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Lupe Wong Won't Dance af Donna Barba Higuera2021
This Is My America af Kim Johnson2021
The Magical Language of Others: A Memoir af EJ Koh2021
Mexican Gothic af Silvia Moreno-Garcia2021
rough house: a memoir af Tina Ontiveros2021
Cemetery Boys af Aiden Thomas2021
The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez: A Border Story af Aaron Bobrow-Strain2020
Exhalation af Ted Chiang2020
Is, Is Not: Poems af Tess Gallagher2020
My Heart af Corinna Luyken2020
Queen of the Sea af Dylan Meconis2020
The Cassandra af Sharma Shields2020
Washington Black af Esi Edugyan2019
Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees af Thor Hanson2019
Blood Water Paint af Joy McCullough2019
A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America af T. Christian Miller2019
Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist af Eli Saslow2019
Libba: The Magnificent Musical Life of Elizabeth Cotten af Laura Veirs2019
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir af Sherman Alexie2018
American War af Omar El Akkad2018
The Book of Mistakes af Corinna Luyken2018
Dead Feminists: Historic Heroines in Living Color af Chandler O'Leary2018
Idaho af Emily Ruskovich2018
Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean af Jonathan White2018
Thunder Boy Jr. af Sherman Alexie2017
Bitch Planet, Vol. 1: Extraordinary Machine af Kelly Sue DeConnick2017
To the Bright Edge of the World af Eowyn Ivey2017
On Trails: An Exploration af Robert Moor2017
Barkskins af Annie Proulx2017
Marrow Island af Alexis M. Smith2017
Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman af Lindy West2017
The Game of Love and Death af Martha Brockenbrough2016
Undermajordomo Minor af Patrick deWitt2016
Children and Other Wild Animals: Notes on badgers, otters, sons, hawks, daughters, dogs, bears, air, bobcats, fishers, mascots, Charles Darwin, newts, ... tigers and various other zoological matters af Brian Doyle2016
The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History af Thor Hanson2016
Call Me Home: A Novel af Megan Kruse2016
Unicorn on a Roll af Dana Simpson2016
Alt det lys vi ikke ser af Anthony Doerr2015
A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus: Menus and Stories af Renee Erickson2015
If Not For This af Pete Fromm2015
Falling from Horses af Molly Gloss2015
Jackaby af William Ritter2015
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender af Leslye Walton2015
The Mushroom Hunters: On the Trail of an Underground America af Langdon Cook2014
Dream Animals: A Bedtime Journey af Emily Winfield Martin2014
Tidens væsen af Ruth Ozeki2014
The Great War : July 1, 1916 : the first of the Battle of the Somme - an illustrated panorama af Joe Sacco2014
We Live in Water: stories af Jess Walter2014
Anatomy of Melancholy and Other Poems (Poets, Penguin) af Robert Wrigley2014
Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories af Sherman Alexie2013
The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving af Jonathan Evison2013
Snebarnet af Eowyn Ivey2013
On the Spectrum of Possible Deaths af Lucia Perillo2013
Wild : en fortælling om at fare vild og finde sig selv igen af Cheryl Strayed2013
Alif the Unseen af G. Willow Wilson2013
Brødrene Sisters af Patrick deWitt2012
West of Here af Jonathan Evison2012
Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle af Thor Hanson2012
Shards: A Novel af Ismet Prcic2012
Habibi af Craig Thompson2012
The Chronology of Water: A Memoir af Lidia Yuknavitch2012
Memory Wall: Stories af Anthony Doerr2011
River House: A Memoir af Sarahlee Lawrence2011
Matterhorn af Karl Marlantes2011
The Lonely Polygamist af Brady Udall2011
The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America af Timothy Egan2010
The Collector: David Douglas and the Natural History of the Northwest af Jack Nisbet2010
Boneshaker af Cherie Priest2010
The Crying Tree af Naseem Rakha2010
All in a Day af Cynthia Rylant2010
Guernica af Dave Boling2009
American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon af Steven Rinella2009
The Art of Racing in the Rain af Garth Stein2009
Wild Beauty: Photography of the Columbia River Gorge, 1860-1960 af Terry Toedtemeier2009
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian af Sherman Alexie2008
Returning to Earth af Jim Harrison2008
Tree of Smoke af Denis Johnson2008
Dancing with Rose: Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer's af Lauren Kessler2008
The God of Animals af Aryn Kyle2008
Bad Monkeys af Matt Ruff2008
The Whistling Season af Ivan Doig2007
God Laughs & Plays; Churchless Sermons in Response to the Preachments of the Fundamentalist Right af David James Duncan2007
Gemini Summer af Iain Lawrence2007
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time af Greg Mortenson2007
The Zero af Jess Walter2007
The Language of Baklava af Diana Abu-Jaber2006
Hotel Deep: Light Verse from Dark Water af Kurt Cyrus2006
Rogue River Journal: A Winter Alone af John Daniel2006
The Highest Tide af Jim Lynch2006
Approximately Paradise af Floyd Skloot2006
How Evan Broke His Head and Other Secrets af Garth Stein2006
Honey, Baby, Sweetheart af Deb Caletti2005
Ella the Elegant Elephant af Carmela D'Amico2005
Broken For You af Stephanie Kallos2005
Ordinary Wolves af Seth Kantner2005
The Children's Blizzard af David Laskin2005
Songs of the Gorilla Nation: My Journey Through Autism af Dawn Prince-Hughes Ph.D.2005
Hawks Rest: A Season in the Remote Heart of Yellowstone af Gary Ferguson2004
As Cool As I Am: A Novel af Pete Fromm2004
Bold Spirit: Helga Estby's Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America af Linda Hunt2004
Djævelen i den hvide by af Erik Larson2004
Set This House in Order af Matt Ruff2004
Jarhead: A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles af Anthony Swofford2004
The Resurrectionists af Michael Collins2003
Dumb Luck af Sam Hamill2003
A Perfect Snow af Nora Martin2003
The Necessary Grace to Fall af Gina Ochsner2003
Lullaby af Chuck Palahniuk2003
Early Morning: Remembering My Father, William Stafford af Kim Robert Stafford2003
Where Do I Sleep?: A Pacific Northwest Lullaby af Jennifer Blomgren2002
Whale Talk af Chris Crutcher2002
Himalayan Dhaba af Craig Joseph Danner2002
Standing Up to the Rock af T. Louise Freeman-Toole2002
True Believer af Virginia Euwer Wolff2002
Winter Range af Claire Davis2001
How All This Started: A Novel af Pete Fromm2001
The Heartsong of Charging Elk af James Welch2001
Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History af Erik Larson2000
Letters from Yellowstone af Diane Smith2000
Dreamers: On the Trail of the Nez Perce af Martin Stadius2000
A Life on the Edge: Memoirs of Everest and Beyond af Jim Whittaker2000
Mr White's Confession af Robert Clark1999
Homestead af Rosina Lippi1999
One Round River: The Curse of Gold and the Fight for the Big Blackfoot af Richard Manning1999
Lost in Translation af Nicole Mones1999
Unified Field Theory: Stories af Frank Soos1999
Spirits of the Ordinary: A Tale of Casas Grandes af Kathleen Alcal1998
A Lot of Otters af Barbara Helen Berger1998
Dry Rain af Pete Fromm1998
Op i det blå af Jon Krakauer1998
Little Miss Strange: A Novel af Joanna Rose1998
In the Wilderness: Coming of Age in Unknown Country af Kim Barnes1997
Into the Great Wide Open af Kevin Canty1997
Ind i vildmarken af Jon Krakauer1997
Fight club af Chuck Palahniuk1997
Bad Land: An American Romance af Jonathan Raban1997
Voyage of a Summer Sun: Canoeing the Columbia River af Robin Cody1996
The Sky Fisherman af Craig Lesley1996
I Sing the Body Electronic: A Year with Microsoft on the Multimedia Frontier af Fred Moody1996
Riverwalking: Reflections on Moving Water af Kathleen Dean Moore1996
A Little Too Much Is Enough af Kathleen Tyau1996
Kroppens gaver. The Gift of the Body af Rebecca Brown1995
Reaching Home: Pacific Salmon, Pacific People af Natalie Fobes1995
Sneen på cedertræerne : roman af David Guterson1995
Field Notes: The Grace Note of the Canyon Wren af Barry Lopez1995
Columbia River basketry : gift of the ancestors, gift of the earth af Mary Dodds Schlick1995
Heart Earth af Ivan Doig1994
Indian Creek Chronicles: A Winter Alone in the Wilderness af Pete Fromm1994
The Pugilist at Rest: Stories af Thom Jones1994
Railroad Signatures Across the Pacific Northwest af Carlos A. Schwantes1994
The Violet Shyness of Their Eyes: Notes from Nepal af Barbara J. Scot1994
Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage, and Survival af Velma Wallis1994
The Final Forest: The Battle for the Last Great Trees of the Pacific Northwest af William Dietrich1993
The Brothers K af David James Duncan1993
Graced Land af Laura Kalpakian1993
Talking to High Monks in the Snow: An Asian American Odyssey af Lydia Minatoya1993
Santiago and the Drinking Party af Clay Morgan1993
Still Loved by the Sun: A Rape Survivor's Journal af Migael Scherer1993
Fruit Fields in My Blood: Okie Migrants in the West af Toby F. Sonneman1993
All but the Waltz: A Memoir of Five Generations in the Life of a Montana Family af Mary Clearman Blew1992
The Natural History of Puget Sound Country af Arthur R. Kruckeberg1992
Rima in the Weeds: A Novel af Deirdre McNamer1992
The Man Who Fell in Love with the Moon af Tom Spanbauer1992
Runaway: A Collection of Stories (Short Fiction Series) af Mary Clearman Blew1991
The Good Rain: Across Time and Terrain in the Pacific Northwest af Timothy Egan1991
Floating in My Mother's Palm af Ursula Hegi1991
Middle Passage af Charles Johnson1991
The Practice of the Wild af Gary Snyder1991
The Indian Lawyer af James Welch1991
The Magic Fan af Keith Baker1990
Fragile Majesty: The Battle for North America's Last Great Forest af Keith Ervin1990
The Jump-Off Creek af Molly Gloss1990
Dark Continent and Other Stories af Laura Kalpakian1990
The Island Within af Richard Nelson1990
All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten af Robert Fulghum1989
Mona Lisa overdrive : cyperpunk-roman af William Gibson1989
Secrets of the Old Growth Forest af David Kelly1989
The Corner of Rife and Pacific af Thomas Savage1989
Margaret of the Imperfections: Stories af Lynda Sexson1989
Dancing at the Rascal Fair af Ivan Doig1988
Rock Springs: Stories af Richard Ford1988
Owning It All: Essays af William Kittredge1988
At the Field's End: Interviews With Twenty Pacific Northwest Writers af Nicholas O'Connell1988
The Goddess Letters af Carol Orlock1988
An Oregon Message af William Edgar Stafford1988
Arctic Dreams af Barry Lopez1987
Wintergreen: Listening to the Land's Heart af Robert Michael Pyle1987
Having Everything Right: Essays of Place af Kim Robert Stafford1987
Fools Crow af James Welch1987
Jacob Lawrence: American Painter af Ellen Harkins Wheat1987
You Know What Is Right af Jim Heynen1986
The Major, the Poacher, and the Wonderful One-Trout River af Dayton O. Hyde1986
Amy's Eyes af Richard Kennedy1986
Always Coming Home af Ursula K. Le Guin1986
Natural Acts: A Sidelong View of Science and Nature {original edition} af David Quammen1986
Seattle: An Asahel Curtis Portfolio af Archie Satterfield1986
English Creek af Ivan Doig1985
The Reservation Blackfeet, 1882-1945: A Photographic History of Cultural Survival af William E. Farr1985
Making Certain It Goes On: The Collected Poems of Richard Hugo af Richard Hugo1985
We Are Not in This Together: Stories af William Kittredge1985
Winterkill af Craig Lesley1985
Leaving the Land af Douglas Unger1985
Cathedral: Stories af Raymond Carver1984
The River Why af David James Duncan1984
Beyond The Far Side af Gary Larson1984
Never Sniff A Gift Fish af Patrick F. McManus1984
Half Interest in a Silver Dollar: The Saga of Charles E. Conrad af James E. Murphy1984
Son af Jack Olsen1984
Mountain in the Clouds: A Search for the Wild Salmon af Bruce Brown1983
The Sea Runners af Ivan Doig1983
A Book of Songs af Merritt Linn1983
Women of the West af Cathy Luchetti1983
Nobody's Angel af Thomas McGuane1983
Hulebjørnens klan af Jean M. Auel1981
Winter Brothers : A Season at the Edge of America af Ivan Doig1981
Garden of the Brave in War: Recollections of Iran af Terence O'Donnell1981
Contract with the World af Jane Rule1981
Cooking With Honey af Hazel Dunaway Berto1973
There's a seal in my sleeping bag af Lyn Hancock1973
Seattle af Nard Jones1973
Snake River Country af Bill Gulick1972
Weaving is Fun af Jean Verseput Wilson1972
Phone calls from the dead af Beth Bentley1971
Mill Town; A Social History of Everett, Washington, from Its Earliest Beginnings on the Shores of Puget Sound to the Tra af Norman H. Clark1971
Art in the Life of the Northwest Coast Indians af Erna Gunther1968
Kavik the Wolf Dog af Walt Morey1968
A city for St. Francis af Evelyn Wells1968
Cedarhaven af Patricia Campbell1965
Death of the Kapowsin Tavern af Richard Hugo1965
I will try af Legson Kayira1965
Kirsti af Helen Markley Miller1965

Shortlist 59

Legends & Lattes af Travis Baldree2024
Wolfish: Wolf, Self, and the Stories We Tell About Fear af Erica Berry2024
Sun House af David James Duncan2024
The Lost Journals of Sacajewea: A Novel af Debra Magpie Earling2024
“You Just Need to Lose Weight”: And 19 Other Myths About Fat People af Aubrey Gordon2024
Doppelganger: A Trip into the Mirror World af Naomi Klein2024
Enter the Body af Joy McCullough2024
Making More: How Life Begins af Katherine Roy2024
Crip Up the Kitchen: Tools, Tips, and Recipes for the Disabled Cook af Jules Sherred2024
Weird Rules to Follow af Kim Spencer2024
Meet Me Tonight in Atlantic City af Jane Wong2024
Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have a Horse af Marcy Campbell2019
Vanishing Twins: A Marriage af Leah Dieterich2019
So Lucky af Nicola Griffith2019
The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid af Colin Meloy2019
So You Want to Talk About Race af Ijeoma Oluo2019
Terrarium: New and Selected Stories af Valerie Trueblood2019
Little Blue Chair af Cary Fagan2018
This Is How It Always Is af Laurie Frankel2018
The Selected Short Fiction of Ursula K. Le Guin: The Found and the Lost; The Unreal and the Real af Ursula K. Le Guin2018
All's Faire in Middle School af Victoria Jamieson2018
The Hope of Another Spring: Takuichi Fujii, Artist and Wartime Witness (Scott and Laurie Oki Series in Asian American Studies) af Barbara Johns2018
Speed of Life af J. M. Kelly2018
Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls af Paul Bannick2017
The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero af Timothy Egan2017
The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle af Janet Fox2017
The Summer Dragon af Todd Lockwood2017
A None's Story: Searching for Meaning Inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and Islam af Corinna Nicolaou2017
Temperance Creek: A Memoir af Pamela Royes2017
Violation: Collected Essays af Sallie Tisdale2017
Weed the People: The Future of Legal Marijuana in America af Bruce Barcott2016
If I Fall, If I Die af Michael Christie2016
This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance! af Jonathan Evison2016
The Carry Home af Gary Ferguson2016
The Nightingale af Kristin Hannah2016
Seveneves af Neal Stephenson2016
Loitering: New and Collected Essays af Charles D'Ambrosio2015
Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir of Food and Love from an American Midwest Family af Kathleen Flinn2015
Sex Criminals, Vol. 1: One Weird Trick af Matt Fraction2015
My Fluorescent God af Joe Guppy2015
A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain af Adrianne Harun2015
The Sound of Letting Go af Stasia Ward Kehoe2015
Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade af Walter Kirn2015
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot af David Shafer2015
The Free af Willy Vlautin2015
Antigoddess af Kendare Blake2014
Wolves in the Land of Salmon af David Moskowitz2014
Written in Stone af Rosanne Parry2014
Incarnadine: Poems af Mary Szybist2014
Search Party: Stories of Rescue af Valerie Trueblood2014
Sunland: A Novel (WEST WORD FICTION) af Don Waters2014
The Art of Urban Sketching: Drawing On Location Around The World af Gabriel Campanario2013
The Orchardist af Amanda Coplin2013
Birds of Paradise af Diana Abu-Jaber2012
Ed King af David Guterson2012
Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks af Ken Jennings2012
Reamde af Neal Stephenson2012
Putting Makeup on Dead People af Jen Violi2012
Adventure in Borneo: The True story of One Man's Quest to Find the Bornean Peacock Pheasant af Jolan Durrah2009


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