PREVIOUS WINNERS: 1982 BOOK PRIZES
Biography
Waldo Emerson: A Biography by Gay Wilson Allen (Viking)
Current Interest
The Fate of the Earth by Jonathan Schell (Alfred A. Knopf)
Fiction
A Flag for Sunrise by Robert Stone (Alfred A. Knopf)
History
The Gate of Heavenly Peace: The Chinese and Their Revolution, 1895-1980 by Jonathan D. Spence (Viking)
Mystery/Thriller
[Award added in 2000]
Poetry
Plutonian Ode and Other Poems, 1977-1980 by Allen Ginsberg (City Lights)
Science & Technology
[Award added in 1989]
Young Adult Fiction
[Award added in 1998]
The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction
[Award added in 1991]
The Robert Kirsch Award
Ross Macdonald