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(UPDATED JULY 15,  2004)

AESTHETICS
 

An Introduction to Works in Aesthetics

AFRICA (LISTS ORIGINATING FROM AFRICA)
 

Africa's Best 100 Books of the Century
Alan Paton Award for Non-Fiction Writing, 1989-2003
Best Twelve African Books of the Twentieth Century
Sunday Times Fiction Award, 2001-2003

AFRICAN AMERICANS

 
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
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

Alternative Press See UNDERGROUND PRESS PUBLICATIONS

ANTHROPOLOGY

 
Weatherford's Great and Significant Books in Anthropology

ART

 
Gilbars Good Books in Art

ASIA AND ASIANS

 
Pearlman's "An Asian Ethos"

ASTRONOMY

 
Powell's Core List of Books in Astronomy

AUDIO BOOKS


Audie Award for Best Audio Unabridged Fiction, 1996-2003
Audie Award for Best Audio Unabridged Nonfiction, 1996-2003 

AUSTRALIA (LISTS ORIGINATING FROM AUSTRALIA)


Aurealis Award for Excellence in Fantasy Fiction, 1995-2001
Aurealis Award for Excellence in Horror Fiction, 1995-2001
Aurealis Award for Excellence in Science Fiction, 1995-2001
Aurealis Award for Excellence in Speculative Long Fiction for Children, 2001
Aurealis Award for Excellence in Young Adult Speculative Fiction, 1995-2001
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
C. J. Dennis Prize for Australian Poetry, 1985-2002
Miles Franklin Award for an Australian Novel or Play, 1957-2002
Nettie Palmer Prize for Australian Nonfiction, 1985-2002
Vance Palmer Prize for Australian Fiction, 1985-2002

Banned Books See CENSORSHIP

BEST SELLERS


All-Time Children's Best-Selling Books in the United States as of January 1, 1996
Best-Selling Hardcover Fiction, Year-By-Year, 1900-2002
Best-Selling Hardcover Nonfiction, Year-By-Year, 1900-2002
Hackett and Burke's Early Best Sellers in America
The Ten Bestselling Books of All-Time
Top 50 All-Time Bestselling Children's Books as of January 1, 2001

BIOGRAPHY AND AUTOBIOGRAPHY


James Tate Black Memorial Prize for Biography, 1919-2002 
Koret Jewish Book Award for Biography/Autobiography, 1999-2004
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, 1981-2004
National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography and Autobiography, 1983-2003
Pulitzer Prize for Biography and Autobiography, 1917-2004
Roddman's Great and Significant Books in Biography and Autobiography
Whitbread Book Award for Biography-Autobiography, 1971-2003

BOOK CLUBS


The Great Books Foundation's Reading List
Oprah's Book Club Selections, 1996-2002

BUSINESS


Financial Times/Booz-Allen & Hamilton Best Business Book, 1996-1998
Home Business Magazine's Top 10 Home Business Books

CANADA (LISTS ORIGINATING FROM CANADA)


Arthur Ellis Award for Best Canadian Crime Novel, 1984-2002
Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Canadian Crime Novel, 1987-2001
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
Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction, 1991-2002
Giller Prize for Best Canadian Novel or Short Story Collection, 1994-2003
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
Griffen Poetry Prize, 2001-2002
Marian Engel Award to a Female Canadian Writer, 1986-2001
Prix Aurora Award for Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Novel, 1982-2003
Stephen Leacock Medal for Humor, 1947-2003
Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, 2001-2002

CENSORSHIP


Banned Books: Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds
The One Hundred Most Frequently Challenged Books in the United States, 1990-2000

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE (See also YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE)


Aesop Prize for a Folklore Book for Children, 1992-2000
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
Aurealis Award for Excellence in Speculative Long Fiction for Children, 2001
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
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for a Children's Picture Book, 1967-2002
Boston Globe-Horn Book Children's Book Award for Fiction, 1967-2002
Boston Globe-Horn Book Children's Book Award for Nonfiction, 1976-2002
Britain's Favourite Ten Children's Books
Caldecott Medal for Illustration of a Book for Children, 1938-2003
Canadian Authors Association's Vicky Metcalf Award, 1963-2001
Canadian Library Association's Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrators
    Award, 1971-2002
Canadian Library Association's Book of the Year Award for Children, 1947-2002
Carnegie Medal for an Outstanding Book for Children, 1936-2001
The Children's Laureate, 1999-2003
Children's Literature Association's Eleven Best American Children's Books of
    the Past 200 Years
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
Governor General's Award for Children's Literature - Illustration
Governor General's Award for Children's Literature - Text
Guardian Children's Fiction Award, 1967-2002
Hans Christian Andersen Biennial Awards for Children's Literature, 1966-2002
Jane Addams Award for a Children's Picture Book, 1993-2003
Jane Addams Book Award for Children's Literature, 1953-2003
Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration of Children's Books, 1956-2001
A Latino National Conversation - Recommended Reading for Children and
       Young Adults
Massachusetts Book Award for Children's/Young Adult Literature, 2003
Massachusetts Book Award for Children's Picture Books, 2001
Mildred L. Batchelder Award for Children's Books in Translation, 1968-2003
National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 1969-2003
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
Phoenix Award for Children's Literature, 1985-2003
Pura Belpre Awards for Writers & Illustrators of Children's Literature, 1996-2002
Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award for Children or Young Adults, 1984-2002
Scottish Arts Council Children's Book Award, 1999-2001
Top 50 All-Time Bestselling Children's Books as of January 1, 2001
Whitbread Award for Children's Book of the Year, 1972-2003

COMPUTERS, COMPUTER SCIENCE


An Introduction to Works on Computers and Computer Science

CRIME (Fact Crime, Nonfiction)


Crime Writers' Association's Gold Dagger for Nonfiction, 1978-2003
Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Fact Crime Book, 1948-2003

CURRENT INTEREST(Current Events)

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest, 1981-2004 

DENMARK (LISTS ORIGINATING FROM DENMARK)


Hans Christian Andersen Biennial Awards for Children's Literature, 1966-2002

DIPLOMACY, INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS


Bancroft Prize for American History and Diplomacy, 1948-2000
Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award for Best Book on Government, Politics or International Affairs, 
     1974-2001

DRAMA


Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 1918-2004
Tony Award for Best Broadway Play, 1948-2003

ECONOMICS

Prapa's Great and Significant Books in Economics

EDUCATION


Frederic W. Ness Book Award for Contributing to Liberal Education, 1980-2002

ELECTRONIC BOOKS (eBooks)


Frankfurt eBook Award Grand Prize Winners, 2001

ENGLISH LANGUAGE


A Select Bibliography of the English Language

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES, ECOLOGY, NATURE, EXPLORING


Association for the Study of Literature and Environment's Twelve Classic Nature and Environment Books
Best Outdoor Literature Book of the Year, 1997-2002
BP Natural World Book Prize, 1987-2002
John Burroughs Medal for a Distinguished Book of Natural History, 1926-2002
The Environmentalist's Bookshelf's Top 40 Books
Outside Magazine's Twenty Five Essential Books for the Well Read Explorer

ESSAYS, LETTERS, LITERARY CRITICISM


Hochfield's Great and Significant Books in Essays, Letters, Criticism
National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism, 1975-2003
Phi Beta Kappa Christian Gauss Award for an Outstanding Book of Literary
      Scholarship or Criticism, 1951-2002
Raphael and McLeish's Recommendations in Literary Criticism

ETHICS


Arozena's Best Books in Ethics

FANTASY FICTION (See Also SCIENCE FICTION)


Aurealis Award for Excellence in Fantasy Fiction, 1995-2002
James Tiptree Jr. Award for Gender-Bending Science Fiction or Fantasy, 1992-2003
Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel, 1978-2002
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature, 1971-2002
Pringle's 100 Best English-Language Fantasy Novels
Prix Aurora Award for Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Novel, 1982-2002
Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, 2001-2002
World Fantasy Award for Best Fantasy Novel, 1975-2002

Fiction. See LITERARY FICTION; MYSTERIES; SCIENCE FICTION; WESTERNS;
                   HORROR FICTION; ROMANCE FICTION; FANTASY FICTION.

FOOD AND DRINK


Anthony Bourdain's Favourite Books About Food
Glenfiddich Award for the Best Drink Book of the Year, 1972-2003
Glenfiddich Award for the Best Food Book of the Year, 1972-2003
Matthew Fort's Favourite Classic Cookbooks

FRANCE (LISTS ORIGINATING FROM FRANCE)


Prix Goncourt for French Literature, 1903-2002

GENERAL LISTS(Fiction and Nonfiction, Novels and Poetry, etc.)


Adler and Van Doren's Recommended Reading List
Africa's Best 100 Books of the Century
Best Twelve African Books of the Twentieth Century
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
Clifton Fadiman's Lifetime Reading Plan
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
Down's 111 Books that Shaped Western Civilization
The Fifty Twentieth-Century Works Most Cited in the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, 1976-1983
Good Reading's 100 Significant Books
Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Award, 1968-1993
The Great Books Foundation's Reading List
Great Books Program at St. John's College
Guardian First Book Award, 1965-2001
Kanigel's Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury
Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, 1996-2002
A Latino National Conversation - Recommended Reading for Adults
LOGOS Project's Books That Shaped the Century
Marian Engel Award to a Female Canadian Writer, 1986-2002
Miles Franklin Award for an Australian Novel or Play, 1957-2002
New York Public Library's Books of the Century
Nobel Prize Winners in Literature, 1901-2002
The 100 Best Books in the History of Literature 
Oxford World's Classics
Philip Ward's A Lifetime's  Reading: The World's 500 Greatest Books
Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year, 2002-2003
Seymour-Smith's 100 Most Influential Books
Snodgrass' Utopian Literature; The Primary Sources
Utne Readers' Recommended Books
Waterstone's Top 100 Books of the Century
Whitbread Book of the Year, 1975-2003
W H Smith Literary Award, 1959-2003

GERMANY (LISTS ORIGINATING FROM GERMANY)


Frankfurt eBook Award Grand Prize Winners, 2000-2001

GREEK LITERATURE (ANCIENT)


Hurwitz's Good Reading in Ancient Greek Literature

HEALTH AND MEDICINE


Gilbar's Good Books in Health and Medicine

HISTORICAL FICTION


Daniel S. Burt's Recommended Historical Novels

HISTORY


Albert J. Beveridge Award for the Best Book in English on the History of the United States, Latin America, or 
      Canada, 1939-2002
Bancroft Prize for American History and Diplomacy, 1948-2003
Koret Jewish Book Award for History, 1999-2004
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, 1981-2004
Pulitzer Prize for United States History, 1917-2004
Sidewise Awards for Alternate History, 1996-2003
Simon Schama's Favourite History Books, 2002

HORROR FICTION


Aurealis Award for Excellence in Horror Fiction, 1995-2002
Bram Stoker Award for Best Collection of Horror Stories, 1987-2002
Bram Stoker Award for Best Horror Novel, 1987-2002
Horror Writer Association's Top 40 Horror Books of All Time
International Horror Guild Award for Best Horror Novel, 1995-2002
Jones and Newman's 100 Best Horror Books

HUMOR


Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, 1947-2003
Thurber Prize for American Humor, 1997-2001

INVESTMENTS


Motley Fool's Top Investing Books of All Time

IRAQ


Iraq: A New York Times Reading List

IRELAND (LISTS ORIGINATING FROM IRELAND)


International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for the Novel, 1996-2003

ISLAMIC RELIGION AND CULTURE


World of Islam: A Minneapolis Public Library Booklist, 2002

JEWISH CULTURE, JUDAISM


Syme and Kanter's 100 Essential Books for Jewish Readers
Union of American Hebrew Congregations' Significant Jewish Books

JOURNALISM


New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism,
     1988-2002

LAW


Schwartz's Ten Greatest Law Books

LESBIANS, GAYS, BISEXUALS


American Library Association's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgendered Book Awards, 1972-2002
Lambda Literary Award for Gay Fiction, 1989-2002
Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction, 1989-2002

LITERARY FICTION


Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Fiction, 1991-2002
Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Award for Fiction, 1994-2002
Booker (Man Booker) Prize for Fiction, 1969-2003
Boston Book Review Fisk Fiction Prize, 1995-1999
Burgess' 99 Best English-Language Novels
Canadian Authors Association's Award for Fiction, 1975-2002
Clifton Fadiman's Ten Best Books of Fiction
Feminista's Great 20th Century Works of Fiction by Women
Giller Prize for Best Canadian Novel or Short Story Collection, 1994-2002
Governor General's Award for Fiction, 1936-2002
Guardian First Book Award, 1965-2002
Hawthornden Prize for Imaginative Literature, 1919-2002
Howells Medal for American Fiction, 1925-2000
Hungry Mind Review's 100 Best 20th-Century American Books
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for the Novel, 1996-2003
James Tate Black Memorial Prize for Fiction, 1919-2002
Joanna Trollope's Favourite 19th Century Novels
Koret Jewish Book Award for Fiction, 1999-2004
Library Journal's Most Influential Fiction of the 20th Century
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 1981-2004
Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 1969-2003
Massachusetts Book Award for Fiction, 2003
Miles Franklin Award for an Australian Novel or Play, 1957-2002
Modern Library's 100 Best English-Language Novels of the Twentieth Century
Montana Book Award for Fiction, 1994-1995
Montana New Zealand Deutz Medal for Fiction, 1996-2003
National Book Award for Fiction, 1950-2003
National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 1975-2003
Neustadt International Prize for Literature, 1970-2002
New Zealand Book Award for Fiction, 1976-1995
Orange Prize for Fiction by a Woman, 1996-2003
Pen-Faulkner Award for Fiction, 1981-2003
Prix Goncourt for French Literature, 1903-2002
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1918-2004
Seymour-Smith's Finest Works of Fiction
Seymour-Smith's Recommended Works of Fiction
Somerset Maugham's Ten Best Novels of the World
St. Mark's Additional 100 Best English Language Novels of the Twentieth Century
Sunday Times Fiction Award, 2001-2003
United Kingdom's 50 Best-Loved Novels Written by a Woman
Vance Palmer Prize for Australian Fiction, 1985-2002
Whitbread Book Award for First Novel, 1981-2003
Whitbread Book Award for the Novel, 1971-2003

LITERARY TRANSLATION


Mildred L. Batchelder Award for Children's Books in Translation, 1968-2002
PEN-Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize, 1963-2003

MEDIA


Brill's Content - The Essential Media Bookshelf

MILITARY READING


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
Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps Official Reading List
Iraq: A New York Times Reading List
The Royal Marines, A Recommended Reading List from the Imperial War Museum
U.S. Army Chief of Staff's Professional Reading List

MYSTERIES, DETECTIVE STORIES, CRIME NOVELS


Agatha Award for Best Cozy Mystery Novel, 1989-2003
Agatha Award for Best First Cozy Mystery Novel, 1989-2003
Anthony Award for Best First Mystery Novel, 1986-2002
Anthony Award for Best Mystery Novel, 1986-2002
Arthur Ellis Award for Best Canadian Crime Novel, 1984-2003
Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Canadian Crime Novel, 1987-2003
Barzun and Taylor's Classic Crime Novels
Booksellers' 100 Favorite Mysteries of the Twentieth Century
Borgeau's Classic Mystery Books
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 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
Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Mystery Novel, 1946-2003
Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Mystery Novel, 1954-2003
Ellery Queen's Twelve Best Detective Stories
Ellis Peters Dagger for Best Historical Mystery, 1999-2003
Hammett Prize for Best Work in Crime Writing, 1992-2002
Haycraft-Queen Definitive Library of Detective-Crime-Mystery Fiction
Haycraft's Detective Story Bookshelf
John Creasey Memorial Award for Best First Crime Novel, 1973-2002
Keating's 100 Best Crime and Mystery Books
Lachman's One Hundred Notable American Novels of Detection
Lehman's Recommended Detective Novels and Stories
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for a Mystery/Thriller Novel, 2001-2004
Macavity Award for Best First Mystery Novel, 1987-2002
Macavity Award for Best Mystery Novel, 1987-2002
Nero Wolfe Award for Best Fair Play Mystery Novel, 1979-2002
Oleksiw's 100 Classic British Mystery Novels
Rex Stout's Ten Favorite Detective Novels
Shamus Award for Best First Private Eye Novel, 1985-2002
Shamus Award for Best Private Eye Novel, 1982-2002
Symon's 100 Best Crime Stories
Wink's Personal Favorites in Detective Fiction

NATIVE AMERICANS


Pearlman's Booklist of Native American Ideas

NEW ZEALAND (LISTS ORIGINATING FROM NEW ZEALAND)


Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Award, 1968-1993
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
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

NONFICTION (GENERAL) See Also BIOGRAPHY AND AUTOBIOGRAPHY
and Specific Subjects, e.g. ANTHROPOLOGY, ECONOMICS


Alan Paton Award for Nonfiction Writing, 1989-2003
Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary Award for Nonfiction, 1994-2002
Boston Book Review Rea Nonfiction Prize, 1995-1999
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
Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction, 1991-2002
Governor General's Award for Nonfiction, 1936-2002
Massachusetts Book Award for Nonfiction, 2003
Modern Library's 100 Best English-Language Nonfiction Books of the Twentieth Century
Montana Book Award for Nonfiction, 1994-1995
Montana New Zealand Book Award for Nonfiction, 1996-2003
National Book Award for Nonfiction, 1950-2003
National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction, 1975-2003
National Review's 100 Best Nonfiction Books of the Twentieth Century
Nettie Palmer Prize for Australian Nonfiction, 1985-2002
New Zealand Book Award for Nonfiction, 1976-1995
Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 1962-2004
Samuel Johnson Prize for Nonfiction, 1999-2003

NORWAY (LISTS ORIGINATING FROM NORWAY)


The 100 Best Books in the History of Literature 

PHILOSOPHY


Koret Jewish Book Award for Philosophy and Thought, 1999-2004
Raphael and McLeish's Recommendations in Philosophy

PHOTOGRAPHY


Kraszna-Krausz Photography Book Awards, 1985-2003

POETRY


Bollingen Prize for Poetry by an American Citizen, 1949-2002
Boston Book Review Bingham Poetry Prize, 1995-1999
C.J. Dennis Prize for Australian Poetry, 1985-2002
Griffen Poetry Prize, 2001-2002
Kate Tufts Discovery Award for Poetry, 1994-2003
Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, 1993-2003
Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, 1975-2002
Massachusetts Book Award for Poetry, 2003
Montana Book Award for Poetry, 1994-1995
Montana New Zealand Book Award for Poetry, 1996-2003
National Book Award for Poetry, 1950-2003
National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, 1975-2003
New Zealand Book Award for Poetry, 1976-1995
Poets Laureate of England, 1616 to Date
Poets Laureate of the United States, 1986-2003
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry by an American Author, 1922-2004
Tanning Prize for Poetry, 1994-1999
T.S. Eliot Prize for Best New Collection of Poetry, 1993-2002
Walt Whitman Award for Poetry, 1975-2003
Whitbread Book Award for Poetry, 1971-2003

POLITICS, POLITICAL SCIENCE, GOVERNMENT


Gilbar's Good Books in Politics
Ralph J. Bunche Award for a Book in Political Science, 1978-2002
Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, 1981-2003
Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award for Best Book on Government, Politics, or International  Affairs
     1974-2002

PSYCHOLOGY


Raphael and McLeish's Recommendations in Psychology

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION


Louis Brownlow Award for an Outstanding Book on Public Administration, 1969-2002

PUBLISHERS' SERIES


Oxford World's Classics

REFERENCE WORKS
 


Dartmouth Medal for an Outstanding Reference Work, 1975-2002
Twenty Top Reference Books

RELIGION See also JEWISH CULTURE, JUDAISM


Christianity Today's Top Ten Religious Books of the Century
Frederic G. Melcher Book Award for a Significant Contribution to Religious Liberalism, 1964-2003
World of Islam: A Minneapolis Public Library Booklist, 2002

ROMAN LITERATURE (ANCIENT)


Hurwitz's Good Reading in Ancient Roman Literature

ROMANCE FICTION


Parker Romantic Novel of the Year, 1960-2003
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

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY


American Scientist's 100 or so Books that Shaped a Century of Science
Aventis (Rhone-Poulenc) General Prize for Science Books, 1988-2002
Aventis (Rhone-Poulenc) Junior Prize for Science Books, 1988-2002
The Fifty Twentieth-Century Works Most Cited in the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, 1976-1983
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology, 1990-2004
Phi Beta Kappa Award for an Outstanding Book on Science, 1959-2001

SCIENCE FICTION (See Also FANTASY FICTION)


Arthur C. Clarke Award for the Best British Science Fiction Novel, 1987-2003
Aurealis Award for Excellence in Science Fiction, 1995-2002
British Science Fiction Association Award, 1969-2002
Clute's Classic Science Fiction Titles
Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 1953-2003
James Tiptree Jr. Award for Gender-Bending Science Fiction or Fantasy, 1992-2002
John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 1973-2002
Jon Courtenay Grimwood's Favourite Cult Science Fiction Novels, 2002
Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 1971-2002
Nebula Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 1965-2002
Philip K. Dick Award for Best Original Science Fiction Paperback, 1983-2002
Prix Aurora Award for Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Novel, 1982-2003
Prometheus Award for the Best Libertarian Novel, 1979-2002
Searles' Basic Reading List in Science Fiction
Sidewise Awards for Alternate History, 1996-2003

SOCIAL CONDITIONS


Phi Beta Kappa Ralph Waldo Emerson Award for an Outstanding Book on the Human Condition, 1960-2001

SOCIOLOGY


Arney's Great and Significant Books in Sociology

SPECULATIVE FICTION  (See also SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY FICTION, HORROR FICTION)


Aurealis Award for Excellence in Speculative Long Fiction for Children, 2002
Aurealis Award for Excellence in Young Adult Speculative Fiction, 1995-2002

SPORTS


Casey Award for Best Baseball Book of the Year, 1983-2002
Giles Lyon's Top 10 Cricket Books
Sports Illustrated's Top 100 Sports Books of All Time
United States Golf Association's International Book Award, 1987-2002
William Hill Sports Book of the Year, 1989-2002

SWEDEN (LISTS ORIGINATING FROM SWEDEN)


Nobel Prize Winners in Literature, 1901-2002

Translation. See LITERARY TRANSLATION

TIME AND ETERNITY


C.S. Lewis Summer Institute's Bibliography for Time and Eternity

TRAVEL


Thomas Cook / Daily Telegraph Travel Book Award, 1980-2003

UNDERGROUND PRESS PUBLICATIONS


Firecracker Alternative Book Award for Fiction, 1996-2002
Firecracker Alternative Book Award for Nonfiction, 1996-2002

UNITED KINGDOM (LISTS ORIGINATING FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM)


Arthur C. Clarke Award for the Best British Science Fiction Novel, 1987-2002
Aventis (Rhone-Poulenc) General Prize for Science Books, 1988-2002
Aventis (Rhone-Poulenc) Junior Prize for Science Books, 1988-2002
Booker (Man Booker) Prize for Fiction, 1969-2002
BP Natural World Book Prize, 1987-2002
Britain's Favourite Ten Children's Books
British Science Fiction Association Award, 1969-2002
Burgess' 99 Best English-Language Novels
Carnegie Medal for an Outstanding Book for Children, 1936-2001
The Children's Laureate, 1999-2003
Clute's Classic Science Fiction Titles
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
Crime Writers' Association's Cartier Diamond Dagger Prize, 1986-2003
Crime Writers' Association's Gold Dagger for Nonfiction , 1978-2002
Crime Writers' Association's Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, 2002
Crime Writers' Association's John Creasey Memorial Dagger, 1973-2001
Crime Writers' Association's Macallan Gold Dagger for Fiction, 1955-2002
Crime Writers' Association's Macallan Silver Dagger for Fiction, 1955-2002
C.S. Lewis Summer Institute's Bibliography for Time and Eternity
Ellis Peters Dagger for Best Historical Mystery, 1999-2002
Financial Times/Booz-Allen & Hamilton Best Business Book, 1996-1998
Giles Lyon's Top 10 Cricket Books
Glenfiddich Award for the Best Drink Book of the Year, 1972-2003
Glenfiddich Award for the Best Food Book of the Year, 1972-2003
Guardian Children's Fiction Award, 1967-2002
Guardian First Book Award, 1965-2002
Hawthornden Prize for Imaginative Literature, 1919-2002
James Tate Black Memorial Prize for Biography, 1919-2002
James Tate Black Memorial Prize for Fiction, 1919-2002
Joanna Trollope's Favourite 19th Century Novels
John Creasey Memorial Award for Best First Crime Novel, 1973-2002
Jon Courtenay Grimwood's Favourite Cult Science Fiction Novels, 2002
Jones and Newman's 100 Best Horror Books
Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration of Children's Books, 1956-2001
Keating's 100 Best Crime and Mystery Books
Kraszna-Krausz Photography Book Awards, 1985-2002
Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 1969-2002
Matthew Fort's Favourite Classic Cookbooks
Oleksiw's 100 Classic British Mystery Novels
Orange Prize for Fiction by a Woman, 1996-2003
Oxford World's Classics
Parker Romantic Novel of the Year, 1960-2003
Poets Laureate of England , 1616 to Date
Pringle's 100 Best English-Language Fantasy Novels
Raphael and McLeish's Recommendations in Literary Criticism
Raphael and McLeish's Recommendations in Philosophy
Raphael and McLeish's Recommendations in Psychology
The Royal Marines, A Recommended Reading List from the Imperial War Museum
Samuel Johnson Prize for Nonfiction, 1999-2003
Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year, 2002-2003
Scottish Arts Council Children's Book Award, 1999-2001
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
Simon Schama's Favourite History Books, 2002
Somerset Maugham's Ten Best Novels of the World
Symon's 100 Best Crime Stories
Thomas Cook Travel Book Award, 1980-2003
T.S. Eliot Prize for Best New Collection of Poetry, 1993-2002
United Kingdom's 50 Best-Loved Novels Written by a Woman
Waterstone's Top 100 Books of the Century
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, 1959-2002
William Hill Sports Book of the Year, 1989-2002

WESTERNS  (Fiction of the American West)


Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best Novel of the West, 1954-2003
Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best Western Novel, 1954-2003

WOMEN'S STUDIES, ISSUES, WRITINGS


Books by Women Whose Words Have Changed the World
Feminista's Great 20th Century Works of Fiction by Women
Hamalian's Good Reading in Women's Studies
Orange Prize for Fiction by a Woman
United Kingdom's 50 Best-Loved Novels Written by a Woman
Women's Almanac Readings in Women's Studies

YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE(Literature for Teenagers, Adolescents)


Alex Award for Adult Books for Young Adults, 1998-2003
American Library Association's 100 Best Books for Teens
Aurealis Award for Excellence in Young Adult Speculative Fiction, 1995-2001
Canadian Authors Association's Vicky Metcalf Award, 1963-2001
Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book Award, 1981-2002
A Latino National Conversation - Recommended Reading for Children and Young Adults
Margaret A. Edwards Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing Books for Teenagers, 1988-2003
Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2002-2003
Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award for Children or Young Adults, 1984-2002

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