By Dayton Literary Peace Prize

Nonfiction Finalists

The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life, Freedom, and Justice

Anthony Ray Hinton and Lara Love Hardin


Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

David W. Blight


Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover


The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father

Kao Kalia Yang


The Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey

Dawn Anahid Mackeen


The Reason You Walk: A Memoir

Wab Kinew


Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates


The Other Side

Lacy M Johnson


Men We Reaped

Jesmyn Ward


Thank You for Your Service

David Finkel


Burying the Typewriter: A Memoir

Carmen Bugan


Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Katherine Boo


A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women,...

Caroline Moorehead


What It Is Like to Go to War

Karl Marlantes


Tears in the Darkness: The Story of the Bataan Death March...

Elizabeth M. Norman and Michael Norman


Break Through: Why We Can't Leave Saving the Planet to...

Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger