PREVIOUS WINNERS: 1986 BOOK PRIZES
Biography
Alexander Pope: A Life by Maynard Mack (W.W. Norton)
Current Interest
Move Your Shadow: South Africa, Black and White by Joseph Lelyveld (Times Books)
Fiction
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (Houghton Mifflin)
History
The First Socialist Society: A History of the Soviet Union from Within by Geoffrey Hosking (Harvard University Press)
Mystery/Thriller
[Award added in 2000]
Poetry
Collected Poems, 1948-1984 by Derek Walcott (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
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
Kay Boyle