2022: Nikky Finney and David Grann


2021: David Truer, Omar Mohamed, and Victoria Jamieson


2020: Event Canceled due to COVID-19

2019: Sigrid Nunez and Victoria Johnson

  2018: Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Nancy MacLean

Erica Armstrong Dunbar
Never Caught
Nancy McLean
Democracy in Chains

2017: Karan Mahajan and Andrés Reséndez

Author Karan Mahajan
The Association of Small Bombs
Author Andrés Reséndez
The Other Slavery

2016: Neal Shusterman and Sy Montgomery

Author Neal Shusterman
Challenger Deep
Author Sy Montgomery
Soul of an Octopus

2015: Evan Osnos and Anand Gopal

Author Evan Osnos
Age of Ambition
Author Anand Gopal
No Good Men Among the Living

2014: Rachel Kushner and Wendy Lower

Author Rachel Kushner
Book The Flame Throwers
Wendy Lower
Hitler's Furies

2013: Louise Erdrich and Domingo Martinez

Louise Erdrich
The Round House
Domingo Martinez
The Boy Kings of Texas

2012: Nikky Finney and Thanhha Lai

Nikky Finney
Head Off & Split
Thanhha Lai
Inside Out & Back Again

2011: Jaimy Gordon and John W. Dower

Jaimy Gordon
Lord of Misrule
John W. Dower
Cultures of War

2010: Colum McCann

Colum McCann
Let the Great World Spin

2009: Maxine Hong Kingston and Annette Gordon-Reed

Maxine Hong Kingston
The Woman Warrior
Annette Gordon Reed
The Hemingses of Monticello

2008: Jim Shepard and Woody Holton

Jim Shepard
like you'd understand, anyway
Woody Holton
Unruly Americans

2007: Rajiv Chandrasekaran and Ben Lerner

Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Imperial Life in the Emerald City
Ben Lerner
Angle of Yaw

2006: Leo Damrosch and Alan Burdick

Leo Damrosch
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Alan Burdick
Out of Eden