Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism Winners

Toms River
Toms River A Story of Science and Salvation By Fagin, Dan Book - 2013 363.7209 F and more… Available to borrow in some locations Holds: 2 on 14 copies
Retirement Heist
Retirement Heist How Companies Plunder and Profit From the Nest Eggs of American Workers By Schultz, Ellen Book - 2011 331.252 S and more… Available to borrow in some locations
The Watchers
The Watchers The Rise of America's Surveillance State By Harris, Shane Book - 2010 363.3251 H and more… Available to borrow in some locations
The Dark Side
The Dark Side The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into A War on American Ideals By Mayer, Jane Book - 2008 973.931 M and more… View electronic book »
Takeover
Takeover The Return of the Imperial Presidency and the Subversion of American Democracy By Savage, Charlie Book - 2008 973.931 S All copies in use Availability details
The Looming Tower
The Looming Tower Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 By Wright, Lawrence, 1947- Book - 2005 973.931 W and more… All copies in use Availability details Holds: 12
American Dream
American Dream Three Women, Ten Kids, and A Nation's Drive to End Welfare By DeParle, Jason Book - 2004 All copies in use Availability details
The Mission
The Mission Waging War and Keeping Peace With America's Military By Priest, Dana Book - 2003
High and Mighty
High and Mighty SUVs--the World's Most Dangerous Vehicles and How They Got That Way By Bradsher, Keith Book - 2002 629.231 B
The Lost Children of Wilder
The Lost Children of Wilder The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care By Bernstein, Nina, 1949- Book - 2001 In-library use only in some locations
A Great Wall
A Great Wall Six Presidents and China : An Investigative History By Tyler, Patrick Book - 1999 327.73051 T and more… Available to borrow in some locations
About Face
About Face A History of America's Curious Relationship With China From Nixon to Clinton By Mann, Jim, 1946- Book - 2000 327.7305 M All copies in use Availability details
Anatomy of A Miracle
Anatomy of A Miracle The End of Apartheid and the Birth of the New South Africa By Waldmeir, Patti Book - 1997 968.064 W and more… Available to borrow in some locations
The Song of the Dodo
The Song of the Dodo Island Biogeography in An Age of Extinctions By Quammen, David, 1948- Book - 1996 574.91 Q All copies in use Availability details
The Haunted Land
The Haunted Land Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism By Rosenberg, Tina Book - 1995 In-library use only in some locations
A Piece of the Action
A Piece of the Action How the Middle Class Joined the Money Class By Nocera, Joseph Book - 1994 and more… In-library use only & Available by request in some locations
Lenin's Tomb
Lenin's Tomb The Last Days of the Soviet Empire By Remnick, David Book - 1994 947.0854 R All copies in use Availability details Holds: 2
Upon This Rock
Upon This Rock The Miracles of A Black Church By Freedman, Samuel G. Book - 1993 286.1092 F and more… In-library use only at this time in some locations
There Are No Children Here
There Are No Children Here The Story of Two Boys Growing up in the Other America By Kotlowitz, Alex Book - 1991 305.2309 K and more… In-library use only in some locations
The Promised Land
The Promised Land The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America By Lemann, Nicholas Book - 1991 All copies in use Availability details
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The NYPL's Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism is given to a working journalist whose books have brought clarity and public attention to important issues, events, or policies. It was established in 1987 and includes a 15,000 prize. Previous winners of the award include David Finkel, Jane Mayer, Charlie Savage, Dana Priest, and George Packer.


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