Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence

Excellence in Nonfiction

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Baille Gifford Prize

British Prize for the Best in Nonfiction

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Bancroft Prize

Given for American History or Diplomacy

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BookTube Prize

Best books selected by the BookTube community

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Cundill History Prize

Best History Writing in English

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Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Longlist

Insight into Modern Business

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Foreign Affairs’s Best Books of the Year

Books Picked by Foreign Affairs Magazine as Best of the Year

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Frederick Douglas Prize

Best Books on Slavery, Abolition, or Antislavery Movements

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George Washington Prize

 Best Book in the United States Founding Era

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Goodreads Choice Awards – History & Biography

The Best Books of the Year as selected by the Goodreads audience in History

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Goodreads Choice Awards – Memoir & Autobiography

The Best Books of the Year as selected by the Goodreads audience in Memoir & Autobiography

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Goodreads Choice Awards – Nonfiction

The Best Books of the Year as selected by the Goodreads audience in Nonfiction

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Goodreads Choice Awards – Science

The Best Books of the Year as selected by the Goodreads audience in Science & Technology

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Helen Bernstein Book Award

Raises Awareness of Issues of Global or National Importance

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Historical Writers Association Gold Crown

Exceptional Historical Writing in Non-Fiction and Fiction

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Hurston / Wright Foundation Legacy Award

Awarded to Black Writers for Literary Achievement in Nonfiction, fiction, and Poetry

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Lionel Gelber Prize

Non-Fiction book in Foreign Affairs and International Issues

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National Book Award for Nonfiction

Award for Best Literature in America

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Orwell Prize

British Prize for Best Political Writing

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President Obama’s Recommended Books

Books that have been recommended by President Obama

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Pulitzer Prize

Overall excellence in American Writing for six Categories

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Wolfson History Prize

British Prize for Historical Research Written for a General Audience

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