Anne Applebaum has been named a 2021 Royal Society of Literature Fellow. Applebaum’s Iron Curtain (Doubleday) is required reading for U.S. soldiers posted to the Baltic states.
Chelsea Bieker's Godshot (Catapult) was named a First Fiction Finalist for the 90th Annual California Book Awards.
Saul Friedlander was awarded a 2021 Balzan Prize in the amount of $815,000.
Willa Richards' The Comfort of Monsters (Harper) was chosen as an Amazon Top Ten Book of the Month pick for July, and named a "Best Book of July" by Oprah Daily.
Michelle Richmond’s The Wonder Test (Grove Atlantic) has been longlisted for the California Independent Bookseller Alliance’s Golden Poppy Awards. It was an Amazon Best Book of July.
Ivelisse Rodriguez received a Tanne Foundation Award.
Shruti Swamy's A House Is a Body (Algonquin) was named a finalist for the Balcones Fiction Prize.
Elizabeth Wetmore's Valentine (Harper) was named a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize.
Richard White’s and Jesse Amble White’s California Exposures (Norton) has been chosen as a Gold Medal winner for the 90th Annual California Book Awards.