PREVIOUS WINNERS: 1990 BOOK PRIZES
Biography
A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt by Geoffrey C. Ward (Harper & Row)
Current Interest
Disappearing through the Skylight: Culture and Technology in the Twentieth Century by O.B. Hardison, Jr. (Viking)
Fiction
Lantern Slides by Edna O’Brien (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
History
The Quest for El Cid by Richard Fletcher (Alfred A. Knopf)
Mystery/Thriller
[Award added in 2000]
Poetry
The Color of Mesabi Bones by John Caddy (Milkweed)
Science & Technology
Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vaccine by Jane S. Smith (William Morrow)
Young Adult Fiction
[Award added in 1998]
The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction
[Award added in 1991]
The Robert Kirsch Award
Czeslaw Milosz