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Award Winners

Fiction ALA Notable Books - 2014
Selected by The Notable Books Council of the Reference and User Services Association, division of the American Library Association.

 

Nonfiction ALA Notable Books - 2014
Selected by The Notable Books Council of the Reference and User Services Association, division of the American Library Association.

Audies: Audiobook of the Year
The Audie Awards are given by the Audio Publishers Association, a not-for-profit trade organization dedicated to creating a public awareness of the audio publishing industry. 

 

Bram Stoker Awards: Best Novel
Each year since 1987, the Horror Writer's Association presents the Bram Stoker Awards for Superior Achievement, named in honor of Bram Stoker, author of the seminal horror work, Dracula.

Christy Awards: Contemporary
The Christy Awards are named in honor of Catherine Marshall's novel and of her contribution to growth of the fiction Christians love to read.

  Edgar Allan Poe Awards: Best Novel
The Edgar Allan Poe Awards are named after the Mystery Writers of America's patron saint, Edgar Allan Poe, and are awarded to authors of distinguished work in various categories of the genre.

Hugo Awards: Best Novel
The Hugo Award, also known as the Science Fiction Achievement Award, is given annually by the World Science Fiction Society and is determined by nominations from and a popular vote of its membership.
 

  James Beard Foundation Book Awards: Writing and Literature
The James Beard Foundation Awards recognize culinary professionals for excellence and achievement in their field.
National Book Awards: Fiction
The National Book Awards are given out by the National Book Foundation with the goal of enhancing the public's awareness of exceptional books written by fellow Americans, and to increase the popularity of reading in general.
  National Book Awards: Nonfiction
The National Book Awards are given out by the National Book Foundation with the goal of enhancing the public's awareness of exceptional books written by fellow Americans, and to increase the popularity of reading in general.
Nebula Awards: Best Novel
The Nebula Awards are given out annually to the best Science Fiction and Fantasy works as judged by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc.
 

PEN/Faulkner Awards
"When William Faulkner won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1950, he gave a speech memorable for its insistence on the survival of all that is noble in the human spirit, especially the talent and inspiration of the writer. Then he gave away the prize money to establish a fund to support and encourage new fiction writers. The PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction is the successor to William Faulkner's generosity.

Pulitzer Prize: Biography or Autobiography
The Pulitzer Prize is named for journalist Joseph Pulitzer and is awarded annually to works determined by the Pulitzer Prize Board to be distinguished.

 

Pulitzer Prize: Fiction
The Pulitzer Prize is named for journalist Joseph Pulitzer and is awarded annually to works determined by the Pulitzer Prize Board to be distinguished.

Pulitzer Prize: History
The Pulitzer Prize is named for journalist Joseph Pulitzer and is awarded annually to works determined by the Pulitzer Prize Board to be distinguished.

 

Pulitzer Prize: General Nonfiction
The Pulitzer Prize is named for journalist Joseph Pulitzer and is awarded annually to works determined by the Pulitzer Prize Board to be distinguished.