WHAT'S NEW A
THE BOOKLIST CENTER

(UPDATED  JULY 15, 2004)

This site was first published on July 10, 2000. with 100 Book Lists. After a break in operation the Site was reestablished on May 13, 2002. Each week we update this space describing what has recently been accomplished.  Your comments and recommendations are most welcome. Please e-mail us using the clickable box on the home page.

July 15, 2004 - Updated the following:
          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 Fiction, 1981-2004
          Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, 1981-2004
          Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology, 1981-2004

        Added the following list:
          Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest, 1981-2004

June 1, 2004 - Updated the following:
          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
          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

May 9, 2004 - Updated the following:
          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

February 8, 2004 - Updated the following:
          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
          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

January 26, 2004 - Updated the following:
          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

January 11, 2004 - Added the following:
          St. Mark's Additional 100 Best English Language Novels of the Twentieth Century
        Updated the following:
          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
          Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 1969-2003

October 19, 2003 - Updated the following:
          Bancroft Prize for American History and Diplomacy, 1948-2003
          Tony Award for Best Broadway Play, 1948-2003
          Thomas Cook Travel Book Award, 1980-2003
          Sidewise Awards for Alternate History, 1996-2003
          Glenfiddich Award for the Best Drink Book of the Year, 1972-2003
          Glenfiddich Award for the Best Food Book of the Year, 1972-2003
          Massachusetts Book Award for Children's/Young Adult Literature, 2003
          Massachusetts Book Award for Fiction, 2003
          Massachusetts Book Award for Nonfiction, 2003
          Massachusetts Book Award for Poetry, 2003

October 5, 2003 - Added the following:
          Sunday Times Fiction Award, 2001-2003
        Updated the following:
          Alan Paton Award for Non-Fiction Writing, 1989-2003
          Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 1953-2003
          Walt Whitman Award for Poetry, 1975-2003
          Poets Laureate of the United States, 1986-2003
          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

September 14, 2003 - Updated the following lists:
           James Tate Black Memorial Prize for Biography, 1919-2002
           James Tate Black Memorial Prize for Fiction, 1919-2002
           Prix Aurora Award for Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Novel, 1982-2003
           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
           The Children's Laureate, 1999-2003
           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

September 7, 2003 - Added the following:
           Union of American Hebrew Congregations' Significant Jewish Books

July 27, 2003 - Added the following:
           Outside Magazine's Twenty Five Essential Books for the Well Read Explorer
           Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year, 2002-2003

July 13, 2003 - Added the Following:
           Daniel S. Burt's Recommended Historical Novels
           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

July 7, 2003 - Added the following:
           Sports Illustrated's Top 100 Sports Books of All Time
        Updated the following:
           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
           Arthur Ellis Award for Best Canadian Crime Novel, 1984-2003
           Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Canadian Crime Novel, 1987-2003
           Arthur C. Clarke Award for the Best British Science Fiction Novel, 1987-2003
           Alex Award for Adult Books for Young Adults, 1998-2003

*    June 29, 2003 -
        Completed the addition of geographic categories, allowing users to inspect and click on a country or region and
            see all the lists at the Booklist Center that originate from that region.
        Added the new category Audio Books and two new lists:
           Audie Award for Best Audio Unabridged Fiction, 1996-2003
           Audie Award for Best Audio Ubabridged Nonfiction, 1996-2003
        Updated a list:
           W H Smith Literary Award, 1959-2003

*    June 15, 2003 -
            Added the following list:
           United Kingdom's 50 Best-Loved Novels Written by a Woman
            Updated the following:
           Kate Tufts Discovery Award for Poetry, 1994-2003
           Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, 1993-2003
           Samuel Johnson Prize for Nonfiction, 1999-2003

*    June 8, 2003 - Began adding categories in order to show the geographic origins of lists - CANADA first.
            Updated the following lists:
           James Tate Black Memorial Prize for Biography, 1919-2001
           James Tate Black Memorial Prize for Fiction, 1919-2001
           Marian Engel Award to a Female Canadian Writer, 1986-2002
           Orange Prize for Fiction by a Woman, 1996-2003
           Louis Brownlow Award for an Outstanding Book in Public Administration,1969-2002
           Parker Romantic Novel of the Year, 1960-2003
           James Tiptree Jr. Award for Gender-Bending Science Fiction or Fantasy, 1992-2003
           Frederic G. Melcher Book Award for a Significant Contribution to Religious Liberalism, 1964-2003
           Phoenix Award for Children's Literature, 1985-2003

*    June 1, 2003 - Added the following:
          The 100 Best Books in the History of Literature
        Updated the following:
          Jane Addams Award for a Children's Picture Book, 1993-2003
          Jane Addams Book Award for Children's Literature, 1953-2003
          International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for the Novel, 1996-2003
          Stephen Leacock Medal for Humor, 1947-2003

*    May 21, 2003 - Added the following:
          Los Angeles Times Book Prize for a Mystery/Thriller Novel, 2001-2003
        Updated the following:
          Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, 1981-2003
          Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 1981-2003
          Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, 1981-2003
          Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology, 1981-2003
          PEN-Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize, 1963-2003

*    May 12, 2003 - Updated the following:
          Agatha Award for Best Cozy Mystery Novel, 1989-2003
          Agatha Award for Best First Cozy Mystery Novel, 1989-2003
          Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Mystery Novel, 1946-2003
          Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Mystery Novel, 1954-2003
          Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Fact Crime Book, 1948-2003
          Nebula Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 1965-2002
          Commonwealth Writer's Prize for Best First Book, 1989-2003
          Commonwealth Writer's Prize for Overall Best Book, 1987-2003

*    May 8, 2003 - Added the following new list:
          Matthew Fort's Favourite Classic Cookbooks
        Updated the following:
          Koret Jewish Book Award for Biography/Autobiography, 1999-2003
          Koret Jewish Book Award for Fiction, 1999-2003
          Koret Jewish Book Award for History, 1999-2003
          Koret Jewish Book Award for Philosophy and Thought, 1999-2003
          Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, 1981-2003
          Alan Paton Award for Non-Fiction Writing, 1989-2002

*    April 28, 2003 - Opened a new Category: Photography by adding:
           Kraszna-Krausz Photography Book Awards, 1985-2002
        and updated:
           PEN-Faulkner Award for Fiction, 1981-2003

*    April 21, 2003 - Added the following lists:
           Anthony Bourdain's Favourite Books About Food
           United States Golf Association's International Book Award, 1987-2002

*    April 13, 2003 - Updated the following eight lists:
           Pulitzer Prize for Biography and Autobiography, 1917-2003
           Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 1918-2003
           Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1918-2003
           Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 1962-2003
           Pulitzer Prize for United States History, 1917-2003
           Pulitzer Prize for Poetry by an American Author, 1922-2003
           Best-Selling U.S. Hardcover Fiction, Year-By-Year, 1900-2002
           Best-Selling U.S. Hardcover Nonfiction, Year-By-Year, 1900-2002

*    April 6, 2003 - Added one "new" list:
           Great Books Program at St. John's College
          Updated:
           Caldecott Medal for Illustration of a Book for Children, 1938-2003
           Newbery Medal for Children's Literature, 1922-2003
           Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2002-2003
           Mildred L. Batchelder Award for Children's Books in Translation, 1968-2003
           Margaret A. Edwards Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing Books for
           Teenagers, 1988-2003
            Reformatted:
           Pulitzer Prize for United States History, 1917-2002

*    March 30, 2003 - Established two new categories - one for Iraq, the other for Publishers' Series.
           Added three "new" lists:
           Iraq - A New York Times Reading List, 1990-2003
           Oxford World's Classics
           The One Hundred Most Frequently Challenged Books in the United States, 1990-2000
           Updated one list:
           PEN-Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize, 1963-2002
           Reformatted six lists:
           Good Reading's 100 Significant Books
           PEN-Faulkner Award for Fiction, 1981-2002
           Raphael and McLeish's Recommendations in Literary Criticism
           Raphael and McLeish's Recommendations in Philosophy
           Raphael and McLeish's Recommendations in Psychology
           Seymour-Smith's Recommended Works of Fiction

*    March 23, 2003 - During the past week we initiated an arrangement with Amazon.con wherein users of
          The Booklist Center are able to order books directly from Amazon.
          The following "new" list was added:
           International Horror Guild Award for Best Horror Novel, 1995-2002
          The following lists were updated:
           Guardian First Book Award, 1965-2002
           T.S. Eliot Prize for Best New Collection of Poetry, 1993-2002
          The following lists were reformatted:
           National Review's 100 Best Nonfiction Books of the Twentieth Century
           Feminista's Great 20th Century Works of Fiction by Women
           The Environmentalist's Bookshelf's Top 40 Books

*    March 16, 2003 - Updated the following:
        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
      Reformatted the following:
        Seymour-Smith's 100 Most Influential Books
        Banned Books: Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds
        Brill's Content - The Essential Media Bookshelf
        Arthur Ellis Award for Best Canadian Crime Novel, 1984-2002
        Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Mystery Novel, 1954-2002
        Burgess' 99 Best English-Language Novels
        Booksellers' 100 Favorite Mysteries of the Twentieth Century

*    March 9, 2003 - Added the following:
        Governor General's Award for Children's Literature - Illustration
        Governor General's Award for Children's Literature - Text
        Giles Lyon's Top 10 Cricket Books
      Updated the following:
        Canadian Library Association's Young Adult Book Award, 1981-2002
        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

*    March 2, 2003 - Added the following "new list":
        Philip Ward's A Lifetime's Reading: The World's 500 Greatest Books
      Updated the following:
        National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography and Biography, 1983-2002
        National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism, 1975-2002
        National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 1975-2002
        National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction, 1975-2002
        National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, 1975-2002

*    February 23, 2002 - Added the following "new" lists:
        Christianity Today's Top Ten Religious Books of the Century
        Casey Award for Best Baseball Book of the Year, 1983-2002
     Updated the Following:
        Bram Stoker Award for Best Collection of Horror Stories, 1987-2002
        Bollingen Prize for Poetry by an American Citizen, 1949-2003
        Frederic W. Ness Book Award for Contributing to Liberal Education, 1980-2002
        Carnegie Medal for an Outstanding Book for Children, 1936-2001
        Miles Franklin Award for an Australian Novel or Play, 1957-2002
        Hammett Prize for Best Work in Crime Writing, 1992-2002

*    February 16, 2003 - Added the following "new" lists:
        Crime Writers' Association's Cartier Diamond Dagger Prize, 1986-2003
        Crime Writers' Association's Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, 2002
      Updated the following:
        Whitbread Award for Children's Book of the Year, 1972-2002
        Whitbread Book Award for Biography Autobiography, 1971-2002
        Whitbread Book Award for First Novel, 1981-2002
        Whitbread Book Award for Poetry, 1971-2002
        Whitbread Book Award for the Novel, 1971-2002
        John Creasey Memorial Award for Best First Crime Novel, 1973-2002
        Albert J. Beveridge Award for the Best Book in English on the History of the
           United States, Latin America, or Canada, 1939-2002
        Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award for Best Book on Government, Politics or
               International Affairs, 1974-2002

*    February 9, 2003 - Revised The Booklist Center's home page. Updated the following lists:
        Crime Writers' Association's Macallan Gold Dagger for Fiction, 1955-2002
        Crime Writers' Association's Macallan Silver Dagger for Fiction, 1955-2002
        Ellis Peters Dagger for Best Historical Mystery, 1999-2002
        Crime Writers' Association's Gold Dagger for Nonfiction , 1978-2002
        Thomas Cook Travel Book Award, 1980-2002

*    February 6, 2003 - Updated the following lists:
        Aventis (Rhone-Poulenc) General Prize for Science Books, 1988-2002
        Aventis (Rhone-Poulenc) Junior Prize for Science Books, 1988-2002
        Guardian Children's Fiction Award, 1967-2002
      Reformatted the following lists:
        Bourgeau's Classic Mystery Books
        Connolly's 100 Key Books of the Modern Movement
        Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best Western Novel, 1954-2002
        Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best Novel of the West, 1954-2002

*    February 2, 2003 - Added the following "new" list:
        Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction, 1991-2002
      Reformatted the following lists:
        Modern Library's 100 Best English-Language Nonfiction Books of the Twentieth Century
        Oleksiw's 100 Classic British Mystery Novels
        An Introduction to Works in Aesthetics

*    January 20, 2003 - Updated the following lists:
        Kate Greenaway Medal for Illustration of Children's Books, 1956-2001
        Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel, 1978-2002
        Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 1971-2002
        Sidewise Awards for Alternate History, 1996-2002

*    January 13, 2003 - Added the following "new" lists:
        Neustadt International Prize for Literature, 1970-2002
        Phoenix Award for Children's Literature, 1985-2002
      updated the following:
        Montana New Zealand Deutz Medal for Fiction, 1996-2002
        Montana New Zealand Book Award for Nonfiction, 1996-2002
        Montana New Zealand Book Award for Poetry, 1996-2002
        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
        Hans Christian Andersen Biennial Awards for Children's Literature, 1966-2002
        Alex Award for Adult Books for Young Adults, 1998-2002

*    January 9, 2003 - Added the following "new" list:
        Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award for Children or Young Adults, 1984-2002
      updated the following:
        Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, 1975-2002
      revised the following:
        Snodgrass' Utopian Literature; The Primary Sources
        Modern Library's 100 Best English-Language Novels of the Twentieth Century
        Women's Almanac Readings in Women's Studies

*    January 2, 2003 - Added the following:
        Association for the Study of Literature and Environment's Twelve Classic Nature and Environment Books
      revised and updated the following:
        Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, 1996-2002
        Canada's Governor General's Award for Fiction, 1936-2002
        Canada's Governor General's Award for Nonfiction, 1936-2002

*    December 22, 2002 - Added the following:
        James Tiptree Jr. Award for Gender-Bending Science Fiction or Fantasy, 1992-2002
        Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic, 2001-2002
      revised the following:
        Haycraft's Detective Story Bookshelf
        Seymour-Smith's Finest Works of Fiction
      and updated the following:
        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

*    December 16, 2002 - Updated the following:
        Prometheus Award for the Best Libertarian Novel, 1979-2002
        Walt Whitman Award for Poetry, 1975-2002
        Hawthornden Prize for Imaginative Literature, 1919-2002
        Bram Stoker Award for Best Horror Novel, 1987-2002
        British Science Fiction Association Award, 1969-2002
        BP Natural World Book Prize, 1987-2002
        Giller Prize for Best Canadian Novel or Short Story Collection, 1994-2002

*    December 12, 2002 - Updated the following:
        William Hill Sports Book of the Year, 1989-2002
        World Fantasy Award for Best Fantasy Novel, 1975-2002
        Prix Aurora Award for Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Novel, 1982-2002
        Best Outdoor Literature Book of the Year, 1997-2002
        Ralph J. Bunche Award for a Book in Political Science, 1978-2002
        Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, 1981-2002
        Phi Beta Kappa Christian Gauss Award for an Outstanding Book of Literary
           Scholarship or Criticism, 1951-2002

*    December 8, 2002 - Added the following:
        Anthony Award for Best First Mystery Novel, 1986-2002
      and updated the following:
        C. J. Dennis Prize for Australian Poetry, 1985-2002
        Nettie Palmer Prize for Australian Nonfiction, 1985-2002
        Vance Palmer Prize for Australian Fiction, 1985-2002
        Hamalian's Good Reading in Women's Studies
        John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 1973-2002

*    December 3, 2002 - Added the following:
        Prix Goncourt for French Literature, 1903-2002
      and updated:
        Agatha Award for Best Cozy Mystery Novel, 1989-2002
        Agatha Award for Best First Cozy Mystery Novel, 1989-2002
        Anthony Award for Best Mystery Novel, 1986-2002
        Shamus Award for Best First Private Eye Novel, 1985-2002
        Shamus Award for Best Private Eye Novel, 1982-2002

*    November 27, 2002 - Added the following:
        Sidewise Awards for Alternate History, 1996-2001
      and updated:
        National Book Award for Fiction, 1950-2002
        National Book Award for Nonfiction, 1950-2002
        National Book Award for Poetry, 1950-2002
        National Book Award for Young People's Literature, 1969-2002
        Bancroft Prize for American History and Diplomacy, 1948-2002

*    November 25, 2002 - Added the following:
        Joanna Trollope's Favourite 19th Century Novels

      Updated the following:
        Australian Children's Book of the Year Award - Eve Pownall Award for
           Information Books, 1993-2002
        Australian Children's Book of the Year Award for Older Readers, 1946-2002
        Australian Children's Book of the Year Award for Younger Readers, 1982-2002
        Australian Children's Early Childhood Book of the Year Award, 2002
        Australian Children's Picture Book of the Year Award, 1956-2002

*    November 17, 2002 - Updated the following lists:
        Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature, 1971-2002
        Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 1953-2002
        Nebula Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 1965-2001
        Bram Stoker Award for Best Collection of Horror Stories, 1987-2001
        Bram Stoker Award for Best Horror Novel, 1987-2001
        Massachusetts Book Award for Children's Literature, 2002
        Massachusetts Book Award for Fiction, 2002
        Massachusetts Book Award for Nonfiction, 2002
        Massachusetts Book Award for Poetry, 2002
        Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Canadian Crime Novel, 1987-2001

*    November 12, 2002 - Added the following two lists:
        Simon Schama's Favourite History Books, 2002
        Jon Courtenay Grimwood's Favourite Cult Science Fiction Novels, 2002

*    November 6, 2002 - During the last few weeks two major literary awards have been made. The Hungarian writer
        Imre Kertesz has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Canadian novelist Yann Martel has won the
        2002 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. See:
        Nobel Prize Winners in Literature, 1901-2002
        Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 1969-2002

*    October 27, 2002 - Added the following two lists:
        Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps Official Reading List
        The Royal Marines, A Recommended Reading List from the Imperial War Museum

*    October 21, 2002 - Added the following two lists:
        Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Professional Military Reading List
        Chief of the U.S. Naval Operations Reading List

*    October 14, 2002 - Added Time and Eternity, a new category, and the following three lists:
        C.S. Lewis Summer Institute's Bibliography for Time and Eternity
        Lambda Literary Award for Gay Fiction, 1989-2002
        Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction, 1989-2002

*    October 6, 2002 - Added the following two lists:
        Philip K. Dick Award for Best Original Science Fiction Paperback, 1983-2002
        Library Journal's Most Influential Fiction of the 20th Century

*    September 29, 2002 - Added the following two lists:
        Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, 1981-2001
        LOGOS Project's Books That Shaped the Century
      and revised, edited and reformatted 2 lists.

*    September 22, 2002 - Added the following list to the humor category:
        Thurber Prize for American Humor, 1997-2001
      Updated the following list:
        Arthur C. Clarke Award for the Best British Science Fiction Novel, 1987-2002
      Revised, edited and reformatted five lists including the following which provides an education
      just by reading the titles included:
        Down's 111 Books that Shaped Western Civilization

*    September 15, 2002 - Added the following lists:
        Britain's Favourite Ten Children's Books
        The Children's Laureate, 1999-2001
        Waterstone's Top 100 Books of the Century
      and revised, edited and reformatted 4 lists.

*    September 11, 2002 - Updated the following:
        Jane Addams Award for a Children's Picture Book, 1993-2002
        Jane Addams Book Award for Children's Literature, 1953-2002
        and revised, edited and reformatted:
        Bloom's Western Canon, Part IV: The Chaotic Age: 20th Century
        Caldecott Medal for Illustration of a Book for Children, 1938-2002

*    September 2, 2002 - Added the following:
        American Library Association's 100 Best Books for Teens
        The Fifty Twentieth-Century Works Most Cited in the Arts & Humanities Citation
           Index, 1976-1983
      and revised, edited and reformatted 6 lists.

*    August 29, 2002 - Updated the following:
        Howells Medal for American Fiction, 1925-2000
      and revised, edited and reformatted 12 lists.

*    August 25, 2002 - Added the following:
        American Scientist's 100 or so Books that Shaped a Century of Science
        Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, 1996-2001
        Parker Romantic Novel of the Year, 1960-2002

      and updated the following lists:
        International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for the Novel, 1996-2002
        Hugo Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 1953-2001

*    August 17, 2002 - Added the following:
        American Library Association's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgendered Book
           Awards, 1972-2002
        The Ten Bestselling Books of All-Time
        Top 50 All-Time Bestselling Children's Books as of January 1, 2001
        Horror Writer Association's Top 40 Horror Books of All Time
        Home Business Magazine's Top 10 Home Business Books

*    August 11, 2002 - Added the following:
        Albert J. Beveridge Award for the Best Book in English on the History of the
           United States, Latin America, or Canada, 1939-2001
        Chief of Staff of the Air Force's Reading List, July 22, 2002

      and Updated the following lists:
        National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography and Biography, 1983-2001
        National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism, 1975-2001
        National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 1975-2001
        National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction, 1975-2001
        National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, 1975-2001

*    August 3, 2002 - Added the following:
        John Burroughs Medal for a Distinguished Book of Natural History, 1926-2002
        W H Smith Literary Award, 1959-2002
        Koret Jewish Book Award for Biography/Autobiography, 1999-2002
        Koret Jewish Book Award for Fiction, 1999-2002
        Koret Jewish Book Award for History, 1999-2002
        Koret Jewish Book Award for Philosophy and Thought, 1999-2002

*    July 28, 2002 - Added two extensive and impressive lists prepared by the muckraking editors
        of Counterpunch:
        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

        Added the new category JOURNALISM and included as the first list:
        New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism,
           1988-2002

        Added a British Poetry award:
        T.S. Eliot Prize for Best New Collection of Poetry, 1993-2001

        And Updated:
        Hawthornden Prize for Imaginative Literature, 1919-2001

*    July 11, 2002 - Updated the following lists:
        Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, 1981-2002
        Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 1981-2002
        Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History, 1981-2002
       Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science and Technology, 1981-2002
        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
        Bancroft Prize for American History and Diplomacy, 1948-2001
        Orange Prize for Fiction by a Woman, 1996-2002
        Firecracker Alternative Book Award for Fiction, 1996-2002
        Firecracker Alternative Book Award for Nonfiction, 1996-2002

        We are taking a vacation for 2-3 weeks. The next additions to The Booklist Center will
        appear on or about July 29th.

*    July 7, 2002 - Added the following lists:
        Commonwealth Writer's Prize for Best First Book, 1989-2002
        Africa's Best 100 Books of the Century
        Best Twelve African Books of the Twentieth Century
        A Latino National Conversation - Recommended Reading for Adults
        A Latino National Conversation - Recommended Reading for Children and Young Adults

*    June 30, 2002 - Added the following lists: (See the animations for the Glenfeddich Award
            for the Best Food Book of the Year!)

        Alan Paton Award for Nonfiction Writing, 1989-2001
        Scottish Arts Council Children's Book Award, 1999-2001
        Glenfiddich Award for the Best Drink Book of the Year, 1972-2002
        Glenfiddich Award for the Best Food Book of the Year, 1972-2002

        and updated the following lists:

        Arthur Ellis Award for Best Canadian Crime Novel, 1984-2002
        Caldecott Medal for Illustration of a Book for Children, 1938-2002
        Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Fact Crime Book, 1948-2002
        Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Mystery Novel, 1946-2002
        Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Mystery Novel, 1954-2002
        Samuel Johnson Prize for Nonfiction, 1999-2002

*    June 23, 2002 - Added the following lists:
        U.S. Army Chief of Staff's Professional Reading List
        Oprah's Book Club Selections, 1996-2002
        Prometheus Award for the Best Libertarian Novel, 1979-2001
        Pura Belpre Awards for Writers and Illustrators of Children's Literature, 1996-2002
        Crime Writers' Association's John Creasey Memorial Dagger, 1973-2001

*    June 15, 2002 - Added the following New Zealand-based literary awards lists:
        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
        New Zealand Book Award for Fiction, 1976-1995
        New Zealand Book Award for Poetry, 1976-1995
        New Zealand Book Award for Nonfiction, 1976-1995
    and:
        Hans Christian Andersen Biennial Award for Children's Literature, 1966-2000

*    June 7, 2002 - Added the following:
Two Canadian Library Association awards:
        Canadian Library Association's Amelia Frances Howard Gibbon Illustrator's
           Award, 1971-2001
        Canadian Library Association's Book of the Year Award for Children, 1947-2001
 Two Canadian Authors Association awards:
        Canadian Authors Association's Award for Fiction, 1975-2002
        Canadian Authors Association's Vicky Metcalf Award, 1981-2001
An award presented by the Writer's Development Trust:
        Marian Engel Award to a Female Canadian Writer, 1986-2001
One of the more lucrative poetry prizes given anywhere:
        Griffen Poetry Prize, 2001-2002
And we updated another Canadian Award:
        Stephen Leacock Medal for Humor, 1947-2002

*    June 2, 2002 - Updated and added graphics to three Phi Beta Kappa book awards listings.
      Added five Australian children's book awards:
 

Australian Children's Book of the Year Award - Eve Pownall Award for
       Information Books, 1993-2001
Australian Children's Book of the Year Award for Older Readers, 1946-2001
Australian Children's Book of the Year Award for Younger Readers, 1982-2001
Australian Children's Early Childhood Book of the Year Award, 2001
Australian Children's Picture Book of the Year Award, 1956-2001

*    May 26, 2002 - Added five Australian awards - the Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Science Fiction, Fantasy Fiction, Horror Fiction, and for Young Adult and Children's Speculative Fiction.

*    May 24, 2002 - Added Nobel Prize Winners in Literature, 1901-2001, an extensive list with each year's winner, the winner's nationality and a quote from the Swedish Academy's citation; the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, 1993-2002, the Kate Tufts Discovery Award for Poetry, 1994-2002, the Montana New Zealand Book Award for Poetry, 1976-2001, and an excellent booklist prepared by the Minneapolis Public Library The World of Islam.

*    May 16, 2002 - Added a series of awards that was recently established - The Massachusetts Book Awards. For the first year, 2001, these awards were given for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Children's Literature, and Children's Picture Books.
 

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