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(UPDATED JULY 15, 2004)


 
 
A

Adler and Van Doren's Recommended Reading List
Aesop Prize For a Folklore Book for Children, 1992-2000
Africa's Best 100 Books of the Century
Agatha Award for Best Cozy Mystery Novel, 1989-2003
Agatha Award for Best First Cozy Mystery Novel, 1989-2003
Alan Paton Award for Non-Fiction Writing, 1989-2003
Albert J. Beveridge Award for the Best Book in English on the History of the
    United States, Latin America, or Canada, 1939-2002
Alex Award for Adult Books for Young Adults, 1998-2003
All-Time Children's Best-Selling Books in the United States as of January 1, 1996
American Booksellers Book of the Year for Children's Literature, 1993-2000
American Library Association's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgendered Book
     Awards, 1972-2002
American Library Association's 100 Best Books for Teens
American Scientist's 100 or so Books that Shaped a Century of Science
Anthony Award for Best First Mystery Novel, 1986-2002
Anthony Award for Best Mystery Novel, 1986-2002
Anthony Bourdain's Favourite Books About Food
Arney's Great and Significant Books in Sociology
Arozena's Best Books in Ethics
Arthur C. Clarke Award for the Best British Science Fiction Novel, 1987-2003
Arthur Ellis Award for Best Canadian Crime Novel, 1984-2003
Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Canadian Crime Novel, 1987-2003
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment's Twelve Classic Nature and Environment Books
Audie Award for Best Audio Unabridged Fiction, 1996-2003
Audie Award for Best Audio Unabridged Nonfiction, 1996-2003 
Aurealis Award for Excellence in Fantasy Fiction, 1995-2002
Aurealis Award for Excellence in Horror Fiction, 1995-2002
Aurealis Award for Excellence in Science Fiction, 1995-2002
Aurealis Award for Excellence in Speculative Long Fiction for Children, 2002
Aurealis Award for Excellence in Young Adult Speculative Fiction, 1995-2002
Australian Children's Book of the Year Award - Eve Pownall Award for Information Books, 1993-2003
Australian Children's Book of the Year Award for Older Readers, 1946-2003
Australian Children's Book of the Year Award for Younger Readers, 1982-2003
Australian Children's Early Childhood Book of the Year Award, 2003
Australian Children's Picture Book of the Year Award, 1956-2003
Aventis (Rhone-Poulenc) General Prize for Science Books, 1988-2002
Aventis (Rhone-Poulenc) Junior Prize for Science Books, 1988-2002

B

Bancroft Prize for American History and Diplomacy, 1948-2003
Banned Books: Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds
Barzun and Taylor's Classic Crime Novels
Best Outdoor Literature Book of the Year, 1997-2002
Best Twelve African Books of the Twentieth Century
Best-Selling U.S. Hardcover Fiction, Year-By-Year, 1900-2002
Best-Selling U.S. Hardcover Nonfiction, Year-By-Year, 1900-2002
Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Award for Fiction, 1994-2002
Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Award for Nonfiction, 1994-2002
Bloom's Western Canon,   Part I: The Theocratic Age: 2000BC - 1321 AD
Bloom's Western Canon,  Part II: The Aristocratic Age: 1321 - 1832
Bloom's Western Canon, Part III: The Democratic Age: 1832 - 1900
Bloom's Western Canon, Part IV: The Chaotic Age: 20th Century
Bollingen Prize for Poetry by an American Citizen, 1949-2003
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Fiction, 1991-2002
Booker (Man Booker) Prize for Fiction, 1969-2003
Books by Women Whose Words Have Changed the World
Booksellers' 100 Favorite Mysteries of the Twentieth Century
Boston Book Review Bingham Poetry Prize, 1995-1999
Boston Book Review Fisk Fiction Prize, 1995-1999
Boston Book Review Rea Nonfiction Prize, 1995-1999
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for a Children's Picture Book, 1967-2002
Boston Globe-Horn Book Children's Book Award, Fiction and Poetry, 1967-2002
Boston Globe-Horn Book Children's Book Award for Nonfiction, 1976-2002
Bourgeau's Classic Mystery Books
BP Natural World Book Prize, 1987-2002
Bram Stoker Award for Best Collection of Horror Stories, 1987-2002
Bram Stoker Award for Best Horror Novel, 1987-2002
Brill's Content - The Essential Media Bookshelf
Britain's Favourite Ten Children's Books
British Science Fiction Association Award, 1969-2002
Burgess' 99 Best English-Language Novels

C

C. J. Dennis Prize for Australian Poetry, 1985-2002
Caldecott Medal for Illustration of a Book for Children, 1938-2003
Canadian Authors Association's Award for Fiction, 1975-2002
Canadian Authors Association's Vicky Metcalf Award, 1981-2001
Canadian Library Association's Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award, 1971-2002
Canadian Library Association's Book of the Year Award for Children, 1947-2002
Canadian Library Association's Young Adult Book Award, 1981-2002
Carnegie Medal for an Outstanding Book for Children, 1936-2001
Casey Award for Best Baseball Book of the Year, 1983-2002
Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Professional Military Reading List
Chief of Staff of the Air Force's Reading List, July 22, 2002 
Chief of the U.S. Naval Operations Reading List
The Children's Laureate, 1999-2003
Children's Literature Association's Eleven Best American Children's Books of the Past 200 Years
Christianity Today's Top Ten Religious Books of the Century
Clifton Fadiman's Lifetime Reading Plan 
Clifton Fadiman's Ten Best Books of Fiction
Clute's Classic Science Fiction Titles
Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps Official Reading List
Commonwealth Writer's Prize for Best First Book, 1989-2003
Commonwealth Writer's Prize for Overall Best Book, 1987-2003
Connolly's 100 Key Books of the Modern Movement
Coretta Scott King Award for a Children's Book by an African American Author, 1970-2003
Coretta Scott King Award for a Children's Book by an African American, Illustrator, 1979-2003
Counterpunch's Favorite 100 Nonfiction Books in Translation Published in English Since 1900
Counterpunch's Top 100 Nonfiction Works First Published in English in the 20th Century
Crime Writers' Association's Cartier Diamond Dagger Prize, 1986-2003
Crime Writers' Association's Ellis Peters Dagger for Best Historical Mystery, 1999-2003
Crime Writers' Association's Gold Dagger for Nonfiction , 1978-2003
Crime Writers' Association's Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, 2003
Crime Writers' Association's John Creasey Memorial Dagger, 1973-2003
Crime Writers' Association's Macallan Gold Dagger for Fiction, 1955-2003
Crime Writers' Association's Macallan Silver Dagger for Fiction, 1955-2003
C.S. Lewis Summer Institute's Bibliography for Time and Eternity
 

D

Daniel S. Burt's Recommended Historical Novels
Dartmouth Medal for an Outstanding Reference Work, 1975-2002
Down's 111 Books That Shaped Western Civilization

E

Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Fact Crime Book, 1948-2003
Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Mystery Novel, 1946-2003
Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Mystery Novel, 1954-2003
Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction, 1991-2002
Ellery Queen's Twelve Best Detective Stories
Ellis Peters Dagger for Best Historical Mystery, 1999-2003
The Environmentalist's Bookshelf's Top 40 Books

F

Feminista's Great 20th Century Works of Fiction by Women
The Fifty Twentieth-Century Works Most Cited in the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, 1976-1983
Financial Times/Booz-Allen & Hamilton Best Business Book, 1996-1998
Firecracker Alternative Book Award for Fiction, 1996-2002
Firecracker Alternative Book Award for Nonfiction, 1996-2002
Frankfurt eBook Award Grand Prize Winners, 2000-2001
Frederic G. Melcher Book Award for a Significant Contribution to Religious
     Liberalism, 1964-2003
Frederic W. Ness Book Award for Contributing to Liberal Education, 1980-2002

G

Gilbar's Good Books in Art
Gilbar's Good Books in Health and Medicine
Gilbar's Good Books in Politics
Giles Lyon's Top 10 Cricket Books
Giller Prize for Best Canadian Novel or Short Story Collection, 1994-2003
Glenfiddich Award for the Best Drink Book of the Year, 1972-2003
Glenfiddich Award for the Best Food Book of the Year, 1972-2003
Good Reading's 100 Significant Books
Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Award, 1968-1993
Governor General's Award for Children's Literature - Illustration, 1987-2003
Governor General's Award for Children's Literature - Text, 1987-2003
Governor General's Award for Fiction, 1936-2002
Governor General's Award for Nonfiction, 1936-2002
Great Books Foundation's Reading List
Great Books Program at St. John's College
Griffen Poetry Prize, 2001-2002
Guardian Children's Fiction Award, 1967-2002
Guardian First Book Award, 1965-2002

H

Hackett and Burke's Early Best Sellers in America
Hamalian's Good Reading in Women's Studies
Hammett Prize for Best Work in Crime Writing, 1992-2002
Hans Christian Andersen Biennial Awards for Children's Literature, 1966-2002
Hawthornden Prize for Imaginative Literature, 1919-2002
Haycraft-Queen Definitive Library of Detective-Crime-Mystery Fiction
Haycraft's Detective Story Bookshelf
Hochfield's Great and Significant Books in Essays, Letters, Criticism
Home Business Magazine's Top 10 Home Business Books
Horror Writer Association's Top 40 Horror Books of All Time
Howells Medal for American Fiction, 1925-2000
Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 1953-2003
Hungry Mind Review's 100 Best 20th- Century American Books
Hurwitz's Good Reading in Ancient Greek Literature
Hurwitz's Good Reading in Ancient Roman Literature

I

International Horror Guild Award for Best Horror Novel, 1995-2002
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for the Novel, 1996-2003
An Introduction to Works in Aesthetics
An Introduction to Works on Computers and Computer Science
Iraq - A New York Times Reading List, 1990-2003

J

James Tate Black Memorial Prize for Biography, 1919-2002
James Tate Black Memorial Prize for Fiction, 1919-2002
James Tiptree Jr. Award for Gender-Bending Science Fiction or Fantasy, 1992-2003
Jane Addams Award for a Children's Picture Book, 1993-2003
Jane Addams Book Award for Children's Literature, 1953-2003
Joanna Trollope's Favourite 19th Century Novels
John Burroughs Medal for a Distinguished Book of Natural History, 1926-2002
John Creasey Memorial Award for Best First Crime Novel, 1973-2002
John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 1973-2002
Jon Courtenay Grimwood's Favourite Cult Science Fiction Novels, 2002
Jones and Newman's 100 Best Horror Books

K

Kanigel's Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury
Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration of Children's Books, 1956-2001
Kate Tufts Discovery Award for Poetry, 1994-2003
Keating's 100 Best Crime and Mystery Books
Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, 1993-2003
Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, 1996-2002
Koret Jewish Book Award for Biography/Autobiography, 1999-2004
Koret Jewish Book Award for Fiction, 1999-2004
Koret Jewish Book Award for History, 1999-2004
Koret Jewish Book Award for Philosophy and Thought, 1999-2004
Kraszna-Krausz Photography Book Awards, 1985-2003

L

Lachman's One Hundred Notable American Novels of Detection
Lambda Literary Award for Gay Fiction, 1989-2002
Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction, 1989-2002
A Latino National Conversation - Recommended Reading for Adults
A Latino National Conversation - Recommended Reading for Children and Young Adults
Lehman's Recommended Detective Novels and Stories
Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, 1975-2002
Library Journal's Most Influential Fiction of the 20th Century
Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel, 1978-2002
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 1971-2002
LOGOS Project's Books That Shaped the Century
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for a Mystery/Thriller Novel, 2001-2004
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, 1981-2004
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest, 1981-2004
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 1981-2004
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, 1981-2004
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology, 1981-2004
Louis Brownlow Award for an Outstanding Book in Public Administration,
      1969-2002

M

Macavity Award for Best First Mystery Novel, 1987-2002
Macavity Award for Best Mystery Novel, 1987-2002
Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 1969-2003
Margaret A. Edwards Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing Books for Teenagers, 1988-2003
Marian Engel Award to a Female Canadian Writer, 1986-2002
Massachusetts Book Award for Children's/Young Adult Literature, 2003
Massachusetts Book Award for Children's Picture Books, 2002
Massachusetts Book Award for Fiction, 2003
Massachusetts Book Award for Nonfiction, 2003
Massachusetts Book Award for Poetry, 2003
Matthew Fort's Favourite Classic Cookbooks
Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2002-2003
Mildred L. Batchelder Award for Children's Books in Translation, 1968-2003
Miles Franklin Award for an Australian Novel or Play, 1957-2002
Modern Library's 100 Best English-Language Nonfiction Books of the Twentieth Century
Modern Library's 100 Best English-Language Novels of the Twentieth Century
Montana Book Award for Fiction, 1994-1995
Montana Book Award for Nonfiction, 1994-1995
Montana Book Award for Poetry, 1994-1995
Montana New Zealand Deutz Medal for Fiction, 1996-2003
Montana New Zealand Book Award for Nonfiction, 1996-2003
Montana New Zealand Book Award for Poetry, 1996-2003
Motley Fool's Top Financial Investing Books of All Time
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature, 1971-2002

N

National Book Award for Fiction, 1950-2003
National Book Award for Nonfiction, 1950-2003
National Book Award for Poetry, 1950-2003
National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 1969-2003
National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography and Autobiography, 1983-2003
National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism, 1975-2003
National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 1975-2003
National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction, 1975-2003
National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, 1975-2003
National Review's 100 Best Nonfiction Books of the Twentieth Century
Nebula Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 1965-2002
Nero Wolfe Award for Best Fair Play Mystery Novel, 1979-2002
Nettie Palmer Prize for Australian Nonfiction, 1985-2002
Neustadt International Prize for Literature, 1970-2002
New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism,1988-2002
New York Public Library's Books of the Century
New Zealand Book Award for Fiction, 1976-1995
New Zealand Book Award for Nonfiction, 1976-1995
New Zealand Book Award for Poetry, 1976-1995
New Zealand Post Children's Book Award for a Picture Book, 1997-2003
New Zealand Post Children's Book Award for Junior Fiction, 1997-2003
New Zealand Post Children's Book Award for Non-Fiction, 1997-2003
Newbery Medal for Children's Literature, 1922-2003
Nobel Prize Winners in Literature, 1901-2002

O

Oleksiw's 100 Classic British Mystery Novels
The 100 Best Books in the History of Literature 
The One Hundred Most Frequently Challenged Books in the United States, 1990-2000
Oprah's Book Club Selections, 1996-2002
Orange Prize for Fiction by a Woman, 1996-2003
Outside Magazine's Twenty Five Essential Books for the Well Read Explorer
Oxford World's Classics

P

Parker Romantic Novel of the Year, 1960-2003
Pearlman's "An Asian Ethos"
Pearlman's Booklist of Native American Ideas
PEN-Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize, 1963-2003
PEN-Faulkner Award for Fiction, 1981-2003
Phi Beta Kappa Award for an Outstanding Book on Science, 1959-2001
Phi Beta Kappa Christian Gauss Award for an Outstanding Book of Literary Scholarship or Criticism,
    1951-2002
Phi Beta Kappa Ralph Waldo Emerson Award for an Outstanding Book on the Human Condition,
    1960-2001
Philip K. Dick Award for Best Original Science Fiction Paperback, 1983-2002
Philip Ward's A Lifetime's Reading: The World's 500 Greatest Books
Phoenix Award for Children's Literature, 1985-2003
Poets Laureate of England , 1616 to Date
Poets Laureate of the United States, 1986-2003
Powell's Core List of Books in Astronomy
Prapa's Great and Significant Books in Economics
Pringle's 100 Best English-Language Fantasy Novels
Prix Aurora Award for Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Novel, 1982-2003
Prix Goncourt for French Literature, 1903-2002
Prometheus Award for the Best Libertarian Novel, 1979-2002
Pulitzer Prize for Biography and Autobiography, 1917-2004
Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 1918-2004
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1918-2004
Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 1962-2004
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry by an American Author, 1922-2004
Pulitzer Prize for United States History, 1917-2004
Pura Belpre Awards for Writers & Illustrators of Children's Literature, 1996-2002

Q

R

Ralph J. Bunche Award for a Book in Political Science, 1978-2002
Raphael and McLeish's Recommendations in Literary Criticism
Raphael and McLeish's Recommendations in Philosophy
Raphael and McLeish's Recommendations in Psychology
Rex Stout's Ten Favorite Detective Stories
Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, 1981-2003
Roddman's Great and Significant Books in Biography and Autobiography
Romance Writers of America's RITA Award for Best Long Historical Romance Novel, 1982-2002
Romance Writers of America's RITA Award for Best Regency Romance,1985-2002
The Royal Marines, A Recommended Reading List from the Imperial War Museum

S

Samuel Johnson Prize for Nonfiction, 1999-2003
Schwartz's Ten Greatest Law Books
Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award for Children or Young Adults, 1984-2002
Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year, 2002-2003
Scottish Arts Council Children's Book Award, 1999-2001
Searles' Basic Reading List in Science Fiction
A Select Bibliography of the English Language
Seymour-Smith's Finest Works of Fiction
Seymour-Smith's 100 Most Influential Books
Seymour-Smith's Recommended Works of Fiction
Shamus Award for Best First Private Eye Novel, 1985-2002
Shamus Award for Best Private Eye Novel, 1982-2002
Sidewise Awards for Alternate History, 1996-2003
Simon Schama's Favourite History Books, 2002
Snodgrass' Utopian Literature; The Primary Sources
Somerset Maugham's Ten Best Novels of the World
Sports Illustrated's Top 100 Sports Books of All Time
Stephen Leacock Medal for Humor, 1947-2003
St. Mark's Additional 100 Best English Language Novels of the Twentieth Century
Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, 2001-2002
Sunday Times Fiction Award, 2001-2003
Syme and Kanter's 100 Essential Books for Jewish Readers
Symon's 100 Best Crime Stories

T

Tanning Prize for Poetry, 1994-1999
The Ten Bestselling Books of All-Time
Thomas Cook Travel Book Award, 1980-2003
Thurber Prize for American Humor, 1997-2001
Tony Award for Best Broadway Play, 1948-2003
Top 50 All-Time Bestselling Children's Books as of January 1, 2001
T.S. Eliot Prize for Best New Collection of Poetry, 1993-2002
Twenty Top Reference Books

U

Union of American Hebrew Congregations' Significant Jewish Books
United Kingdom's 50 Best-Loved Novels Written by a Woman
U.S. Army Chief of Staff's Professional Reading List
United States Golf Association's International Book Award, 1987-2002
Utne Readers' Recommended Books

V

Vance Palmer Prize for Australian Fiction, 1985-2002

W

Walt Whitman Award for Poetry, 1975-2003
Waterstone's Top 100 Books of the Century
Weatherford's Great and Significant Books in Anthropology
Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best Western Novel, 1954-2003
Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best Novel of the West, 1954-2003
Whitbread Award for Children's Book of the Year, 1972-2003
Whitbread Book Award for Biography Autobiography, 1971-2003
Whitbread Book Award for First Novel, 1981-2003
Whitbread Book Award for Poetry, 1971-2003
Whitbread Book Award for the Novel, 1971-2003
Whitbread Book of the Year, 1975-2003
W H Smith Literary Award, 1959-2003
William Hill Sports Book of the Year, 1989-2002
Wink's Personal Favorites in Detective Fiction
Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award for Best Book on Government, Politics or International Affairs,
    1974-2002
Women's Almanac Readings in Women's Studies
World Fantasy Award for Best Fantasy Novel, 1975-2002
World of Islam: A Minneapolis Public Library Booklist, 2002 

Z

 
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