Thursday, April 27, 2006

From MWA: The Winners

Image It gives us great pleasure to announce the winners of the 2006 Edgar® Awards (for books, short stories, TV episodes, etc.) published in 2005.

BEST NOVEL

Citizen Vince by Jess Walter (Regan Books)

BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR

Officer Down by Theresa Schwegel (St. Martin's Minotaur)

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL

Girl in the Glass by Jeffrey Ford (Dark Alley)

BEST FACT CRIME

Rescue Artist: A True Story of Art, Thieves, and the Hunt for a Missing Masterpiece by Edward Dolnick (Harper Collins)

BEST CRITICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL

Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her
by Melanie Rehak (Harcourt)

BEST SHORT STORY

"The Catch" – Greatest Hits by James W. Hall (Carroll & Graf)

BEST CHILDRENS

The Boys of San Joaquin by D. James Smith (Simon & Schuster Children’s Books)

BEST YOUNG ADULT

Last Shot by John Feinstein (Knopf Books for Young Readers)

BEST PLAY

Matter of Intent by Gary Earl Ross (Theater Loft)

BEST TELEVISION EPISODE TELEPLAY

Sea of Souls – "Amulet", Teleplay by Ed Whitmore

BEST MOTION PICTURE SCREENPLAY

Syriana – Screenplay by Stephen Gaghan, based on the book by Robert Baer (Warner Brothers)

4 comments:

JD Rhoades said...

Guthrie wuz robbed!

Vince said...

Jess Walter's written three terrific novels. I couldn't be happier that he took home the big prize -- and that's not because of the title.

Jeff Meyerson said...

Hey, I actually read the Best Novel winner and I agree with Vince. It's really good.

Bill said...

It's in my TBR pile (which is about the size of the Matterhorn).