Wednesday, May 12

All 2008 Book Awards

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

Andre Norton – Novel

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

J. K. Rowling

Arthur C. Clarke – Novel

Black Man Richard Morgan

Black Man

Richard Morgan

Bram Stoker – Novel

The Missing Sarah Langan

The Missing

Sarah Langan

British Fantasy Awards – August Derleth Award – Horror Novel

The Grin of the Dark Ramsey Campbell

The Grin of the Dark

Ramsey Campbell

British SF Association – Novel

Brasyl Ian McDonald

Brasyl

Ian McDonald

Costa Book Award – Novel

The Secret Scripture Sebastian Barry

The Secret Scripture

Sebastian Barry

Governor General’s Literary Award – Drama

Bone Cage Catherine Banks

Bone Cage

Catherine Banks

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

The Origin of Species Nino Ricci

The Origin of Species

Nino Ricci

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Fifteen Days: Stories of Bravery, Friendship, Life and Death from Inside the New Canadian Army Christie Blatchford

Fifteen Days: Stories of Bravery, Friendship, Life and Death from Inside the New Canadian Army

Christie Blatchford

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

More to Keep Us Warm Jacob Scheier

More to Keep Us Warm

Jacob Scheier

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

Nikolski Lazer Lederhendler

Nikolski

Lazer Lederhendler

Governor General’s Literary Award – Children’s Literature — Illustration

The Owl and the Pussycat Stéphane Jorisch

The Owl and the Pussycat

Stéphane Jorisch

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

The Landing John Ibbitson

The Landing

John Ibbitson

Hugo Awards – Novel

The Yiddish Policemen's Union Michael Chabon

The Yiddish Policemen’s Union

Michael Chabon

International Dublin Literary Award – Novel

De Niro's Game Rawi Hage

De Niro’s Game

Rawi Hage

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography

A Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, and Their Remarkable Families Michael Holroyd

A Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, and Their Remarkable Families

Michael Holroyd

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction

The Secret Scripture: A Novel Sebastian Barry

The Secret Scripture: A Novel

Sebastian Barry

John W. Campbell – Novel

In War Times Kathleen Ann Goonan

In War Times

Kathleen Ann Goonan

Locus – Fantasy Novel

Making Money Terry Pratchett

Making Money

Terry Pratchett

Locus – SF Novel

The Yiddish Policemen's Union Michael Chabon

The Yiddish Policemen’s Union

Michael Chabon

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Ida: A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching Paula J. Giddings

Ida: A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching

Paula J. Giddings

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency Barton Gellman

Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency

Barton Gellman

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Fiction

Home: A Novel Marilynne Robinson

Home: A Novel

Marilynne Robinson

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

Finding Nouf: A Novel Zoë Ferraris

Finding Nouf: A Novel

Zoë Ferraris

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History

Hitler's Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe Mark Mazower

Hitler’s Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe

Mark Mazower

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Mystery/Thriller

Envy the Night Michael Koryta

Envy the Night

Michael Koryta

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Watching the Spring Festival: Poems Frank Bidart

Watching the Spring Festival: Poems

Frank Bidart

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics Leonard Susskind

The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics

Leonard Susskind

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Young Adult Fiction

Nation Terry Pratchett

Nation

Terry Pratchett

National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography

The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V.S. Naipaul Patrick French

The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V.S. Naipaul

Patrick French

National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism

Children’s Literature: A Reader’s History: Reader’s History from Aesop to Harry Potter Seth Lerer

Children’s Literature: A Reader’s History: Reader’s History from Aesop to Harry Potter

Seth Lerer

National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction

2666 Roberto Bolaño

2666

Roberto Bolaño

National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Forever War Dexter Filkins

The Forever War

Dexter Filkins

National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Half the World in Light Juan Felipe Herrera

Half the World in Light

Juan Felipe Herrera

Nebula – Novel

The Yiddish Policemen's Union Michael Chabon

The Yiddish Policemen’s Union

Michael Chabon

Philip K. Dick – Novel

Nova Swing M. John Harrison

Nova Swing

M. John Harrison

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father John Matteson

Eden’s Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father

John Matteson

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Junot Díaz

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Junot Díaz

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939–1945 Saul Friedlander

The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939–1945

Saul Friedlander

Pulitzer Prize – History

What Hath God Wrought: the Transformation of America, 1815–1848 Daniel Walker Howe

What Hath God Wrought: the Transformation of America, 1815–1848

Daniel Walker Howe

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Failure Philip Schultz

Failure

Philip Schultz

Shirley Jackson – Novel

Generation Loss Elizabeth Hand

Generation Loss

Elizabeth Hand

Theodore Sturgeon Memorial – Novel

Finisterra David Moles

Finisterra

David Moles

World Fantasy Awards – Novel

Ysabel Guy Gavriel Kay

Ysabel

Guy Gavriel Kay

AAFCAYAL – Children/Young Adult

America’s Sproutings by Pat Mora

America’s Sproutings

Pat Mora

Agatha – Children/Young Adult

The Crossroads by Chris Grabenstein

The Crossroads

Chris Grabenstein

Agatha – First Novel

Death of a Cozy Writer by G.M. Malliet

Death of a Cozy Writer

G.M. Malliet

Agatha – Nonfiction

How to Write Killer Historical Mysteries by Kathy Lynn Emerson

How to Write Killer Historical Mysteries

Kathy Lynn Emerson

Agatha – Novel

The Cruelest Month by Louise Penny

The Cruelest Month

Louise Penny

Alex – Adult/For Young Adults

Bad Monkeys by Matt Ruff

Bad Monkeys

Matt Ruff

Anthony – First Novel

In the Woods by Tana French

In the Woods

Tana French

Anthony – Novel

What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman

What the Dead Know

Laura Lippman

Anthony – Paperback Original

A Thousand Bones by P.J. Parrish

A Thousand Bones

P.J. Parrish

Anthony – Short Stories/Collection

Hardly Knew Her by Laura Lippman

Hardly Knew Her

Laura Lippman

AR Diamond – Grades K-3

Move Over, Rover! by Karen Beaumont

Move Over, Rover!

Karen Beaumont

Audies – Achievement In Production

Sweeney Todd and the String of Pearls by Yuri Rasovsky

Sweeney Todd and the String of Pearls

Yuri Rasovsky

Audies – Audio Drama

Sweeney Todd and the String of Pearls by Yuri Rasovsky

Sweeney Todd and the String of Pearls

Yuri Rasovsky

Audies – Audiobook Adapted from Another Medium

The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas Collection 11 by Various Authors

The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas Collection 11

Various Authors

Audies – Audiobook of the Year

The Chopin Manuscript: A Serial Thriller by Lee Child, David Corbett, Joseph Finder, Jim Fusilli, John Gilstrap, James Grady, David Hewson, P. J. Parrish, and Jeffery Deaver

The Chopin Manuscript: A Serial Thriller

Lee Child, David Corbett, Joseph Finder, Jim Fusilli, John Gilstrap, James Grady, David Hewson, P. J. Parrish, and Jeffery Deaver

Audies – Biography/Memoir

Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson

Einstein: His Life and Universe

Walter Isaacson

Audies – Business Information/Educational

Words That Work: It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear by Dr. Frank Luntz

Words That Work: It’s Not What You Say, It’s What People Hear

Dr. Frank Luntz

Audies – Children’s Titles for Ages 12+

Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary

Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary “Jacky” Faber, Ship’s Boy

L.A. Meyer

Audies – Children’s Titles for Ages 8-12

Clementine by Sara Pennypacker

Clementine

Sara Pennypacker

Audies – Children’s Titles for Ages Up To 8

More About Paddington by Michael Bond

More About Paddington

Michael Bond

Audies – Classics

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson

Audies – Fiction

Tallgrass by Sandra Dallas

Tallgrass

Sandra Dallas

Audies – Humor

I Am America (And So Can You!) by Stephen Colbert

I Am America (And So Can You!)

Stephen Colbert

Audies – Inspirational/Faith-Based Fiction

River Rising by Athol Dickson

River Rising

Athol Dickson

Audies – Inspirational/Spiritual

Inspired by...The Bible Experience: (Old Testament) by Media Group

Inspired by…The Bible Experience: (Old Testament)

Media Group

Audies – Literary Fiction

Tree of Smoke: A Novel by Denis Johnson

Tree of Smoke: A Novel

Denis Johnson

Audies – Multi-Voiced Performance

Inspired by...The Bible Experience: (Old Testament) by Media Group

Inspired by…The Bible Experience: (Old Testament)

Media Group

Audies – Mystery

The Tin Roof Blowdown: A Dave Robicheaux Novel by James Lee Burke

The Tin Roof Blowdown: A Dave Robicheaux Novel

James Lee Burke

Audies – Narration by the Author or Authors

Pontoon: A Novel of Lake Wobegon by Garrison Keillor

Pontoon: A Novel of Lake Wobegon

Garrison Keillor

Audies – Non-Fiction

Roots: The Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley

Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Alex Haley

Audies – Original Work

Sweeney Todd and the String of Pearls by Yuri Rasovsky

Sweeney Todd and the String of Pearls

Yuri Rasovsky

Audies – Package Design

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

J.K. Rowling

Audies – Personal Development/Motivational

Fit to Live: The 5-Point Plan to Be Lean, Strong, and Fearless for Life by Pamela Peeke M.D.

Fit to Live: The 5-Point Plan to Be Lean, Strong, and Fearless for Life

Pamela Peeke M.D.

Audies – Romance

Natural Born Charmer by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Natural Born Charmer

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Audies – Science Fiction

Dune by Frank Herbert

Dune

Frank Herbert

Audies – Short Stories/Collections

20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill

20th Century Ghosts

Joe Hill

Audies – Solo Narration—Female

Tallgrass by Sandra Dallas

Tallgrass

Sandra Dallas

Audies – Solo Narration—Male

Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows

J.K. Rowling

Audies – Spanish Language

Malinche: Una Novela by Laura Esquivel

Malinche: Una Novela

Laura Esquivel

Audies – Thriller/Suspense

Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill

Heart-Shaped Box

Joe Hill

Baileys – Fiction

The Road Home by Rose Tremain

The Road Home

Rose Tremain

Bard – Emerging Writer

The People of Paper by Salvador Plascencia

The People of Paper

Salvador Plascencia

Beehive – Fiction

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Kate DiCamillo

Beehive – Informational

What if you Met a Pirate? by Jan Adkins

What if you Met a Pirate?

Jan Adkins

Beehive – Picture Book

Mommy? by Maurice Sendak

Mommy?

Maurice Sendak

Beehive – Poetry

Once I Ate a Pie by Patricia MacLachlan

Once I Ate a Pie

Patricia MacLachlan

Black Caucus – Fiction

New England White by Stephen L. Carter

New England White

Stephen L. Carter

Black-Eyed – Grades 4-6

No Talking by Andrew Clements

No Talking

Andrew Clements

Black-Eyed – Grades 6-9

I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You by Ally Carter

I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You

Ally Carter

Black-Eyed – High School

Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer

Life As We Knew It

Susan Beth Pfeffer

Black-Eyed – Picture Book

Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt

Scaredy Squirrel

Melanie Watt

Bluebonnet – Children’s

On the Road by Lucy A. Nolan

On the Road

Lucy A. Nolan

Boston Globe – Fiction & Poetry

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Sherman Alexie

Boston Globe – Nonfiction

The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain by Peter Sís

The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

Peter Sís

Boston Globe – Picture Book

At Night by Jonathan Bean

At Night

Jonathan Bean

Bram Stoker – Anthology

Five Strokes to Midnight by Gary Braunbeck & Hank Schwaeble

Five Strokes to Midnight

Gary Braunbeck & Hank Schwaeble

Bram Stoker – Fiction Collection

5 Stories by Peter Straub

5 Stories

Peter Straub

Bram Stoker – First Novel

Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill

Heart-Shaped Box

Joe Hill

Bram Stoker – Long Fiction

Afterward, There Will Be a Hallway by Gary Braunbeck

Afterward, There Will Be a Hallway

Gary Braunbeck

Bram Stoker – Nonfiction

The Cryptopedia: A Dictionary of the Weird, Strange & Downright Bizarre by Jonathan Maberry & David F. Kramer

The Cryptopedia: A Dictionary of the Weird, Strange & Downright Bizarre

Jonathan Maberry & David F. Kramer

Buckaroo – Children’s

Bad Dog, Marley! by John Grogan

Bad Dog, Marley!

John Grogan

Buckeye – Grades 3-5

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Jeff Kinney

Buckeye – Grades 6-8

Rules by Cynthia Lord

Rules

Cynthia Lord

Buckeye – Grades K-2

Bow-Wow Bugs a Bug by Mark Newgarden and Megan Montague Cash

Bow-Wow Bugs a Bug

Mark Newgarden and Megan Montague Cash

Buckeye – Teen

Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer

Eclipse

Stephenie Meyer

Caldecott – Picture Book

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Brian Selznick

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

Here Lies Arthur by Philip Reeve

Here Lies Arthur

Philip Reeve

Charlotte Zolotow – Picture Book Text

Thank You, Bear by Greg Foley

Thank You, Bear

Greg Foley

Colorado Blue Spruce – Young Adult

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

J.K. Rowling

Coretta Scott King – Author

Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis

Elijah of Buxton

Christopher Paul Curtis

Coretta Scott King – Illustrator

Let it Shine: Three Favorite Spirituals by Ashley Bryan

Let it Shine: Three Favorite Spirituals

Ashley Bryan

Costa – Book of the Year

The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry

The Secret Scripture

Sebastian Barry

Costa – Children’s

Just Henry by Michelle Magorian

Just Henry

Michelle Magorian

Costa – First Novel

The Outcast by Sadie Jones

The Outcast

Sadie Jones

Dayton – Fiction

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Junot Diaz

Dylan Thomas – Literary Excellence

The Boat by Nam Le

The Boat

Nam Le

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

In the Woods by Tana French

In the Woods

Tana French

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

The Night Tourist by Katherine Marsh

The Night Tourist

Katherine Marsh

Edgar Allan Poe – Mary Higgins Clark Award

Wild Indigo by Sandi Ault

Wild Indigo

Sandi Ault

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

Down River by John Hart

Down River

John Hart

Edgar Allan Poe – Paperback Original

Queenpin by Megan Abbott

Queenpin

Megan Abbott

Geisel Medal – Children’s Literature

There Is a Bird on Your Head! by Mo Willems

There Is a Bird on Your Head!

Mo Willems

Golden Archer – Intermediate

Champ by Marcia Thornton Jones

Champ

Marcia Thornton Jones

Golden Archer – Middle/Junior High

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

J.K. Rowling

Golden Archer – Primary

The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! by Mo Willems

The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!

Mo Willems

Grand Canyon – Intermediate

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Kate DiCamillo

Grand Canyon – Picture Book

I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! by Karen Beaumont

I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More!

Karen Beaumont

Great Stone Face – Grades 4-6

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Jeff Kinney

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears by Emily Gravett

Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears

Emily Gravett

Hemingway – PEN

Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris

Then We Came to the End

Joshua Ferris

Hurston/Wright – Fiction

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Junot Diaz

L.A. Times – Fiction

Home by Marilynne Robinson

Home

Marilynne Robinson

L.A. Times – First Fiction

Finding Nouf by Zoë Ferraris

Finding Nouf

Zoë Ferraris

L.A. Times – Mystery/Thriller

Envy the Night by Michael Koryta

Envy the Night

Michael Koryta

L.A. Times – Young Adult Literature

Nation by Terry Pratchett

Nation

Terry Pratchett

Ladybug – Children’s Picture

When Dinosaurs Came with Everything by Elise Broach

When Dinosaurs Came with Everything

Elise Broach

Macavity – First Mystery

In the Woods by Tana French

In the Woods

Tana French

Macavity – Mystery Novel

What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman

What the Dead Know

Laura Lippman

Macavity – Nonfiction

The Essential Mystery Lists: For Readers, Collectors, and Librarians edited by Roger Sobin

The Essential Mystery Lists: For Readers, Collectors, and Librarians edited

Roger Sobin

Macavity – Sue Feder Memorial Historical Mystery

Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin

Mistress of the Art of Death

Ariana Franklin

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! by Laura Amy Schlitz

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!

Laura Amy Schlitz

PEN/Faulkner – Fiction

The Great Man by Kate Christensen

The Great Man

Kate Christensen

RWA PRISM – Best First Book

Grave Illusions by Lina Gardiner

Grave Illusions

Lina Gardiner

RWA PRISM – Best of the Best

Wired by Liz Maverick

Wired

Liz Maverick

RWA PRISM – Dark Paranormal

The Awakening by Joy Nash

The Awakening

Joy Nash

RWA PRISM – Erotica/Romantica

Mona Lisa Blossoming by Sunny

Mona Lisa Blossoming

Sunny

RWA PRISM – Fantasy

The Eternal Rose by Gail Dayton

The Eternal Rose

Gail Dayton

RWA PRISM – Futuristic

My Favorite Earthling by Susan Grant

My Favorite Earthling

Susan Grant

RWA PRISM – Light Paranormal

Dead Girls Are Easy by Terri Garey

Dead Girls Are Easy

Terri Garey

RWA PRISM – Novella

Mona Lisa Three by Sunny

Mona Lisa Three

Sunny

RWA PRISM – Time Travel

Wired by Liz Maverick

Wired

Liz Maverick

Scott O Dell – Historical Fiction

Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis

Elijah of Buxton

Christopher Paul Curtis

Shamus – First P.I. Novel

In the Heat by Ian Vasquez

In the Heat

Ian Vasquez

Shamus – P.I. Novel

Empty Ever After by Reed Farrel Coleman

Empty Ever After

Reed Farrel Coleman

Thriller Award – First Novel

Joe Hill by Heart-Shaped Box

Joe Hill

Heart-Shaped Box

Thriller Award – Novel

The Ghost by Robert Harris

The Ghost

Robert Harris

Thriller Award – Paperback Original

The Midnight Road by Tom Piccirilli

The Midnight Road

Tom Piccirilli