Journals Higher Education


OUP Major Book Awards


1926 Pulitzer Prize (Biography)
The Life of Sir William Osler, 2 vols. by Harvey Cushing

1952 National Book Award (Science)
The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson

1956 Pulitzer Prize (Biography)
Benjamin Henry Latrobe by Talbot Faulkner Hamlin

1960 National Book Award (Biography)
James Joyce by Richard Ellmann

1969 Pulitzer Prize (History)
Origins of the Fifth Amendment by Leonard W. Levy

1969 Pulitzer Prize (Biography)
The Man From New York: John Quinn and His Friends by Benjamin Lawrence Reid

1973 National Book Award (Arts and Letters)
Diderot by Arthur M. Wilson

1974 National Book Award (Biography)
Malcolm Lowry: A Biography by Douglas Day

1976 National Book Award (Arts and Letters)
The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul Fussell

1976 National Book Critics Circle Award (Criticism)
The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul Fussell

1979 Pulitzer Prize (History)
The Dred Scott Case by Don E. Fehrenbacher

1983 National Book Award (Science)
"Subtle is the Lord...": The Science and Life of Albert Einstein by Abraham Pais

1984 Pulitzer Prize (Biography)
Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915 by Louis R. Harlan

1986 National Book Critics Circle Award (Biography)
The Life of Langston Hughes, Vol. I: 1902-1941 by Arnold Rampersad

1989 Pulitzer Prize (History)
Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era by James M. McPherson

1992 Pulitzer Prize (History)
The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties by Mark E. Neely, Jr.

1995 Pulitzer Prize (Biography)
Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life by Joan D. Hedrick

1998 National Book Critics Circle Award (Criticism)
Visions of Jazz: The First Century by Gary Giddins

1999 Pulitzer Prize (History)
Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 by Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace

2000 Pulitzer Prize (History)
Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 by David M. Kennedy

2005 Pulitzer Prize (History)
Washington's Crossing by David Hackett Fischer

2006 Pulitzer Prize (History)
Polio: An American Story by David M. Oshinsky

2008 Pulitzer Prize (History)
What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 by Daniel Walker Howe

2011 Pulitzer Prize (Music)
Madame White Snake by Zhou Long

2015 Pulitzer Prize (Biography)
The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Facism in Europe by David I. Kertzer, (Random House US/Oxford University Press UK)

2018 National Book Award (Nonfiction)
The New Negro by Jeffrey C. Stewart

2019 Pulitzer Prize (Biography)
The New Negro by Jeffrey C. Stewart

2020 Pulitzer Prize (History)
Sweet Taste of Liberty by W. Caleb McDaniel