Wednesday, March 3

All 1986 Book Awards

Click through each award to see the full list of nominees and winners!

British Fantasy Awards – August Derleth Award – Horror Novel

The Ceremonies T. E. D. Klein

The Ceremonies

T. E. D. Klein

British SF Association – Novel

Helliconia Winter Brian W. Aldiss

Helliconia Winter

Brian W. Aldiss

Costa Book Award – Novel

An Artist of the Floating World Kazuo Ishiguro

An Artist of the Floating World

Kazuo Ishiguro

Governor General’s Literary Award – Drama

Doc Sharon Pollock

Doc

Sharon Pollock

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

The Progress of Love Alice Munro

The Progress of Love

Alice Munro

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Northrop Frye on Shakespeare Northrop Frye

Northrop Frye on Shakespeare

Northrop Frye

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

The Collected Poems of Al Purdy Al Purdy

The Collected Poems of Al Purdy

Al Purdy

Hugo Awards – Novel

Ender's Game Orson Scott Card

Ender’s Game

Orson Scott Card

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography

Helen Waddell: A Biography Felicitas Corrigan

Helen Waddell: A Biography

Felicitas Corrigan

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction

Persephone Jenny Joseph

Persephone

Jenny Joseph

John W. Campbell – Novel

The Postman David Brin

The Postman

David Brin

Locus – Fantasy Novel

Trumps of Doom Roger Zelazny

Trumps of Doom

Roger Zelazny

Locus – SF Novel

The Postman David Brin

The Postman

David Brin

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Alexander Pope: A Life Maynard Mack

Alexander Pope: A Life

Maynard Mack

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Move Your Shadow: South Africa, Black and White Joseph Lelyveld

Move Your Shadow: South Africa, Black and White

Joseph Lelyveld

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Fiction

The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale: A Novel

Margaret Atwood

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History

The First Socialist Society: A History of the Soviet Union from Within Geoffrey Hosking

The First Socialist Society: A History of the Soviet Union from Within

Geoffrey Hosking

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Collected Poems, 1948-1984 Derek Walcott

Collected Poems, 1948-1984

Derek Walcott

National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography/Autobiography

The Life of Langston Hughes, Vol. I: 1902-1941 Arnold Rampersad

The Life of Langston Hughes, Vol. I: 1902-1941

Arnold Rampersad

National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism

Less Than One: Selected Essays Joseph Brodsky

Less Than One: Selected Essays

Joseph Brodsky

National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction

Kate Vaiden Reynolds Price

Kate Vaiden

Reynolds Price

National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Arctic Dreams Barry Lopez

Arctic Dreams

Barry Lopez

National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Wild Gratitude Edward Hirsch

Wild Gratitude

Edward Hirsch

Nebula – Novel

Ender's Game Orson Scott Card

Ender’s Game

Orson Scott Card

Philip K. Dick – Novel

Dinner at Deviant's Palace Tim Powers

Dinner at Deviant’s Palace

Tim Powers

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Louise Bogan: A Portrait Elizabeth Frank

Louise Bogan: A Portrait

Elizabeth Frank

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

Lonesome Dove Larry McMurtry

Lonesome Dove

Larry McMurtry

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families J. Anthony Lukas

Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families

J. Anthony Lukas

Pulitzer Prize – History

…The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age Walter A. McDougall

…The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age

Walter A. McDougall

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

The Flying Change Henry S. Taylor

The Flying Change

Henry S. Taylor

World Fantasy Awards – Novel

Song of Kali Dan Simmons

Song of Kali

Dan Simmons

Anthony – First Novel

When the Bough Breaks / Shrunken Heads by Jonathan Kellerman

When the Bough Breaks / Shrunken Heads

Jonathan Kellerman

Anthony – Novel

B Is for Burglar by Sue Grafton

B Is for Burglar

Sue Grafton

Anthony – Paperback Original

Say No to Murder by Nancy Pickard

Say No to Murder

Nancy Pickard

Anthony – Short Stories/Collection

Lucky Penny by Linda Barnes

Lucky Penny

Linda Barnes

Beehive – Fiction

Me and the Weirdos by Jane Sutton

Me and the Weirdos

Jane Sutton

Beehive – Informational

Great Painters by Piero Ventura

Great Painters

Piero Ventura

Bluebonnet – Children’s

The Dollhouse Murders by Betty Ren Wright

The Dollhouse Murders

Betty Ren Wright

Boston Globe – Fiction & Poetry

In Summer Light by Zibby Oneal

In Summer Light

Zibby Oneal

Boston Globe – Nonfiction

Auks, Rocks, and the Odd Dinosaur: Inside Stories from the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History by Peggy Thomson

Auks, Rocks, and the Odd Dinosaur: Inside Stories from the Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History

Peggy Thomson

Boston Globe – Picture Book

The Paper Crane by Molly Bang

The Paper Crane

Molly Bang

Caldecott – Picture Book

The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg

The Polar Express

Chris Van Allsburg

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

Granny Was a Buffer Girl by Berlie Doherty

Granny Was a Buffer Girl

Berlie Doherty

Colorado Blue Spruce – Young Adult

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

Bridge to Terabithia

Katherine Paterson

Coretta Scott King – Author

The People Could Fly by Virginia Hamilton

The People Could Fly

Virginia Hamilton

Coretta Scott King – Illustrator

The Patchwork Quilt by Jerry Pinkney

The Patchwork Quilt

Jerry Pinkney

Costa – Book of the Year

An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro

An Artist of the Floating World

Kazuo Ishiguro

Costa – Children’s

The Coal House by Andrew Taylor

The Coal House

Andrew Taylor

Costa – First Novel

Continent by Jim Crace

Continent

Jim Crace

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

When the Bough Breaks / Shrunken Heads by Jonathan Kellerman

When the Bough Breaks / Shrunken Heads

Jonathan Kellerman

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

The Sandman's Eyes by Patricia Windsor

The Sandman’s Eyes

Patricia Windsor

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

The Suspect by Laurali R. Wright and L.R. Wright

The Suspect

Laurali R. Wright and L.R. Wright

Edgar Allan Poe – Paperback Original

Pigs Get Fat by Warren Murphy

Pigs Get Fat

Warren Murphy

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

Snow White in New York by Fiona French

Snow White in New York

Fiona French

Hemingway – PEN

Lady’s Time by Alan V. Hewat

Lady’s Time

Alan V. Hewat

L.A. Times – Fiction

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale

Margaret Atwood

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

Sarah, Plain and Tall

Patricia MacLachlan

PEN/Faulkner – Fiction

Old Forest and Other Stories by Peter Taylor

Old Forest and Other Stories

Peter Taylor

Scott O Dell – Historical Fiction

Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

Sarah, Plain and Tall

Patricia MacLachlan

Shamus – First P.I. Novel

Jersey Tomatoes by J.W. Rider

Jersey Tomatoes

J.W. Rider

Shamus – P.I. Novel

Staked Goat by Jeremiah Healy

Staked Goat

Jeremiah Healy