Monday, October 18

All 1990 Book Awards

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

Arthur C. Clarke – Novel

The Child Garden Geoff Ryman

The Child Garden

Geoff Ryman

Bram Stoker – Novel

Carrion Comfort Dan Simmons

Carrion Comfort

Dan Simmons

British Fantasy Awards – August Derleth Award – Horror Novel

Carrion Comfort Dan Simmons

Carrion Comfort

Dan Simmons

Costa Book Award – Novel

Hopeful Monsters Nicholas Mosley

Hopeful Monsters

Nicholas Mosley

Governor General’s Literary Award – Drama

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) Ann-Marie MacDonald

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)

Ann-Marie MacDonald

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

Lives of the Saints Nino Ricci

Lives of the Saints

Nino Ricci

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Trudeau and Our Times Stephen Clarkson & Christina McCall

Trudeau and Our Times

Stephen Clarkson & Christina McCall

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

No Time Margaret Avison

No Time

Margaret Avison

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

Yellow-Wolf and Other Tales of the Saint Lawrence Jane Brierley

Yellow-Wolf and Other Tales of the Saint Lawrence

Jane Brierley

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

The Orphan Boy Paul Morin

The Orphan Boy

Paul Morin

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

Redwork Michael Bedard

Redwork

Michael Bedard

Hugo Awards – Novel

Hyperion Dan Simmons

Hyperion

Dan Simmons

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography

The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens Claire Tomalin

The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens

Claire Tomalin

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction

Brazzaville Beach: A Novel William Boyd

Brazzaville Beach: A Novel

William Boyd

John W. Campbell – Novel

The Child Garden Geoff Ryman

The Child Garden

Geoff Ryman

Locus – Fantasy Novel

Prentice Alvin Orson Scott Card

Prentice Alvin

Orson Scott Card

Locus – SF Novel

Hyperion Dan Simmons

Hyperion

Dan Simmons

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

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

A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt

Geoffrey C. Ward

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Disappearing Through the Skylight: Culture and Technology in the Twentieth Century O.B. Hardison, Jr.

Disappearing Through the Skylight: Culture and Technology in the Twentieth Century

O.B. Hardison, Jr.

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Fiction

Lantern Slides: Stories Edna O'Brien

Lantern Slides: Stories

Edna O’Brien

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History

The Quest For El Cid Richard Fletcher

The Quest For El Cid

Richard Fletcher

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

The Color of Mesabi Bones: Poems and Prose Poems John Caddy

The Color of Mesabi Bones: Poems and Prose Poems

John Caddy

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vacine Jane S. Smith

Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vacine

Jane S. Smith

National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography/Autobiography

Means of Ascent: The Years of Lyndon Johnson Robert Caro

Means of Ascent: The Years of Lyndon Johnson

Robert Caro

National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism

Encounters and Reflections: Art in the Historical Present Arthur Danto

Encounters and Reflections: Art in the Historical Present

Arthur Danto

National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction

Rabbit at Rest John Updike

Rabbit at Rest

John Updike

National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America Shelby Steele

The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America

Shelby Steele

National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Bitter Angel Amy Gerstler

Bitter Angel

Amy Gerstler

Nebula – Novel

The Healer's War Elizabeth Ann Scarborough

The Healer’s War

Elizabeth Ann Scarborough

Philip K. Dick – Novel

Subterranean Gallery Richard Paul Russo

Subterranean Gallery

Richard Paul Russo

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Machiavelli in Hell Sebastian de Grazia

Machiavelli in Hell

Sebastian de Grazia

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love Oscar Hijuelos

The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

Oscar Hijuelos

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

And Their Children After Them Dale Maharidge and Michael Williamson

And Their Children After Them

Dale Maharidge and Michael Williamson

Pulitzer Prize – History

In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines Stanley Karnow

In Our Image: America’s Empire in the Philippines

Stanley Karnow

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

The World Doesn't End Charles Simic

The World Doesn’t End

Charles Simic

Theodore Sturgeon Memorial – Novel

The Edge of the World Michael Swanwick

The Edge of the World

Michael Swanwick

World Fantasy Awards – Novel

Lyonesse: Madouc Jack Vance

Lyonesse: Madouc

Jack Vance

Agatha – First Novel

The Body in the Belfry by Katherine Hall Page

The Body in the Belfry

Katherine Hall Page

Agatha – Novel

Bum Steer by Nancy Pickard

Bum Steer

Nancy Pickard

Anthony – First Novel

Katwalk by Karen Kijewski

Katwalk

Karen Kijewski

Anthony – Novel

The Sirens Sang of Murder by Sarah Caudwell

The Sirens Sang of Murder

Sarah Caudwell

Anthony – Paperback Original

Honeymoon With Murder by Carolyn Hart and Carolyn G. Hart

Honeymoon With Murder

Carolyn Hart and Carolyn G. Hart

Beehive – Fiction

This Island Isn't Big Enough for the Four of Us! by Gery Greer and Robert Ruddick

This Island Isn’t Big Enough for the Four of Us!

Gery Greer and Robert Ruddick

Beehive – Informational

How To Make Pop-Ups by Joan Irvine

How To Make Pop-Ups

Joan Irvine

Bluebonnet – Children’s

There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom by Louis Sachar

There’s a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom

Louis Sachar

Boston Globe – Fiction & Poetry

Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

Maniac Magee

Jerry Spinelli

Boston Globe – Nonfiction

The Great Little Madison by Jean Fritz

The Great Little Madison

Jean Fritz

Boston Globe – Picture Book

Lon Po Po by Ed Young

Lon Po Po

Ed Young

Bram Stoker – Fiction Collection

Richard Matheson: Collected Stories by Richard Matheson

Richard Matheson: Collected Stories

Richard Matheson

Bram Stoker – First Novel

Sunglasses After Dark by Nancy A. Collins

Sunglasses After Dark

Nancy A. Collins

Bram Stoker – Nonfiction

Harlan Ellison's Watching by Harlan Ellison

Harlan Ellison’s Watching

Harlan Ellison

Caldecott – Picture Book

Lon Po Po by Ed Young

Lon Po Po

Ed Young

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

Wolf by Gillian Cross

Wolf

Gillian Cross

Colorado Blue Spruce – Young Adult

The Cradle Will Fall by Mary Higgins Clark

The Cradle Will Fall

Mary Higgins Clark

Coretta Scott King – Author

A Long Hard Journey: The Story of the Pullman Porter by Patricia C. and Fredrick L. McKissack

A Long Hard Journey: The Story of the Pullman Porter

Patricia C. and Fredrick L. McKissack

Coretta Scott King – Illustrator

Nathaniel Talking by Jan Spivey Gilchrist

Nathaniel Talking

Jan Spivey Gilchrist

Costa – Book of the Year

Hopeful Monsters by Nicholas Mosley

Hopeful Monsters

Nicholas Mosley

Costa – Children’s

AK by Peter Dickinson

AK

Peter Dickinson

Costa – First Novel

The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi

The Buddha of Suburbia

Hanif Kureishi

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

The Last Billable Hour by Susan Wolfe

The Last Billable Hour

Susan Wolfe

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

Stonewords by Pam Conrad

Stonewords

Pam Conrad

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

Black Cherry Blues by James Lee Burke

Black Cherry Blues

James Lee Burke

Edgar Allan Poe – Paperback Original

The Rain by Keith Peterson

The Rain

Keith Peterson

Great Stone Face – Grades 4-6

Matilda by Roald Dahl

Matilda

Roald Dahl

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

The Whales' Song by Gary Blythe

The Whales’ Song

Gary Blythe

Hemingway – PEN

The Ice At The Bottom Of The World by Mark Richard

The Ice At The Bottom Of The World

Mark Richard

L.A. Times – Fiction

Lantern Slides by Edna O'Brien

Lantern Slides

Edna O’Brien

Macavity – First Mystery

Grime and Punishment by Jill Churchill

Grime and Punishment

Jill Churchill

Macavity – Mystery Novel

A Little Class on Murder by Carolyn Hart and Carolyn G. Hart

A Little Class on Murder

Carolyn Hart and Carolyn G. Hart

Macavity – Nonfiction

The Bedside Companion to Crime by H. R. F. Keating

The Bedside Companion to Crime

H. R. F. Keating

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Number the Stars

Lois Lowry

PEN/Faulkner – Fiction

Billy Bathgate by E.L. Doctorow

Billy Bathgate

E.L. Doctorow

Scott O Dell – Historical Fiction

Shades of Gray by Carolyn Reeder

Shades of Gray

Carolyn Reeder

Shamus – First P.I. Novel

Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley

Devil in a Blue Dress

Walter Mosley

Shamus – P.I. Novel

G Is for Gumshoe by Sue Grafton

G Is for Gumshoe

Sue Grafton