Award Winners: Books
Honors the best titles in audio publishing.
Honors the best children's picture book of the year, is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association.
Established to award and encourage literary talent in the British Commonwealth; two prizes of are awarded annually, for Best Book and Best First Book.
Also known as the Edgars, are given by the Mystery Writers of America.
Named for Hugo Gernsback, the "Father of Magazine Science Fiction," and it is sponsored by the World Science Fiction Society.
The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award is the largest and most international prize of its kind. It involves libraries from all corners of the globe, and is open to books written in any language.
Recognize the best books on culinary topics in categories including Cookbook of the Year, Wine and Spirits and Baking and Desserts.
Established in 1989 to recognize both new and established writers of the highest caliber.
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, also known in short as the Booker Prize, is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original full-length novel, written in the English language, by a citizen of either the Commonwealth of Nations or Ireland.
Started in 1950, the awards are presented annually to American authors for literature published in the prior year. Awards are given in each of four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people's literature. 2010 winners can be found here.
Awarded annually, it recognizes books in five categories: fiction, general nonfiction, biography/autobiography, poetry and criticism.
Presented by Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America to celebrate excellence in science fiction and fantasy writing.
Honors the author making the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children, is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children.
Recognizes special achievements in Literature; awarded annually.
The Orange Prize for Fiction is awarded to the woman who, in the opinion of the judges, has written the best, eligible full-length novel in English. Click here for past winners.
Recognizes an outstanding fiction book selected by judges who are themselves fiction writers.
Recognizes the best work in many categories, including fiction writing.
Named after the Romance Writers of America's (RWA) first president, Rita Clay Estrada, the awards are presented annually by the RWA to the best novels in romantic fiction. Rita Award entrants are judged by fellow romance writers for quality in writing and overall excellence.