93rd — October 15th, 2018

  • Lisa Unger
  • Mark Leibovich
  • Anne Ford
  • Dr. Rana Awdish
  • Anna Clark

92nd — May 21st, 2018

  • Jessica Knoll
  • Dani Shapiro
  • Michael Hodges
  • Tiya Miles

91st — October 16th, 2017

  • Chris Bohjalian
  • Heather Ann Thompson
  • Claire Messud

90th — May 15th, 2017

  • Chris Hayes
  • Stephen Hunter
  • Megan Miranda
  • Elisabeth Rosenthal
  • Dan Egan

89th — October 17th, 2016

  • Stacy Schiff
  • Ann Hood
  • Marisa Silver
  • Randy Wayne White
  • Patricia Anstett

88th — May 16th, 2016

  • Lesley Stahl
  • Steve Hamilton
  • Mary Norris
  • Dorothea Benton Frank

87th — October 19th, 2015

  • David Maraniss
  • John Katzenbach
  • Lily Tuck
  • Jason Gay
  • Bonnie Jo Campbell

86th — May 18th, 2015

  • C.J. Box
  • Laura Lippman
  • Gerald Posner
  • Lily King
  • Lev Raphael

85th — October 20th, 2014

  • Kathy Reichs
  • Lisa Jackson
  • Gary Shteyngart
  • Craig Johnson
  • Hampton Sides

84th — May 19, 2014

  • Greg Isles
  • Richard Paul Evans
  • John Searles
  • Mardi Jo Link
  • Daniel Jones

83rd — October 21st, 2013

  • Sara Paretsky
  • Alice McDermott
  • Bill Minutaglio
  • Jamie Ford
  • Allison Leotta

82nd — May 20th, 2013

  • Debbie Macomber
  • Brad Thor
  • William Kent Krueger
  • Richard Snow

81st — October 15th, 2012

  • Chris Cleave
  • Stewart O’Nan
  • Joanne Harris
  • Chris Elliot
  • Scott Lasser

80th — May 21st, 2012

  • Dan Rather
  • Delia Ephron
  • Jane Gross
  • Ann Packer

79th — October 17th, 2011

  • Gish Jen
  • Michele Norris
  • Sylvia Nasar
  • Susan Orlean
  • Nicholas Delbanco

78th — May 16th, 2011

  • Sebastian Junger
  • Diane Ackerman
  • Erik Larson
  • Karl Marlantes
  • John Gallagher

77th — October 18th, 2010

  • Ayelet Waldman
  • Karen Slaughter
  • Philip Caputo
  • Amanda Hesser
  • Christopher Reich

76th — May, 2010

  • Barbara Delinksy
  • Monica Ali
  • Doug Stanton

75th — October 19, 2009

  • Jacquelyn Mitchard
  • Nicholson Baker
  • Bruce Feiler
  • Rita Mae Brown
  • David Alan Grier

74th — May 18, 2009

  • Elmore Leonard
  • Diane Mott Davidson
  • Michael Greenberg
  • Joe Queenan

73rd — October 20, 2008

  • Michael Connelly
  • Helene Cooper
  • Richard Paul Evans
  • Anne Ford
  • Margaret Maron

72nd — May 19, 2008

  • Cokie Roberts
  • Jeff Shaara
  • Alison Weir
  • Deborah Rodriguez

71st — October 15, 2007

  • Rabbi Harrold Kushner
  • Ursela Hegi
  • Tess Garritson
  • Lorna Landvik
  • Jane Hamilton

70th — May 21, 2007

  • Lee Iaococca
  • Elizabeth Berg
  • Laura Lippman
  • Chuck Barris

69th — October 16, 2006

  • Barbara Ehrenreich
  • Mary Roach
  • Anita Diamant
  • Sebastian Junger

68th — May 15, 2006

  • Gloria Allred
  • Carol Higgins Clark
  • Mary Higgings Clark
  • Diane Mott Davidson
  • Bob Greene
  • Tim Kiska

67th — October 24, 2005

  • Cokie Roberts
  • Steve Roberts
  • Richard Paul Evans
  • Candace Bushnell

66th — May 16, 2005

  • Harlan Coben
  • Beth Gutcheon
  • Meg Wolitzer
  • Joseph Lelyveld
  • Charles Hyde

65th — October 18, 2004

  • Susan Isaacs
  • T. Jefferson Parker
  • J. A. Jance
  • Lorenzo Carcaterra

64th — May 17, 2004

  • Tim Russert
  • Joe Queenan
  • Monica Ali
  • Linda Fairstein

63rd — October, 2003

  • Sena Jeter Naslund
  • Richard North Patterson
  • Peter Straub
  • Ann Rule

62nd — May 19, 2003

  • Erica Jong
  • Jacquelyn Mitchard
  • Jane Seymour
  • April Smith

61st — October 7, 2002

  • Bertice Berry
  • Carol Higgins Clark
  • Letty Cottin Pogrebin
  • David Roosevelt
  • Helen Thomas

60th — May 20, 2002

  • Gregory McDonald
  • Anne Patchett
  • Sharon Randall
  • Ruth Reichl

59th — October 29, 2001

  • Letitia Baldrige
  • Sebastian Junger (video)
  • Sue Miller
  • Devin Scillian
  • Stuart Woods

58th — May, 2001

  • Bill Boyson
  • James Patterson
  • Luann Rice
  • Bill Vlasic

57th — October, 2000

  • Sandra Brown
  • Richard Paul Evans
  • Thomas Lynch
  • Nancy Taylor Rosenberg

56th — May, 2000

  • Melissa Bank
  • Mary Higgins Clark
  • Christopher Paul Curtis
  • Ellen Goodman
  • Patricia O’Brien

55th — October, 1999

  • Ron Chernow
  • Iris Johansen
  • Thomas Keneally
  • Marge Piercy

54th — May, 1999

  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Tami Hoag
  • Joyce Milton
  • Anita Shreve

53rd — October, 1998

  • Chris Bohjalian
  • Stephen Cannell
  • Pete Hamill
  • Joyce Maynard
  • Marianne Williamson

52nd — May, 1998

  • Roy Blount
  • Edna Buchanan
  • Philip Margolin
  • Liz Tilberis

51st — October, 1997

  • Gladys Knight
  • Peter Kramer
  • Belva Plain
  • Jim Tobin

50th — May, 1997

  • Mary Higgins Clark
  • Dr. Susan Forward
  • Roger Kahn
  • Terri McMillan

49th — October, 1996

  • James Breslin
  • Jocelyn Elder
  • Elmore Leonard
  • Joyce Carol Oates

48th — May, 1996

  • Barbara Taylor Bradford
  • Deepak Chopra
  • Richard Paul Evans

47th — October, 1995

  • Carol Clark
  • Mary Higgins Clark
  • Anne Siddons

46th — May, 1995

  • Betty Camden
  • Doris Grumbach
  • Barbara Leaming

45th — October, 1994

  • Linda Barnes
  • Maxine Berman
  • Laurence Leamer

44th — May, 1994

  • Elaine Kagan
  • Walter Mosley
  • Whitney Barnes

43rd — October, 1993

  • Ruth Coughlin
  • Judith Michael

42nd — May, 1993

  • Charles Baxter
  • T. Coraghessan Boyle
  • Dominick Dunne

41st — October, 1992

  • Edna Buchanan
  • Paul Lindsay
  • Elinor Lipman

40th — May, 1992

  • Lowell Cauffiel
  • Mary Higgins Clark
  • Susan Strasberg

39th — October, 1991

  • William Least Heat-Moon
  • Edward Rutherford
  • Anne Siddons

38th — May, 1991

  • Michael Dorris
  • Louise Erdrich
  • Scott Turow
  • S.K. Wolfe

37th — October, 1990

  • Paula Blanchard
  • Malachi Martin
  • Peter McWilliams
  • Barbara Raskin

36th — May, 1990

  • Dominick Dunne
  • Molly Haskel
  • Lois Wyse
  • Sidney Zion

35th — October, 1989

  • Patricia Booth
  • Robert Fulghum
  • Tim Kiska
  • Al Neuharth

34th — May, 1989

  • Mary Higgins Clark
  • Tony Hillerman
  • Doron Levin
  • Neil Sheehan

33rd — October, 1988

  • Cleveland Amory
  • Charlotte Ford
  • Richard Goodwin
  • Judith Guest
  • Rebecca Hill

32nd — May, 1988

  • Evelyn Brenner
  • William Kienzle
  • Elmore Leonard
  • Morris Udall

31st — October, 1987

  • Stephen Birmingham
  • George Higgins
  • Josephine Humphries
  • Dr. Paul Pearson

30th — May, 1987

  • Phillip Caputo
  • William Coughlin
  • Michael Dorris
  • Erica Jong

29th — October, 1986

  • Brandon Barbara
  • James Carroll
  • William Counitz
  • Marie Wilson

28th — May, 1986

  • Rita Mae Brown
  • Dan Greenberg
  • Robert Parker
  • Gail Sheehy

27th — October, 1985

  • Ann Edwards
  • Julia Grice
  • Robert Lacey
  • Jane Russell

26th — May, 1985

  • Bruce Freedman
  • Sonya Friedman
  • Ernie Harwell
  • Kathy Cash Spellman

25th — October, 1984

  • Mary Higgins Clark
  • Janet Dailey
  • Ben Watternberg
  • Dennis Wholey

24th — May, 1984

  • Roy Blount, Jr.
  • William Coughlin
  • Susan Isaacs
  • Gail Parent

23rd — October, 1983

  • J. Morton Davis
  • Fran Norton Henry
  • Robert Moss
  • James Webb

22nd — May, 1983

  • Noel Barber
  • Richard Peck
  • Danielle Torrez

21st — October, 1982

  • Marilyn Durham
  • Judith Guest
  • Eugene Kennedy
  • Larry Wright

20th — May, 1982

  • Jacqueline Briskin
  • W. P. Kinsella
  • Charley Manos
  • Walter Swanson
  • John Toland

19th — October, 1981

  • Teresa Bloomingdale
  • Rona Jaffee
  • Bernard Kalb
  • Robert Novak

18th — May, 1981

  • Peg Bracken
  • Loren Estelman
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
  • Evan Hunter

17th — October, 1980

  • Jean Auel
  • Ben Lucian Berman
  • Susan Isaacs
  • Elmore Leonard

16th — May, 1980

  • Osborn Elliot
  • Cynthia King
  • Belva Plain
  • Robert Wilson

15th — October, 1979

  • Douglas Jones
  • M.M. Kaye
  • William Kienzle
  • Peter Maas
  • Gerald terHorst

14th — May, 1979

  • Joan Wester Anderson
  • Barbara Gordon
  • E.J. Kahn
  • Rhoda Lerman
  • Ann Toland Serb

13th — October, 1978

  • Arthur Herzog
  • Kitty Kelly
  • Madeline L’Engle
  • John LeBoutellier

12th — April, 1978

  • Mary Higgins Clark
  • Robert Foster
  • Mike Wendland

11th — September, 1977

  • Lucille De View
  • Toni Morrison
  • Vance Packard
  • Fredrick Pohn
  • Gloria Carter Spann

10th — April, 1977

  • Tony Curtis
  • Draper Hill
  • Stephen King
  • Richard Nash

9th — September, 1976

  • Ruth Gordon
  • Helen Van Slyke
  • Mike Wendland

8th — April, 1976

  • David L. Lewis
  • Martha Kitt
  • Charley Manos
  • Malachi Martin
  • Nicholas Meyer

7th — October, 1975

  • Molly Abraham
  • Nicholas Gage
  • Emily Hahn
  • Mordecai Richler
  • Irving Stone

6th — May, 1975

  • Harriett Arnow
  • Uri Geller
  • Gerald terHorst
  • Theodore White
  • Tennessee Williams

5th — September, 1974

  • Charles Berlitz
  • Robert Conrow
  • Mignon Eberhart
  • Edwin Newman
  • Charlotte Slater

4th — March, 1974

  • Richard Adams
  • Joseph Brodsky
  • Wilma Dykerman
  • Elizabeth Langhorne
  • Don Lochbiler

3rd — September, 1973

  • Ronald Fields
  • Garson Kanin
  • Sam Levenson
  • William lutz
  • Perla Meyers

2nd — February, 1973

  • Sonny Elliot
  • David Halbertstam
  • Emily Kimbrough
  • Louis Nizer

1st — September, 1972

  • Richard Bach
  • Helen Hayes
  • Marjorie Holmes
  • Anita Loos