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Volume 26, Number 7 — July 2018

Barbara Kingsolver: Awards

Barbara Kingsolver shakes hands with President Bill Clinton after receiving the National Humanities Medal. The award honors individuals or groups whose work has deepened the nation's understanding of the humanities, broadened our citizens' engagement with the humanities, or helped preserve and expand Americans' access to important resources in the humanities.
Barbara Kingsolver shakes hands with President Bill Clinton after receiving the National Humanities Medal. The award honors individuals or groups whose work has deepened the nation's understanding of the humanities, broadened our citizens' engagement with the humanities, or helped preserve and expand Americans' access to important resources in the humanities.

By Leslie Grace / A! Magazine for the Arts | September 26, 2012

National Humanities Medal

Pulitzer Prize finalist

American Booksellers Book of the Year

American Library Association Award

Orange Prize Shortlist & Orange Prize Winner

PEN / Faulkner Award

Poets & Writers "Writers for Writers" Award

100 Best Writers of the 20th Century, Writers Digest

Oprah's Book Club selection

Oprah's one of "the ten books that have mattered the most to her in the past decade"

United Nations National Council of Women citation of accomplishment

National Book Prize of South Africa

Edward Abbey EcoFiction Award

James Beard Award

Patterson Fiction Prize, The Poetry Center

Los Angeles Times Book Prize

John P. McGovern Award for the Family

Physicians for Social Responsibility National Award

Frank Waters Award

National Writers Union, Andrea Egan Award

Arizona Civil Liberties Union Award

Audiofile Best Audiobook

Time Magazine Top 10 commencement speaker

Washington Post A List

Book Sense 2007 bestseller

>> Read a review of Flight Behavior.

>> To see a list of books by Barbara Kingsolver visit www.kingsolver.com. Biographical information on Kingsolver courtesy of www.kingsolver.com.

Topics: Literature