Monday, March 4

1998 Awards

1998 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Locus, Locus - SF Novel

1998 Locus – SF Novel Winner and Nominees

1998 Locus - SF Novel WinnerThe Rise of EndymionDan SimmonsThe magnificent conclusion to one of the greatest science fiction sagas of our time The time of reckoning has arrived. As a final genocidal Crusade threatens to enslave humanity forever, a new messiah has come of age. She is Aenea and she has undergone a s...Amazon1998 Locus - SF Novel Shortlist/ SlantGreg BearAmazon3001: The Final OdysseyArthur C. ClarkeAmazonAntarcticaKim Stanley RobinsonAmazonCorrupting Dr. NiceJohn KesselAmazonDestiny's RoadLarry NivenAmazonDiasporaGreg EganAmazonEternity RoadJack McDevittAmazonFinity's EndC. J. CherryhAmazonFool's WarSarah ZettelAmazonForever PeaceJoe HaldemanAmazonGod's FiresPatricia AnthonyAmazonSaint Leibowitz and the Wild Horse WomanWalter M. Miller, Jr., with Terry BissonAmazonThe Reality...
1998 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography Winner and Nominees

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography WinnerLindberghA. Scott BergLindbergh was the first solo pilot to cross the Atlantic non-stop from New York to Paris, in 1927. This awe-inspiring fight made him the most celebrated men of his day-a romantic symbol of the new aviation age. However, tragedy struck in 1932, where his ba...Amazon1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Biography ShortlistA Traitor's Kiss: The Life of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, 1751-1816Fintan O'TooleAmazonOther Powers: The Age of Suffrage, Spiritualism, and the Scandalous Victoria WoodhullBarbara GoldsmithAmazonThe Unknown Matisse: Volume 1. The Early Years, 1869-1908Hilary SpurlingAmazonVictor Hugo: A BiographyGraham RobbAmazon
1998 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Current Interest

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest Winner and Nominees

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Current Interest WinnerWe Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories from RwandaPhilip GourevitchAn unforgettable firsthand account of a people's response to genocide and what it tells us about humanity. This remarkable debut book chronicles what has happened in Rwanda and neighboring states since 1994, when the Rwandan government called on everyone i...Amazon1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Current Interest ShortlistAmerican Beach: A Saga of Race, Wealth, and MemoryRuss RymerAmazonArticles of Faith: A Frontline History of the Abortion WarsCynthia GorneyAmazonCold New World: Growing Up in a Harder CountryWilliam FinneganAmazonOn the Outside Looking In: A Year in an Inner-City High SchoolCristina RathboneAmazon
1998 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Fiction

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Fiction WinnerThe Rings of SaturnW.G. Sebald, Michael Hulse"The book is like a dream you want to last forever" (Roberta Silman, The New York Times Book Review), now with a gorgeous new cover by the famed designer Peter Mendelsund The Rings of Saturn—with its curious archive of photographs—records a walking tour of...Amazon1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Fiction ShortlistDeath in SummerWilliam TrevorAmazonEveningSusan MinotAmazonFreedomlandRichard PriceAmazonI Married a CommunistPhilip RothAmazon
1998 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - First Fiction

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction Winner and Nominees

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - First Fiction WinnerKalimantaanC.S. GodshalkKalimantaan' - the old name for Borneo - tells of the founding of a small empire by an extraordinary man and a handful of his followers. Within 10 years Gideon Barr conquers an area the size of England and Wales, but the personal cost is enormous....Amazon1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - First Fiction ShortlistA Crowded HeartNicholas PapandreouAmazonBlue BossaBart SchneiderAmazonHunger: A Novella and StoriesLan Samantha ChangAmazonThe Undiscovered CountrySamantha GillisonAmazon
1998 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerThe Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of HumanityRoy PorterExplores the development of medicine against the backdrop of the religious, scientific, philosophical, and political beliefs of each age, and unearths a treasure trove of medicinal oddities...Amazon1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History ShortlistHope in a Jar: The Making of America's Beauty CultureKathy PeissAmazonMany Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North AmericaIra BerlinAmazonSlave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and LowcountryPhilip D. MorganAmazonThe Gospel of Germs: Men, Women, and the Microbe in American LifeNancy TomesAmazon
1998 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Poetry

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry Winner and Nominees

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Poetry WinnerMysteries of Small HousesAlice NotleyAlice Notley vividly reconstructs the mysteries, longings, and emotions of her past in this brilliant new collection of poems that charts her growth from young girl to young woman to accomplished artist. In this volume, memories of her childhood in the Cal...Amazon1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Poetry ShortlistAmerican Rush: Selected PoemsMaureen OwenAmazonThe Folding Cliffs: A NarrativeWilliam S. MerwinAmazonThe Shape of the Journey: New and Collected PoemsJim HarrisonAmazonWithout: PoemsDonald HallAmazon
1998 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Science & Technology

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology Winner and Nominees

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Science & Technology WinnerBlood: An Epic History of Medicine and CommerceDouglas StarrEssence and emblem of life--feared, revered, mythologized, and used in magic and medicine from earliest times--human blood is now the center of a huge, secretive, and often dangerous worldwide commerce. It is a commerce whose impact upon humanity rivals th...Amazon1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Science & Technology ShortlistMendel's DwarfSimon MawerAmazonPhantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human MindV.S. Ramachandran, Sandra BlakesleeAmazonTaking Wing: Archaeopteryx and the Evolution of Bird FlightPat ShipmanAmazonThe Baltimore Case: A Trial of Politics, Science, and CharacterDaniel J. KevlesAmazon
1998 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Young Adult Fiction

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Young Adult Fiction Winner and Nominees

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Young Adult Fiction WinnerRules of the RoadJoan BauerMeet Jenna Boller, star employee at Gladstone's Shoe Store in Chicago. Standing a gawky 5'11'' at 16 years old, Jenna is the kind of girl most likely to stand out in the crowd for all the wrong reasons. But that doesn't stop Madeline Gladstone, the preside...Amazon1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - Young Adult Fiction ShortlistGo and Come BackJoan AbeloveAmazonHolesLouis SacharAmazonIn a Dark WoodMichael CadnumAmazonSoldier's Heart: Being the Story of the Enlistment and Due Service of the Boy Charley GoddardGary PaulsenAmazon
1998 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, British Science Fiction Association, BSFA - Novel

1998 BSFA – Novel Winner and Nominees

1998 BSFA - Novel WinnerThe SparrowMary Doria RussellThe Sparrow is one of my favourite science fiction novels and it destroyed me in the best way when I read it. It is so beautifully written and the construction of the narrative is masterful.' Emma Newman, acclaimed author of Planetfall Set in the 21st cen...Amazon1998 BSFA - Novel ShortlistA Son of the RockJack DeightonAmazonEarthquake WeatherTim PowersAmazonJack FaustMichael SwanwickAmazonSigns of LifeM. John HarrisonAmazon