Summer Reading @ the SAU Library ~ History

History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man.  ~Percy Bysshe Shelley

Calling all history buffs! Check out these  Pulitzer Prize-winning history books at your local library:

The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed (W.W. Norton & Company) 2009

“What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848” by Daniel Walker Howe (Oxford University Press) 2008

SAU call number: E338 .H69 2007

The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff (Alfred A. Knopf) 2007

Polio: An American Story by David M. Oshinsky (Oxford University Press) 2006

SAU call number: RC181.U5 O83 2005

Washington’s Crossing by David Hackett Fischer (Oxford University Press) 2005

SAU call number: E263.P4 F575 2004

A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration by Steven Hahn (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press)  Pulitzer winner , 2004

SAU call number: E185.2 .H15 2003

An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943 by Rick Atkinson (Henry Holt and Company)  Pulitzer winner ,2003

The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America by Louis Menand (Farrar)  Pulitzer winner ,2002

Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis (Alfred A. Knopf)  Pulitzer winner ,2001

SAU call number: E302.5 .E45 2000

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

SAU call number: E801 .K46 1999

Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 by Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace (Oxford University Press)  Pulitzer winner , 1999

SAU call number: F128.3 .B87 1999

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