Award-Winning Books: Biography/Memoir/Autobiography

1906 reg

Hapa Girl

A Memoir

May-lee Chai

232 pages
5.5 x 8.25
12 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-616-2 $26.95 Oct 08
HC: 978-1-59213-615-5 $66.50 Mar 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-617-9 $26.95 Mar 07

Named one of the Notable Books in the Kiriyama Prize, 2008
Honorable Mention at the Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards, 2007

1969 reg

Putting the Horse before Descartes

My Life's Work on Behalf of Animals

Bernard Rollin

304 pages
6 x 9


HC: 978-1-59213-825-8 $41.50 Jan 11
Ebook: 978-1-59213-827-2 $41.50 Jan 11

Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Research Ethics from Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research, 2016

1593 reg

Rubble Films

German Cinema in the Shadow of the Third Reich

Robert R. Shandley

240 pages
6 x 9
19 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-878-7 $31.95 Jun 01
HC: 978-1-56639-877-0 $81.50 Jun 01
Ebook: 978-1-59213-806-7 $31.95 Jun 01

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2002

1916 reg

Silent Gesture

The Autobiography of Tommie Smith

Tommie Smith and David Steele

288 pages
6 x 9
16 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-640-7 $27.95 Apr 08
HC: 978-1-59213-639-1 $71.50 Jan 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-641-4 $27.95 Jan 07

Author Tommie Smith received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs, 2008
Named one of two “Adult Nonfiction Honor Books” by The Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA)., 2008
Nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the category “Outstanding Literary Work – Biography/Autobiography”, 2008

2394 reg

Whisper Not

The Autobiography of Benny Golson

Benny Golson and Jim Merod

352 pages
6 x 9
33 halftones

HC: 978-1-4399-1333-8 $39.50 May 16
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1335-2 $39.50 May 16

Association for Recorded Sound Collections' award for Best History Book in the category of Best Historical Research in Recorded Jazz, 2017
One of the Best Jazz books of 2017 by New York City Jazz Record