Wednesday, June 23

All 1991 Book Awards

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Arthur C. Clarke – Novel

Take Back Plenty Colin Greenland

Take Back Plenty

Colin Greenland

Bram Stoker – Novel

Mine Robert R. McCammon

Mine

Robert R. McCammon

British Fantasy Awards – August Derleth Award – Horror Novel

Midnight Sun Ramsey Campbell

Midnight Sun

Ramsey Campbell

British SF Association – Novel

Take Back Plenty Colin Greenland

Take Back Plenty

Colin Greenland

Costa Book Award – Novel

The Queen of the Tambourine Jane Gardam

The Queen of the Tambourine

Jane Gardam

Governor General’s Literary Award – Drama

Amigo's Blue Guitar Joan MacLeod

Amigo’s Blue Guitar

Joan MacLeod

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

Such a Long Journey Rohinton Mistry

Such a Long Journey

Rohinton Mistry

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Occupied Canada: A Young White Man Discovers His Unsuspected Past Robert Hunter and Robert Calihoo

Occupied Canada: A Young White Man Discovers His Unsuspected Past

Robert Hunter and Robert Calihoo

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Night Field Don McKay

Night Field

Don McKay

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

A Dictionary of Literary Devices: Gradus, A-Z Albert W. Halsall

A Dictionary of Literary Devices: Gradus, A-Z

Albert W. Halsall

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

Doctor Kiss Says Yes Joanne Fitzgerald

Doctor Kiss Says Yes

Joanne Fitzgerald

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

Pick-Up Sticks Sarah Ellis

Pick-Up Sticks

Sarah Ellis

Hugo Awards – Novel

The Vor Game Lois McMaster Bujold

The Vor Game

Lois McMaster Bujold

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography

Darwin: The Life of a Tormented Evolutionist Adrian Desmond, James Moore

Darwin: The Life of a Tormented Evolutionist

Adrian Desmond, James Moore

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction

Downriver Iain Sinclair

Downriver

Iain Sinclair

John W. Campbell – Novel

Pacific Edge Kim Stanley Robinson

Pacific Edge

Kim Stanley Robinson

Locus – Fantasy Novel

Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea Ursula K. Le Guin

Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea

Ursula K. Le Guin

Locus – SF Novel

The Fall of Hyperion Dan Simmons

The Fall of Hyperion

Dan Simmons

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Righteous Pilgrim: The Life and Times of Harold L. Ickes, 1874-1952 Tom H. Watkins

Righteous Pilgrim: The Life and Times of Harold L. Ickes, 1874-1952

Tom H. Watkins

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Why Americans Hate Politics: The Death of the Democratic Process E.J. Dionne

Why Americans Hate Politics: The Death of the Democratic Process

E.J. Dionne

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Fiction

White People Allan Gurganus

White People

Allan Gurganus

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Pangs of Love David Wong Louie

Pangs of Love

David Wong Louie

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History

The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America Nicholas Lemann

The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America

Nicholas Lemann

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

What Work Is: Poems Philip Levine

What Work Is: Poems

Philip Levine

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

The Truth About Chernobyl Grigori Medvedev

The Truth About Chernobyl

Grigori Medvedev

National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography/Autobiography

Patrimony: A True Story Philip Roth

Patrimony: A True Story

Philip Roth

National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism

Holocaust Testimonies: The Ruins of Memory Lawrence L. Langer

Holocaust Testimonies: The Ruins of Memory

Lawrence L. Langer

National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction

A Thousand Acres Jane Smiley

A Thousand Acres

Jane Smiley

National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women Susan Faludi

Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women

Susan Faludi

National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Heaven and Earth: A Cosmology Albert Goldbarth

Heaven and Earth: A Cosmology

Albert Goldbarth

Nebula – Novel

Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea Ursula K. Le Guin

Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea

Ursula K. Le Guin

Philip K. Dick – Novel

Points of Departure Pat Murphy

Points of Departure

Pat Murphy

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Jackson Pollock: An American Saga Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith

Jackson Pollock: An American Saga

Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

Rabbit at Rest John Updike

Rabbit at Rest

John Updike

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

The Ants Bert Hölldobler and Edward O. Wilson

The Ants

Bert Hölldobler and Edward O. Wilson

Pulitzer Prize – History

A Midwife's Tale Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

A Midwife’s Tale

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Near Changes Mona Van Duyn

Near Changes

Mona Van Duyn

Theodore Sturgeon Memorial – Novel

Bears Discover Fire Terry Bisson

Bears Discover Fire

Terry Bisson

World Fantasy Awards – Novel

Only Begotten Daughter James Morrow

Only Begotten Daughter

James Morrow

Agatha – First Novel

Zero at the Bone by Mary Willis Walker

Zero at the Bone

Mary Willis Walker

Agatha – Novel

I.O.U. by Nancy Pickard

I.O.U.

Nancy Pickard

Anthony – First Novel

Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell

Postmortem

Patricia Cornwell

Anthony – Novel

G Is for Gumshoe by Sue Grafton

G Is for Gumshoe

Sue Grafton

Anthony – Paperback Original

Grave Undertaking by James McCahery

Grave Undertaking

James McCahery

Beehive – Fiction

Matilda by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake

Matilda

Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake

Beehive – Informational

Bill Peet: An Autobiography by Bill Peet

Bill Peet: An Autobiography

Bill Peet

Black-Eyed – Picture Book

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by A. Wolf by Jon Scieszka

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by A. Wolf

Jon Scieszka

Bluebonnet – Children’s

Aliens for Breakfast by Stephanie Spinner

Aliens for Breakfast

Stephanie Spinner

Boston Globe – Fiction & Poetry

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by Avi

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

Avi

Boston Globe – Nonfiction

Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds by Cynthia Rylant

Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds

Cynthia Rylant

Boston Globe – Picture Book

The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks by Katherine Paterson

The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks

Katherine Paterson

Bram Stoker – Fiction Collection

Four Past Midnight by Stephen King

Four Past Midnight

Stephen King

Bram Stoker – First Novel

The Revelation by Bentley Little

The Revelation

Bentley Little

Bram Stoker – Nonfiction

Dark Dreamers: Conversations with the Masters of Horror by Stanley Wiater

Dark Dreamers: Conversations with the Masters of Horror

Stanley Wiater

Buckeye – Grades 3-5

There’s a Boy in the Girl’s Bathroom by Louis Sachar

There’s a Boy in the Girl’s Bathroom

Louis Sachar

Buckeye – Grades 6-8

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

Hatchet

Gary Paulsen

Buckeye – Grades K-2

Polar Express, The by Chris Van Allsburg

Polar Express, The

Chris Van Allsburg

Caldecott – Picture Book

Black and White by David MacAulay

Black and White

David MacAulay

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

Dear Nobody by Berlie Doherty

Dear Nobody

Berlie Doherty

Colorado Blue Spruce – Young Adult

Pet Sematary by Stephen King

Pet Sematary

Stephen King

Coretta Scott King – Author

The Road to Memphis by Mildred D. Taylor

The Road to Memphis

Mildred D. Taylor

Coretta Scott King – Illustrator

Aida by Leo and Diane Dillon

Aida

Leo and Diane Dillon

Costa – Book of the Year

A Life of Picasso by John Richardson

A Life of Picasso

John Richardson

Costa – Children’s

Harvey Angell by Diana Hendry

Harvey Angell

Diana Hendry

Costa – First Novel

Alma Cogan by Gordon Burn

Alma Cogan

Gordon Burn

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell

Postmortem

Patricia Cornwell

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

Stone Words by Pam Conrad

Stone Words

Pam Conrad

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

New Orleans Mourning by Julie Smith

New Orleans Mourning

Julie Smith

Edgar Allan Poe – Paperback Original

The Man Who Would Be F. Scott Fitzgerald by David Handler

The Man Who Would Be F. Scott Fitzgerald

David Handler

Great Stone Face – Grades 4-6

The Secret of the Indian by Lynne Reid Banks

The Secret of the Indian

Lynne Reid Banks

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

The Jolly Christmas Postman by Janet Ahlberg

The Jolly Christmas Postman

Janet Ahlberg

Hemingway – PEN

Maps to Anywhere by Bernard Cooper

Maps to Anywhere

Bernard Cooper

L.A. Times – Fiction

White People by Allan Gurganus

White People

Allan Gurganus

L.A. Times – First Fiction

Pangs of Love by David Wong Louie

Pangs of Love

David Wong Louie

Macavity – First Mystery

Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell

Postmortem

Patricia Cornwell

Macavity – Mystery Novel

If Ever I Return, Pretty Peggy-O by Sharyn McCrumb

If Ever I Return, Pretty Peggy-O

Sharyn McCrumb

Macavity – Nonfiction

Agatha Christie: The Woman and Her Mysteries by Gillian Gill

Agatha Christie: The Woman and Her Mysteries

Gillian Gill

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

Maniac Magee

Jerry Spinelli

PEN/Faulkner – Fiction

Philadelphia Fire by John Edgar Wideman

Philadelphia Fire

John Edgar Wideman

Scott O Dell – Historical Fiction

A Time of Troubles by Pieter Van Raven

A Time of Troubles

Pieter Van Raven

Shamus – First P.I. Novel

Suffer Little Children by Thomas D. Davis

Suffer Little Children

Thomas D. Davis

Shamus – P.I. Novel

Stolen Away by Max Allan Collins

Stolen Away

Max Allan Collins