Commonwealth Club of California Book AwardsFinalist

Given by Commonwealth Club of California

Andre Navne: California Book Award (Engelsk), California Book Award for Nonfiction, Commonwealth Club of California (Engelsk), California Commonwealth Club Gold Medal (Engelsk), Commonwealth Club of California Book Awards Finalist (Engelsk)
233 Works / 234 Items 212 Books 10 Reviews 4.2
Since 1931, the Commonwealth Club of California Book Awards have honored the exceptional literary merit of California writers and publishers. Each year a select jury considers hundreds of books in vis mere search of the very best in literary achievement. Eligible books must be written while the author is a resident of California, and they must be published during the year under consideration. Awards are presented in the categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, First Work of Fiction, Poetry, Californiana, Notable Contribution to Publishing, Juvenile Literature and Young Adult Literature. vis mindre
Alle, Winner (627), Finalist (234)
Alle, 2023 (23), 2022 (25), 2021 (27), 2019 (17), 2018 (8), 2017 (5), 2016 (13), 2015 (19), 2014 (14), 2013 (23), 2012 (20), 2011 (20), 2010 (20)
juni 5: 2023 Nyeste

Finalist 234

The High Sierra: A Love Story af Kim Stanley RobinsonCaliforniana, Gold2023
The Klamath Mountains: A Natural History af Michael KauffmannContribution to Publishing, Gold2023
The Furrows af Namwali SerpellFiction2023
Properties of Thirst af Marianne WigginsFiction2023
Heartbroke af Chelsea BiekerFiction, Gold2023
Out There: Stories af Kate FolkFirst Fiction2023
The Rabbit Hutch af Tess GuntyFirst Fiction2023
Native Air af Jonathan HowlandFirst Fiction2023
Nightcrawling af Leila MottleyFirst Fiction, Gold2023
The Red Arrow af William BrewerFirst Fiction, Silver2023
Choosing Brave: How Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till Sparked the Civil Rights Movement af Angela JoyJuvenile2023
In the Beautiful Country af Jane KuoJuvenile2023
Twin Cities af Jose PimientaJuvenile2023
Hello, Moon af Evan TurkJuvenile2023
Seen and Unseen: What Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake, and Ansel Adams's Photographs Reveal About the Japanese American Incarceration af Elizabeth PartridgeJuvenile, Gold2023
Geography Is Destiny: Britain and the World: A 10,000-Year History af Ian MorrisNonfiction2023
American Midnight: The Great War, a Violent Peace, and Democracy's Forgotten Crisis af Adam HochschildNonfiction, Gold2023
Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands af Kelly Lytle HernandezNonfiction, Silver2023
The Man Who Could Move Clouds: A Memoir af Ingrid Rojas ContrerasNonfiction, Silver2023
Notes from a Sickbed af Tessa BruntonYoung Adult2023
Cold af Mariko TamakiYoung Adult2023
The Well af Jake WyattYoung Adult2023
Ophelia After All af Racquel MarieYoung Adult, Gold2023
Everything Now: Lessons from the City-State of Los Angeles af Rosecrans BaldwinCaliforniana, Gold2022
Crossroads af Jonathan FranzenFiction2022
Great Circle af Maggie ShipsteadFiction2022
The Archer af Shruti SwamyFiction, Gold2022
The Committed af Viet Thanh NguyenFiction, Silver2022
Afterparties: Stories af Anthony Veasna SoFirst Fiction2022
Skinship: Stories af Yoon ChoiFirst Fiction, Gold2022
City of a Thousand Gates af Rebecca SacksFirst Fiction, Silver2022
Legacy: Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance af Nikki GrimesJuvenile2022
Kaleidoscope af Brian SelznickJuvenile2022
The Genius Under the Table: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain af Eugene YelchinJuvenile2022
Wishes af Muon Thi VanJuvenile, Gold2022
Her Honor: My Life on the Bench...What Works, What's Broken, and How to Change It af LaDoris Hazzard CordellNonfiction2022
Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could af Adam SchiffNonfiction2022
Life as We Made It: How 50,000 Years of Human Innovation Refined―and Redefined―Nature af Beth ShapiroNonfiction2022
Paradise: One Town's Struggle to Survive an American Wildfire af Lizzie JohnsonNonfiction, Gold2022
Light on Fire: The Art and Life of Sam Francis af Gabrielle SelzNonfiction, Silver2022
Blood on the Fog: Pocket Poets Series No. 62 af Tongo Eisen-MartinPoetry2022
Permanent Volta af Rosie StocktonPoetry2022
Yellow Rain: Poems af Mai Der VangPoetry2022
Refractive Africa af Will AlexanderPoetry, Gold2022
Black Birds in the Sky: The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre af Brandy ColbertYoung Adult2022
The Mirror Season af Anna-Marie McLemoreYoung Adult2022
Instructions for Dancing af Nicola YoonYoung Adult2022
Home Is Not a Country af Safia ElhilloYoung Adult, Gold2022
The Vanishing Half af Brit BennettFiction2021
Members Only af Sameer PandyaFiction2021
These Women af Ivy PochodaFiction2021
A Registry of My Passage upon the Earth: Stories af Daniel MasonFiction, Gold2021
Interior Chinatown af Charles YuFiction, Silver2021
Godshot af Chelsea BiekerFirst Fiction2021
Fiebre Tropical: A Novel af Juliana Delgado LoperaFirst Fiction2021
How Much of These Hills Is Gold af C Pam ZhangFirst Fiction, Gold2021
The Only Black Girls in Town af Brandy ColbertJuvenile2021
Mañanaland af Pam Muñoz RyanJuvenile2021
Outside In af Deborah UnderwoodJuvenile2021
Efren Divided af Ernesto CisnerosJuvenile, Gold2021
Desert Notebooks: A Road Map for the End of Time af Ben EhrenreichNonfiction2021
Conditional Citizens: On Belonging in America af Laila LalamiNonfiction2021
Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire af Tom ZoellnerNonfiction2021
Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire af Tom ZoellnerNonfiction2021
South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War af Alice L BaumgartnerNonfiction, Gold2021
Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America af Conor DoughertyNonfiction, Silver2021
Borderland Apocrypha af Anthony CodyPoetry2021
Bareback Nightfall af Joshua EscobarPoetry2021
Letters to a Young Brown Girl (American Poets Continuum Series (182)) af Barbara Jane ReyesPoetry2021
Little Hill af Alli WarrenPoetry2021
Quiet Orient Riot af Nathalie KhankanPoetry, Gold2021
We Are Not Free af Traci CheeYoung Adult2021
Dragon Hoops af Gene Luen YangYoung Adult2021
Private Lessons af Cynthia SalaysayYoung Adult, Gold2021
The Black Kids af Christina Hammonds ReedYoung Adult, Silver2021
Awayland: Stories af Ramona AusubelFiction2019
Girls Burn Brighter af Shobha RaoFiction2019
America Is Not the Heart af Elaine CastilloFirst Fiction2019
Karen Green: Frail Sister af Karen GreenFirst Fiction2019
The Boatbuilder af Daniel GumbinerFirst Fiction2019
Jabberwalking af Juan Felipe HerreraJuvenile2019
Escape from Aleppo af N. H. SenzaiJuvenile2019
The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization af Vince BeiserNon Fiction2019
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 VincentNon Fiction2019
We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights af Adam WinklerNon Fiction2019
Cenzontle (A. Poulin, Jr. New Poets of America) af Marcelo Hernandez CastilloPoetry2019
Isako Isako af Mia Ayumi MalhotraPoetry2019
Vigilance Is No Orchard af Hazel WhitePoetry2019
Damsel af Elana K. ArnoldYoung Adult2019
The Way You Make Me Feel af Maurene GooYoung Adult2019
Rabbit & Robot af Andrew SmithYoung Adult2019
The Prince and the Dressmaker af Jen WangYoung Adult2019
Less af Andrew Sean GreerFiction2018
Large Animals: Stories af Jess ArndtFirst Fiction2018
What We Lose af Zinzi ClemmonsFirst Fiction2018
The Most Dangerous Place on Earth af Lindsey Lee JohnsonFirst Fiction2018
Holy Ghost (City Lights Spotlight) af David BrazilPoetry2018
Tony Greene Era af Kevin KillianPoetry2018
Invocation to Daughters: City Lights Spotlight No. 16 af Barbara Jane ReyesPoetry2018
I Love It Though af Alli WarrenPoetry2018
Dog Years (Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize) af Melissa YancyGold, First Fiction2017
Cloud and Wallfish af Anne NesbetGold, Juvenile2017
The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America af Andrés ReséndezGold, Nonfiction2017
The Portable Veblen af Elizabeth McKenzieSilver, Fiction2017
Engineering Eden: The True Story of a Violent Death, a Trial, and the Fight over Controlling Nature af Jordan Fisher SmithSilver, Nonfiction2017
The Jungle Around Us: Stories (Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction Ser.) af Anne RaeffFiction2016
They May Not Mean To, But They Do: A Novel af Cathleen SchineFiction2016
Deceit and Other Possibilities af Vanessa HuaFirst Fiction2016
The Airport Book af Lisa BrownJuvenile2016
Full of Beans af Jennifer L. HolmJuvenile2016
Crow Smarts: Inside the Brain of the World's Brightest Bird af Pamela S. TurnerJuvenile2016
Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936–1939 af Adam HochschildNonfiction2016
Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right af Arlie Russell HochschildNonfiction2016
The Coyote's Bicycle: The Untold Story of 7,000 Bicycles and the Rise of a Borderland Empire af Kimball TaylorNonfiction2016
The Laughter of the Sphinx af Michael PalmerPoetry2016
Position Paper af Carol SnowPoetry2016
Garvey's Choice af Nikki GrimesYoung Adult2016
Scythe af Neal ShustermanYoung Adult2016
A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories af Lucia BerlinFiction2015
Fortune Smiles: Stories af Adam JohnsonFiction2015
The Girl Who Slept with God: A Novel af Val BrelinskiFirst Fiction2015
The Sympathizer af Viet Thanh NguyenFirst Fiction2015
Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music af Margarita EngleJuvenile2015
Mummy Cat af Marcus EwertJuvenile2015
Hilo Book 1: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth af Judd WinickJuvenile2015
Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America af Jill LeovyNonfiction2015
Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic af Sam QuinonesNonfiction2015
NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity af Steve SilbermanNonfiction2015
Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America af T. J. StilesNonfiction2015
The Ghost in Us Was Multiplying af Brent ArmendingerPoetry2015
Notes on the Assemblage af Juan Felipe HerreraPoetry2015
Land Sparing af Gabriella KleinPoetry2015
Full Cicada Moon af Marilyn HiltonYoung Adult2015
Echo af Pam Muñoz RyanYoung Adult2015
Challenger Deep af Neal ShustermanYoung Adult2015
The Alex Crow af Andrew SmithYoung Adult2015
Voyage of the Sable Venus and Other Poems af Robin Coste Lewis2015
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas af Lynne CoxJuvenile2014
Space Case af Stuart GibbsJuvenile2014
Shoe Dog af Megan McDonaldJuvenile2014
Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos af Stephanie Roth SissonJuvenile2014
The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789 af Edward J. LarsonNonfiction2014
War! What Is It Good For?: Conflict and the Progress of Civilization from Primates to Robots af Ian MorrisNonfiction2014
Hard Love Province: Poems af Marilyn ChinPoetry2014
Tree Line (Green Rose Prize) af Judy HalebskyPoetry2014
Patter af Douglas KearneyPoetry2014
Citizen: An American Lyric af Claudia RankinePoetry2014
I'll Give You the Sun af Jandy NelsonYoung Adult2014
100 Sideways Miles af Andrew SmithYoung Adult2014
The Accidental Highwayman: Being the Tale of Kit Bristol, His Horse Midnight, a Mysterious Princess, and Sundry Magical Persons Besides af Ben TrippYoung Adult2014
Noggin af John Corey WhaleyYoung Adult2014
At Night We Walk in Circles af Daniel AlarcónFiction2013
Cinnamon and Gunpowder: A Novel af Eli BrownFiction2013
Goat Mountain: A Novel af David VannFiction2013
Birds of Paradise Lost af Andrew LamFirst Fiction2013
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena af Anthony MarraFirst Fiction2013
Glasswings: A Butterfly's Story af Elisa KlevenJuvenile2013
Barbed Wire Baseball af Marissa MossJuvenile2013
Lara's Gift af Annemarie O'BrienJuvenile2013
The Dark af Lemony SnicketJuvenile2013
The Day the Crayons Quit af Drew DaywaltJuvinile2013
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth af Reza AslanNonfiction2013
Wilson af A. Scott BergNonfiction2013
Malignant: How Cancer Becomes Us af S. Lochlann JainNonfiction2013
Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety af Eric SchlosserNonfiction2013
Fire Break af George AlbonPoetry2013
Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire af Brenda HillmanPoetry2013
Here Come the Warm Jets (City Lights Spotlight) af Alli WarrenPoetry2013
Small Porcelain Head af Allison Benis WhitePoetry2013
Charm & Strange af Stephanie KuehnYoung Adult2013
Dark Triumph af Robin LaFeversYoung Adult2013
Far Far Away af Tom McNealYoung Adult2013
Belle Epoque af Elizabeth RossYoung Adult2013
Boxers and Saints af Gene Luen YangYoung Adult2013
Telegraph Avenue af Michael ChabonFiction2012
A Hologram for the King af Dave EggersFiction2012
A Partial History of Lost Causes af Jennifer DuBoisFirst Fiction2012
A Working Theory of Love af Scott HutchinsFirst Fiction2012
Monstress: Stories af Lysley TenorioFirst Fiction2012
The One and Only Ivan af Katherine ApplegateJuvenile2012
Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building af Christy HaleJuvenile2012
The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook af Joanne RocklinJuvenile2012
The Seven Tales of Trinket af Shelley Moore ThomasJuvenile2012
Baby Bear Sees Blue af Ashley WolffJuvenile2012
Zoobiquity: What Animals Can Teach Us About Health and the Science of Healing af Barbara Natterson-HorowitzNonfiction2012
Beyond Nature's Housekeepers: American Women in Environmental History af Nancy C. UngerNonfiction2012
Journey to the Sun af Brent CunninghamPoetry2012
After Urgency af Rusty MorrisonPoetry2012
Citizen af Aaron ShurinPoetry2012
Hurrah's Nest af Arisa WhitePoetry2012
Out of Reach af Carrie ArcosYoung Adult2012
Grave Mercy af Robin LaFeversYoung Adult2012
Second Chance Summer af Morgan MatsonYoung Adult2012
Who Could That Be at This Hour? af Lemony SnicketYoung Adult2012
The Great Night: A Novel af Chris AdrianFiction2011
You Are Free: Stories af Danzy SennaFiction2011
The Pale King af David Foster WallaceFiction2011
Power Ballads (Iowa Short Fiction Award) af Will BoastFirst Fiction2011
The Oracle of Stamboul af Michael David LukasFirst Fiction2011
The Bravest Woman in America af Marissa MossJuvenile2011
Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans af Kadir NelsonJuvenile2011
Lucky for Good af Susan PatronJuvenile2011
Breaking Stalin's Nose af Eugene YelchinJuvenile2011
The Ecstasy of Influence: Nonfictions, Etc. af Jonathan LethemNonfiction2011
Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America af Richard WhiteNonfiction2011
Waifs and Strays (City Lights Spotlight) af Micah BallardPoetry2011
Smith Blue af Camille T. DungyPoetry2011
Open Winter af Rae GouirandPoetry2011
Journal of American Foreign Policy (New Issues Poetry & Prose) af Jeff HoffmanPoetry2011
Why We Broke Up af Daniel HandlerYoung Adult2011
The Apothecary af Maile MeloyYoung Adult2011
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children af Ransom RiggsYoung Adult2011
Wonderstruck af Brian SelznickYoung Adult2011
Dragons of Silk af Laurence YepYoung Adult2011
City of Veils af Zoe FerrarisFiction2010
In Envy Country: Stories (ND Sullivan Prize Short Fiction) af Joan FrankFiction2010
The True Memoirs of Little K af Adrienne SharpFiction2010
I Hotel af Karen Tei YamashitaFiction2010
Quiet As They Come af Angie ChauFirst Fiction2010
Breathing, In Dust (The Americas Series) af Tim Z. HernandezFirst Fiction2010
The Lost Books of The Odyssey af Zachary MasonFirst Fiction2010
Death Is Not an Option: Stories af Suzanne RiveccaFirst Fiction2010
Sparky: The Life and Art of Charles Schulz af Beverly GhermanJuvenile2010
The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According To Susy) af Barbara KerleyJuvenile2010
From North to South/Del Norte al Sur af Rene LainezJuvenile2010
Half Spoon of Rice: A Survival Story of the Cambodian Genocide af Icy SmithJuvenile2010
Deep Blue Home: An Intimate Ecology of Our Wild Ocean af Julia WhittyNonfiction2010
Suck on the Marrow af CAMILLE DUNGYPoetry2010
Sky=Empty (First Book) af Judy HalebskyPoetry2010
Diwata (American Poets Continuum) af Barbara Jane ReyesPoetry2010
Phantom Noise af Brian TurnerPoetry2010
The Firefly Letters: A Suffragette's Journey to Cuba af Margarita EngleYoung Adult2010
Shakespeare Makes the Playoffs af Ron KoertgeYoung Adult2010
Bruiser af Neal ShustermanYoung Adult2010


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