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2005 Yearend Review: Award Winners

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This is the list of authors and books that won awards in 2005.   

   

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November 26, 2005
2005 Nobel Prize for Literature (World)

Harold Pinter

2005 Mann Booker Prize (UK)

The Sea by John Banville (Knopf)

2005 Orange Prize for Fiction (UK & Commonwealth)

We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver (Harper Perennial)

2005 Pulitzer Prize (US)

Fiction: Gilead by Marilynne Robinson (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

Nonfiction: Ghost Wars by Steve Coll (Penguin)

History: Washington's Crossing by David Hackett Fischer (Oxford University Press)

Biography: de Kooning: An American Master by Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan (Knopf)

Drama: Doubt: A Parable by John Patrick Shanely (Theatre Communications Group)

Poetry: Delights & Shadows by Ted Kooser (Copper Canyon Press)

2005 National Book Awards (US)

Fiction: Europe Central by William T. Vollmann (Viking Adult)

Nonfiction: The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion (Knopf)

Poetry: Migration: New & Selected Poems by W.S. Merwin (Copper Canyon Press)

2005 Booksense Book of the Year

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norell by Susana Clarke (Bloomsbury USA)

2005 Giller Prize (Canada)

The In Between Time by Michael Bergin (Random House, Canada)

2005 Governor General Awards (Canada)

Fiction: A Perfect Night to Go to China by David Gilmour (Thomas Allen & Son)

Nonfiction: The Golden Spuce: A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed by John Vaillant(Knopf, Canada)

Drama: Half Life by John Mighton (Playwrights Canada Press April 2006)

Poetry: Processional by Anne Compton (Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd)

2005 Australian Book Award : Miles Franklin Literary Award

Fiction: The White Earth by Andrew McGahan (Allen & Unwin)

2005 Kirayima Prize (Pacific Rim & South Asia)

Fiction: A Map For Lost Lovers by Nadeem Asam (Faber & Faber)

Nonfiction: Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found by Suketu Mehta (Penguin)

Other Genres

Mystry: Edgar Awards -- The Confession by Dominic Stansberry (Hard Case Crime) 

Science Fiction: Nebula Prize -- Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold (Eros)

 

 

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