2015 Dayton Literary Peace Prize Winners

great glassOn Wednesday, the winners and runners-up of the 2015 Dayton Literary Peace Prize were announced. Listed below are the two finalists and two runners-up, their titles linked to Booklist reviews. Both winners received the Booklist star.


Winner: The Great Glass Sea, by Josh Weil

Runner-up: All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr


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Winner: Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson

Runner-up: The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, by Jeff Hobbs




About the Author:

Allegra Wozniak served as a Booklist intern in fall 2015. She is a senior at Lake Forest College studying English literature and print and digital publishing. Besides reading, her favorite thing to do is eat Little Caesars breadsticks and watch the Mad Max movies with her dog, Mango.

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