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"...you may perhaps be brought to acknowledge that it is very well worthwhile to be tormented for two or three years of one's life, for the sake of being able to read all the rest of it."


from Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

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Award Winners

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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...

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