Michael Chabon

  • 2014-2015 One Voice, One Chicago (for The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay)
  • 2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prize 2012 (fiction) finalist (for Telegraph Avenue)
  • 2012 Inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters
  • 2012 Telegraph Best Books of 2012 list (for Telegraph Avenue)
  • 2012 London Evening Standard Books of the Year 2012 list (for Telegraph Avenue)
  • 2012 Kansas City Star Top 100 Books of 2012 List (fiction) (for Telegraph Avenue)
  • 2012 Hollywood.com Best Books of 2012 List (for Telegraph Avenue)
  • 2012 New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2012 List (fiction & poetry) (for Telegraph Avenue)
  • 2012 Good Reads Choice Awards 2012 finalist, Best Fiction (for Telegraph Avenue)
  • 2010 Northern California Book Award (general nonfiction) nomination (for Manhood for Amateurs)
  • 2010 Elected Chairman of the Board, the MacDowell Colony
  • 2009 Premio Ignotus Award for Best Foreign Novel (for The Yiddish Policemen's Union)
  • 2009 Entertainment Weekly "End-of-the-Decade" Best of list (for The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay)
  • 2008 Nebula Award for Best Novel (for The Yiddish Policemen's Union)
  • 2007 Sidewise Award for Alternate History (for The Yiddish Policemen's Union)
  • 2007 Salon Book Award (for The Yiddish Policemen's Union)
  • 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (for The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay)
  • 2001 PEN/Faulkner Award finalist (for The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay)
  • 2000 National Book Critics Circle Award finalist (fiction) (for The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay)
  • 1999 O. Henry Award Third Prize (for Son of the Wolfman)

Charles D'Ambrosio

  • 2015 PNBA (Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association) Award Nomination (for Loitering)
  • 2008 Lannan Foundation Fellowship
  • 2007 Rasmuson Fellowship
  • 2007 Washington State Book Award for Fiction (for The Dead Fish Museum)
  • 2006 Whiting Writers' Award
  • 2006 PEN/Faulkner Prize For Fiction Finalist (for The Dead Fish Museum)
  • 1995 Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award (for The Point)
  • 1995 New York Times Notable Book of the Year (for The Point)

Alice Flaherty

  • 2010-present Top Doctors, US News and World Report
  • 2009 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List (for Luck of the Loch Ness Monster)
  • 2005-2006 Helen Putnam Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
  • 2005 William Saroyan International Writing Prize (nonfiction short list) (for The Midnight Disease: The Drive to Write, Writer’s Block, and the Creative Brain)
  • 2004 The Washington Post, Best Books of 2004 (for The Midnight Disease: The Drive to Write, Writer’s Block, and the Creative Brain)
  • 2004 The San Francisco Chronicle, Best Books of 2004 (for The Midnight Disease: The Drive to Write, Writer’s Block, and the Creative Brain)
  • 2004 The San Francisco Chronicle, Editor's Pick (for The Midnight Disease: The Drive to Write, Writer’s Block, and the Creative Brain)

Erika Krouse

  • 2015 April Selection of the Nervous Breakdown Book Club (for The Contenders)
  • 2014-2015 #AmtrakResidency Program
  • 2014 Lighthouse Writers Workshop Beacon Award
  • 2001 Patterson Award for Best First Book (for Come Up and See Me Sometime)

Chris McCormick

  • 2017 Stonewall Book Award (for Desert Boys)

Megan Prelinger

  • 2012 San Francisco Museum and Historical Society Award of Merit (for Another Science Fiction: Advertising the Space Race)
  • 2010 San Francisco History Association - Dr. Albert Shumate Memorial Award (for Another Science Fiction: Advertising the Space Race)

Mark Haskell Smith

  • 2012 Lonely Planet's Best Travel Literature (for Heart of Dankness)
  • 2007 NPR Top 100 Beach Reads (for Salty)

Victoria Sweet

  • 2014 Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
  • 2013 Shortlisted for the PEN Galbraith Prize (for God's Hotel: A Doctor, A Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine)
  • 2013 Commonwealth Club of California's 82nd Annual Gold Medal prize for the best 2012 book of non-fiction (for God's Hotel: A Doctor, A Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine)

Abraham Verghese

  • 1995 Lambda Literary Award (for My Own Country)
  • 1995 Time Magazine Notable Book of the Year (one of five winners) (for My Own Country)
  • 1994 National Book Critics Circle finalist (for My Own Country)

Vendela Vida

  • 2013 Sundance Institute | Mahindra Global Filmmaking Award (for rising stars of the international film world) (for her work in collaboration with Eva Weber on her screenplay adaptation of her novel Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name)
  • 2007 Kate Chopin Award (for Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name)

Ronald C. White Jr.

  • 2009 Lincoln Society of New York (for A. Lincoln) - "best book on Lincoln for 2009"
  • 2010 Christopher Award (for A. Lincoln) - "for a work which affirms highest values of the human spirit"

New York Times BestSellers

  • The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon
  • The Amazing Adventures Of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
  • Yiddish Policeman's Union by Michael Chabon
  • Manhood For Amateurs by Michael Chabon
  • The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man by Michael Chabon (illustrations by Jake Parker)
  • Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon
  • Citizen Cohn by Nicholas von Hoffman
  • Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese (almost three years on NYT list and counting)
  • Bad Mother by Ayelet Waldman
  • A. Lincoln by Ronald C. White Jr.

Other Major Bestseller Lists

  • The Bielski Brothers: The True Story Of Three Men Who Defied The Nazis, Built A Village In The Forest, And Saved 1,200 Jews by Peter Duffy
  • Come Up And See Me Sometime by Erika Krouse
  • Love And Other Impossible Pursuits by Ayelet Waldman
  • Red Hook Road by Ayelet Waldman
  • My Own Country by Abraham Verghese
  • And Now You Can Go and Let The Northern Lights Erase Your Name by Vendela Vida
  • Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural Address Ronald C. White Jr.