Awards & Bestseller Lists

The Warmth of Other Suns Named Winner:

The National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction * The Mark Lynton History Prize * The Hillman Book Award * The Anisfield-Wolf Award for Nonfiction * The Stephen Ambrose Oral History Prize * The Heartland Prize for Nonfiction * The New England Book Award for Nonfiction * The Independent Literary Award * The Horace Mann Bond Book Award * The NAACP Image Award for Best Literary Debut * The Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for Nonfiction


The Warmth of Other Suns Named to More than 30 Best Books of the Year Lists:

  • The New York Times’ 10 Best Books of 2010
  • Amazon’s Five Best Books of 2010
  • The New Yorker
  • The Economist
  • The Los Angeles Times
  • The Washington Post
  • The Boston Globe
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • The Chicago Tribune
  • Newsday
  • The Christian Science Monitor
  • USA Today
  • The St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • The Seattle Times
  • Entertainment Weekly
  • O Magazine
  • Salon
  • The Daily Beast
  • Bloomberg
  • Publishers Weekly
  • Kirkus Reviews
  • Atlanta Magazine
  • Barnes and Noble and others.


The Warmth of Other Suns has appeared on the following Bestseller Lists:

  • The New York Times
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The Washington Post
  • The Los Angeles Times
  • The Boston Globe
  • USA Today
  • Publishers Weekly
  • Indie Books