PREVIOUS WINNERS: 1991 BOOK PRIZES
Biography
Righteous Pilgrim: The Life and Times of Harold L. Ickes, 1874-1952 by T.H. Watkins (Henry Holt)
Current Interest
Why Americans Hate Politics: The Death of the Democratic Process by E.J. Dionne, Jr. (Simon & Schuster)
Fiction
White People by Allan Gurganus (Alfred A. Knopf)
History
The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed America by Nicholas Lemann (Alfred A. Knopf)
Mystery/Thriller
[Award added in 2000]
Poetry
What Work Is by Philip Levine (Alfred A. Knopf)
Science & Technology
The Truth about Chernobyl by Grigori Medvedev (Basic Books)
Young Adult Fiction
[Award added in 1998]
The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction
Pangs of Love by David Wong Louie (Alfred A. Knopf)
The Robert Kirsch Award
Ken Kesey