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Richard Powers

Richard Powers is the author of twelve novels. His most recent, The Overstory, won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction. He is also the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and the National Book Award, and he has been a four-time National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. He lives in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains.

Awards

ALA Carnegie Medal, 2015

Booker Prize, 2014

Dayton Literary Peace Prize, 2019

Pulitzer Prize, 2019

Chautauqua Prize, 2019

Booker Prize, 2018

PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, 2019

ABA Indies Choice Book Award, 2019

ALA Carnegie Medal, 2019

New York Times Notable Selection, 2018

PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, 2019

Books by Richard Powers

  • 9780393240825 72

    Orfeo: A Novel

    Richard Powers

    Hardcover, 2014

    From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Overstory, an emotionally charged novel inspired by the myth of Orpheus.
  • 9780393349849 72

    Orfeo: A Novel

    Richard Powers

    Paperback, 2014

    From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Overstory, an emotionally charged novel inspired by the myth of Orpheus.

    "Bravo, Richard Powers, for hitting so many high notes with Orfeo and...
  • 9780393635522 72

    The Overstory: A Novel

    Richard Powers

    Hardcover, 2018

  • 9780393356687 72

    The Overstory: A Novel

    Richard Powers

    Paperback, 2019