Fiction

To Kill a Mockingbird - Audie

Award Year: 
2007
Authors(s): 
Harper Lee
Reader: 
Sissy Spacek
Audio Format: 
Unabridged CD
Description: 
"Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird". A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic novel - a black man charged with the rape of a white girl.

No Award Given 1921

Award Year: 
1921

No Award Given - 2012

Award Year: 
2012

A Visit From the Goon Squad - Pulitzer

Award Year: 
2011
Authors(s): 
Jennifer Egan
Description: 
Bennie Salazar, an aging former punk rocker and record executive, and Sasha, the passionate, troubled young woman he employs confront their pasts in this powerful story about how rebellion ages, influence corrupts, habits turn to addictions, lifelong friendships fluctuate and turn, and how art and music have the power to redeem.

Tinkers

Award Year: 
2010
Authors(s): 
Paul Harding
Description: 
On his deathbed, surrounded by his family, George Washington Crosby's thoughts drift back to his childhood and the father who abandoned him when he was twelve.

His Family

Award Year: 
1918
Authors(s): 
Ernest Poole

The Magnificent Ambersons

Award Year: 
1919
Authors(s): 
Booth Tarkington
Description: 
The haunting story of a wealthy Midwestern family's struggle to adapt to the rapidly changing world at the dawn of the 20th century.

No Award Given 1920

Award Year: 
1920

The Age of Innocence

Award Year: 
1921
Authors(s): 
Edith Wharton
Description: 
When the Countess Ellen Olenska returns from Europe, fleeing her brutish husband, her rebellious independence and passionate awareness of life stir the educated sensitivity of Newland Archer, already engaged to be married to her cousin May Welland. As the consequent drama unfolds, Edith Wharton's sharp ironic wit and Jamesian mastery of form create a disturbingly accurate picture of men and women caught in a society that denies humanity while desperately defending "civilization".

Alice Adams

Award Year: 
1922
Authors(s): 
Booth Tarkington
Description: 
Social climber Alice tries to push her clodhopper family to the background and assumes airs to win the love of an amiable, wealthy young man.
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