PREVIOUS WINNERS: 1998 BOOK PRIZES
Biography
Lindbergh by A. Scott Berg (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)
Current Interest
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda by Philip Gourevitch (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Fiction
The Rings of Saturn by W.G. Sebald [Translated from the German by Michael Hulse] (New Directions)
History
The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity by Roy Porter (W.W. Norton)
Mystery/Thriller
[Award added in 2000]
Poetry
Mysteries of Small Houses by Alice Notley (Penguin Books)
Science & Technology
Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce by Douglas Starr (Alfred A. Knopf)
Young Adult Fiction
Rules of the Road by Joan Bauer (G.P. Putnam’s Sons)
The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction
Kalimantaan by C.S. Godshalk (Henry Holt)
The Robert Kirsch Award
John Sanford