PREVIOUS WINNERS: 2000 BOOK PRIZES
Biography
Jefferson Davis, American by William J. Cooper, Jr. (Alfred A. Knopf)
Current Interest
Way Out There in the Blue: Reagan, Star Wars and the End of the Cold War by Frances FitzGerald (Simon & Schuster)
Fiction
Assorted Fire Events: Stories by David Means (Context Books)
History
The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach by Alice Kaplan (University of Chicago Press)
Mystery/Thriller
A Place of Execution: A Novel by Val McDermid (St. Martin’s Press/Minotaur)
Poetry
The Throne of Labdacus by Gjertrud Schnackenberg (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Science & Technology
The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine by James Le Fanu, M.D. (Carroll & Graf)
Young Adult Fiction
Miracle’s Boys by Jacqueline Woodson (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers)
The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction
The Romantics: A Novel by Pankaj Mishra (Random House)
The Robert Kirsch Award
Lawrence Ferlinghetti