Northern California Book Awards

 

 

 The Northern California Book Awards celebrate books by northern California authors.

The Northern California Book Awards are presented and sponsored by Northern California Book Reviewers, Poetry Flash, Center for the Art of Translation, Red Room (redroom.com), PEN West, Mechanics' Institute, San Francisco Public Library, Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, and Readers Bookstore at the Main.


Fortune Smiles: Stories Cover Image
$27.00
Unavailable, Out of Stock, or Out of Print
ISBN: 9780812997477
Published: Random House - August 18th, 2015

2015 NCBA Awards Winner for Fiction


Pieces of My Mother: A Memoir Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781492623113
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Published: Sourcebooks - February 2nd, 2016

2015 NCBA Awards Winner for Non-Fiction


Disorder (Phoenix Poets) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780226235363
Published: University of Chicago Press - October 9th, 2015

2015 NCBA Awards Winner for Poetry


The Mission Chinese Food Cookbook Cover Image
$39.99
Unavailable, Out of Stock, or Out of Print
ISBN: 9780062243416
Published: Anthony Bourdain/Ecco - November 10th, 2015

2015 NCBA Awards Winner for Food


California's Wild Edge: The Coast in Prints, Poetry, and History Cover Image
$50.00
Unavailable, Out of Stock, or Out of Print
ISBN: 9781597142991
Published: Heyday Books - September 1st, 2015

2015 NCBA Awards Winner for Regional Interest


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An Ember in the Ashes Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781595148049
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Published: Razorbill - February 9th, 2016

2015 NCBA Awards Winner for Children's Literature - Young Adult


Crenshaw Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250043238
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 22nd, 2015

2015 NCBA Awards Winner for Children's Literature - Middle Grade 


Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! (City Lights/Sister Spit) Cover Image
By Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780872866836
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Published: City Lights Books - April 7th, 2015

2015 NCBA Awards Winner for Children's Literature - Picture Book


Orfeo: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393349849
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 2nd, 2014

2014 NCBA Awards Winner for Fiction


Nothing More to Lose (NYRB Poets) Cover Image
$12.95
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ISBN: 9781590177303
Published: NYRB Poets - April 29th, 2014

2014 NCBA Awards Winner for Poetry


Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393351590
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 23rd, 2015

2014 NCBA Awards Winner for General Nonfiction


The Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781595347534
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Published: Trinity University Press - November 3rd, 2015

2014 NCBA Awards Winner for Creative Nonfiction


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I'll Give You the Sun Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780142425763
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Published: Dial Books - October 27th, 2015

2014 NCBA Awards Winner for Children's Literature - Middle Grade / Young Adult


Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780544252301
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Published: Clarion Books - October 7th, 2014

2014 NCBA Awards Winner for Children's Literature - Younger Readers


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At Night We Walk in Circles: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594632839
Availability: Backordered-Could Take 2-4Weeks
Published: Riverhead Books - September 2nd, 2014

2013 NCBA Awards Winner for Fiction


Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire (Wesleyan Poetry) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780819575227
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Published: Wesleyan University Press - September 9th, 2014

2013 NCBA Awards Winner for Poetry


Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety Cover Image
$20.00
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ISBN: 9780143125785
Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

2013 NCBA Awards Winner for General Nonfiction


Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781620401262
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - October 14th, 2014

2013 NCBA Awards Winner for Creative Nonfiction


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Freakboy Cover Image
$18.99
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ISBN: 9780374324728
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 22nd, 2013

2013 NCBA Awards Winner for Children's Literature - Middle Grade / Young Adult


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Battle Bunny Cover Image
By Jon Scieszka, Mac Barnett, Matt Myers (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781442446731
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 22nd, 2013

2013 NCBA Awards Winner for Children's Literature - Younger Readers


A Partial History of Lost Causes: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
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ISBN: 9780812982176
Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - August 21st, 2012

2012 NCBA Awards Winner for Fiction


Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys: Poems Cover Image
$22.00
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ISBN: 9781555976057
Published: Graywolf Press - February 14th, 2012

2012 NCBA Awards Winner for Poetry


Green Illusions: The Dirty Secrets of Clean Energy and the Future of Environmentalism (Our Sustainable Future) Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9780803237759
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - June 1st, 2012

2012 NCBA Awards Winner for General Nonfiction


God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781594486548
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 2nd, 2013

2012 NCBA Awards Winner for Creative Nonfiction


By Lemony Snicket, Seth (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316123082
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 23rd, 2012

 

2012 NCBA Awards Winner for Children's Literature - Middle Grade / Young Adult

 


Baby Bear Sees Blue Cover Image
By Ashley Wolff, Ashley Wolff (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781442413061
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Published: Beach Lane Books - February 7th, 2012

 

2012 NCBA Awards Winner for Children's Literature - Younger Readers

 


Ivan and Misha: Stories Cover Image
$18.95
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ISBN: 9780810127180
Published: TriQuarterly - October 30th, 2010

2011 NCBA Awards Winner for Fiction


Suck on the Marrow Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781597094689
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Published: Red Hen Press - January 15th, 2010

2011 NCBA Awards Winner for Poetry


Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer--and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781416588702
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 15th, 2011

2011 NCBA Awards Winner for General Non-Fiction


Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780520262508
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Published: University of California Press - November 29th, 2010

2011 NCBA Awards Winner for Creative Non-fiction


The Haunting of Charles Dickens Cover Image
By Lewis Buzbee, Greg Ruth (Illustrator)
$17.99
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ISBN: 9780312382568
Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 26th, 2010

2011 NCBA Awards Winner for Children's Literature


The Mechanics of Falling and Other Stories (West Word Fiction) Cover Image
$25.00
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ISBN: 9780874177633
Published: University of Nevada Press - February 28th, 2009

Chronic: Poems Cover Image
$20.00
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ISBN: 9781555975166
Published: Graywolf Press - February 17th, 2009

2010 NCBA Awards Winner for Poetry


Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781586488130
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Published: PublicAffairs - April 27th, 2010

2010 NCBA Awards Winner for General Nonfiction


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Zeitoun Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307387943
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Published: Vintage - June 15th, 2010

2010 NCBA Awards Winner for Creative Nonfiction


Hold Still Cover Image
$10.99
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ISBN: 9780142416945
Published: Speak - October 5th, 2010

2010 NCBA Awards Winner for Children's Literature