Monday, May 17

All 1989 Book Awards

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

Arthur C. Clarke – Novel

Unquenchable Fire Rachel Pollack

Unquenchable Fire

Rachel Pollack

Bram Stoker – Novel

The Silence of the Lambs Thomas Harris

The Silence of the Lambs

Thomas Harris

British Fantasy Awards – August Derleth Award – Horror Novel

The Influence Ramsey Campbell

The Influence

Ramsey Campbell

British SF Association – Novel

Lavondyss Robert Holdstock

Lavondyss

Robert Holdstock

Costa Book Award – Novel

The Chymical Wedding Lindsay Clarke

The Chymical Wedding

Lindsay Clarke

Governor General’s Literary Award – Drama

The Other Side of the Dark Judith Thompson

The Other Side of the Dark

Judith Thompson

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

Whale Music Paul Quarrington

Whale Music

Paul Quarrington

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Willie—The Life of W. Somerset Maugham Robert Calder

Willie—The Life of W. Somerset Maugham

Robert Calder

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

The Word for Sand Heather Spears

The Word for Sand

Heather Spears

Governor General’s Literary Award – Translation (French to English)

On the Eighth Day Wayne Grady

On the Eighth Day

Wayne Grady

Governor General’s Literary Award – Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books

The Magic Paintbrush Robin Muller

The Magic Paintbrush

Robin Muller

Governor General’s Literary Award – Young People’s Literature — Text

Bad Boy Diana Wieler

Bad Boy

Diana Wieler

Hugo Awards – Novel

Cyteen C. J. Cherryh

Cyteen

C. J. Cherryh

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography

Federico Garcia Lorca: A Life Ian Gibson

Federico Garcia Lorca: A Life

Ian Gibson

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction

A Disaffection James Kelman

A Disaffection

James Kelman

John W. Campbell – Novel

Islands in the Net Bruce Sterling

Islands in the Net

Bruce Sterling

Locus – Fantasy Novel

Red Prophet Orson Scott Card

Red Prophet

Orson Scott Card

Locus – SF Novel

Cyteen C. J. Cherryh

Cyteen

C. J. Cherryh

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

This Boy's Life: A Memoir Tobias Wolff

This Boy’s Life: A Memoir

Tobias Wolff

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Parting the Waters: Volume 1 of America in the King Years, 1954-1963 Taylor Branch

Parting the Waters: Volume 1 of America in the King Years, 1954-1963

Taylor Branch

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Fiction

The Heart of the Country Fay Weldon

The Heart of the Country

Fay Weldon

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History

An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood Neal Gabler

An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood

Neal Gabler

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

The One Day Donald Hall

The One Day

Donald Hall

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

Peacemaking Among Primates Frans de Waal

Peacemaking Among Primates

Frans de Waal

National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography/Autobiography

A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt Geoffrey C. Ward

A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt

Geoffrey C. Ward

National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism

Not by Fact Alone: Essays on the Writing and Reading of History John Clive

Not by Fact Alone: Essays on the Writing and Reading of History

John Clive

National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction

Billy Bathgate E. L. Doctorow

Billy Bathgate

E. L. Doctorow

National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Broken Cord Michael Dorris

The Broken Cord

Michael Dorris

National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Transparent Gestures Rodney Jones

Transparent Gestures

Rodney Jones

Nebula – Novel

Falling Free Lois McMaster Bujold

Falling Free

Lois McMaster Bujold

Philip K. Dick – Novel

Four Hundred Billion Stars Paul J. McAuley

Four Hundred Billion Stars

Paul J. McAuley

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Oscar Wilde Richard Ellmann

Oscar Wilde

Richard Ellmann

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

Breathing Lessons Anne Tyler

Breathing Lessons

Anne Tyler

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam Neil Sheehan

A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam

Neil Sheehan

Pulitzer Prize – History

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era James M. McPherson

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

New and Collected Poems Richard Wilbur

New and Collected Poems

Richard Wilbur

Theodore Sturgeon Memorial – Novel

Schrödinger's Kitten George Alec Effinger

Schrödinger’s Kitten

George Alec Effinger

World Fantasy Awards – Novel

Koko Peter Straub

Koko

Peter Straub

Agatha – First Novel

Grime and Punishment by Jill Churchill

Grime and Punishment

Jill Churchill

Agatha – Novel

Naked Once More by Elizabeth Peters

Naked Once More

Elizabeth Peters

Anthony – First Novel

A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth George

A Great Deliverance

Elizabeth George

Anthony – Novel

The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris

The Silence of the Lambs

Thomas Harris

Anthony – Paperback Original

Something Wicked by Carolyn Hart and Carolyn G. Hart

Something Wicked

Carolyn Hart and Carolyn G. Hart

Beehive – Fiction

Trapped in Death Cave by Bill Wallace

Trapped in Death Cave

Bill Wallace

Beehive – Informational

Your Amazing Senses by Ron Van Der Meer and Atie Van Der Meer; illustrated by Keiko Motoyama

Your Amazing Senses

Ron Van Der Meer and Atie Van Der Meer; illustrated by Keiko Motoyama

Bluebonnet – Children’s

Wait Till Helen Comes by Mary Downing Hahn

Wait Till Helen Comes

Mary Downing Hahn

Boston Globe – Fiction & Poetry

The Village by the Sea by Paula Fox

The Village by the Sea

Paula Fox

Boston Globe – Nonfiction

The Way Things Work by David Macaulay

The Way Things Work

David Macaulay

Boston Globe – Picture Book

Shy Charles by Rosemary Wells

Shy Charles

Rosemary Wells

Bram Stoker – Fiction Collection

Charles Beaumont: Selected Stories by Charles Beaumont

Charles Beaumont: Selected Stories

Charles Beaumont

Bram Stoker – First Novel

The Suiting by Kelley Wilde

The Suiting

Kelley Wilde

Buckeye – Grades 3-5

More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz

More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Alvin Schwartz

Buckeye – Grades 6-8

Sixth Grade Can Really Kill You by Barthe De Clements

Sixth Grade Can Really Kill You

Barthe De Clements

Buckeye – Grades K-2

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura J. Numeroff

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

Laura J. Numeroff

Caldecott – Picture Book

Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman

Song and Dance Man

Karen Ackerman

Colorado Blue Spruce – Young Adult

The Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King

The Eyes of the Dragon

Stephen King

Coretta Scott King – Author

Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers

Fallen Angels

Walter Dean Myers

Coretta Scott King – Illustrator

Mirandy and Brother Wind by Jerry Pinkney

Mirandy and Brother Wind

Jerry Pinkney

Costa – Book of the Year

Coleridge: Early Visions by Richard Holmes

Coleridge: Early Visions

Richard Holmes

Costa – Children’s

Why Weeps the Brogan by Hugh Scott

Why Weeps the Brogan

Hugh Scott

Costa – First Novel

Gerontius by James Hamilton-Paterson

Gerontius

James Hamilton-Paterson

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

Carolina Skeletons by David Stout

Carolina Skeletons

David Stout

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

Megan's Island by Willo Davis Roberts

Megan’s Island

Willo Davis Roberts

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

A Cold Red Sunrise by Stuart M. Kaminsky

A Cold Red Sunrise

Stuart M. Kaminsky

Edgar Allan Poe – Paperback Original

The Telling of Lies by Timothy Findley

The Telling of Lies

Timothy Findley

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

War Boy: A Country Childhood by Michael Foreman

War Boy: A Country Childhood

Michael Foreman

Hemingway – PEN

The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton

The Book of Ruth

Jane Hamilton

L.A. Times – Fiction

The Heart of the Country by Fay Weldon

The Heart of the Country

Fay Weldon

Macavity – First Mystery

The Killings at Badger's Drift by Caroline Graham

The Killings at Badger’s Drift

Caroline Graham

Macavity – Mystery Novel

A Thief of Time by Tony Hillerman

A Thief of Time

Tony Hillerman

Macavity – Nonfiction

Silk Stalkings by Victoria Nichols & Susan Thompson

Silk Stalkings

Victoria Nichols & Susan Thompson

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices by Paul Fleischman

Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices

Paul Fleischman

PEN/Faulkner – Fiction

Dusk and Other Stories by James Salter

Dusk and Other Stories

James Salter

Scott O Dell – Historical Fiction

The Honorable Prison by Lyll Becerra de Jenkins

The Honorable Prison

Lyll Becerra de Jenkins

Shamus – First P.I. Novel

Katwalk by Karen Kijewski

Katwalk

Karen Kijewski

Shamus – P.I. Novel

Extenuating Circumstances by Jonathan Valin

Extenuating Circumstances

Jonathan Valin