Susan Faludi, a research associate in gender sexuality and women’s studies at Bowdoin College, has won the 2016 Kirkus Prize for literature.

Faludi won in the non-fiction category for her memoir “In the Darkroom,” which is about the relationship between Faludi and her transgendered father, a Hungarian refugee who escaped the Holocaust.

Faludi earned $50,000 for winning the Kirkus Prize.