Eric Foner

Eric Foner is the author of many award-winning books on the Civil War and Reconstruction, including The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. He is DeWitt Clinton Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University.


Shortlisted — Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science, 2016

Winner — Bancroft Prize, 2011

Winner — New York Times Notable Selection, 2012

Winner — Lincoln Prize, 2011

Winner — Pulitzer Prize, 2011

Longlisted — Cundill History Prize, 2020

Books by Eric Foner