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Browse through lists of book awards to find a great read.

Award-winning Books

From the Lists of Bests site: a compendium of book lists, including award-winners:

 

United States Awards

Colorado Book Award
http://www.coloradocenterforthebook.org/Colorado_Book_Awards.htm
Administered annually by the Colorado Center for the Book, honoring Colorado authors writing in a variety of categories.

Edgar Award
http://www.mysterywriters.org/pages/awards/
Awarded by the Mystery Writers of America to honor the best fiction and nonfiction mystery writing.

National Book Award
http://www.nationalbook.org/nba.html
Five-member panels select the highest achievement in United States writing - Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People's Fiction.

National Book Critics Award
http://www.bookcritics.org/
Awards from the best books and best reviews published in English.

Quill Award
http://www.thequills.org/
Consumer-based award which celebrates the best books of the year, awarded in nineteen different categories.

Romance Writers of America RITA Award
https://www.rwanational.org
Awarded annually by a panel of members of the Romance Writers of America.

Spur Award
http://www.westernwriters.org/spur_awards.htm
Awarded annually by the Western Writers of America for distinguished writing about the American West.


International Awards

 

British Book Awards
http://www.britishbookawards.co.uk/
Awarded annually by members of the publishing trade in Great Britain.

Giller
http://www.scotiabankgillerprize.ca/home.htm
Canadian literary prize for fiction.

Governor General's Literary Awards
http://www.canadacouncil.ca/prizes/ggla/default.htm
From the Canadian Council for the Arts, awarded to Canadian literature in 14 different categories.

The Man Booker Prize
http://www.themanbookerprize.com/
Highlighting the best novel of the year, written by a citizen of the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland.

Nobel Prize in Literature
http://nobelprize.org/
International award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden.

Pulitzer Prize
http://www.pulitzer.org/
Awarded at Columbia University each May for achievement in Fiction, Biography, Nonfiction, History, and Poetry.