Monday, October 18

All 1997 Book Awards

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Arthur C. Clarke – Novel

The Calcutta Chromosome Amitav Ghosh

The Calcutta Chromosome

Amitav Ghosh

Bram Stoker – Novel

The Green Mile Stephen King

The Green Mile

Stephen King

British Fantasy Awards – August Derleth Award – Horror Novel

The Tooth Fairy Graham Joyce

The Tooth Fairy

Graham Joyce

British SF Association – Novel

Excession Iain M. Banks

Excession

Iain M. Banks

Costa Book Award – Novel

Quarantine Jim Crace

Quarantine

Jim Crace

Governor General’s Literary Award – Drama

fareWel Ian Ross

fareWel

Ian Ross

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

The Underpainter Jane Urquhart

The Underpainter

Jane Urquhart

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Drumblair - Memories of a Jamaican Childhood Rachel Manley

Drumblair – Memories of a Jamaican Childhood

Rachel Manley

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Land to Light On Dionne Brand

Land to Light On

Dionne Brand

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

The Euguelion Howard Scott

The Euguelion

Howard Scott

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

The Party Barbara Reid

The Party

Barbara Reid

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

Awake and Dreaming Kit Pearson

Awake and Dreaming

Kit Pearson

Hugo Awards – Novel

Blue Mars Kim Stanley Robinson

Blue Mars

Kim Stanley Robinson

International Dublin Literary Award – Novel

A Heart So White Javier Marías

A Heart So White

Javier Marías

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography

W.B. Yeats: A Life: Volume 1. The Apprentice Mage, 1865-1914 R.F. Foster

W.B. Yeats: A Life: Volume 1. The Apprentice Mage, 1865-1914

R.F. Foster

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction

Ingenious Pain: A Novel Andrew Miller

Ingenious Pain: A Novel

Andrew Miller

John W. Campbell – Novel

Fairyland Paul J. McAuley

Fairyland

Paul J. McAuley

Locus – Fantasy Novel

A Game of Thrones George R. R. Martin

A Game of Thrones

George R. R. Martin

Locus – SF Novel

Blue Mars Kim Stanley Robinson

Blue Mars

Kim Stanley Robinson

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Whittaker Chambers: A Biography Sam Tanenhaus

Whittaker Chambers: A Biography

Sam Tanenhaus

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Anne Fadiman

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Anne Fadiman

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Fiction

In the Rogue Blood James Carlos Blake

In the Rogue Blood

James Carlos Blake

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Don't Erase Me: Stories Carolyn Ferrell

Don’t Erase Me: Stories

Carolyn Ferrell

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History

A People's Tragedy: A History of the Russian Revolution Orlando Figes

A People’s Tragedy: A History of the Russian Revolution

Orlando Figes

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Black Zodiac Charles Wright

Black Zodiac

Charles Wright

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

How the Mind Works Stephen Pinker

How the Mind Works

Stephen Pinker

National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography/Autobiography

Ernie Pyle’s War James Tobin

Ernie Pyle’s War

James Tobin

National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism

Making Waves Mario Vargas Llosa

Making Waves

Mario Vargas Llosa

National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction

The Blue Flower Penelope Fitzgerald

The Blue Flower

Penelope Fitzgerald

National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Anne Fadiman

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Anne Fadiman

National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Black Zodiac Charles Wright

Black Zodiac

Charles Wright

Nebula – Novel

Slow River Nicola Griffith

Slow River

Nicola Griffith

Philip K. Dick – Novel

The Time Ships Stephen Baxter

The Time Ships

Stephen Baxter

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Angela's Ashes: A Memoir Frank McCourt

Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir

Frank McCourt

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

The Tale of an American Dreamer Steven Millhauser Martin Dressler

The Tale of an American Dreamer

Steven Millhauser Martin Dressler

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

Ashes to Ashes: America's Hundred-Year Cigarette War, the Public Health, and the Unabashed Triumph of Philip Morris Richard Kluger

Ashes to Ashes: America’s Hundred-Year Cigarette War, the Public Health, and the Unabashed Triumph of Philip Morris

Richard Kluger

Pulitzer Prize – History

Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution Jack N. Rakove

Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution

Jack N. Rakove

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Alive Together: New and Selected Poems Lisel Mueller

Alive Together: New and Selected Poems

Lisel Mueller

Theodore Sturgeon Memorial – Novel

The Flowers of Aulit Prison Nancy Kress

The Flowers of Aulit Prison

Nancy Kress

World Fantasy Awards – Novel

Godmother Night Rachel Pollack

Godmother Night

Rachel Pollack

AAFCAYAL – Children/Young Adult

The Circuit by Francisco Jiménez

The Circuit

Francisco Jiménez

Agatha – First Novel

The Salaryman's Wife by Sujata Massey

The Salaryman’s Wife

Sujata Massey

Agatha – Nonfiction

Detecting Men (Pocket Guide) by Willeta Heising

Detecting Men (Pocket Guide)

Willeta Heising

Agatha – Novel

The Devil in Music by Kate Ross

The Devil in Music

Kate Ross

Anthony – First Novel

Death in Little Tokyo by Dale Furutani

Death in Little Tokyo

Dale Furutani

Anthony – Novel

The Poet by Michael Connelly

The Poet

Michael Connelly

Anthony – Paperback Original

Somebody Else's Child by Terris McMahan Grimes

Somebody Else’s Child

Terris McMahan Grimes

Anthony – Short Stories/Collection

Accidents Will Happen by Carolyn Wheat

Accidents Will Happen

Carolyn Wheat

Audies – Audiobook Adapted from Another Medium

The Nixon-Kennedy Debates by Peter Marcus

The Nixon-Kennedy Debates

Peter Marcus

Audies – Business Information/Educational

The Art of War by Sun Tzu

The Art of War

Sun Tzu

Audies – Children’s Titles for Ages Up To 8

Babe: The Sheep-Pig by Dick King-Smith

Babe: The Sheep-Pig

Dick King-Smith

Audies – Fiction

The Green Mile by Stephen King

The Green Mile

Stephen King

Audies – Humor

Calvin Trillin, Piece by Piece by Calvin Trillin

Calvin Trillin, Piece by Piece

Calvin Trillin

Audies – Inspirational/Spiritual

The Christmas Tree by Julie Salamon

The Christmas Tree

Julie Salamon

Audies – Multi-Voiced Performance

Grow Old Along With Me The Best Is Yet To Be by Sandra Haldeman Martz

Grow Old Along With Me The Best Is Yet To Be

Sandra Haldeman Martz

Audies – Mystery

The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

The Mysterious Affair at Styles

Agatha Christie

Audies – Non-Fiction

Genesis by Bill Moyers

Genesis

Bill Moyers

Audies – Original Work

Zeus: Thunderbolt from the Sky (Immortal Adventures Series) by Julie Fenster

Zeus: Thunderbolt from the Sky (Immortal Adventures Series)

Julie Fenster

Audies – Package Design

The Odyssey by Homer, translated by Robert Fagles

The Odyssey

Homer, translated by Robert Fagles

Audies – Personal Development/Motivational

101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions by Ron Fry

101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions

Ron Fry

Baileys – Fiction

Fugitive Pieces by Anne Michaels

Fugitive Pieces

Anne Michaels

Beehive – Fiction

Watchdog and the Coyotes by Bill Wallace, illustrated by David Slonim

Watchdog and the Coyotes

Bill Wallace, illustrated by David Slonim

Beehive – Informational

Never Take a Pig to Lunch: and Other Poems About the Fun of Eating by Nadine Bernard Westcott

Never Take a Pig to Lunch: and Other Poems About the Fun of Eating

Nadine Bernard Westcott

Beehive – Poetry

A Job for Wittilda by Caralyn Buehner; illustrated by Mark Buehner

A Job for Wittilda

Caralyn Buehner; illustrated by Mark Buehner

Black Caucus – Fiction

Gospel Choirs: Psalms of Survival in an Alien Land Called Home by Derrick A. Bell

Gospel Choirs: Psalms of Survival in an Alien Land Called Home

Derrick A. Bell

Black Caucus – First Novel

Push by Sapphire

Push

Sapphire

Black-Eyed – Grades 4-6

The 13th Floor by Sid Fleischman

The 13th Floor

Sid Fleischman

Black-Eyed – Grades 6-9

Running Out of Time by Margaret P. Haddix

Running Out of Time

Margaret P. Haddix

Black-Eyed – Picture Book

Piggie Pie! by Margie Palatini

Piggie Pie!

Margie Palatini

Bluebonnet – Children’s

Math Curse by Jon Scieszka

Math Curse

Jon Scieszka

Boston Globe – Fiction & Poetry

The Friends by Kazumi Yumoto, translated by Cathy Hirano

The Friends

Kazumi Yumoto, translated by Cathy Hirano

Boston Globe – Nonfiction

A Drop of Water: A Book of Science and Wonder with photographs by Walter Wick

A Drop of Water: A Book of Science and Wonder with photographs

Walter Wick

Boston Globe – Picture Book

The Adventures of Sparrowboy by Brian Pinkney

The Adventures of Sparrowboy

Brian Pinkney

Bram Stoker – Fiction Collection

The Nightmare Factory by Thomas Ligotti

The Nightmare Factory

Thomas Ligotti

Bram Stoker – First Novel

Crota by Owl Goingback

Crota

Owl Goingback

Bram Stoker – Nonfiction

H.P. Lovecraft: A Life by S. T. Joshi

H.P. Lovecraft: A Life

S. T. Joshi

Buckeye – Grades 3-5

Haunted Mask II by R. L. Stine

Haunted Mask II

R. L. Stine

Buckeye – Grades 6-8

Giver, The by Lois Lowry

Giver, The

Lois Lowry

Buckeye – Grades K-2

Dogzilla by Dav Pilkey

Dogzilla

Dav Pilkey

Caldecott – Picture Book

Golem by David Wisniewski

Golem

David Wisniewski

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

River Boy by Tim Bowler

River Boy

Tim Bowler

Colorado Blue Spruce – Young Adult

Downriver by Will Hobbs

Downriver

Will Hobbs

Coretta Scott King – Author

Slam! by Walter Dean Myers

Slam!

Walter Dean Myers

Coretta Scott King – Illustrator

Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman by Jerry Pinkney

Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman

Jerry Pinkney

Costa – Book of the Year

Tales from Ovid  by Ted Hughes

Tales from Ovid

Ted Hughes

Costa – Children’s

Aquila by Andrew Norriss

Aquila

Andrew Norriss

Costa – First Novel

The Ventriloquist's Tale by Pauline Melville

The Ventriloquist’s Tale

Pauline Melville

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

Simple Justice by John Morgan Wilson

Simple Justice

John Morgan Wilson

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

The Clearing by Dorothy Reynolds Miller

The Clearing

Dorothy Reynolds Miller

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

The Chatham School Affair by Thomas H. Cook

The Chatham School Affair

Thomas H. Cook

Edgar Allan Poe – Paperback Original

Fade Away by Harlan Coben

Fade Away

Harlan Coben

Golden Archer – Intermediate

Stinky Cheese Man by Jon Scieszka

Stinky Cheese Man

Jon Scieszka

Golden Archer – Middle/Junior High

Harris and Me by Gary Paulsen

Harris and Me

Gary Paulsen

Golden Archer – Primary

Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathman

Officer Buckle and Gloria

Peggy Rathman

Grand Canyon – Intermediate

Mick Harte Was Here by Barbara Park

Mick Harte Was Here

Barbara Park

Grand Canyon – Picture Book

The Toll Bridge Troll by Patricia Rae Wolff

The Toll Bridge Troll

Patricia Rae Wolff

Great Stone Face – Grades 4-6

Math Curse by Jon Scieszka

Math Curse

Jon Scieszka

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

When Jessie Came Across the Sea by P. J. Lynch

When Jessie Came Across the Sea

P. J. Lynch

Hemingway – PEN

Ocean of Words by Ha Jin

Ocean of Words

Ha Jin

L.A. Times – Fiction

In the Rogue Blood by James Carlos Blake

In the Rogue Blood

James Carlos Blake

L.A. Times – First Fiction

Don't Erase Me by Carolyn Ferrell

Don’t Erase Me

Carolyn Ferrell

Macavity – First Mystery

Death in Little Tokyo by Dale Furutani

Death in Little Tokyo

Dale Furutani

Macavity – Mystery Novel

Bloodhounds by Peter Lovesey

Bloodhounds

Peter Lovesey

Macavity – Nonfiction

Detecting Women 2 by Willetta Heising

Detecting Women 2

Willetta Heising

Newbery Medal – Children’s

The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg

The View from Saturday

E.L. Konigsburg

PEN/Faulkner – Fiction

Women in Their Beds by Gina Berriault

Women in Their Beds

Gina Berriault

Scott O Dell – Historical Fiction

Jip: His Story by Katherine Paterson

Jip: His Story

Katherine Paterson

Shamus – First P.I. Novel

This Dog for Hire by Carol Lea Benjamin

This Dog for Hire

Carol Lea Benjamin

Shamus – P.I. Novel

Come Back Dead by Terence Faherty

Come Back Dead

Terence Faherty