2022 Chautauqua Prize Shortlist

2022 CHQ Prize Finalist bookstackChautauqua Institution has announced ten exceptional books as the 2022 finalists for The Chautauqua Prize, now in its eleventh year. Read the full announcement on chq.org.

Congratulations to all the finalists!

(A note to CLSC members: remember that while the prize-winning selection counts toward graduation requirements, the rest of the list will not.  We're excited about all of them, though, and you should read them anyway!)

Facing the Mountain: An Inspiring Story of Japanese American Patriots in World War II Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525557425
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - May 10th, 2022

Dear Memory: Letters on Writing, Silence, and Grief Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781571313928
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Milkweed Editions - October 12th, 2021

Damnation Spring Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982144418
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Published: Scribner - May 3rd, 2022

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All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780316561693
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown and Company - August 3rd, 2021

The Prophets Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593085691
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 8th, 2022

All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984855015
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 1st, 2022

Hell of a Book: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593330968
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Published: Dutton - June 29th, 2021

Love and Fury: A Novel of Mary Wollstonecraft Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250159113
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 25th, 2021

The Agitators: Three Friends Who Fought for Abolition and Women's Rights Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781476760742
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Published: Scribner - February 22nd, 2022

Today a Woman Went Mad in the Supermarket: Stories Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781635577624
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - August 31st, 2021