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Softly, with Feeling
 
Softly, with Feeling
Joe Wilder and the Breaking of Barriers in American Music

Berger, Edward

Association for Recorded Sound Collections' Award for Excellence in the category of Best Historical Research in Recorded Jazz, 2015

Hapa Girl
 
Hapa Girl
A Memoir

Chai, May-lee

Honorable Mention at the 2007 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards

Named one of 2008’s Notable Books in the Kiriyama Prize

Paper Son
 
Paper Son
One Man's Story

Chin, Tung Pok with Winifred C. Chin, introduction by K. Scott Wong

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2001

I Walked with Giants
 
I Walked with Giants
The Autobiography of Jimmy Heath

Heath, Jimmy and Joseph McLaren, foreword by Bill Cosby, introduction by Wynton Marsalis

Best Book of the Year from the Jazz Journalists Association, 2011

Fireweed
 
Fireweed
A Political Autobiography

Lerner, Gerda

A BookSense top 76 pick in the category, "Life Stories of Some Famous and Not-So-Famous Women," March/April, 2003

A PW Book of the Day, June, 2002

Outstanding Achievement Recognition by the Wisconsin Library Association Literary Awards Committee, 2003

A Life in the Struggle
 
A Life in the Struggle
Ivory Perry and the Culture of Opposition

Lipsitz, George

Eugene Kayden Prize for Best University Press Book, 1989

Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in Race Relations, 1989

Swingin' at the Savoy
 
Swingin' at the Savoy
The Memoir of a Jazz Dancer

Miller, Norma with Evette Jensen

Norma Miller is a recipient of the 2003 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowships, 2003

White Boy
 
White Boy
A Memoir

Naison, Mark D.

Mark Naison is the recipient of the Poe Award for Literary Excellence of the Bronx County History Society, 2004

Putting the Horse before Descartes
 
Putting the Horse before Descartes
My Life's Work on Behalf of Animals

Rollin, Bernard E.

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

Silent Gesture
 
Silent Gesture
The Autobiography of Tommie Smith

Smith, Tommie and David Steele

Nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the category “Outstanding Literary Work – Biography/Autobiography”


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