Books Nominated for the
2011 Dayton Literary Peace Prize


      1. A Thread of Sky Deanna Fei (The Penguin Press)
      2. Almost Dead Assaf Gavron (HarperCollins)
      3. Beneath the Lionís Gaze Maaza Mengiste (W.W. Norton & Co.)
      4. Deep Creek Dana Hand (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
      5. How to Escape from a Leper Colony Tiphanie Yanique (Graywolf Press)
      6. How to Read the Air Dinaw Mengestu (Riverhead Books)
      7. I Hotel Karen Tei Yamashita (Coffee House Press)
      8. Kapitoil Teddy Wayne (Harper Collins)
      9. My Sisterís Made of Light Jacqueline St. Joan (Press 53)
    10. One Amazing Thing Chitra Divakaruni (Hyperion)
    11. Russian Winter Daphne Kalotay (HarperCollins)
    12. Salvation City Sigrid Nunez (Riverhead Books)
    13. Sikander M. Salahuddin Khan (Karakoram Press)
    14. Small Kingdoms Anastasia Hobbet (The Permanent Press)
    15. Solar Ian McEwan (Doubleday Publishing)
    16. Something Red Jennifer Gilmore (Simon & Schuster)
    17. The Colony Lillian Weise (Soft Skull Press)
    18. The Gendarme Mark Mustain (Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam)
    19. The Invisible Bridge Julia Orringer (Knopf Doubleday)
    20. The Long Song Andrea Levy (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
    21. The Lotus Eaters Tatjana Soli (St. Martinís Press)
    22. The Other Crucifix Benjamin Kwakye (Ayebia Clarke Publishing)
    23. The Patience Stone Atiq Rhimi (Other Press)
    24. The Surrendered Chang-rae Lee (Riverhead Books)
    25. To the End of the Land David Grossman (Knopf)
    26. Vida Patricia Engel (Grove Atlantic)
    27. Warriors in the Crossfire Nancy Bo Flood (Northern Arizona University)


      1. A Sixties Story Toni Apicelli (Dog Ear Publishing)
      2. Born for Love Bruce Perry and Maia Szalavitz (HarperCollins)
      3. Children of Fire Thomas C. Holt (Hill and Wang)
      4. Conversations with Myself Nelson Mandela (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
      5. Crossing Mandelbaum Gate Kai Bird (Scribner)
      6. Emperor of All Maladies Siddhartha Mukherjee (Simon and Schuster)
      7. False Justice Jim Petro and Nancy Petro (Kaplan Publishing)
      8. For Us Surrender is Out of the Question Mac McClelland (Soft Skull Press)
      9. Gandhiís Interpreter Geoffrey Carnall (Edinburgh University Press)
    10. Germs Gone Wild Kenneth King (Pegasus Books)
    11. Hiroshima In the Morning Rahna Reiko Rizzuto (The Feminist Press)
    12. How Wars End Gideon Rose (Simon and Schuster)
    13. I Shall Not Hate Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish (Bloomsbury, USA)
    14. In the Place of Justice Wilbert Rideau (Knopf)
    15. Let the Swords Encircle Me Scott Peterson (Simon and Schuster)
    16. Little Princes Conor Grennan (HarperCollins)
    17. Magic and Mayhem Derek Leebaert (Simon and Schuster)
    18. Mohamedís Ghosts Stephan Salisbury (Basic/Nation Books)
    19. Nomad Ayaan Hirsi Ali (Free Press)
    20. Oxford International Encyclopedia of
    Nigel Young. ED (Oxford University Press)
    21. Peace Meals Anna Badkhen (Free Press)
    22. Rock and Roll Jihad Salman Ahmad (Free Press)
    23. Simon Wiesenthal Tom Segev (Doubleday)
    24. Talking to the Enemy Scott Atran (HarperCollins)
    25. The Bomb Howard Zinn (City Lights)
    26. The Bread of Angels Stephanie Saldana (Doubleday)
    27. The Devil and Mr. Casement Jordan Goodman (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
    28. The Eastern Stars Mark Kurlansky (Riverhead)
    29. The End of War Captain Paul K. Chappell (Easton Studio Press)
    30. The Ghosts of Martyrs Square Michael Young (Simon and Schuster)
    31. The Guilt Project Vanessa Place (Other Press)
    32. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Rebecca Skloot (Crown Publishing)
    33. The Tenth Parallel Eliza Griswold (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
    34. The Warmth of Other Suns Isabel Wilkerson (Random House)
    35. The Witness House Christiane Kohl (Other Press)
    36. This Will Be Remembered of Her Megan McKenna (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing)
    37. Unbroken Laura Hillenbrand (Random House)
    38. Undaunted Zoya Phan (Free Press)
    39. Walking Israel Martin Fletcher (St. Martins Press/Thomas Dunne Books)
    40. You Have Given Me a Country Neela Vaswami (Sarabande Books)


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