2020 Winners


Watch the following video to see which of the three finalists below won gold, and which won silver.

Faces & Places of Cashiers Valley

Interviews & Photos: Tim Barnwell

Publisher: Cashiers Historical Society

ISBN: 978-0-578-43415-5

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The book is a celebration of the power of story. It consists of the history of Cashiers Valley with vintage photographs and a collection by famed North Carolina photographer, Tim Barnwell, of oral histoires and photographs of citizens of Cashiers Valley and the places they treasure.

Great Storms of the Jersey Shore, 2nd Edition

Authors: Larry Savdove, Margaret Thomas Buchholz, and Scott Mazzella

Publisher: Down The Shore Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-59322-123-2

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Illustrated with dramatic images, this oversize hardcover about living on the edge includes all historic storms, extreme coastal weather, and an afterword on climate change.

To Live on Lafayette Square: Society & Politics in the President's Neighborhood

Author: William Seale

Publisher: The White House Historical Association

ISBN: 978-1-950273-03-4

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This publication from historian William Seale details the rich history of what was once the most fashionable neighborhood in Washington—Lafayette Square—just across Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House.

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