Fiction Winner. A layered immigrant tale told in the wry, confessional voice of a "man of two minds" -- and two countries, Vietnam and the United States.
History Winner. A rich and surprising new telling of the journey of the iconic American soldier whose death turns out not to have been the main point of his life.
Biography/ Autobiography Winner. A finely crafted memoir of a youthful obsession that has propelled the author through a distinguished writing career.
Poetry Winner. Poems that bear witness to the old losses and tragedies that undergird a global age of danger and uncertainty.
General Nonfiction Winner. A deeply reported book of remarkable clarity showing how the flawed rationale for the Iraq War led to the explosive growth of the Islamic State.