PNBA Book Award Winners
2018 PNBA Award Winners:
American War: A Novel
Omar El Akkad (Portland, OR)
Knopf hc, Vintage pb
The Book of Mistakes
Corinna Luyken (Olympia, WA)
Dial Books for Young Readers
Dead Feminists: Historic Heroines in Living Color
Chandler O'Leary and Jessica Spring (Tacoma, WA)
Idaho: A Novel
Emily Ruskovich (Idaho City, ID)
Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean
Jonathan White (Orcas Island, WA)
Trinity University Press
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir
Sherman Alexie (Seattle, WA)
Little, Brown and Company
“Powerful . . . As haunting a postapocalyptic universe as Cormac McCarthy [created] in The Road, and as devastating a look as the fallout that national events have on an American family as Philip Roth did in The Plot Against America. . . .
Zoom meets Beautiful Oops! in this memorable picture book debut about the creative process, and the way in which "mistakes" can blossom into inspiration
One eye was bigger than the other. That was a mistake.
The weird frog-cat-cow thing? It made an excellent bush.
A stunning debut novel about love and forgiveness, about the violence of memory and the equal violence of its loss—from O. Henry Prize–winning author Emily Ruskovich
Finalist for the New York Public Library's Young Lions Fiction Award
In Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean, writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White takes readers across the globe to discover the science and spirit of ocean tides.
The Instant New York Times BestsellerShortlisted for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction
A searing, deeply moving memoir about family, love, loss, and forgiveness from the critically acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award-winning author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.