Thursday, July 29

All 1998 Book Awards

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

Arthur C. Clarke – Novel

The Sparrow Mary Doria Russell

The Sparrow

Mary Doria Russell

Bram Stoker – Novel

Children of the Dusk Janet Berliner & George Guthridge

Children of the Dusk

Janet Berliner & George Guthridge

British Fantasy Awards – August Derleth Award – Horror Novel

Light Errant Chaz Brenchley

Light Errant

Chaz Brenchley

British SF Association – Novel

The Sparrow Mary Doria Russell

The Sparrow

Mary Doria Russell

Costa Book Award – Novel

Leading the Cheers Justin Cartwright

Leading the Cheers

Justin Cartwright

Governor General’s Literary Award – Drama

Harlem Duet Djanet Sears

Harlem Duet

Djanet Sears

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

Forms of Devotion Diane Schoemperlen

Forms of Devotion

Diane Schoemperlen

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Lines on the Water – A Fisherman’s Life on the Miramichi David Adams Richards

Lines on the Water – A Fisherman’s Life on the Miramichi

David Adams Richards

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

White Stone: The Alice Poems Stephanie Bolster

White Stone: The Alice Poems

Stephanie Bolster

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

Bambi and Me Sheila Fischman

Bambi and Me

Sheila Fischman

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

A Child’s Treasury of Nursery Rhymes Kady MacDonald Denton

A Child’s Treasury of Nursery Rhymes

Kady MacDonald Denton

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

The Hollow Tree Janet Lunn

The Hollow Tree

Janet Lunn

Hugo Awards – Novel

Forever Peace Joe Haldeman

Forever Peace

Joe Haldeman

International Dublin Literary Award – Novel

The Land of Green Plums Herta Müller

The Land of Green Plums

Herta Müller

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography

The Life of Thomas More Peter Ackroyd

The Life of Thomas More

Peter Ackroyd

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction

Master Georgie: A Novel Beryl Bainbridge

Master Georgie: A Novel

Beryl Bainbridge

John W. Campbell – Novel

Forever Peace Joe Haldeman

Forever Peace

Joe Haldeman

Locus – Fantasy Novel

Earthquake Weather Tim Powers

Earthquake Weather

Tim Powers

Locus – SF Novel

The Rise of Endymion Dan Simmons

The Rise of Endymion

Dan Simmons

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Lindbergh A. Scott Berg

Lindbergh

A. Scott Berg

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda Philip Gourevitch

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda

Philip Gourevitch

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Fiction

The Rings of Saturn W.G. Sebald, Michael Hulse

The Rings of Saturn

W.G. Sebald, Michael Hulse

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Kalimantaan C.S. Godshalk

Kalimantaan

C.S. Godshalk

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History

The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity Roy Porter

The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity

Roy Porter

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Mysteries of Small Houses Alice Notley

Mysteries of Small Houses

Alice Notley

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce Douglas Starr

Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce

Douglas Starr

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Young Adult Fiction

Rules of the Road Joan Bauer

Rules of the Road

Joan Bauer

National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography/Autobiography

A Beautiful Mind Sylvia Nasar

A Beautiful Mind

Sylvia Nasar

National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism

Visions of Jazz: The First Century Gary Giddins

Visions of Jazz: The First Century

Gary Giddins

National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction

The Love of a Good Woman Alice Munro

The Love of a Good Woman

Alice Munro

National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda Philip Gourevich

We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda

Philip Gourevich

National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

The Bird Catcher Marie Ponsot

The Bird Catcher

Marie Ponsot

Nebula – Novel

The Moon and the Sun Vonda N. McIntyre

The Moon and the Sun

Vonda N. McIntyre

Philip K. Dick – Novel

The Troika Stepan Chapman

The Troika

Stepan Chapman

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Personal History Katharine Graham

Personal History

Katharine Graham

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

American Pastoral Philip Roth

American Pastoral

Philip Roth

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies Jared Diamond

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

Jared Diamond

Pulitzer Prize – History

Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion Edward J. Larson

Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America’s Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion

Edward J. Larson

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Black Zodiac Charles Wright

Black Zodiac

Charles Wright

Theodore Sturgeon Memorial – Novel

House of Dreams Michael F. Flynn

House of Dreams

Michael F. Flynn

World Fantasy Awards – Novel

The Physiognomy Jeffrey Ford

The Physiognomy

Jeffrey Ford

AAFCAYAL – Children/Young Adult

Barrio: José’s Neighborhood by George Ancona

Barrio: José’s Neighborhood

George Ancona

Agatha – First Novel

The Doctor Digs a Grave by Robin Hathaway

The Doctor Digs a Grave

Robin Hathaway

Agatha – Nonfiction

Mystery Reader's Walking Guide to Washington D.C. by Alzina Stone Dale

Mystery Reader’s Walking Guide to Washington D.C.

Alzina Stone Dale

Agatha – Novel

Butchers Hill by Laura Lippman

Butchers Hill

Laura Lippman

Alex – Adult/For Young Adults

Only Twice I've Wished for Heaven by Dawn Turner Trice

Only Twice I’ve Wished for Heaven

Dawn Turner Trice

Anthony – First Novel

Killing Floor by Lee Child

Killing Floor

Lee Child

Anthony – Novel

No Colder Place by S.J. Rozan

No Colder Place

S.J. Rozan

Anthony – Paperback Original

Big Red Tequila by Rick Riordan

Big Red Tequila

Rick Riordan

Anthony – Short Stories/Collection

Ways to Kill a Cat by Simon Brett

Ways to Kill a Cat

Simon Brett

Audies – Audiobook Adapted from Another Medium

Sleeping Beauty by Ross Macdonald

Sleeping Beauty

Ross Macdonald

Audies – Business Information/Educational

Pour Your Heart into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time by Howard Schultz

Pour Your Heart into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time

Howard Schultz

Audies – Children’s Titles for Ages Up To 8

Redwall: Books 1, 2 & 3 by Brian Jacques

Redwall: Books 1, 2 & 3

Brian Jacques

Audies – Fiction

The Breaker by Kit Denton

The Breaker

Kit Denton

Audies – Humor

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

Douglas Adams

Audies – Inspirational/Spiritual

Just As I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham by Billy Graham

Just As I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham

Billy Graham

Audies – Multi-Voiced Performance

Women in the Material World by Faith D'Alusio and Peter Menzel

Women in the Material World

Faith D’Alusio and Peter Menzel

Audies – Mystery

Vintage Crime Stories by Charles Dickens, Ruth Rendell, et al.

Vintage Crime Stories

Charles Dickens, Ruth Rendell, et al.

Audies – Non-Fiction

James Herriot's Animal Stories by James Herriot

James Herriot’s Animal Stories

James Herriot

Audies – Original Work

Diana, Princess of Wales: A Radio Tribute by BBC Productions

Diana, Princess of Wales: A Radio Tribute

BBC Productions

Audies – Package Design

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Lolita

Vladimir Nabokov

Audies – Personal Development/Motivational

The Rest of Us: Dispatches from the Mother Ship by Jacquelyn Mitchard

The Rest of Us: Dispatches from the Mother Ship

Jacquelyn Mitchard

Audies – Poetry

The Poetry of the Romantics by John Keats, et al.

The Poetry of the Romantics

John Keats, et al.

Audies – Solo Narration—Female

Land Girls by Angela Huth

Land Girls

Angela Huth

Audies – Solo Narration—Male

American Pastoral by Philip Roth

American Pastoral

Philip Roth

Baileys – Fiction

Larry's Party by Carol Shields

Larry’s Party

Carol Shields

Beehive – Fiction

Someone Was Watching by David Patneaude

Someone Was Watching

David Patneaude

Beehive – Informational

It's a Spoon, Not a Shovel by Caralyn Buehner; illustrated by Mark Buehner

It’s a Spoon, Not a Shovel

Caralyn Buehner; illustrated by Mark Buehner

Beehive – Poetry

Anansi and the Talking Melon by Eric A. Kimmel; illustrated by Janet Stevens

Anansi and the Talking Melon

Eric A. Kimmel; illustrated by Janet Stevens

Black Caucus – Fiction

Only Twice I've Wished for Heaven by Dawn Turner Trice

Only Twice I’ve Wished for Heaven

Dawn Turner Trice

Black Caucus – First Novel

The View from Here by Brian Keith Jackson

The View from Here

Brian Keith Jackson

Black-Eyed – Grades 4-6

Frindle by Andrew Clements

Frindle

Andrew Clements

Black-Eyed – Grades 6-9

Don't You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Don’t You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey

Margaret Peterson Haddix

Black-Eyed – Picture Book

Just Another Ordinary Day by Rod Clement

Just Another Ordinary Day

Rod Clement

Bluebonnet – Children’s

Tornado by Betsy Byars and Betsy Cromer Byars

Tornado

Betsy Byars and Betsy Cromer Byars

Boston Globe – Fiction & Poetry

The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child by Francisco Jimenez

The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child

Francisco Jimenez

Boston Globe – Nonfiction

Leon’s Story by Leon Walter Tillage

Leon’s Story

Leon Walter Tillage

Boston Globe – Picture Book

And If the Moon Could Talk by Kate Banks

And If the Moon Could Talk

Kate Banks

Bram Stoker – Fiction Collection

Exorcisms and Ecstasies by Karl Edward Wagner

Exorcisms and Ecstasies

Karl Edward Wagner

Bram Stoker – First Novel

Lives of the Monster Dogs by Kirsten Bakis

Lives of the Monster Dogs

Kirsten Bakis

Bram Stoker – Long Fiction

The Big Blow by Joe R. Lansdale

The Big Blow

Joe R. Lansdale

Bram Stoker – Nonfiction

Dark Thoughts: On Writing by Stanley Wiater

Dark Thoughts: On Writing

Stanley Wiater

Caldecott – Picture Book

Rapunzel by Paul Zelinsky

Rapunzel

Paul Zelinsky

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

Skellig by David Almond

Skellig

David Almond

Charlotte Zolotow – Picture Book Text

Lucky Song by Vera B. Williams

Lucky Song

Vera B. Williams

Coretta Scott King – Author

Forged by Fire by Sharon M. Draper

Forged by Fire

Sharon M. Draper

Coretta Scott King – Illustrator

In Daddy's Arms I am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers by Javaka Steptoe

In Daddy’s Arms I am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers

Javaka Steptoe

Costa – Book of the Year

Birthday Letters  by Ted Hughes

Birthday Letters

Ted Hughes

Costa – Children’s

Skellig by David Almond

Skellig

David Almond

Costa – First Novel

The Last King of Scotland by Giles Foden

The Last King of Scotland

Giles Foden

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

Los Alamos by Joseph Kanon

Los Alamos

Joseph Kanon

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

Sparrows in the Scullery by Barbara Brooks Wallace

Sparrows in the Scullery

Barbara Brooks Wallace

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

Cimarron Rose by James Lee Burke

Cimarron Rose

James Lee Burke

Edgar Allan Poe – Paperback Original

Charm City by Laura Lippman

Charm City

Laura Lippman

Golden Archer – Intermediate

Falling Up by Shel Silverstein

Falling Up

Shel Silverstein

Golden Archer – Middle/Junior High

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Number the Stars

Lois Lowry

Golden Archer – Primary

Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus by Barbara Junie B. Parks

Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus

Barbara Junie B. Parks

Grand Canyon – Intermediate

Running Out of Time by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Running Out of Time

Margaret Peterson Haddix

Grand Canyon – Picture Book

Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm by Jerdine Nolen

Harvey Potter’s Balloon Farm

Jerdine Nolen

Great Stone Face – Grades 4-6

Frindle by Andrew Clements

Frindle

Andrew Clements

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

Pumpkin Soup by Helen Cooper

Pumpkin Soup

Helen Cooper

Hemingway – PEN

Private State -Awp by Charlotte Bacon

Private State -Awp

Charlotte Bacon

L.A. Times – Fiction

The Rings of Saturn by W.G. Sebald

The Rings of Saturn

W.G. Sebald

L.A. Times – First Fiction

Kalimantaan by C. S. Godshalk

Kalimantaan

C. S. Godshalk

L.A. Times – Young Adult Literature

Rules of the Road by Joan Bauer

Rules of the Road

Joan Bauer

Macavity – First Mystery

Dead Body Language by Penny Warner

Dead Body Language

Penny Warner

Macavity – Mystery Novel

Dreaming of the Bones by Deborah Crombie

Dreaming of the Bones

Deborah Crombie

Macavity – Nonfiction

Deadly Women by Jan Grape, Dean James and Ellen Nehr

Deadly Women

Jan Grape, Dean James and Ellen Nehr

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

Out of the Dust

Karen Hesse

PEN/Faulkner – Fiction

The Bear Comes Home by Rafi Zabor

The Bear Comes Home

Rafi Zabor

Scott O Dell – Historical Fiction

Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

Out of the Dust

Karen Hesse

Shamus – First P.I. Novel

A Cold Day in Paradise by Steve Hamilton

A Cold Day in Paradise

Steve Hamilton

Shamus – P.I. Novel

Booby Trap by Bill Pronzini

Booby Trap

Bill Pronzini