Commonwealth Club of California Book AwardsGold Medal

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)
213 Works / 214 Items 0 Books
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
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Gold Medal 214

The High Sierra: A Love Story af Kim Stanley RobinsonCaliforniana2023
The Klamath Mountains: A Natural History af Michael KauffmannContribution to Publishing2023
Heartbroke af Chelsea BiekerFiction2023
Nightcrawling af Leila MottleyFirst Fiction2023
Seen and Unseen: What Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake, and Ansel Adams's Photographs Reveal About the Japanese American Incarceration af Elizabeth PartridgeJuvenile2023
American Midnight: The Great War, a Violent Peace, and Democracy's Forgotten Crisis af Adam HochschildNonfiction2023
Ophelia After All af Racquel MarieYoung Adult2023
Everything Now: Lessons from the City-State of Los Angeles af Rosecrans BaldwinCaliforniana2022
The Archer af Shruti SwamyFiction2022
Skinship: Stories af Yoon ChoiFirst Fiction2022
Wishes af Muon Thi VanJuvenile2022
Paradise: One Town's Struggle to Survive an American Wildfire af Lizzie JohnsonNonfiction2022
Refractive Africa af Will AlexanderPoetry2022
Home Is Not a Country af Safia ElhilloYoung Adult2022
California Exposures: Envisioning Myth and History af Richard WhiteCaliforniana2021
A Natural History of the Anza-Borrego Region - Then and Now af Marie Simovich and Mike WellsContribution to Publishing2021
A Registry of My Passage upon the Earth: Stories af Daniel MasonFiction2021
How Much of These Hills Is Gold af C Pam ZhangFirst Fiction2021
Efren Divided af Ernesto CisnerosJuvenile2021
South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War af Alice L BaumgartnerNonfiction2021
Quiet Orient Riot af Nathalie KhankanPoetry2021
Private Lessons af Cynthia SalaysayYoung Adult2021
The Browns of California: The Family Dynasty that Transformed a State and Shaped a Nation af Miriam PawelCaliforniana2019
The Mars Room: A Novel af Rachel KushnerFiction2019
There There af Tommy OrangeFirst Fiction2019
The Language of Spells af Garret WeyrJuvenile2019
The Library Book af Susan OrleanNonfiction2019
Total Recall af Samantha GilesPoetry2019
The Age of Perpetual Light af Josh WeilFiction2018
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America af Richard RothsteinNonfiction2018
Dog Years (Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize) af Melissa YancyFirst Fiction2017
Cloud and Wallfish af Anne NesbetJuvenile2017
The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America af Andrés ReséndezNonfiction2017
Restless Continent af Aja Couchois DuncanPoetry2017
Moonglow af Michael ChabonFiction2016
The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America af Andrés ReséndezNonfiction2016
A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories af Lucia BerlinFiction2015
The Sympathizer af Viet Thanh NguyenFirst Fiction2015
Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America af Jill LeovyNonfiction2015
Challenger Deep af Neal ShustermanYoung Adult2015
San Francisco's Jewel City: The Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915 af Laura A. AckleyCaliforniana2014
An Unnecessary Woman af Rabih AlameddineFiction2014
Waiting for the Electricity: A Novel af Christina NicholFirst Fiction2014
The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography af Miriam PawelNonfiction2014
Far Far Away af Tom McNealYoung Adult2014
Scrape the Willow Until It Sings: The Words and Work of Basket Maker Julia Parker af Deborah ValomaContribution to Publishing2013
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves af Karen Joy FowlerFiction2013
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena af Anthony MarraFirst Fiction2013
Barbed Wire Baseball af Marissa MossJuvenile2013
Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety af Eric SchlosserNonfiction2013
Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire af Brenda HillmanPoetry2013
Valley of Shadows and Dreams af Melanie LightContribution to Publishing2012
De stjålne liv af Adam JohnsonFiction2012
A Partial History of Lost Causes af Jennifer DuBoisFirst Fiction2012
The One and Only Ivan af Katherine ApplegateJuvenile2012
God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine af Victoria SweetNonfiction2012
Sea and fog af Etel AdnanPoetry2012
Second Chance Summer af Morgan MatsonYoung Adult2012
Chuckwalla Land: The Riddle of California's Desert af David Rains WallaceCaliforniana2011
Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-1978 af Chris CarlssonContribution to Publishing2011
The Barbarian Nurseries af Héctor TobarFiction2011
Turn of Mind af Alice LaPlanteFirst Fiction2011
One Day and One Amazing Morning on Orange Street af Joanne RocklinJuvenile2011
Chasing Aphrodite: The Hunt for Looted Antiquities at the World's Richest Museum af Jason FelchNonfiction2011
Ascension af Giovanni SingletonPoetry2011
The Apothecary af Maile MeloyYoung Adult2011
A State of Change: Forgotten Landscapes of California af Laura CunninghamCaliforniana2010
Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1 af Mark TwainContribution to Publishing2010
I Hotel af Karen Tei YamashitaFiction2010
The Lost Books of The Odyssey af Zachary MasonFirst Fiction2010
Grandma's Gloves af Cecil CastellucciJuvenile2010
Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History af Yunte HuangNonfiction2010
Mortal Geography (Karen & Michael Braziller Books) af Alexandra TeaguePoetry2010
The Things a Brother Knows af Dana ReinhardtYoung Adult2010
De hjemløse af Yiyun LiFiction2009
The Bigness of the World: Stories af Lori OstlundFirst Fiction2009
Lucky Breaks af Susan PatronJuvenile2009
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster af Rebecca SolnitNonfiction2009
Asian American Art: A History, 1850-1970 af Gordon H. ChangContribution to Publishing2008
The End of the Jews: A Novel af Adam MansbachFiction2008
Telex from Cuba af Rachel KushnerFirst Fiction2008
We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball af Kadir NelsonJuvenile2008
Hallelujah Junction: Composing an American Life af John AdamsNonfiction2008
Sleeping It Off in Rapid City: Poems, New and Selected af August KleinzahlerPoetry2008
White Sands, Red Menace af Ellen KlagesYoung Adult2008
Det jiddische politiforbund : roman af Michael ChabonFiction2007
Ralph Ellison: A Biography af Arnold RampersadNonfiction2007
Chinese Apples: New and Selected Poems af W. S. Di PieroPoetry2007
Wizard of the Crow af Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'oFiction2006
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals af Michael PollanNonfiction2006
New and Collected Poems, 1964-2006 af Ishmael ReedPoetry2006
Europe Central af William T. VollmannFiction2005
Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves af Adam HochschildNonfiction2005
The Niagara River: Poems af Kay RyanPoetry2005
The Confessions of Max Tivoli af Andrew Sean GreerFiction2004
The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic af Chalmers JohnsonNonfiction2004
The School Among the Ruins: Poems 2000-2004 af Adrienne RichPoetry2004
Evidence of Things Unseen af Marianne WigginsFiction2003
River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West af Rebecca SolnitNonfiction2003
The Strange Hours Travelers Keep: Poems af August KleinzahlerPoetry2003
The Miracle: A Novel af John L'HeureuxFiction2002
Brown: The Last Discovery of America af Richard RodriguezNonfiction2002
Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest: Poems af B. H. FairchildPoetry2002
Highwire Moon af Susan StraightFiction2001
American Colonies: The Settling of North America af Alan TaylorNonfiction2001
New and Collected Poems: 1931–2001 af Czesław MiłoszPoetry2001
Den utrolige historie om Kavalier & Clay af Michael ChabonFiction2000
Our Vietnam: The War 1954-1975 af A. J. LangguthNonfiction2000
Selected Poems af Fanny HowePoetry2000
The Oxygen Man af Steve YarbroughFirst Fiction1999
Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 af David M. KennedyNonfiction1999
Kong Leopolds arv : en fortælling om grådighed, terror og heroisme i kolonitidens Afrika af Adam HochschildNonfiction1998
Le Divorce af Diane JohnsonFiction1997
Vejen til verden af i dag af Jared DiamondNonfiction1997
Storm over Mono af John HartCaliforniana1996
Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir af D. J. WaldieNonfiction1996
Jackson Street af John A. MillerFirst Work1995
Opera in America: A Cultural History af John DizikesNonfiction1993
Josiah Royce: From Grass Valley to Harvard af Robert V. HineCaliforniana1992
Da Nietzsche græd af Irvin YalomFiction1992
Triumphs and Tragedy: A History of the Mexican People af Ramon Eduardo RuizNonfiction1992
Farming on the Edge af John HartCaliforniana1991
Anne Sexton: A Biography af Diane MiddlebrookNonfiction1991
Bay Area Figurative Art, 1950-1965 af Caroline A. JonesCaliforniana1990
Sacred Mountains of the World af Edwin BernbaumNonfiction1990
Denial of Disaster af Gladys C. HansenCaliforniana1989
Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans af Ronald TakakiNonfiction1989
Julia Morgan, Architect af Sara Holmes BoutelleCaliforniana1988
Chaucer: His Life, His Works, His World af Donald R. HowardNonfiction1987
The Golden Gate: A Novel in Verse af Vikram SethCaliforniana1986
France, Fin de Siècle af Eugen WeberNonfiction1986
Art in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945-1980 af Thomas AlbrightCaliforniana1985
A History of Architecture: Settings and Rituals af Spiro KostofNonfiction1985
The University of California/Sotheby Book of California Wine af Doris MuscatineCaliforniana1984
French Gothic Architecture of the 12th and 13th Centuries af Jean V. BonyNonfiction1983
The First Elizabeth af Carolly EricksonNonfiction1983
Winemaking in California af Ruth TeiserCaliforniana1982
The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 af Robert MiddlekauffNonfiction1982
The World Rushed In: The California Gold Rush Experience af J. S. HollidayCaliforniana1981
Hunger of Memory : The Education of Richard Rodriguez af Richard RodriguezNonfiction1981
Flight of the Sparrow af Julia CunninghamJuvenile1980
Translating Neruda: The Way to Macchu Picchu af John FelstinerNonfiction1980
The Year of the French af Thomas FlanaganFirst Fiction1979
Max Perkins: Editor of Genius af A. Scott BergFiction1978
The Wanderers: The Saga of Three Women Who Survived af Ingrid RimlandFirst Fiction1977
A New Age Now Begins: A People's History of the American Revolution af Page SmithNonfiction1976
Jack Straw's Castle af Thom GunnPoetry1976
The Rape of the Nile: Tomb Robbers, Tourists, and Archaeologists in Egypt, Revised and Updated af Brian M. FaganNonfiction1975
An Everyday History of Somewhere af Ray RaphaelCaliforniana1974
The Ascent of Man af Jacob BronowskiNonfiction1974
Steinbeck Country af Steve CrouchNonfiction1973
Americans and the California Dream, 1850-1915 af Kevin StarrNonfiction1973
Contour in Time: The Plays of Eugene O'Neill af Travis BogardNonfiction1972
Exorcisten af William Peter BlattyFiction1971
Asian Ideas of East and West: Tagore and His Critics in Japan, China, and India af Stephen N. HayNonfiction1970
With Bold Knife and Fork af M. F. K. FisherNonfiction1969
Edward L. Thorndike: The Sane Positivist af Geraldine JonCich CliffordNonfiction1968
Heroic Mexico: The Violent Emergence of a Modern Nation af William Weber JohnsonNonfiction1968
A Night of Watching af Elliott ArnoldFiction1967
Robert E. Lee: A Portrait af Margaret SanbornNonfiction1967
The Stone Mason of Tor House: The Life and Times of Robinson Jeffers af Melba Berry BennettNonfiction1966
The cave and the mountain : a study of E M Forster af Wilfred StoneNonfiction1966
Arfive af A.B. Jr GuthrieNonfiction1965
Oil, land, and politics; the California career of Thomas Robert Bard af W. H. HutchinsonNonfiction1965
Andreas Vesalius of Brussels, 1514-1564 af C. D. O'MalleyNonfiction1964
A History of Russia af Nicholas V. RiasanovskyNonfiction1963
Franz Kafka: Parable and Paradox [Revised and Expanded Edition] af Heinz PolitzerNonfiction1962
John Adams af Page SmithNonfiction1962
Mila 18. (Efter den amerikanske orig.: Mila 18) af Leon UrisFiction1961
Sinclair Lewis: An American Life af Mark SchorerNonfiction1961
Chancellor Robert R. Livingston of New York, 1746-1813 af George DangerfieldNonfiction1960
Flight from Ashiya af Elliott ArnoldFiction1959
Alexander Hamilton: portrait in paradox af John Chester MillerNonfiction1959
Warlock af Oakley HallFiction1958
Mistress to an age : a life of Madame de Staël af J. Christopher HeroldNonfiction1958
Elizabethans at Home af Lu Emily PearsonNonfiction1957
The Nun's Story af Kathryn HulmeNonfiction1956
Cities in Revolt: Urban Life in America, 1743-1776 af Carl BridenbaughNonfiction1955
Notre-Dame of Paris af Allan TemkoNonfiction1955
The Nightmare af C. S. ForesterFiction1954
Howells and the age of realism af Everett CarterNonfiction1954
Ingen vej tilbage af Ernest K. GannFiction1953
It's good to be black af Ruby Berkley GoodwinNonfiction1953
Boss Ruef's San Francisco: The Story of the Union Labor Party, Big Business, and the Graft Prosecution (Cal 138) af Walton BeanNonfiction1952
Sandra and the Right Prince af Mildred Napier AndersonFiction1951
The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements af Eric HofferNonfiction1951
Bridal Journey af Dale Van EveryFiction1950
Sea Road to the Indies: An account of the voyages and exploits of the Portuguese navigators, together with the life and times of Dom Vasco da Gama, Capitao-Mor, Viceroy of India and Count Vidigueira af Henry Hersch HartNonfiction1950
The Journey of Simon McKeever af Albert MaltzFiction1949
The Sky and the Forest af C. S. ForesterFiction1948
The Age of the Great Depression 1929-1941: A History of American Life af Dixon WecterScholarship1948
Blood Brother af Elliott ArnoldFiction1947
The Atlantic Frontier: Colonial American Civilization, 1607-1763 af Louis B. WrightScholarship1947
Big Tree af Mary BuffFiction1946
Minor Heresies, Major Departures: A China Mission Boyhood af John Jenkins EspeyNonfiction1945
The Epic of Latin America af John A. CrowScholarship1945
Caesar and Christ af Will DurantNonfiction1944
Woodrow Wilson and the Lost Peace af Thomas A. BaileyScholarship1944
Brothers under the skin af Carey McWilliamsNonfiction1943
The Legacy of Nazism: The Economic and Social Consequences of Totalitarianism af Frank MunkScholarship1943
A history of historical writing af James Westfall ThompsonScholarship1942
Lord of Alaska; Baranov and the Russian Adventure af Hector ChevignyNonfiction1941
Many Mexicos af Lesley Byrd SimpsonScholarship1941
A Diplomatic History of the American People af Thomas A. BaileyScholarship1940
The Structure of Art af Carl ThurstonScholarship1940
Land Below the Wind af Agnes Newton KeithNonfiction-Memoir1939
San Francisco's Literary Frontier af Franklin WalkerScholarship1939
Enchanted Vagabonds af Dana LambNonfiction-Memoir1938
Matematikens Mænd af E. T. BellScholarship1937
God and man's destiny af Hartley Burr AlexanderScholarship1936
San Francisco tales af Charles DobieNonfiction1935
The Saga of the Comstock Lode af George D. LymanScholarship1934
San Francisco: A Pageant af Charles Caldwell DobieNonfiction1933
Adventures of a Novelist af Gertrude AthertonNonfiction-Memoir1932


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