Browse Award Winners



Benjamin Franklin, Pennsylvania, and the First Nations

A Choice Outstanding Academic Title (2007)

Author: Edited by Susan Kalter

"Maximum Clarity" and Other Writings on Music

Awarded the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award (2007).

Author: Ben Johnston

Henryk Grossman and the Recovery of Marxism

Awarded the Isaac and Tamara Deutscher Memorial Prize (2007).

Author: Rick Kuhn

Robber Baron

Named Book of the Year by the Illinois State Historical Society (2007).

Author: John Franch

Longfellow Redux

A Choice Outstanding Academic Title (2007)

Author: Christoph Irmscher

Coalfield Jews

Awarded the Southern Jewish Historical Society Award “for the book making the most significant contribution to the field of Southern Jewish history published during 2003-2006.” (2007)

Author: Deborah R. Weiner

Good Hearts

Received the 2007 Certificate of Excellence Award from the Illinois State Historical Society.

Author: Suellen Hoy

The Chicago Black Renaissance and Women's Activism

Received the Superior Achievement Award by the Illinois State Historical Society (2007).

Author: Anne Meis Knupfer

The Incredible Band of John Philip Sousa

Received the 2007 Association for Recorded Sound Collections Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research, under the heading of “Best Discography.”

Author: Paul Edmund Bierley

Private Prisons in America

Author is recipient of the Gandhi, King, Ikeda (GKI) Award (2006) given by the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel at Morehouse College. Author received an Honorable Mention Award from the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights (2007)

Author: Michael A. Hallett

Zane Grey

Voted Best Biography in the 2007 inaugural Classic Angling magazine’s Book Awards.

Author: Thomas H. Pauly

Rooms of Our Own

Received an Honorable Mention Award from the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights (2007)

Author: Susan Gubar

Homegrown Music

Winner of the 2007 Charlie Lamb Award for Excellence in Country Music Journalism in the Career category.

Author: Stephanie P. Ledgin

Lincoln the Lawyer

Awarded the Barondess/Lincoln Award of The Civil War Round Table of New York (2007).

Author: Brian Dirck

The Chicago Marathon

Received the Hal Higdon Journalism Award, recognizing serious journalism about running from the Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA, 2007).

Author: Andrew Suozzo

Music and Ideas in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Awarded the ASCAP Deems Taylor Special Recognition Award (2007).

Author: Claude V. Palisca