Ambassador Book AwardWinner

Given by English-Speaking Union of the United States

115 Works 523 Livros 4 Críticas ½ 3.6
Awarded by the English-Speaking Union of the United States
The ESU Ambassador Book Awards (ABA) recognize important literary works that contribute to the understanding and interpretation of mostrar mais American life and culture. ABA winners become 'literary ambassadors' providing people around the world with an important window on America's past and present in the best contemporary English.
Awards have been made since 1986 in a variety of categorie
Award website mostrar menos
Todos, Winner (115), Shortlist (1)
Todos, 2011 (5), 2010 (6), 2009 (5), 2008 (5), 2007 (6), 2006 (4), 2005 (4), 2004 (4), 2003 (4), 2002 (4), 2001 (5), 2000 (4), 1999 (4), 1998 (7), 1997 (4), 1996 (5), 1995 (4), 1994 (3), 1993 (4), 1992 (5), 1991 (4), 1990 (4), 1989 (4), 1988 (4), 1987 (5), 1986 (2)

Winner 115

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks por Rebecca SklootAmerican Studies2011
The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century por Alan BrinkleyBiography/Autobiography2011
The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg por Deborah EisenbergFiction2011
Every Riven Thing: Poems por Christian WimanPoetry2011
The Memory Chalet por Tony JudtSpecial Distinction Award2011
Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression por Morris DicksteinAmerican Studies2010
The Rebellion of Ronald Reagan: A History of the End of the Cold War por James MannAmerican Studies2010
Louis D. Brandeis: A Life por Melvin I. UrofskyBiography/Autobiography2010
Let the Great World Spin por Colum McCannFiction2010
Mercury Dressing: Poems por J. D. McClatchyPoetry2010
Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original por Robin D. G. KelleySpecial Distinction Award2010
A Summer of Hummingbirds: Love, Art, and Scandal in the Intersecting Worlds of Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Martin Johnson Heade por Christopher BenfeyAmerican Studies2009
A Passion for Nature: The Life of John Muir por Donald WorsterBiography/Autobiography2009
The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals por Jane MayerCurrent Affairs2009
Dangerous Laughter: Thirteen Stories por Steven MillhauserFiction2009
Old War: Poems por Alan ShapiroPoetry2009
Storming the Gates of Paradise: Landscapes for Politics por Rebecca SolnitAmerican Studies2008
Prime Green: Remembering the Sixties por Robert StoneAutobiography2008
Edith Wharton por Hermione LeeBiography2008
The Reluctant Fundamentalist por Mohsin HamidFiction2008
Blackbird and Wolf: Poems por Henri ColePoetry2008
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl por Timothy EganAmerican Studies2007
The Afterlife por Donald AntrimAutobiography2007
The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher por Debby ApplegateBiography2007
Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq por Thomas E. RicksCurrent Affairs2007
The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel por Amy HempelFiction2007
Averno: Poems por Louise GlückPoetry2007
A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America por Stacy SchiffAmerican Studies2006
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer por Kai BirdBiography/Autobiography2006
Liberation por Joanna ScottFiction2006
Migration: New & Selected Poems por W. S. MerwinPoetry2006
Washington's Crossing por David Hackett FischerAmerican Studies2005
de Kooning: An American Master por Mark StevensBiography/Autobiography2005
Gilead por Marilynne RobinsonFiction2005
Collected Poems por Donald JusticePoetry2005
They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace Vietnam and America October 1967 por David MaranissAmerican Studies2004
Hawthorne: A Life por Brenda WineappleBiography/Autobiography2004
The Time of Our Singing por Richard PowersFiction2004
Collected Poems por Robert LowellPoetry2004
In the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692 por Mary Beth NortonAmerican Studies2003
Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War por T. J. StilesBiography/Autobiography2003
Middlesex por Jeffrey EugenidesFiction2003
Springing: New and Selected Poems por Marie PonsotPoetry2003
Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution por Diane McWhorterAmerican Studies2002
John Adams por David McCulloughBiography/Autobiography2002
Empire Falls por Richard RussoFiction2002
The Darkness and the Light: Poems por Anthony HechtPoetry2002
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex por Nathaniel PhilbrickAmerican Studies2001
The Chief: the Life of William Randolph Hearst por David NasawBiography/Autobiography2001
The Angel on the Roof: The Stories of Russell Banks por Russell BanksFiction2001
American Poetry: The Twentieth Century, Volume One: Henry Adams to Dorothy Parker por Robert HassPoetry2001
American Poetry: The Twentieth Century, Volume Two: E. E. Cummings to May Swenson por Robert HassPoetry2001
Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 por David M. KennedyAmerican Studies2000
Morgan: American Financier por Jean StrouseBiography/Autobiography2000
Close Range por Annie ProulxFiction2000
Vita Nova por Louise GlückPoetry2000
Slaves in the Family por Edward BallAmerican Studies1999
N. C. Wyeth: A Biography por David MichaelisBiography/Autobiography1999
I Married a Communist por Philip RothFiction1999
The Collected Poems of Robert Penn Warren por Robert Penn WarrenPoetry1999
American Visions: The Epic History of Art in America por Robert HughesAmerican Studies1998
Burning the Days: Recollection por James SalterAutobiography1998
American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson por Joseph J. EllisBiography1998
Underworld por Peter ConradFiction1998
Underworld por Don DeLilloFiction1998
Black Zodiac: Poems por Charles WrightPoetry1998
God and the American Writer por Alfred KazinSpecial Prize1998
Undaunted Courage por Stephen E. AmbroseAmerican Studies1997
Taking on the World: Joseph and Stewart Alsop, Guardians of the American Century por Robert W. MerryBiography/Autobiography1997
In the Beauty of the Lilies por John UpdikeFiction1997
The Figured Wheel: New and Collected Poems, 1966-1996 por Robert PinskyPoetry1997
Moving Violations por John HockenberryAmerican Studies1996
Walt Whitman's America: A Cultural Biography por David S. ReynoldsBiography/Autobiography1996
All the days and nights: the collected stories por William MaxwellFiction1996
Atlantis: Poems by por Mark DotyPoetry1996
The Liars' Club: A Memoir por Mary KarrSpecial Award1996
Speak Now Against The Day: The Generation Before the Civil Rights Movement in the South por John EgertonAmerican Studies1995
No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II por Doris Kearns GoodwinBiography/Autobiography1995
The Collected Stories por Grace PaleyFiction1995
Like Most Revelations por Richard HowardPoetry1995
W. E. B. Du Bois, 1868-1919: Biography of a Race por David Levering LewisBiography/Autobiography1994
The Oracle at Stoneleigh Court : Stories por Peter TaylorFiction1994
Tesserae and Other Poems por John HollanderPoetry1994
Up in the Old Hotel por Joseph MitchellAmerican Arts & Letters1993
Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America por Garry WillsAmerican Studies1993
Archibald MacLeish; an American Life por Scott DonaldsonBiography/Autobiography1993
Outerbridge Reach por Robert Stone1993
The Journals of John Cheever por John CheeverAmerican Arts & Letters1992
The Crisis Years: Kennedy and Khrushchev, 1960-1963 por Michael R. BeschlossAmerican Studies1992
Woodrow Wilson por August HeckscherBiography/Autobiography1992
A Thousand Acres por Jane SmileyFiction1992
American Views: Essays on American Art por John WilmerdingSpecial Prize1992
The House of Barrymore por Margot PetersAmerican Arts & Letters1991
New York Life: Of Friends and Others por Brendan GillAmerican Studies1991
The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance por Ron ChernowBiography/Autobiography1991
Killing Mister Watson por Peter MatthiessenFiction1991
The Writing Life por Annie DillardAmerican Arts & Letters1990
Among Schoolchildren por Tracy KidderAmerican Studies1990
This Boy's Life por Tobias WolffBiography/Autobiography1990
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All por Allan GurganusFiction1990
At Home: Essays 1982-1988 por Gore VidalAmerican Arts & Letters1989
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam por Neil SheehanAmerican Studies1989
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954–63 por Taylor BranchBiography/Autobiography1989
Where I'm Calling From: New and Selected Stories por Raymond CarverFiction1989
The Collected Prose por Robert LowellAmerican Arts & Letters1988
Miami por Joan DidionAmerican Studies1988
Many Masks: A Life of Frank Lloyd Wright por Brendan GillBiography/Autobiography1988
The Bonfire of the Vanities por Tom WolfeFiction1988
Cities on a Hill: A Brilliant Exploration of Visionary Communities Remaking the American Dream por Frances FitzGeraldAmerican Studies1987
The Cycles of American History por Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.American Studies1987
The Life of Langston Hughes. Volume 1, 1902–1941, I, Too, Sing America por Arnold RampersadBiography/Autobiography1987
Roger's Version por John UpdikeFiction1987
The Story of English por Robert McCrumSpecial Citation1987
Lake Wobegon Days por Garrison KeillorFiction1986
The Accidental Tourist por Anne TylerFiction1986


Awarded by the English-Speaking Union of the United States
The ESU Ambassador Book Awards (ABA) recognize important literary works that contribute to the understanding and interpretation of American life and culture. ABA winners become 'literary ambassadors' providing people around the world with an important window on America's past and present in the best contemporary English.
Awards have been made since 1986 in a variety of categorie
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