PREVIOUS WINNERS: 1989 BOOK PRIZES
Biography
This Boy’s Life: A Memoir by Tobias Wolff (Atlantic Monthly Press)
Current Interest
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-1963 by Taylor Branch (Simon & Schuster)
Fiction
The Heart of the Country by Fay Weldon (Viking)
History
An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood by Neal Gabler (Crown Books)
Mystery/Thriller
[Award added in 2000]
Poetry
The One Day: A Poem in Three Parts by Donald Hall (Ticknor & Fields/Houghton Mifflin)
Science & Technology
Peacemaking among Primates by Frans de Waal (Harvard University Press)
Young Adult Fiction
[Award added in 1998]
The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction
[Award added in 1991]
The Robert Kirsch Award
Karl Shapiro