News | May 16, 2018

New England Society Book Awards Winners Announced

NES.gifNew York—The NES Book Awards are made in four categories: Art & Photography, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Specialty and are presented annually to authors of books published in the previous twelve months. The winners were celebrated at events on June 13 & 14 in New York. And, the winners are: 


Cartoon County: My Father and his Friends in the Golden Age of Make-Believe by Cullen Murphy (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)


East of the Mississippi: Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Photography by Diane Waggoner; With Russell Lord and Jennifer Raab (Yale University Press in association with the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.)


A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline (William Morrow)


Darkness Falls on the Land of Light: Experiencing Religious Awakenings in Eighteenth-Century New England by Douglas L. Winiarski (Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the University of North Carolina Press)


Moon New England Road Tripby Jen Rose Smith (Hachette Book Group)