vs. Nazis: How Jewish Mobsters Battled Nazis in Wartime America af Michael Benson2022
By Hands Now Known: Jim Crow's Legal Executioners af Margaret A. Burnham2022
Dangerous Rhythms: Jazz and the Underworld af T. J. English2022
The Escape Artist: The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World af Jonathan Freedland2022
American Midnight: The Great War, a Violent Peace, and Democracy's Forgotten Crisis af Adam Hochschild2022
Wise Gals: The Spies Who Built the CIA and Changed the Future of Espionage af Nathalia Holt2022
Agent Josephine: American Beauty, French Hero, British Spy af Damien Lewis2022
Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands af Kelly Lytle Hernandez2022
Prisoners of the Castle: An Epic Story of Survival and Escape from Colditz, the Nazis' Fortress Prison af Ben Macintyre2022
And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle af Jon Meacham2022
River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile af Candice Millard2022
Anna: The Biography af Amy Odell2022
The Dark Queens: The Bloody Rivalry That Forged the Medieval World af Shelley Puhak2022
Slaying the Dragon: A Secret History of Dungeons and Dragons af Ben Riggs2022
His Name Is George Floyd: One Man's Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice af Robert Samuels2022
The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams af Stacy Schiff2022
The Scandalous Hamiltons: A Gilded Age Grifter, a Founding Fathers Disgraced Descendant, and a Trial at the Dawn of Tabloid Journalism af Bill Shaffer2022
Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of Black Women in Pop af Danyel Smith2022
Rise: A Pop History of Asian America from the Nineties to Now af Jeff Yang2022
Come Fly the World: The Jet-Age Story of the Women of Pan Am af Julia Cooke2021
Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty af Anderson Cooper2021
The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear af Kate Moore2021
Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age af Annalee Newitz2021
A Black Women's History of the United States af Daina Ramey Berry2020
Humankind: A Hopeful History af Rutger Bregman2020
The Deviant's War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America af Eric Cervini2020
You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington af Alexis Coe2020
Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own af Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.2020
Dead Famous: An Unexpected History of Celebrity from Bronze Age to Silver Screen af Greg Jenner2020
Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots af Morgan Jerkins2020
The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz af Erik Larson2020
999: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz af Heather Dune Macadam2020
Agent Sonya: Moscow's Most Daring Wartime Spy af Ben Macintyre2020
The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power af Deirdre Mask2020
His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope af Jon Meacham2020
The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill America's 16th President--and Why It Failed af Brad Meltzer2020
Killing Crazy Horse: The Merciless Indian Wars in America af Bill O'Reilly2020
The House of Kennedy af James Patterson2020
How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America af Heather Cox Richardson2020
Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America af Candacy Taylor2020
Fight of the Century: Writers Reflect on 100 Years of Landmark ACLU Cases af Ayelet Waldman2020
Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World af Chris Wallace2020
Before and After: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children's Home Society af Judy Christie2019
The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire af William Dalrymple2019
Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis af Jared Diamond2019
The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11 af Garrett M. Graff2019
Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster af Adam Higginbotham2019
How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States af Daniel Immerwahr2019
Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland af Patrick Radden Keefe2019
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present af David Treuer2019
These Truths: A History of the United States af Jill Lepore2018
Indianapolis : The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man af Lynn Vincent2018
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI af David Grann2017
The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple af Jeff Guinn2017
On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century af Timothy Snyder2017
The Blood of Emmett Till af Timothy B. Tyson2017
Get Well Soon: History's Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them af Jennifer Wright2017
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life af Ruth Franklin2016
The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America's First Serial Killer af Skip Hollandsworth2016
White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America af Nancy Isenberg2016
Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America af Patrick Phillips2016
The Romanovs: 1613-1918 af Simon Sebag-Montefiore2016
All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation af Rebecca Traister2016
The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House af Kate Andersen Brower2015
The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife and the Missing Corpse af Piu Marie Eatwell2015
Film, frygt og propaganda : en sand beretning om hvordan Kim Jong-Ils uhyrlige filmforelskelse førte til verdens mest spektakulære kidnapning af Paul Fischer2015
If This is a Woman: Inside Ravensbruck, Hitler's Concentration Camp for Women af Sarah Helm2015
Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter af Kate Clifford Larson2015
When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II af Molly Guptill Manning2015
The Witches: Salem, 1692 af Stacy Schiff2015
Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War af Susan Southard2015
The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee af Marja Mills2014
Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail af Ben Montgomery2014
In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette af Hampton Sides2014
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth af Reza Aslan2013
Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune af Bill Dedman2013
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America af George Packer2013
The Woman Who Wasn't There: The True Story of an Incredible Deception af Robin Gaby Fisher2012
Midnight in Peking af Paul French2012
1861: The Civil War Awakening af Adam Goodheart2011
I ondskabens have af Erik Larson2011
The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation af Elizabeth Letts2011
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman af Robert K. Massie2011
Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President af Candice Millard2011
Unfamiliar Fishes af Sarah Vowell2011


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