Sunday, December 7, 2008

Orange Prize Project

*I have the book to read



2016 The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney

Cynthia Bond, Ruby
Anne Enright, The Green Road

Elizabeth McKenzie, The Portable Veblen
Hannah Rothschild, The Improbability of Love
Hanya Yangihara, A Little Life


A God In Ruins by Kate Atkinson
Rush Oh! by Shirley Barrett
The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks
The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding by Jackie Copleton
Whispering Through a Megaphone by Rachel Elliot
The Book of Memory by Petina Gappah
Gorsky by Vesna Goldsworthy
The Anatomist’s Dream by Clio Gray
At Hawthorn Time by Melissa Harrison
Pleasantville by Attica Locke
Girl at War by Sara Nović (US)
The House on the Edge of the World by Julia Rochester
My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara



2015  How to Be Both - Ali Smith

The Bees - Laline Paull
A Spool of Blue Thread - Anne Tyler
The Paying Guests - Sarah Waters
A God in Every Stone - Kamila Shamsie
Outline - Rachel Cusk

Crooked Heart - Lissa Evans
Aren't We Sisters? - Patricia Ferguson
I Am China - Xiaolu Guo
Dear Thief - Samantha Harvey
Elizabeth is Missing - Emma Healey
Station Eleven - Emily St John Mandel
The Offering - Grace McCleen
The Country of Ice Cream Star - Sandra Newman
The Girl Who Was Saturday Night - Heather O'Neill
The Table of Less Valued Knights - Marie PHillips
The Walk Home - Rachel Seiffert
The Shore - Sara Taylor
After Before - Jemma Wayne
The Life of a Banana - PP Wong


2014
 Eimear McBride, A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah 2013
Donna Tartt, The Goldfinch 2014
Jhumpa Lahiri, The Lowland 2014

Hannah Kent, Burial Rites 2014
Audrey Magee, The Undertaking

Margaret Atwood, MaddAddam 2014
Suzanne Berne, The Dogs of Littlefield
Fatima Bhutto, The Shadow of the Crescent Moon
Claire Cameron, The Bear 2014
Lea Carpenter, Eleven Days
M.J. Carter, The Strangler Vine
Eleanor Catton, The Luminaries
Deborah Kay Davies, Reasons She Goes to the Woods
Elizabeth Gilbert, The Signature of All Things
Rachel Kushner, The Flamethrowers
Charlotte Mendelson, Almost English
Anna Quindlen, Still Life with Bread Crumbs 2014
Elizabeth Strout, The Burgess Boys 2014
Evie Wyld, All The Birds, Singing  


2013
A M Homes - May We Be Forgiven   WINNER 2014

Kate Atkinson - Life After Life2013
Barbara Kingsolver - Flight Behaviour2013
Hilary Mantel - Bring Up the Bodies
Maria Semple - Where’d You Go, Bernadette2013
Zadie Smith - NW

Kitty Aldridge - A Trick I Learned From Dead Men
Ros Barber - The Marlowe Papers
Shani Boianjiu - The People of Forever are Not Afraid
Gillian Flynn - Gone Girl 2012
Sheila Heti - How Should a Person Be?
Deborah Copaken Kogen - The Red Book
Bonnie Nadzam - Lamb
Emily Perkins - The Forrests 2013
Michèle Roberts - Ignorance
Francesca Segal - The Innocents
Elif Shafak - Honour
M L Stedman - The Light Between Oceans 2013
Carrie Tiffany - Mateship with Birds
G Willow Wilson - Alif the Unseen


2012
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller may 2012 - WINNER

shortlist
Half Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan jan 2012
The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright may 2012
Foreign Bodies by Cynthia Ozick july 2012
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett july 2012
Painter of Silence by Georgina Harding

Island of Wings by Karin Altenberg april 2012
On the Floor by Aifric Campbell
The Grief of Others by Leah Hager Cohen
The Sealed Letter by Emma Donoghue  april 2012
The Flying Man by Roopa Farooki
Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon
Gillespie and I by Jane Harris april 2012
The Translation of the Bones by Francesca Kay
The Blue Book by A.L. Kennedy
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern july 2012
There but for the by Ali Smith july 2012
The Pink Hotel by Anna Stothard
Tides of War by Stella Tillyard
The Submission by Amy Waldman

2011
The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht

shortlist
Annabel: A Novel by Kathleen Winter
Grace Williams Says It Loud Emma Henderson
Great House by Nicole Krauss
The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna
Room by Emma Donoghue


The Birth of Love Joanna Kavenna
The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer
Jamrach's Menagerie by Carol Birch
The London Train Tessa Hadley
Lyrics Alley Leila Aboulela
The Pleasure Seekers by Tishani Doshi
Repeat It Today With Tears by Anne Peile
The Road to Wanting by Wendy Law-Yone
The Seas: A Novel by Samantha Hunt
The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives by Lola Shoneyin
Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
The Swimmer by Roma Tearne
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
Whatever You Love by Louise Doughty


2010
The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver - WINNER

The Very Thought of You by Rosie Alison
Black Water Rising by Attica Locke
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore  (read 67/321 maybe another time)
The White Woman on the Green Bicycle by Monique Roffey

New Author
The Book of Fires by Jane Borodale
The Boy Next Door by Irene Sabatini
After The Fire, A Still Small Voice by Evie Wyld

The Rehearsal, by Eleanor Catton
Savage Lands, by Clare Clark
Hearts and Minds by Amanda Craig
The Way Things Look to Me, by Roopa Farooki
The Twisted Heart, by Rebecca Gowers
This is How, by M.J. Hyland
Small Wars, by Sadie Jones
Secret Son, by Laila Lalami
The Long Song, by Andrea Levy  2014
The Wilding, by Maria McCann
Black Mamba Boy, by Nadifa Mohamed
The Still Point, by Amy Sackville
The Help, by Kathryn Stockett
The Little Stranger, by Sarah Waters

2009
Home by Marilynne Robinson - WINNER
Scottsboro by Ellen Feldman
The Wilderness by Samantha Harvey
The Invention of Everything Else by Samantha Hunt
Molly Fox's Birthday by Deidre Madden
Burnt Shadows by Kamila Shamsie

New Author
An Equal Stillness - Francesca Kay WINNER
Miles From Nowhere - Nami Mun
The Personal History of Rachel DuPree - Ann Weisgarber

The Household Guide for Dying, by Debra Adelaide
Girl in a Blue Dress, by Gaynor Arnold
Their Finest Hour and a Half, by Lissa Evans
Blonde Roots, by Bernardine Evaristo
Strange Music, by Laura Fish
*Love Marriage, by V.V. Ganeshananthan
Intuition, by Allegra Goodman Mar 2012

The Lost Dog, by Michelle de Kretser
A Mercy, by Toni Morrison
The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight, by Gina Ochsner
Evening is the Whole Day, by Preeta Samarasan
American Wife, by Curtis Sittenfeld 2010
The Flying Troutmans, by Miriam Toews
The Personal History of Rachel DuPree, by Ann Weisgarber

2008
The Road Home, by Rose Tremain - WINNER
Fault Lines, by Nancy Huston
The Outcast, by Sadie Jones
When We Were Bad, by Charlotte Mendelson
Lullabies for Little Criminals, by Heather O'Neill
Lottery, by Patricia Wood

New Author
Inglorious, by Joanna Kavenna - WINNER
*The Monsters of Templeton, by Lauren Groff
The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam, by Lauren Liebenberg

The Blood of Flowers, by Anita Amirrezvani
The Room of Lost Things, by Stella Duffy
The Keep, by Jennifer Egan
The Gathering, by Anne Enright
The Clothes on Their Backs, by Linda Grant
The Master Bedroom, by Tessa Hadley
Sorry, by Gail Jones
The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam, by Lauren Liebenberg
In The Dark, by Deborah Moggach
Mistress, by Anita Nair
The Bastard of Istanbul, by Elif Shafak
The Septembers of Shiraz, by Dalia Sofer
The End of Mr Y, by Scarlett Thomas
Monster Love, by Carol Topolski

2007
Half of a Yellow Sun, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - WINNER
Arlington Park, by Rachel Cusk
The Inheritance of Loss, by Kiran Desai
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers, by Xiaolu Guo
The Observations, by Jane Harris
Digging to America, by Anne Tyler

New Author
The Lizard Cage, by Karen Connelly - WINNER July 2009
Poppy Shakespeare, by Clare Allan January 2010
Bitter Sweets, by Roopa Farooki

Poppy Shakespeare, by Clare Allan
Peripheral Vision, by Patricia Ferguson
Over, by Margaret Forster
The Dissident, by Nell Freudenberger
When to Walk, by Rebecca Gowers
Carry Me Down, by MJ Hyland (library)
The Girls, by Lori Lansens
Alligator, by Lisa Moore
What Was Lost, by Catherine O'Flynn
The Tenderness of Wolves, by Stef Penney Jan 12
Careless, by Deborah Robertson
Afterwards, by Rachel Seiffert
Ten Days in the Hills, by Jane Smiley
The Housekeeper, by Melanie Wallace

2006
On Beauty, by Zadie Smith - WINNER (library)
The History of Love, by Nicole Krauss feb 13
*Beyond Black, by Hilary Mantel
The Accidental, by Ali Smith
Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living, by Carrie Tiffany
The Night Watch, by Sarah Waters

New Author
Disobedience, by Naomi Alderman - WINNER
A Thousand Years of Good Prayers, by Yiyun Li
The Dream Life of Sukhanov, by Olga Grushin

Minaret, by Leila Aboulela
Harbor, by Lorraine Adams
Disobedience, by Naomi Alderman
Watch Me Disappear, by Jill Dawson
House of Orphans, by Helen Dunmore Jan 12

The Constant Princess, by Philippa Gregory
White Ghost Girls, by Alice Greenway
Dreams of Speaking, by Gail Jones
Lost in the Forest, by Sue Miller
Rape: A Love Story, by Joyce Carol Oates
Gilead, by Marilynne Robinson
Prep, by Curtis Sittenfeld
Frangipani, by Celestine Hitiura Vaite
The Position, by Meg Wolitzer

2005
We Need to Talk About Kevin, by Lionel Shriver - WINNER
Old Filth, by Jane Gardam, Jan 12

The Mammoth Cheese, by Sheri Holman
Liars and Saints, by Maile Meloy
A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian, by Marina Lewycka feb 13

New Author
26a, by Diana Evans - WINNER Jan 2011
Lucky Girls, by Nell Freudenberger
How I Live Now, by Meg Rosoff Nov 2009

Away From You, by Melanie Finn
Black Dirt, by Nell Leyshon
Case Histories, by Kate Atkinson Jan 11

Escape Routes for Beginners, by Kira Cochrane
The Falls, by Joyce Carol Oates
It So Happens, by Patricia Ferguson
The Mysteries of Glass, by Sue Gee
Nelson's Daughter, by Miranda Hearn
The Remedy, by Michele Lovric
The River, by Tricia Wastvedt
The Great Stink, by Clare Clark
Tatty, by Christine Dwyer Hickey
The Zigzag Way, by Anita Desai
Ursula, Under, by Ingrid Hill

2004
Small Island, by Andrea Levy - WINNER Jan 2013

*Oryx and Crake, by Margaret Atwood
The Great Fire, by Shirley Hazzard
Purple Hibiscus, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Jan 2010
Ice Road, by Gillian Slovo
The Colour, by Rose Tremain jun 2012

Brick Lane, by Monica Ali
The Sari Shop, by Rupa Bajwa
Kith and Kin, by Stevie Davies
State of Happiness, by Stella Duffy
The Flood, by Maggie Gee
The Electric Michelangelo, by Sarah Hall
Notes on a Scandal, by Zoe Heller
The Namesake, by Jhumpa Lahiri
A Visit from Voltaire, by Dinah Lee Kung
Gilgamesh, by Joan London
The Internationals, by Sarah May
Love, by Toni Morrison
The Time Traveler's Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger
The Amateur Marriage, by Anne Tyler

2003
Property, by Valerie Martin - WINNER (library 196p)
Buddha Da, by Anne Donovan
Heligoland, by Shena Mackay
Unless, by Carol Shields Dec 10

The Autograph Man, by Zadie Smith
The Little Friend, by Donna Tartt

Special, by Bella Bathhurst
Caramelo, by Sandra Cisneros
English Correspondence, by Janet Davey
Dot in the Universe, by Lucy Ellmann
What the Birds See, by Sonya Hartnett
What I Loved, by Siri Hustvedt
War Crimes for the Home, by Liz Jensen
The Solace of Leaving Early, by Haven Kimmel
In the Forest, by Edna O'Brien
Fox Girl, by Okja Keller
When the Emperor Was Divine, by Julie Otsuka
Lovely Bones, by Alice Sebold
The Cutting Room, by Louise Welsh
Water Street, by Crystal Wilkinson


2002
Bel Canto, by Ann Patchett- WINNER
No Bones, by Anna Burns
The Siege, by Helen Dunmore
The White Family, by Maggie Gee
A Child's Book of True Crime, by Chloe Hooper
Fingersmith, by Sarah Waters

Pop, by Kitty Aldridge
A True Story Based on Lies, by Jennifer Clement
Now You See Me, by Lesley Glaister
The Element of Water, by Stevie Davies
Five Quarters of an Orange, by Joanne Harris
Niagara Falls All Over Again, by Elizabeth McCracken
The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk
Middle Ages, by Joyce Carol Oates
The Story of My Face, by Kathy Page
Crawling at Night, by Nani Power
La Cucina, by Lily Prior
The Hero's Walk, by Anita Rau Badami
Sister Crazy, by Emma Richler
The Dark Room, by Rachel Seiffert


2001
The Idea of Perfection, by Kate Grenville - WINNER mar 2013
The Blind Assassin, by Margaret Atwood
Fred & Edie, by Jill Dawson
Hotel World, by Ali Smith
Homestead, by Rosina Lippi
Horse Heaven, by Jane Smiley

The Hiding Place, by Trezza Azzopardi
In the Blue House, by Meaghan Delahunt
The Last Samurai, by Helen Dewitt
Fish, Blood & Bone, by Leslie Forbes
The Wild, by Esther Freud
Dog Days, Glenn Miller Nights, by Laurie Graham
Nowhere Else on Earth, by Josephine Humphreys
Ahab's Wife, by Sena Jeter Naslund
From Caucasia, with Love, by Danzy Senna
The Bonesetter's Daughter, by Amy Tan
The PowerBook, by Jeanette Winterson
MotherKind, by Jayne Ann Phillips


2000
When I Lived in Modern Times, by Linda Grant - WINNER (library)
If I Told You Once, by Judy Budnitz
Amy and Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout
The Dancers Dancing, by Eilis Ni Dhuibhne
White Teeth, by Zadie Smith

The Translator, by Leila Aboulela
Girl With A Pearl Earring, by Tracy Chevalier
Fasting, Feasting, by Anita Desai
A Dangerous Vine, by Barbara Ewing
Danny Boy, by Jo-Ann Goodwin
A Sin of Colour, by Sunetra Gupt
Born Free, by Laura Hird
Everything You Need, by A.L. Kennedy
The Hunter, by Julia Leigh
Charming Billy, by Alice McDermott
Moonlight on the Avenue of Faith, by Gina B. Nahai
Island, by Jane Rogers
Last Chance Texaco, by Christine Pountney
What the Body Remembers, by Shauna Singh Baldwin


1999
A Crime in the Neighborhood, by Suzanne Berne - WINNER (library)
The Short History of a Prince, by Jane Hamilton
The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara KingsolverParadise, by Toni Morrison
The Leper's Companions, by Julia Blackburn
Visible Worlds, by Marilyn Bowering

Master Georgie, by Beryl Bainbridge
The Voyage of the Narwhal, by Andrea Barrett
In A Fishbone Church, by Catherine Chidgey
Crocodile Soup, by Julia Darling
Restitution, by Maureen Duffy
Trumpet, by Jackie Kay
Comfort Woman, by Nora Okja Keller
Buxton Spice, by Oonya Kempadoo
The Vintner's Luck, by Elizabeth Knox
Marchlands, by Karla Kuban
The Giant O'Brien, by Hilary Mantel Jan 12
The Most Wanted, by Jacquelyn Mitchard
A History of Silence, by Barbara Neil
Evening News, by Marly Swick


1998
Larry's Party, by Carol Shields - WINNER july 2012
Lives of the Monster Dogs, by Kirsten Bakis
The Ventriloquist's Tale, by Pauline Melville
The Magician's Assistant, by Ann Patchett
Love Like Hate Adore, by Deirdre Purcell
The Weight of Water, by Anita Shreve

Bitter Grounds, by Sandra Benitez
Man or Mango? by Lucy Ellmann
Gaglow, by Esther Freud
The Aguero Sisters, by Cristina Garcia
The House Gun, by Nadine Gordimer
The Breaking, by Kathryn Heyman
Round Rock, by Michelle Huneven
Ark Baby, by Liz Jensen
Undiscovered Country, by Christina Koning
The Orchard, by Drusilla Modjeska
Black and Blue, by Anna Quindlen Jan 12
Impossible Saints, by Michele Roberts
The Underpainter, by Jane Urquhart
Baby Love, by Louis Young


1997
Fugitive Pieces, by Anne Michaels - WINNER
Alias Grace, by Margaret AtwoodOne by One in the Darkness, by Deirdre Madden
Accordion Crimes, by E. Annie Proulx
Hen's Teeth, by Manda Scott
I Was Amelia Earhart, by Jane Mendelsohn July/09

Every Man For Himself, by Beryl Bainbridge
Death Comes for Peter Pan, by Joan Brady
The Mistress of Spices, by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
The Last Thing He Wanted, by Joan Didion
The Cast Iron Shore, by Linda Grant
The Enchantment of Lily Dahl, by Siri Hustvedt
The Autobiography of My Mother, by Jamaica Kincaid
With Child, by Laurie R. King
Fall On Your Knees, by Ann-Marie MacDonald
All the Blood is Red, by Leone Ross
Red Leaves, by Paulina Simons
Anita and Me, by Meera Syal
Gut Symmetries, by Jeanette Winterson
The Frequency of Souls, by Mary Kay Zuravleff


1996

A Spell of Winter, by Helen Dunmore - WINNER July 2011
The Book of Colour, by Julia Blackburn
Spinsters, by Pagan Kennedy
The Hundred Secret Senses, by Amy Tan
Ladder of Years, by Anne Tyler
Eveless Eden, by Marianne Wiggins

The Ghost Road, by Pat Barker
Official and Doubtful, by Ajay Close
The Rape of Sita, by Lindsey Collen
Keeping Up with Magda, by Isla Dewar
The Blue Flower, by Penelope Fitzgerald
The Private Parts of Women, by Lesley Glaister
The Passion of Alice, by Stephanie Grant
Egg Dancing, by Liz Jensen
So I Am Glad, by A.L. Kennedy
Never Far From Nowhere, by Andrea Levy
Mother of Pearl, by Mary Morrissy
Promised Lands, by Jane Rogers
River Lines, by Elspeth Sandys


Sunday, November 9, 2008

Jack Caffery mysteries

by Mo Hayder (rec'd by suziQoregon)

Birdman (2000) read 2013
The Treatment (2001) listened sept 2013
Ritual (2008)  read 2014
Skin (2009)  read 2015
Gone (2010)  read 2015
Poppet (2013) read 2016
Wolf  (2014) read 2016

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Bram Stoker Award

Bram Stoker Award

2009 Audrey's Door by Sarah Langan
2008 Duma Key by Stephen King Jan/13

2007 The Missing by Sarah Langan
2006 Lisey's Story by Stephen King Dec/08
2005 (tie) Creepers by David Morrell
Dread in the Beast by Charlee Jacob
2004 In the Night Room by Peter Straub
2003 lost boy, lost girl by Peter Straub
2002 The Night Class by Tom Piccirilli
2001 American Gods by Neil Gaiman 2007
2000 Traveling Vampire Show by Richard Laymon
1999 Mr. X by Peter Straub
1998 Bag of Bones by Stephen King
1997 Children of the Dusk by Janet Berliner
1996 The Green Mile by Stephen King
1995 Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates 2007
1994 Dead in the Water by Nancy Holder
1993 The Throat by Peter Straub
1992 The Blood of the Lamb by Thomas F. Monteleone
1991 Boy's Life by Robert R. McCammon
1990 Mine by Robert R. McCammon
1989 Carrion Comfort by Dan Simmons
1988 Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
1987 (tie) Misery by Stephen King
Swan Song by Robert R. McCammon

Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize



2016: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
2015: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
2014: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

2013: The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson2012 - no prize given
2011 - A Visit From the Goon Squad - Jennifer Egan
2010 - Tinkers - Paul Harding

2009 - Olive Kitteridge - Elizabeth Strout 2009
2008 - The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao - Junot Diaz
2007 - The Road - Cormac McCarthy 2007
2006 - March - Geraldine Brooks 2015
2005 - Gilead - Marilynne Robinson 2009
2004 - The Known World - Edward P. Jones 2012

2003 - Middlesex - Jeffrey Eugenides 2006
2002 - Empire Falls - Richard Russo
2001 - The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay - Michael Chabon
2000 - Interpreter of Maladies - Jhumpa Lahiri 2010

1999 - The Hours - Michael Cunningham 2008
1998 - American Pastoral - Philip Roth
1997 - Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer - Millhauser
1996 - Independence Day - Richard Ford
1995 - The Stone Diaries - Carol Shields 2008
1994 - The Shipping News - Annie Proulx
1993 - A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain - Robert Olen Butler
1992 - A Thousand Acres - Jan Smiley
1991 - Rabbit at Rest - John Updike
1990 - The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love - Oscar Hijuelos

1989 - Breathing Lessons - Anne Tyler
1988 - Beloved - Toni Morrison1987 - A Summons to Memphis - Peter Taylor
1986 - Lonesome Dove - Larry McMurtry
1985 - Foreign Affairs - Alison Lurie 2010
1984 - Ironweed - William Kennedy
1983 - The Color Purple - Alice Walker
1982 - Rabbit is Rich - John Updike
1981 - A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole 2007
1980 - The Executioner's Song - Norman Mailer

1979 - The Stories of John Cheever - John Cheever
1978 - Elbow Room - James Alan McPherson
1977 - None given
1976 - Humboldt's Gift - Saul Bellow
1975 - The Killer Angels - Michael Shaara
1974 - None given
1973 - The Optimist's Daughter - Eudora Welty
1972 - Angle of Repose - Wallace Stegner
1971 - None given
1970 - Collected Stories by Jean Stafford

1969 - House Made of Dawn by Scott Momaday
1968 - The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron
1967 - The Fixer by Bernard Malamud
1966 - Collected Stories by Katherine Anne Porter
1965 - The Keepers Of the House by Shirley Ann Grau
1964 - None given
1963 - The Reivers - William Faulkner
1962 - The Edge of Sadness by Edwin O'Connor
1961 - To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
1960 - Advise and Consent by Allen Drury

1959 - The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters by Robert Lewis Taylor
1958 - A Death in the Family - James Agee 2009
1957 - None
1956 - Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor
1955 - A Fable - William Faulkner
1954 - None
1953 - The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway
1952 - The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk
1951 - The Town by Conrad Richter
1950 - The Way West by A. B. Guthrie, Jr.

1949 - Guard of Honor by James Gould Cozzens
1948 - Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener
1947 - All the King's Men - Robert Penn Warren
1946 - None
1945 - Bell for Adano by John Hersey
1944 - Journey in the Dark by Martin Flavin
1943 - Dragon's Teeth I by Upton Sinclair
1942 - In This Our Life by Ellen Glasgow
1941 - None
1940 - The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck

1939 - The Yearling - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
1938 - The Late George Apley by John Phillips Marquand
1937 - Gone with the Wind - Margaret Mitchell
1936 - Honey in the Horn by Harold Lenoir Davis
1935 - Now in November by Josephine W. Johnson
1934 - Lamb in His Bosom by Caroline Miller
1933 - The Store by Thomas Stribling
1932 - The Good Earth - Pearl S. Buck
1931 - Years of Grace by Margaret Ayer Barnes
1930 - Laughing Boy by Oliver Lafarge

1929 - Scarlet Sister Mary by Julia Peterkin
1928 - The Bridge of San Luis Rey - Thornton Wilder
1927 - Early Autumn by Louis Bromfield
1926 - Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
1925 - So Big - Edna Ferber *
1924 - The Able McLauglins - Margaret Wilson
1923 - One of Ours - Willa Cather
1922 - Alice Adams - Booth Tarkington
1921 - The Age of Innocence - Edith Wharton
1920 - None

1919 - The Magnificent Ambersons - Booth Tarkington
1918 - His Family Ernest Poole

National Book Critics' Circle Award

2012
2011 Edith Pearlman, Binocular Vision
2010 Jennifer Egan, A Visit From the Goon Squad
2009 Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall
2008 Roberto Bolano, 2666
2007 Junot Díaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
2006 Kiran Desai The Inheritance of Loss
2005 E.L. Doctorow The March
2004 Marilynne Robinson Gilead 2009
2003 Edward P. Jones The Known World 2012

2002 Ian McEwan Atonement 2008
2001 W.G. Sebald Austerlitz
2000 Jim Crace Being Dead
1999 Jonathan Lethem Motherless Brooklyn
1998 Alice Munro The Love of a Good Woman
1997 Penelope Fitzgerald The Blue Flower
1996 Gina Berriault Women in Their Beds
1995 Stanley Elkin Mrs. Ted Bliss
1994 Carol Shields The Stone Diaries 2007
1993 Ernest J. Gaines A Lesson Before Dying 2008
1992 Cormac McCarthy All the Pretty Horses
1991 Jane Smiley A Thousand Acres
1990 John Updike Rabbit at Rest
1989 E.L. Doctorow Billy Bathgate
1988 Bharati Mukherjee The Middleman and Other Stories
1987 Philip Roth The Counterlife
1986 Reynolds Price Kate Vaiden
1985 Anne Tyler The Accidental Tourist
1984 Louise Erdrich Love Medicine
1983 William Kennedy Ironweed
1982 Stanley Elkin George Mills
1981 John Updike Rabbit Is Rich

IMPAC Dublin

2012
2011 Let the Great World Spin, Colum McCann
2010 The Twin, Gerhard Bakker
2009 Man Gone Down, Michael Thomas
2008 Rawi Hage, De Niro's Game
2009
2007 Per Petterson, Out Stealing Horses 2008
2006 Colm Tóibín, The Master
2005 Edward P. Jones, The Known World 2012

2004 Tahar Ben Jelloun, This Blinding Absence of Light 2008
2003 Orhan Pamuk, My Name is Red
2002 Michel Houellebecq, The Elementary Particles
2001 Alistair MacLeod, No Great Mischief 2009
2000 Nicola Barker, Wide Open
1999 Andrew Miller, Ingenious Pain
1998 Herta Müller, The Land of Green Plums
1997 Javier Marias, A Heart So White
1996 David Malouf, Remembering Babylon

Giller Winners

Giller Winner


 2014  Sean Michaels, Us Conductors

David Bezmozgis, The Betrayers
Frances Itani, Tell
Heather O'Neill, The Girl Who Was Saturday Night
Miriam Toews, All My Puny Sorrows
Padma Viswanathan, The Ever After of Ashwin Rao

Arjun Basu, Waiting for the Man
Rivka Galchen, American Innovations
Jennifer Lovegrove, Watch How We Walk
Shani Mootoo, Moving Forwards Sideways Like a Crab
Kathy Page, Paradise and Elsewhere
Claire Holden Rothman, My October



2013 Lynn Coady,  Hellgoing

Dennis Bock, Going Home Again
Craig Davidson, Cataract City
Lisa Moore, Caught
Dan Vyleta, The Crooked Maid


Joseph Boyden, The Orenda
Elisabeth De Mariaffi, How To Get Along With Women
David Gilmour, Extraordinary
Wayne Grady, Emancipation Day
Louis Hamelin, October 1970
Wayne Johnston, The Son of a Certain Woman
Claire Messud, The Woman Upstairs (audiobook)
Michael Winter, Minister Without Portfolio


 2012 Will Ferguson, 419

    Alix Ohlin, Inside
    Nancy Richler, The Imposter Bride
    Kim Thúy, Ru
    Russell Wagnersky, Whirl Away 01/13

    Marjorie Celona, Y
    Lauren B. Davis, Our Daily Bread
    Cary Fagan, My Life Among the Apes
    Robert Hough, Dr. Brinkley's Tower
    Billie Livingston, One Good Hustle
    Annabel Lyon, The Sweet Girl
    Katrina Onstad, Everybody Has Everything
    CS Richardson, The Emperor of Paris

      2011 Half-Blood Blues - Esi Edugyan 01/12

      •  Patrick deWitt, The Sisters Brothers, 01/12
      •  Lynn Coady, The Antagonist
      •  Zsuzsi Gartner, Better Living Through Plastic Explosives
      • Michael Onjadte, The Cat's Table
      • David Bezmozgis, The Free World
      • Clark Blaise, The Meagre Tarmac
      • Michael Christie, The Beggar's Garden
      • Myrna Dey, Extensions
      • Marina Endicott, The Little Shadows
      • Genni Gunn, Solitaria
      • Pauline Holdstock, Into the Heart of the Country
      • Wayne Johnston, A World Elsewhere
      • Dany Laferiere, The Return
      • Suzette Mayr, Monoceros
      • Guy vanderhaeghe, A Good Man
      • Alexi Zentner, Touch 08/12

      2010 Johanna Skibsrud The Sentimentalists
      •  David Bergen, The Matter with Morris
      •  Alexander MacLeod,  Light Lifting
      •  Sarah Selecky, This Cake Is for the Party
      •  Kathleen Winter, Annabel 07/11
      • Douglas Coupland, Player One
      • Michael Helm, Cities of Refuge
      • Avner Mandelman, The Debba
      • Tom Rachman, The Imperfectionists
      • Cordelia Strube, Lemon
      • Joan Thomas, Curiosity
      • Jane Urquhart, Sanctuary Line
      • Dianne Warren, Cool Water
      2009 The Bishop's Man - Linden MacIntyre July/09
      • Kim Echlin, The Disappeared
      • Annabel Lyon, The Golden Mean
      • Colin McAdam, Fall
      • Anne Michaels, The Winter Vault
      • Margaret Atwood, The Year of the Flood 2010
      • Martha Baillie, The Incident Report 2010
      • Kim Echlin, The Disappeared
      • Claire Holden Rothman, The Heart Specialist
      • Paulette Jiles, The Color of Lightning
      • Jeanette Lynes, The Factory Voice
      • Shani Mootoo, Valmiki’s Daughter
      • Kate Pullinger, The Mistress of Nothing
      2008 Joseph Boyden - Through Black Spruce Mar/10
      • Anthony De Sa, Barnacle Love
      • Marina Endicott, Good to a Fault 2010
      • Rawi Hage, Cockroach 2014
      • Mary Swan, The Boys in the Trees

      • David Adams Richards, The Lost Highway dnf dec 10
      • David Bergen, The Retreat
      • Austin Clarke, More
      • Emma Donoghue, The Sealed Letter April 12
      • Steven Galloway, The Cellist of Sarajevo
      • Kenneth J. Harvey, Blackstrap Hawco
      • Patrick Lane, Red Dog, Red Dog
      • Pasha Malla, The Withdrawal Method
      • Paul Quarrington, The Ravine
      • Nino Ricci, The Origin of Species
      2007 Elizabeth Hay — Late Nights on Air july 2012
      • Michael Ondaatje, Divisadero
      • Daniel Poliquin, A Secret Between Us (trans. Donald Winkler)
      • M. G. Vassanji, The Assassin's Song
      • Alissa York, Effigy
      • David Chariandy, Soucouyant
      • Sharon English, Zero Gravity
      • Barbara Gowdy, Helpless
      • Lawrence Hill, The Book of Negroes 2010
      • Paulette Jiles, Stormy Weather
      • D. R. MacDonald, Lauchlin of the Bad Heart
      • Claire Mulligan, The Reckoning of Boston Jim
      • Mary Novik, Conceit
      • Daniel Poliquin, A Secret Between Us (translated by Donald Winkler)
      • Michael Winter, The Architects Are Here
      • Richard B. Wright, October 08/12
      2006 Vincent Lam — Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures 2008
      • Rawi Hage, De Niro's Game
      • Pascale Quiviger, The Perfect Circle (translation by Sheila Fischman)
      • Gaétan Soucy, The Immaculate Conception (translation by Lazer Lederhendler)
      • Carol Windley, Home Schooling
      • David Adams Richards, The Friends of Meager Fortune
      • Caroline Adderson, Pleased to Meet You
      • Todd Babiak, The Garneau Block
      • Randy Boyagoda, Governor of the Northern Province
      • Douglas Coupland, jPod
      • Alan Cumyn, The Famished Lover
      • Kenneth J. Harvey, Inside
      • Wayne Johnston, The Custodian of Paradise
      • Annette Lapointe, Stolen
      • Pascale Quiviger, The Perfect Circle
      • Russell Wangersky, The Hour of Bad Decisions
      2005 David Bergen — The Time in Between *
      • Joan Barfoot, Luck
      • Camilla Gibb, Sweetness in the Belly
      • Lisa Moore, Alligator
      • Edeet Ravel, A Wall of Light

      2004 Alice Munro — Runaway
      • Shauna Singh Baldwin, The Tiger Claw
      • Wayson Choy, All That Matters
      • Pauline Holdstock, Beyond Measure
      • Paul Quarrington, Galveston
      • Miriam Toews, A Complicated Kindness

      2003 M.G. Vassanji — The In-Between World of Vikram Lall
      • Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake
      • John Bemrose, The Island Walkers
      • John Gould, Kilter: 55 Fictions
      • Ann-Marie MacDonald, The Way the Crow Flies

      2002 Austin Clarke — The Polished Hoe
      • Bill Gaston, Mount Appetite
      • Wayne Johnston, The Navigator of New York
      • Lisa Moore, Open
      • Carol Shields, Unless Dec 10

      2001 Richard B. Wright — Clara Callan July/09
      • Sandra Birdsell, The Russlander
      • Michael Crummey, River Thieves
      • Michael Redhill, Martin Sloane
      • Timothy Taylor, Stanley Park
      • Jane Urquhart, The Stone Carvers

      2000 Michael Ondaatje — Anil's Ghost
      David Adams Richards — Mercy Among the Children Jan/09
      • Alan Cumyn, Burridge Unbound
      • Elizabeth Hay, A Student of Weather
      • Eden Robinson, Monkey Beach
      • Fred Stenson, The Trade

      1999 Bonnie Burnard — A Good House
      • Timothy Findley, Pilgrim
      • Anne Hébert, Am I Disturbing You?
      • Nancy Huston, The Mark of the Angel
      • David Macfarlane, Summer Gone

      1998 Alice Munro — The Love of a Good Woman
      • André Alexis, Childhood
      • Gail Anderson-Dargatz, A Recipe for Bees
      • Barbara Gowdy, The White Bone
      • Greg Hollingshead, The Healer
      • Wayne Johnston, The Colony of Unrequited Dreams 09/10

      1997 Mordecai Richler — Barney's Version 09/10

      • Michael Helm, The Projectionist
      • Shani Mootoo, Cereus Blooms at Night
      • Nino Ricci, Where She Has Gone
      • Carol Shields, Larry's Party july 2012

      1996 Margaret Atwood - Alias Grace

      • Gail Anderson-Dargatz, The Cure for Death by Lightning
      • Ann-Marie MacDonald, Fall on Your Knees
      • Anne Michaels, Fugitive Pieces
      • Guy Vanderhaeghe, The Englishman's Boy

      1995 Rohinton Mistry - A Fine Balance
      • Timothy Findley, The Piano Man's Daughter
      • Barbara Gowdy, Mister Sandman
      • Leo McKay, Jr., Like This
      • Richard B. Wright, The Age of Longing

      1994 M.G. Vassanji — The Book of Secrets
      • Bonnie Burnard, Casino and Other Stories
      • Eliza Clark, What You Need
      • Shyam Selvadurai, Funny Boy
      • Steve Weiner, The Museum of Love

      Man Booker Prize

      Man Booker Prize

      2012 Bringing Up the Bodies - Hilary Mantel
       - Narcopolis - Jeet Thayil
       - Swimming Home - Deborah Levy
       - The Garden of Evening Mists - Tan Twan Eng
       - The Lighthouse - Alison Moore
       - Umbrella - Will Self

      2011 The Sense of an Ending - Julian Barnes 2011
       - Half-Blood Blues -Esi Edugyan Jan 2012
       - Jamrach's Menagerie - Carol Birch
       - Pigeon English - Stephen Kelman
       - The Sister's Brothers - Patrick deWitt Jan 2012
       - Snowdrops -AD Miller

      2010 The Finkler Question - Jacobson
       - C - Tom McCarthy
       - In a Strange Room - Damon Galgut 2011
       - The Long Song - Andrea Levy
       - Parrot and Olivier in America - Peter Carey
       - Room - Emma Donaghue 2010

      2009 Wolf Hall - Hillary Mantel
         - The Children's Book - AS Byatt
        -  The Glass Room - Simon Mawer
        - The Little Stranger - Sarah Waters 2009
        -  The Quickening Maze - Adam Foulds
        - Summertime - JM Coetzee

      2008 The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga 2008
       - The Clothes on Their Back - Linda Grant
       - A Fraction of the Whole - Steve Toltz 2008
       - A Northern Clemency - Philip Hensher
       - Sea of Poppies - Amitav Ghosh
       - The Secret Scripture - Sebastian Barry

      2007 The Gathering by Anne Enright 2008
       - Animal's People - Indra Sindha
       - Darkmans - Nicola Barker
       - Mr Pip - Lloyd Jones
       - On Chesil Beach - Ian McEwan
       - The Reluctant Fundamentalist

      2006 The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
       - Carry Me Down - MJ Hyland
       - In the Country of Men - Hiram Matar
       - Mother's Milk - Edward St Abuyn
       - The Night Watch - Sarah Waters
       - The Secret River - Kate Grenville

      2005 The Sea by John Banville
       - The Accidental - Ali Smith
       - Arthur and George - Julian Barnes
       - A Long, Long Way - Sebastian Berry
       - Never Let Me Go - Kazou Ishiguro
       - On Beauty - Zadie Smith

      2004 The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst * own
       - Bitter Fruit - Achmat Dangor
       - Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
       - The Electric Michaelangelo - Sarah Hall
       - I'll Go To Bed At Noon - Gerard Woodward
       - The Master - Colm Toibin


      2003 Vernon God Little by DBC Pierre 2010
       - Astonishing Splashes of Colour - Clare Morrall
       - Brick Lane - Monica Ali
       - The Good Doctor - Damon Galgut
       - Notes on a Scandal - Zoe Heller
       - Oryx and Crake - Margaret Atwood

      2002 Life of Pi by Yann Martel
       - Dirt Music - Tim Winton
       - Family Matters - Rohinton Mistry

      - Fingersmith - Sarah Waters
       -The Story of Lucy Gault - William Trevor
       -Unless - Carol Shields 


      2001 True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey (read 200/350 pages, 2011)
       - Atonement - Ian McEwan
       - The Dark Room - Rachel Seiffert
       - Hotel World - Ali Smith
       - Number9Dream - David Mitchell
       - Oxygen - Andrew Miller

      2000 The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood 2007
       - The Deposition of Father McGreevy - Brian O'Doherty
       - English Passengers - Matthew Kneale
       - The Hiding Place - Trezza Azzapardo
       - The Keepers of Truth - Michael Collins
       - When We Were Orphans - Kazou Ishiguro

      1999 Disgrace by J. M. Coetzee
       - The Blackwater Lightship - Colm Toibin
       - Fasting, Feasting - Anita Desai
       - Headlong - Michael Frayn
       - The Map of Love - Ahdaf Soueif
       - Our Fathers - Andrew O'Hagen

      1998 Amsterdam: A Novel by Ian McEwan 2009
       - Breakfast on Pluto - Patrick McCabe
       - England, England - Julien Barnes
       - The Industry of Souls - Martin Booth
       - Master Georgie - Beryl Bainbridge
       - The Restraint of Beasts - Magnus Mills

      1997 The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy 2007
       - The Essense of the Thing - Madeleine St John
       - Europa - Tim Parks
       - Grace Notes - Bernard MacLaverty
       - Quarentine - Jim Crace
       - The Underground Man - Mick Jackson

      1996 Last Orders by Graham Swift 2008
      - Alias Grace - Margaret Atwood
      -  Every Man For Himself - Beryl Bainbridge
      - A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
      - The Orchard on Fire - Shena Mackay
      - Reading in the Dark - Seamus Deane

      1995 The Ghost Road by Pat Barker *in library, 277 pages
       - In Every Face I Meet - Justin Cartwright
      - The Moor's Last Sigh - Salman Rushdie
      - Morality Play - Barry Unsworth
      - The Riders - Tim Winton
      -
      1994 How Late It Was, How Late by James Kelman *own, 373 pages
      - Beside the Ocean of Time - George McKay Brown
      - The Folding Star - Allan Hollingshurst
      - Knowledge of Angels - Jill Paton Walsh
      - Paradise - Abdulrazak Gurnah
      - Reef - Romesh Gunesekera

      1993 Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle
      - Crossing the River - Caryl Phillips
      - Scar Tissue - Michael Ignatieff
      - The Stone Diaries - Carol Shields
      - Under the Frog - Tibor Fischer

      1992 The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje (co-winner) 2012
                Sacred Hunger by Barry Unsworth (co-winner) *in library
       - Black Dogs - Ian McEwan
       - The Butcher Boy - Patrick McCabe
       - Daughters of the House - Michele Roberts
       - Serenity House - Christopher Hope
       -

      1991 The Famished Road by Ben Okri *in library, 500 pages
       - Reading Turgenov - William Trevor
      - The Redundancy of Courage - Timothy Mo
       - Such a Long Journey - Rohinton Mistry
       - Time's Arrow or The Nature of the Offense - Martin Amis
       - Two Lives - William Trevor
       - The Van - Roddy Doyle

      1990 Possession: A Romance by A. S. Byatt *own, 555 pages
       - Amongst Women - John McGahern
       - An Awfully Big Adventure - Beryl Bainbridge
       - The Gate of Angels - Penelope Fitzgerald
       - Lies of Silence - Brian Moore
       - Solomon Gursky Was Here - Mordecai Richler

      1989 The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro 2008
       - The Book of Evidence - John Banville
       - Cat's Eye - Margaret Atwood
       - A Disaffection - James Kelman
       - Jigsaw: A Unsentimental Education - Sybille Bedford
       - Restoration - Rose Tremain

      1988 Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey *in library, 512 pages
       - The Beginning of Spring - Penelope Fitzgerald
       - The Lost Father - Marina Warner
       - Nice Work - David Lodge
       - The Satanic Verses - Salman Rushdie
       - Utz - Brian Chatwin

      1987 Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively 2009
       - Anthills of the Savannah - Chinua Achebe
       - The Book and the Brotherhood - Iris Murdoch
       - Chatterton - Peter Ackroyd
       - Circles of Deceit - Nina Bawden
       - The Colour of Blood - Brian Moore

      1986 The Old Devils by Kingsley Amis *in library, 294 pages
       - An Artist of the Floating World - Kazou Ishiguro
       - Gabriel's Lament - Paul Bailey
       - The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
       - An Insular Possession - Timothy Mo
       - The Rebel Angels - Robertson Davies
       - What's Bred in the Bone - Robertson Davies

      1985 The Bone People by Keri Hulme 2007

      1984 Hotel Du Lac by Anita Brookner 2008

      1983 Life & Times of Michael K by J. M. Coetzee 2008

      1982 Schindler's List by Thomas Keneally *in library, 400 pages

      1981 Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie *in library, 447 pages
       - The Comfort of Strangers - Ian McEwan Feb 2012

      1980 Rites of Passage by William Golding *in library, 278 pages

      1979 Offshore by Penelope Fitzgerald *in library, 141 pages

      1978 The Sea, the Sea by Iris Murdoch *in library, 501 pages
      - The Bookshop - Penelope Fitztgerald 2010

      1977 Staying on by Paul Scott *talking book in library

      1976 Saville by David Storey

      1975 Heat and Dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

      1974 The Conservationist by Nadine Gordimer *in library, 252 pages

      1974 Holiday by Stanley Middleton

      1973 The Siege of Krishnapur by J. G. Farrell

      1972 G. by John Berger

      1971 In a Free State by V. S. Naipaul
      -Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont - Elizabeth Taylor 2010

      1970 The Elected Member by Bernice Rubens

      1969 Something to Answer For by P. H. Newby

      Newbery Award Winners

      Newbery Award, Ongoing Progress

      2012 Jack Gantos, Dead End in Norvelt
      2011 Clare Vanderpool, Moon Over Manifest
      2010 Rebecca Stead, When You Reach Me 2010

      2009 Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book (312 p, in lib) scary story
      2008 Laura Amy Schlitz, Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! (audiobook inlib) middle ages
      2007 Susan Patron, The Higher Power of Lucky (134 p, in lib)
      2006 Lynne Rae Perkins, Criss Cross (337p, in lib) 1960s
      2005 Cynthia Kadohata, Kira-Kira
      2004 Kate DiCamillo, The Tale of Despereaux 2008
      2003 Avi Crispin, The Cross of Lead (262 p, in lib) middle ages
      2002 Linda Sue Park, A Single Shard (152 p, in lib) korea
      2001 Richard Peck, A Year Down Yonder (137 p, in lib) 1937
      2000 Christopher Paul Curtis, Bud, Not Buddy (245 p, in lib) depression

      1999 Louis Sachar, Holes 2007
      1998 Karen Hesse, Out of the Dust (227 p, in lib) depression
      1997 E. L. Konigsburg, The View from Saturday 2008
      1996 Karen Cushman, The Midwife's Apprentice (122 p, in lib) mideval
      1995 Sharon Creech, Walk Two Moons (280 p, in lib)
      1994 Lois Lowry, The Giver 2007
      1993 Cynthia Rylant, Missing May (89 p, in lib)
      1992 Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, Shiloh 2008
      1991 Jerry Spinelli, Maniac Magee 2008
      1990 Lois Lowry, Number the Stars 2008

      1989 Paul Fleischman, Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices (44 p, in lib)
      1988 Russell Freedman, Lincoln: A Photobiography (150 p, in lib)
      1987 Sid Fleischman, The Whipping Boy (90 p, in lib)
      1986 Patricia MacLachlan Sarah, Plain and Tall
      1985 Robin McKinley, The Hero and the Crown (246 p, in lib)
      1984 Beverly Cleary, Dear Mr. Henshaw 2009
      1983 Cynthia Voigt, Dicey's Song (196 p, in lib)
      1982 Nancy Willard, A Visit to William Blake's Inn (44 p, in lib)
      1981 Katherine Paterson, Jacob Have I Loved
      1980 Joan Blos, A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal

      1979 Ellen Raskin, The Westing Game 2010
      1978 Katherine Paterson, Bridge to Terabithia 2007
      1977 Mildred Taylor, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (276 p, in lib) 1930s south
      1976 Susan Cooper, The Grey King (165 p, in lib)
      1975 Virginia Hamilton, M. C. Higgins, the Great (audiobook in lib)
      1974 Paula Fox, The Slave Dancer (177 p, in lib)
      1973 Jean Craighead George, Julie of the Wolves*
      1972 Robert C. O'Brien, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH (233 p, in lib)
      1971 Betsy Byars, Summer of the Swans (142 p, in lib)
      1970 William H. Armstrong, Sounder (116 p, in lib)

      1969 Lloyd Alexander, The High King (285 p, in lib) fairy tale
      1968 E. L. Konigsburg, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E.Frankweiler 2008
      1967 Irene Hunt, Up a Road Slowly
      1966 Elizabeth Borton de Treviño, I, Juan de Pareja
      1965 Maia Wojciechowska, Shadow of a Bull (151 p, in lib)
      1964 Emily Cheney Neville, It's Like This, Cat
      1963 Madeleine L'Engle, A Wrinkle in Time 2007
      1962 Elizabeth George Speare, The Bronze Bow (audiobook in lib)
      1961 Scott O'Dell, Island of the Blue Dolphins 2008
      1960 Joseph Krumgold, Onion John

      1959 Elizabeth George Speare, The Witch of Blackbird Pond (249 p, in lib) puritan
      1958 Harold Keith, Rifles for Watie
      1957 Virginia Sorenson, Miracles on Maple Hill (232 p, in lib)
      1956 Jean Lee Latham, Carry On, Mr. Bowditch (251 p, in lib)
      1955 Meindert DeJong ,The Wheel on the School *
      1954 Joseph Krumgold, ...And Now Miguel
      1953 Ann Nolan Clark, Secret of the Andes (120 p, in lib)
      1952 Eleanor Estes, Ginger Pye (250 p, in lib)
      1951 Elizabeth Yates, Amos Fortune, Free Man
      1950 Marguerite de Angeli, The Door in the Wall (120 p, in lib) mideaval

      1949 Marguerite Henry, King of the Wind (172 p, in lib) horses
      1948 William Pène du Bois, The Twenty-One Balloons(179 p, in lib)
      1947 Carolyn Sherwin Bailey, Miss Hickory
      1946 Lois Lenski, Strawberry Girl
      1945 Robert Lawson, Rabbit Hill
      1944 Esther Forbes, Johnny Tremain
      1943 Elizabeth Gray Vining, Adam of the Road (317 p, in lib) mideaval
      1942 Walter D. Edmonds, The Matchlock Gun
      1941 Armstrong Sperry, Call It Courage (92 p, in lib) polynesian
      1940 James Daugherty, Daniel Boone

      1939 Elizabeth Enright, Thimble Summer 2010
      1938 Kate Seredy, The White Stag
      1937 Ruth Sawyer, Roller Skates
      1936 Carol Ryrie Brink, Caddie Woodlawn 2010
      1935 Monica Shannon, Dobry
      1934 Cornelia Meigs, Invincible Louisa 2010
      1933 Elizabeth Foreman Lewis, Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze (317 p, in lib)
      1932 Laura Adams Armer, Waterless Mountain
      1931 Elizabeth Coatsworth, The Cat Who Went to Heaven (62 p, in lib)
      1930 Rachel Field, Hitty, Her First Hundred Years

      1929 Eric P. Kelly, The Trumpeter of Krakow
      1928 Dhan Gopal Mukerji, Gay Neck, the Story of a Pigeon
      1927 Will James, Smoky the Cow Horse
      1926 Arthur Bowie Chrisman, Shen of the Sea
      1925 Charles Finger, Tales from Silver Lands
      1924 Charles Hawes, The Dark Frigate
      1923 Hugh Lofting, The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle
      1922 Hendrik Willem van Loon, The Story of Mankind

      Saturday, August 16, 2008

      Phyrne Fisher mystery

      by Kerry Greenwood

      Cocaine Blues(1991) aka Death by Misadventure Jan 2011
      Flying Too High (1992) Aug 22/08
      Murder on the Ballarat Train (1992) March 2011
      Death at Victoria Dock (1992) May 2011
      The Green Mill Murder (1993) March 2010
      Blood And Circuses (1994) may 2012
      Ruddy Gore (1995) may 2012
      Urn Burial (1995)
      Raisins and Almonds (1997)
      Death before wicket : a Phryne Fisher mystery (2003, c1999)
      Murder in Montparnasse (2002) july 2013
      The Castlemaine Murders (2004)
      *Queen of the Flowers (2004)
      Away With the Fairies (2005)
      Death By Water (2005)
      *Murder in the Dark (2006)
      *Murder on a Midsummer Night (2009)
      Dead Man's Chest
      A Question of Death

      Tuesday, August 12, 2008

      Roma Sub Rosa

      by Steven Saylor

      1. Roman Blood (1991) - 80 BC:
      2. The House of the Vestals (1997) - First collection of short stories.
      3. A Gladiator Dies Only Once (2005) - Second collection of short stories.
      4. Arms of Nemesis (1992) - 72 BC:
      5. Catilina's Riddle (1993) - 63 BC: .
      6. The Venus Throw (1995) - 56 BC:
      7. A Murder on the Appian Way (1996) - 52 BC:
      8. Rubicon (1999) - 49 BC:
      9. Last Seen in Massilia (2000) - 49 BC:
      10. A Mist of Prophecies (2002) - 48 BC:
      11. The Judgment of Caesar (2004) - 48 BC:
      12. The Triumph of Caesar (2008) - 45 BC?:

      Thursday, August 7, 2008

      Orson Scott Card

      Ender's Saga

      Ender's Game Jul /07
      Speaker for the Dead Aug 10/08
      Xenocide
      Children of the Mind
      A War of Gifts: An Ender Story
      planned: Ender in Exile

      The Shadow Series

      Ender's Shadow
      Shadow of the Hegemon
      Shadow Puppets
      Shadow of the Giant
      planned: Shadows in Flight

      Outlander series (the Scottish sex books)

      by Diana Gabaldon

      1. Outlander
      2. Dragonfly in Amber
      3. Voyager
      4. Drums of Autumn
      5. The fiery Cross
      6. A Breath of Snow and Ashes

      Odd Thomas series

      by Dean Koontz

      1. Odd Thomas
      2. Forever Odd
      3. Brother Odd
      4. Odd Hours
      5. In Odd We Trust

      Sunday, March 2, 2008

      Harper Connolly Series

      by Charlaine Harris


      1. Grave Sight
      2. Grave Surprise
      3. An Ice Cold Grave

      Saturday, February 23, 2008

      Reykjavik Murder Mystery

      by Arnaldur Indridason
      Detective Erlendur

      1997 – Synir duftsins (Icelandic) (English: Sons of Dust)
      1998 – Dauðarósir (Icelandic) (English: Silent Kill)
      2000 – Tainted Blood/Jar City (Icelandic: Mýrin) Apr 10
      2001 –Silence of the Grave (Icelandic: Grafarþögn) Feb 08
      2003 – Voices (Icelandic: Röddin) Dec 08
      2004 – The Draining Lake (Icelandic:Kleifarvatn) Feb 09
      2005 – Arctic Chill (IcelandicVetrarborgin) Mar 09
      2007 - Hypothermia (Icelandic:Harðskafi) Dec 09
      2010 - Outrage (Icelandic:Myrka) July 11
      2011 - Black Skies (Icelandic: Doodskap) 2012
      2012 - Strange Shores (Icelandic: Furðustrandir) 2014

      2014 - Reykjavik Nights

      Sunday, February 3, 2008

      Cliff Janeway Bookman Mysteries

      by John Dunning

      1. Booked to Die Feb 3/08
      2. The Bookman's Wake
      3. The Bookman's Promise
      4. The Sign of the Book
      5. The Bookman's Last Fling

      Sunday, January 20, 2008

      Thursday Next mysteries

      by Jasper Fforde

      1. The Eyre Affair Jan 25/08
      2. Lost in a Good Book Mar 19/08
      3. The Well of Lost Plots *
      4. Something Rotten
      5. First Among Sequels

      Jasper Fforde's really wacky website.

      * own it