Andrew Solomon’s Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity has been named a finalist for the 2013 Dayton Literary Peace Prize in nonfiction. Winners and runners-up will be announced on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013, and will be honored at a gala ceremony in Dayton, Ohio, on Sunday, November 3rd.
The nonfiction short list also includes Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo; Burying the Typewriter by Carmen Bugan; Devil in the Grove by Gilbert King; Escape from Camp 14; and Pax Ethnica by Karl Meyer and Shareen Brysac.
Inspired by the 1995 Dayton Peace Accords that ended the war in Bosnia, The Dayton Literary Peace Prize celebrates the power of literature to promote peace, social justice, and global understanding. For more information on the prize, and this year’s nominees, please visit the Dayton Literary Peace Prize website.