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Lukas Prizes: Past Winners and Jurors

Learn more about the authors honored by The Lukas Prize Project
over the years

 

2013

Winners:

Andrew Solomon

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Robert Caro

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Beth Macy

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Honorable Mention:

Cynthia Carr

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

David Nasaw

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Jim Robbins

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress

Jurors:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Book Prize:

The Mark Lynton
History Prize:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Work-in-Progress Award:

William Strachan

Ellen Fitzpatrick

Shaye Areheart

Tim Weiner

CS Manegold

Bob Giles

Ben Yagoda

Sylvia Nasar

Gene Foreman

2012

Winners:

Daniel J. Sharfstein

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Sophia Rosenfeld

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Jonathan M. Katz

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Honorable Mention:

Manning Marable

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Michael Willrich & 
Craig Harline 

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Susan Southard

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress

Jurors:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Book Prize:

The Mark Lynton
History Prize:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Work-in-Progress Award:

Steven Mihm

Samuel Moyn

Shaye Areheart

Isabel Wilkerson

Peter Galison

Dotty Brown

Jeffrey A. Frank

Jeffrey Cowie

Sylvia Nasar

Susan McHenry

Mirta Ojito

 

2011

Winners:

Eliza Griswold

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Isabel Wilkerson

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Alex Tizon

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Honorable Mention:

Jefferson Cowie
Paul Greenberg
Siddartha Mukherjee

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Patrick Wilcken
Joe Mozingo
Florence Williams

The Mark Lynton History Prize
The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress

Jurors:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Book Prize:

The Mark Lynton
History Prize:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Work-in-Progress Award:

Katherine Bouton

Jane Kamensky

Cecilia Balli

E.J. Dionne

Suzanne Marchand

Donald Katz

David Finkel

Matthew Stewart

Carlin Romano



2010

Winners:

David Finkel

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

James Davidson

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Jonathan Schuppe

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Honorable Mention:

Patrick Radden Keefe
Beryl Satter

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Jenny Uglow
David Philipps

The Mark Lynton History Prize
The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress
 

Jurors:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Book Prize:

The Mark Lynton
History Prize:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Work-in-Progress Award:

Edward Alden

Laura Shapiro

Leslie Garis

Ellen Goodman

Timothy Brook

Robin Marantz Henig

Daniel Okrent

Andrew Meier

Craig Unger



2009

Winners:

Jane Mayer

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Timothy Brook

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Judy Pasternak

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Honorable Mention:

Edward Alden
Masha Gessen

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Annette Gordon-Reed
Joe Jackson
William I. Hitchcock

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Jurors:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Book Prize:

The Mark Lynton
History Prize:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Work-in-Progress Award:

David Michaelis

Richard Bernstein

Michelle Goldberg

Patricia O’Toole

Maya Jasanoff

Janet Silver

Walter Shapiro

Patrick Keefe

Robert Whitaker

     
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2008

Winners:

Jeffrey Toobin

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Peter Silver

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Michelle Goldberg

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Honorable Mention:

Alan Weisman

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Ramachandra Guha

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Saul Friedlander

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Lyanda Lynn Haupt

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Cecilia Balli

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Jurors:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Book Prize:

The Mark Lynton
History Prize:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Work-in-Progress Award:

Connie Bruck

Fred Anderson

Kennedy Fraser

Patricia Nelson Limerick

Caroline Elkins

Samuel G. Freedman

Jonathan Weiner

Jane Kramer

Suzannah Lessard

     
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2007

Winners:

Lawrence Wright

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

James T. Campbell

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Robert Whitaker

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Honorable Mention:

Taylor Branch

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Michael Isikoff and
David Corn

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Melissa Faye Greene

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Marci Shore

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Peniel E. Joseph

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Michael Punke

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Jurors:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Book Prize:

The Mark Lynton
History Prize:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Work-in-Progress Award:

Patricia Bosworth

Akira Iriye

Francis X. Clines

Nate Blakeslee

Michael Johnson

Elinor Langer

Kai Bird

Bonnie G. Smith

Joan Quigley

     
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2006

Winners:

Nate Blakeslee

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Megan Marshall

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Laura Claridge

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Honorable Mention:

Kurt Eichenwald

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Tony Judt

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Bruce Barcott

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Dudley Clendinen

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Jurors:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Book Prize:

The Mark Lynton
History Prize:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Work-in-Progress Award:

Joe Conason

Robert Harms

Susan Braudy

John Darnton

Louis Masur

Kevin Coyne

Elizabeth Kolbert

Natalie Zemon Davis

Richard Pollak

     
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2005

Winners:

Evan Wright

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Richard Steven Street

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Joan Quigley

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Honorable Mention:

 

Jason DeParle

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Melvin Patrick Ely

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Amy Bach

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Steven Greenhouse

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Jurors:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Book Prize:

The Mark Lynton
History Prize:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Work-in-Progress Award:

Tom Edsall

Professor John Demos

Mark Danner

David Maraniss

Paul Robinson

Thomas Geoghegan

Elizabeth Rubin

Professor Carla Hesse

Samantha Power

     
More on the Winners 2005 Press Release Ceremony & Panel  

 

2004

Winners:

David Maraniss

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Rebecca Solnit

The Mark Lynton History Prize

John Bowe

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Honorable Mention:

 

Steve Oney

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Franklin Toker

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Anne Applebaum

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Steven Hahn

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Eyal Press

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Beryl Satter

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Jurors:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Book Prize:

The Mark Lynton
History Prize:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Work-in-Progress Award:

Sylvia Nasar

Christine Stansell

James Tobin

Christopher Lehmann-Haupt

Adam Hochschild

Madeleine Blais

James Fallows

Edward Berenson

Alec Wilkinson

     
More on the Winners 2004 Press Release  

 

2003

Winners:

Samantha Power

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Robert Harms

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Suzannah Lessard

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Honorable Mention:

Bruce D. Butterfield

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Orlando Figes

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Steven Stoll

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Jurors:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Book Prize:

The Mark Lynton
History Prize:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Work-in-Progress Award:

Diane McWhorter

Roy Rosenzweig

Katherine Boo

David Nasaw

David A. Bell

Nicholas Dawidoff

Richard Reeves

Michael Kazin

David M. Kennedy

     
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2002

Winners:

Diane McWhorter

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Mark Roseman

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Jacques Leslie

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Honorable Mention:

David Kertzer

The Mark Lynton History Prize

James Secord

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Harry Bruinius

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Richard Steven Street

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Jurors:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Book Prize:

The Mark Lynton
History Prize:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Work-in-Progress Award:

Susan Faludi

Nancy Cott

Ted Conover

William Finnegan

Thomas Laqueur

Jonathan Harr

George Packer

David Rothman

Sara Mosle

     
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2001

Winners:

David Nasaw

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Fred Anderson

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Max Holland

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Honorable Mention:

Kurt Eichenwald

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Ted Gup

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

William Duiker

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Elinor Langer

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Jurors:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Book Prize:

The Mark Lynton
History Prize:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Work-in-Progress Award:

Alex Kotlowitz

Eric Foner

Nancy Hicks Maynard

Jane Mayer

David Kertzer

Thomas Powers

Isabel Wilkerson

Karen Ordahl Kupperman

Rebecca Sinkler

     
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2000

Winners:

Witold Rybczynski

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

John W. Dower

The Mark Lynton History Prize

James Tobin

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Honorable Mention:

Larry Tye's

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Laura Bridgman

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Jurors:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Book Prize:

The Mark Lynton
History Prize:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Work-in-Progress Award:

Henry Mayer

Pauline Maier

Justin Kaplan

Frances FitzGerald

Theodore Rabb

Susan Sheehan

A. Scott Berg

Geoffrey Ward

David Laventhol

     
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1999

Winners:

Henry Mayer

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize

Adam Hochschild

The Mark Lynton History Prize

Kevin Coyne

The J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award

Jurors:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Book Prize:

The Mark Lynton
History Prize:

The J. Anthony Lukas
Work-in-Progress Award:

David Burnham

David Levering Lewis

Samuel G. Freedman

Melissa Fay Greene

Patricia Nelson Limerick

Cynthia Gorney

Jonathan Yardley

Richard Snow

Tracy Kidder

     
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