PREVIOUS WINNERS: 1996 BOOK PRIZES
Biography
Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir by Frank McCourt (Scribner)
Current Interest
Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War by Peter Maass (Alfred A. Knopf)
Fiction
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry (Alfred A. Knopf)
History
Black Sea by Neal Ascherson (Hill & Wang)
Mystery/Thriller
[Award added in 2000]
Poetry
Mixed Company by Alan Shapiro (The University of Chicago Press)
Science & Technology
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan (Random House)
Young Adult Fiction
[Award added in 1998]
The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction
The Smell of Apples by Mark Behr (St. Martin’s)
The Robert Kirsch Award
Gary Snyder