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JIM'S LISTS OF
PRIZE-WINNING AND NOTABLE BOOKS


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ALA - RUSA - American Library Association, Reference and User Services, Notable Books for Adults, Lists: 2000-current year. (use their menus and search tool for specific years or topics)

Wikipedia - List of Literary Awards - Worldwide, many languages, includes science fiction and children's sections. The American Literature section includes winners of about 40 different Awards, Medals, and Prizes.

Los Angeles Times Books - Sunday Book Review section with links to previous reviews, book calendar, lots more.

Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winners on Wikipedia - includes Biography, Current Interest, Fiction, History, Mystery/Thriller, Science and Technology, Poetry, Young Adult Fiction, and The Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction.

New York Times Books - Reviews, first chapters, best sellers in various categories. Scroll down to "Browsing Books" for Editors Choice, and Best Books. Use the search function or click on selections from the list below.

New York Review of Books - classics in many categories.

Publisher's Weekly

Library Journal  Check the "Best Books of the Year" or use their search program to find a particular year.

The Mystery Writers of America - Edgar Awards and nominees, Raven Awards, for writers and readers.

The Dashiell Hammett Awards - the website has interesting links at the bottom.

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