PREVIOUS WINNERS: 2001 BOOK PRIZES
Biography
Edmund Morris, Theodore Rex (Random House)
Current Interest
Barbara Ehrenreich, Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America (Metropolitan Books, an imprint of Henry Holt and Company)
Fiction
Mary Robison, Why Did I Ever (Counterpoint)
History
Rick Perlstein, Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus (Hill and Wang Division, Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Mystery/Thriller
T. Jefferson Parker, Silent Joe (Hyperion)
Poetry
Anne Carson, The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos (Alfred A. Knopf)
Science & Technology
Richard Hamblyn, The Invention of Clouds: How an Amateur Meteorologist Forged the Language of the Skies (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Young Adult Fiction
Mildred D. Taylor, The Land (Phyllis Fogelman Books, Penguin Putnam)
The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction
Rachel Seiffert, The Dark Room (Pantheon Books)
The Robert Kirsch Award
Tillie Olsen