Category Archives: Awards and Recognitions

Awards for Pioneer Prophet

I am extremely gratified that several organizations have recognized Pioneer Prophet in recent months. The honors: – The Mormon History Association award for Best Biography. – The Utah Division of State History Francis Armstrong Madsen Best Utah History Book Award. … Continue reading

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Booklist Top Ten of 2012

Booklist named Pioneer Prophet one of its top ten books in spirituality/religion for 2012. From Ilene Cooper: Recent scholarship helps Turner develop an impressively detailed portrait of a controversial giant, and his broad historical perspective clarifies why Young’s ecclesiastical successors … Continue reading

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Meridian Magazine’s Top Twelve List

Meridian Magazine praised Pioneer Prophet as one of the top 12 non-fiction books for 2012. From reviewer Emily Geddes: “Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet has given me a better understanding of the man and an appreciation for the enormity of the … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs Best Books of 2012

Foreign Affairs named Pioneer Prophet one of its “Best Books of 2012 on the United States.” My biography is in good company, commended next to Andrew Preston’s Sword of the Spirit and James Oakes’s Freedom National. Details here. When on … Continue reading

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