The Before Columbus Foundation presents the
34th Annual American Book Awards

The Miami Book Fair International sponsors the American Book Awards

Lifetime Achievement: Ivan Argüelles, Greil Marcus, Floyd Salas
Blood Songs, Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore, The Ecstatic Exchange
The Block Captain's Daughter
, Demetria Martinez, University of Oklahoma Press

The Orchardist
, Amanda Coplin, Harper Collins
When My Brother Was An AztecNatalie Diaz, Copper Canyon Press

The Round House, Louise Erdrich, Harper Collins
Black Patriots and Loyalists: Fighting for Emancipation in the War for Independence
, Alan Gilbert, University of Chicago.

Subversives: The F.B.I.'s War On Student Radical and Reagan's Rise to Power
 Seth Rosenfeld, Farrar, Strauss & Giroux
A Simple Revolution: The Making of an Activist Poet
, Judy Grahn, Aunt Lute Books. 
Corpse Whale, D. G. Nanouk Okpik, University of Arizona Press
Singing In Magnetic Hoofbeat: Essays, Prose, Texts, Interviews, and a Lecture, Will Alexander, Essay Press
Cherokee Stories of the Turtle Island Liar's Club
, Christopher B. Teuton, University of North Carolina

San Francisco Chinatown: A Guide To Its History & Architecture, Philip P. Choy, City Lights
Ring of Bone: Collected Poems, Lew Welch, City Lights
Crazy Brave: A Memoir, Joy Harjo, W.W. Norton & Co.