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"Does it afflict you to find your books wearing out? I mean literally ... the mortality of all inanimate things is terrible to me, but that of books most of all. "
— William Dean Howells
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- Edgar Award
The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars) are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America. They honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television, film and theatre published or produced in the past year.
- Hugo Award
Given every year for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. Hugo Awards have been presented every year since 1955.
- Lambda Literary Award
Recognize excellence in the field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender literature
- Man Booker Prize
Awarded each year for the best original full-length novel, written in the English language, by a citizen of either the Commonwealth of Nations or Ireland
- National Book Award
Awards for fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and young people's literature
- Nebula Award
Given each year by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America for the best science fiction/fantasy fiction published in the United States during the two previous years
- Nobel Prize in Literature
List of all Nobel Laureates in literature (back to 1901), text excerpts, author interviews
- Pulitzer Prize
Fiction, drama, history, biography, poetry, and more...