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                                                                                                              Literary Awards - an update 2006
                                                                                                              The latest available information on awards
                                                                                                              compiled by Book Selectors Sabrina Gosling,

 LITERARY                                                          LITERÊRE


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                                                                                                              Brink die skrywer
                                                                                                              ’n Opsomming van hierdie veel bekroonde
    AWARDS                                                   TOEKENNINGS                                      skrywer deur Grizéll Azar-Luxton      22
                                                                                                              Donkermaan
                                                                                                              Cecilia Atkins se bespreking van Brink se
     an update                                                   ’n bywerking                                 novelle                                   23


                                  2006                                                                        Music and the magic of the piano
                                                                                                              An in-depth look at this most magical
                                                                                                              instrument of Western music by Erich
                                                                                                              Buchhaus with a selected booklist        24




Compiled by SABRINA GOSLING, JOHANNA DE BEER                                       European Union Literary Award for best first novel
and ETHNEY WATERS                                                                  2005 (shared)
                                                                                   Fred Khumalo               Bitches brew
Book Selectors
                                                                                   Gerald Kraak               Ice in the lungs
                                                                                   2006 Kopano Matlwa         Coconut
T    he following list of literary awards is intended to supplement the
     booklets Literary awards and Award-winning children’s books, as
well as the annual updates appearing in the CL. This list is as complete
                                                                                   Gustav Preller Prys (Elke derde jaar toegeken)
                                                                                   2006 Hennie Aucamp
as we have been able to make it, using available sources such as press             Havenga Prys
reports, reviewing periodicals and the Internet.                                   2006 Dirk Laurie
Please note that in some cases it is difficult to determine the precise             Hertzog Prys vir Poësie
date of an award. If you notice any errors, or can add to the informa-             2006 Deon Opperman              Vir sy gepubliseerde drama oevre in
tion, please contact Sabrina Gosling, Western Cape Provincial Library                                              Afrikaans
Service, PO Box 2108, Cape Town 8000, telephone (021) 483-2225,
                                                                                   Jan Rabie / Rapport Prys
e-mail <sgosling@pgwc.gov.za>. She will gladly answer any queries and
                                                                                   2006 Marelize Hobbs             Flarde
will be grateful for additional information.
                                                                                   M-NET Prys

D     ie volgende is ’n lys van literêre toekennings ter aanvulling van die        2006 Marita van der Vyver       Bestemmings
      publikasies Literêre toekennings en Bekroonde kinderboeke, asook             Nielson BookData / SAPnet Booksellers’ Choice Award
die opgedateerde lyste wat in KB verskyn het. Daar is gepoog om die                2006 John van der Ruit     Spud
lys so volledig as moontlik aan te bied deur gebruik te maak van bronne            Olive Shreiner Prize
soos koerantberigte, tydskrifresensies en die Internet.                            2006 (shared)
Let asseblief daarop dat dit moeilik is om die presiese datum van                  Jane Taylor                     Of wild dogs
toekennings vas te stel. Indien u enige foute raaksien, sal dit waardeer           Russell Brownlee                Garden of the plagues
word indien u Sabrina Gosling, Wes-Kaapse Provinsiale Biblioteekdiens,
                                                                                   Radio Sonder Grense en Sanlam Radiodrama Skryfkompetisie
Posbus 2108, Kaapstad, 8000, telefoon (021) 483-2225 sal skakel, of
                                                                                   Beginnersafdeling
e-pos <sgosling@pgwc.gov.za>. Sy sal enige navrae beantwoord en
                                                                                   Jacques Eybers             My woord is my eer
verdere inligting verwelkom.
                                                                                   Ervare skrywers afdeling
                                                                                   Helena Hugo                Ryloper
SOUTH AFRICA / SUID-AFRIKA                                                         Recht Malan Prize for Non-fiction
Alan Paton Award for Non-fiction                                                    2006 Antony Altbeker        The dirty work of democracy
2006 (shared)                                                                      RK Belcher Gedenkprys vir Poësie (Elke tweede jaar toegeken)
Edwin Cameron              Witness to Aids                                         Sunday Times Fiction Award
Adam Levin                 Aidsafari: a memoir of my journey                       2006 Andrew Brown          Coldsleep lullaby
                           with AIDS
                                                                                   Tienie Holloway Medalje vir Kinderliteratuur (Elke derde jaar
ATKV Prys vir Prosa                                                                toegeken)
2006 Etienne van Heerden         In stede van die liefde                           2006 Martie Preller, Erica en Andries Maritz
Boeke Prize                                                                                                       Diep, diep in ’n donker bos
2006 Vikas Swarup                Q and A                                           UJ (Universiteit van Johannesburg ) Prys vir Skeppende Werk
CJ Langenhovenprys vir Taalwetenskap                                               (Voorheen bekend as RAU Prys)
2006 Rudie Botha                                                                   2006 André P Brink            Bidsprinkaan
Eugene Marais Prys vir Prosa                                                       UJ Prys vir debuutwerk
2006 Marelize Hobbs          Flarde                                                2006 Marelize Hobbs             Flarde


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WA Hofmeyr Prys                                                              Costa Awards (formerly Whitbread Awards)
2006 Etienne van Heerden      In stede van die liefde                        Book of the year (overall winner)
                                                                             2006 Stef Penney                 The tenderness of wolves
                                                                             Biography
GREAT BRITAIN / GROOT-BRITTANJE                                              2006 Brian Thompson              Keeping mum
Arthur C Clarke Award                                                        First novel
2006 Geoff Ryman              Air, or, Have not have                         2006 Stef Penney                 The tenderness of wolves
                                                                             Novel
Aventis Prize for Science Books                                              2006 William Boyd                Restless
General category                                                             Poetry
2006 David Bodanis           Electric universe: the shocking true            2006 John Haynes                 Letter to Patience
                             story of electricity
                                                                             Crime Writers’ Association Awards
Betty Trask Awards (Society of Authors)                                      Duncan Lawrie Dagger (replaces the Gold and Silver Daggers)
Betty Trask Prize                                                            2006 Ann Cleeves                Raven black
2006 Nick Laird               Utterly monkey: a novel                        Duncan Lawrie International Dagger
Other Betty Trask Awards 2006                                                2006 Fred Vargas                The three evangelists
Nicola Monaghan               The killing jar                                                                (translated by Sian Reynolds)
Peter Hobbs                   The short day dying                            Cartier Diamond Dagger Award for lifetime achievement
BBC Four / Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-fiction                               2006 Elmore Leonard
2006 James Shapiro         1599: a year in the life of William               CWA New Blood Dagger for best first crime novel (formerly John
                           Shakespeare                                       Creasey Memorial Dagger)
Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature                                2006 Louise Penny               Still life
2006 Charles Lind          An afterclap of fate                              Debut Dagger Award for an unpublished author
British Book Awards (Nibbies)                                                2006 Otis Twelve                Imp: being the lost notebooks of
Award for outstanding achievement                                                                            Rufus Wilmot Griswold in the
2006 Jamie Oliver                                                                                            matter of Edgar Allan Poe
Readers’ Digest Author of the Year                                           Ian Fleming Steel Dagger for best thriller
2006 Alan Bennett                                                            2006 Nick Stone                 Mr Clarinet
WH Smith Book of the Year                                                    Dagger in the library
2006 JK Rowling                  Harry Potter and the half-blood             2006 Jim Kelly
                                 prince                                      Gold Dagger for non-fiction
deciBel Writer of the Year                                                   2006 Linda Rhodes,
2006 Diana Evans                 26a                                         Lee Sheldon & Kathryn Abnett The Dagenham murder
Waterstones Newcomer of the Year                                             Financial Times / Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year
2005 Marina Lewycka              A short history of tractors in              2006 James Kynge             China shakes the world
                                 Ukrainian                                   Forward Poetry Prizes
Richard & Judy Best Read of the Year                                         Best collection
2006 Kate Mosse                  Labyrinth                                   2006 Robin Robertson          Swithering
Amazon.co.uk Biography of the Year                                           Best first collection
2006 Sharon Osbourne             Sharon Osbourne extreme:                    2006 Tishani Doshi            Countries of the body
                                 my autobiography                            Goss First Novel Award
Borders / Books etc History Book of the Year                                 2006 Mike Stocks              White man falling
2006 Laurence Rees               Auschwitz
Play.com TV & Film Book of the Year                                          Guardian First Book Award
2006 John le Carré               The constant gardener                       2006 Yiyun Li             A thousand years of good prayers
Tesco Sports Book of the Year                                                Hawthornden Prize
2006 Andrew Flintoff             Being Freddie                               2006 Alexander Masters        Stuart: a life backwards
BCA Crime Thriller of the Year                                               Irish Non-fiction Book of the Year (inaugural)
2006 Martina Cole                The take                                    2006 Brian Dillon            In the dark room
Sainsbury’s Popular Fiction Award
                                                                             Irish Novel of the Year
2006 Audrey Niffenegger          The time traveler’s wife
                                                                             2006 John Banville            The sea
British Fantasy Awards
                                                                             JR Ackerley Prize for Autobiography / Biography
Best novel
                                                                             2005 Alan Bennett            Untold stories
2005 Stephen King             The dark tower: the dark tower
2006 Neil Gaiman              Anansi boys                                    John Llewellyn Rhys / Mail on Sunday Prize
                                                                             2006 Uzodinma Iweala          Beasts of no nation
British SF Association Award
Best novel                                                                   Man Booker Prize
2006 Geoff Ryman             Air, or, Have not have                          2006 Kiran Desai              The inheritance of loss




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McKitterick Prize (Society of Authors)                                      Non-fiction
2006 Peter Pouncey            Rules for old men waiting                     2006 Timothy Egan              The worst hard time: the untold
Ondaatje Prize (Royal Society of Literature)                                                               story of those who survived the
2006 James Meek              The people’s act of love                                                      Great American Dust Bowl
                                                                            Poetry
Orange Award
                                                                            2006 Nathaniel Mackey           Splay anthem
2006 Zadie Smith             On beauty
                                                                            Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters
Romantic Novel of the Year                                                  2006 Adrienne Rich
2006 Erica James           Gardens of delight
                                                                            National Book Critics Circle Awards
Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year                                      Biography
2006 James Meek              The people’s act of love                       2005 Kai Bird &
Somerset Maugham Awards (Society of Authors) 2006                           Martin J Sherman              American Prometheus: the triumph
Chris Cleave             Incendiary                                                                       and tragedy of J Robert
Zadie Smith              On beauty                                                                        Oppenheimer
Owen Sheers              Skirrid Hill                                       2006 Julie Phillips           James Tiptree Jr
TS Eliot Prize for Best New Collection of Poetry                            Fiction
2006 Seamus Heaney           District and Circle: poems                     2005 EL Doctorow              The march: a novel
                                                                            2006 Kiran Desai              The inheritance of loss
Theakston Old Peculiar Crime Novel of the Year
                                                                            General non-fiction
2006 Val McDermid          The torment of others
                                                                            2005 Svetlana Alexievich      Voices from Chernobyl: the oral
Wales Book of the Year Award (English-language)                                                           history of a nuclear disaster
2006 Robert Minhinnick     To Babel and back                                2006 Simon Schama             Rough crossing: Britain, the slaves
Whitbread Awards see Costa Awards                                                                         and the American Revolution
William Hill Sports Book of the Year                                        Memoir / Autobiography
2006 Geoffrey C Ward         Unforgivable blackness                         2005 Francine du Plessis Gray Them: a memoir of parents
                                                                            2006 Daniel Mendelsohn        The lost: a search for six of the
                                                                                                          six million
UNITED STATES / VERENIGDE STATE                                             Criticism
                                                                            2005 William Logan            The undiscovered country: poetry
Bram Stoker Awards for Horror                                                                             in the age of tin
First novel                                                                 2006 Lawrence Weschler        Everything that rises
2006 Weston Ochse          Scarecrow gods                                   Poetry
Novel                                                                       2005 Jack Gilbert             Refusing heaven: poems
2006 (shared)                                                               2006 Troy Jollimore           Thom Thomson in purgatory
David Morrell              Creepers
                                                                            Nebula Awards
Charlee Jacob              Dread in the beast
                                                                            Novel
Lifetime achievement
                                                                            2005 Joe Haldeman              Camouflage
2006 Peter Straub
                                                                            Novella
Edgar Allan Poe Awards (Mystery Writers of America)                         2005 Kelly Link                Magic for beginners
Best novel
                                                                            PEN / Faulkner Award
2006 Jess Walter               Citizen Vince
                                                                            2006 EL Doctorow               The march: a novel
Best first novel by an American author
                                                                            2007 Philip Roth               Everyman
2006 Theresa Schwegal          Officer down
                                                                            Philip K Dick Award
Best factual crime
                                                                            2006 MM Buckner                Warsurf
2006 Edward Dolnick            The rescue artist
                                                                            Pulitzer Prize
Best original paperback
                                                                            Biography
2006 Jeffrey Ford              The girl in the glass
                                                                            2006 Kai Bird &
Grand master award
                                                                            Martin J Sherman               American Prometheus: the triumph
2006 Stuart Kaminsky
                                                                                                           and tragedy of J Robert Oppenheimer
2007 Stephen King
                                                                            Drama
Hugo Awards                                                                 2006 No award
Novel                                                                       Fiction
2006 Robert Charles Wilson Spin                                             2006 Geraldine Brooks          March: a love story in a time of war
Novella                                                                     General non-fiction
2006 Connie Willis         Inside job                                       2006 Caroline Elkins           Imperial reckoning: the untold story
Mythopoeic Fantasy Awards                                                                                  of Britain’s Gulag in Kenya
2006 Neil Gaiman          Anansi boys: a novel                              Poetry
National Book Awards                                                        2006 Claudia Emerson           Late wife: poems
Fiction                                                                     History
2006 Richard Powers       The echo maker                                    2006 David M Oshinsky          Polio: an American story
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Quill Book Awards                                                            Independent Foreign Fiction Award
Graphic novel                                                                2006 Per Petterson           Out stealing horses (translated by
2006 Masashi Kishimoto        Naruto                                                                      Anne Born)
                                                                             International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
AWARDS FROM OTHER COUNTRIES AND                                              2006 Colm Toibin            The master
                                                                             John W Campbell Award (Canada)
INTERNATIONAL AWARDS                                                         2006 Robert J Sawyer      Mindscan
TOEKENNINGS VAN ANDER LANDE EN                                               Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prizes
                                                                             Fiction
INTERNASIONALE TOEKENNINGS                                                   2006 Luis Alberto Urrea     The hummingbird’s daughter:
                                                                                                         a novel
Australian Science Fiction Achievement Awards (see Ditmars)                  Non-fiction
Booksellers’ Choice Award (Canada)                                           2006 Piers Vetebsky         The reindeer people: living with
2005 (shared)                                                                                            animals and spirits in Siberia
David Adams Richard           River of the brokenhearted                     Miles Franklin Literary Award (Australia)
Alistair MacLeod              To every thing there is a season: a            2006 Roger McDonald          The ballad of Desmond Kale
                              Cape Breton Christmas story
2006 Donna Morrissey          Sylvanus now                                   Montana New Zealand Book Awards
                                                                             Deutz Medal for Fiction or Poetry
Caine Prize for African Writing                                              2004 Annamarie Jagose           Slow water
2006 Mary Watson                Jungfrau                                     2005 Patricia Grace             Tu
Commonwealth Writers’ Prizes                                                 2006 Maurice Gee                Blindsight
Best book
2007 To be announced.                                                        Readers’ Choice Award
Best first book                                                               2005 Julie Le Clerc and
2007 To be announced.                                                        John Bougen                   Made in Morocco
Regional winners 2007                                                        2005 (shared)
Africa: Best book                                                            Fiona Kidman                  The captive wife
Shaun Johnson                   The native commissioner                      Maurice Gee                   Blindsight
Africa: Best first book                                                       Noma Award for Publishing in Africa
Maxine Case                     All we have left unsaid                      2006 Lebogang Mashile       In a ribbon of rhythm
Southeast Asia & South Pacific: Best book                                     Nobel Prize for Literature
Lloyd Jones                     Mister Pip                                   2006 Orhan Pamuk
Southeast Asia & South Pacific: Best first book
                                                                             Prix Aurora Awards (Canada)
Andrew O’Connor                 Tuvalu
                                                                             English language
Caribbean & Canada: Best book
                                                                             2006 (shared)               Tesseracts nine: new Canadian
David Adams Richards            The friends of meager fortune
                                                                                                         speculative fiction
Caribbean & Canada: Best first book
                                                                             Karin Lowacheet             Cagebird
DY Bechard                      Vandal love
Europe & South Asia: Best book                                               Prix Goncourt (France)
Naeem Murr                      The perfect man                              2006 Jonathan Littell         Les Bienveillantes
Europe & South Asia: Best first book                                          TS Eliot Prize for Poetry
Hisham Matar                    In the country of men                        2004 Michael Sowder           The empty boat: poems
Ditmars (Australia)                                                          2005 Mona Lisa Saloy          Red beans and nicely yours
Best novel                                                                   World Fantasy Award
2005 Sean Williams and                                                       Best novel
Shane Dix                     Geodesica: ascent                              2006 Haruki Murakami          Kafka on the shore
2006 Sean Williams            The crooked letter
Duncan Lawrie International Dagger (UK)
2006 Fred Vargas            The three evangelists (translated by
                            Sian Reynolds)
                                                                             CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARDS
Governor-General’s Literary Awards (Canada)                                  BEKROONDE KINDERBOEKE
Fiction (English language)
2004 Miriam Toews             A complicated kindness
2005 David Gilmour            A perfect night to go to China                 SOUTH AFRICA / SUID-AFRIKA
Non-fiction (English language)                                                ATKV Kinderboektoekennings
2004 Romeo Dallaire           Shake hands with the devil: the                Kategorie 3-6 jaar
                              failure of humanity in Rwanda                  2006 Leon de Villiers           My sussie se tande
2005 John Vaillant            The golden spruce: a true story of             Esmé Walker vir illustrasies in Lelanie se skoene
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Kategorie Graad 1-3                                                           Guardian Children’s Fiction Award
2006 Jaco Jacobs            My Ouma is ’n rock-ster                           2006 Philip Reeve            A darkling plain
Frans Groenewald is ook bekroon vir hierdie boek se illustrasies.             Kate Greenaway Medal
Kategorie Graad 4-5                                                           2005 Emily Gravett           Wolves
2006 Jacob Jacobs           Nag van die monsters
                                                                              Nestlé Children’s Book Prize
Kategorie Graad 6-7
                                                                              Under 5 years
2006 Carina Diedericks-Hugo Thomas@sms.net
                                                                              2006 Cressida Cowell         That rabbit belongs to Emily Brown
Kategorie Graad 8-10
                                                                                                           (illustrated by Neal Layton)
2006 Anoeschka von Meck Vaselinetjie
                                                                              6-8 years
Exclusive Books One Club Prize                                                2006 Daren King              Mouse noses on toast
2006 Terence Blacker       Boy 2 girl                                         9-11 years
MER Prys vir Kinderlektuur                                                    2006 Julia Golding           The diamond of Drury Lane
2006 Marita van der Vyver Mia se ma (illustrasies deur
                                                                              Ottakar’s Children’s Book Prize
                           Piet Grobler)
                                                                              2006 Julia Golding           The diamond of Drury Lane
MER Prys vir Jeuglektuur
                                                                              Red House Children’s Book Award
2006 Fanie Viljoen             Breinbliksem
                                                                              For younger children
Percy Fitzpatrick Award                                                       2006 Jonathan Emmett       Pigs might fly (illustrated by
2006 Jenny Robson              Savannah 2116                                                             Steve Cox)
Scheepers Prys vir Jeugliteratuur (Elke derde jaar toegeken)                  For younger readers
Vivian Wilkes Award                                                           2006 Andrew Cope           Spy dog
This is the final year of this award for children’s book illustration,         For older readers
awarded by the South African Children’s Book Forum, now known                 2006 Rick Riordan          The lightning thief (overall winner)
as SA-IBBY. This award, for a period of ten years following her death,
was a bequest by Vivian Wilkes. The organisers are investigating the
possibility of continuing with this award.
2006 Natalie Hinrichsen          Tell the moon (text by Ann Walton)
                                                                              UNITED STATES / VERENIGDE STATE
                                                                              John Newbery Medal
                                                                              2007 Susan Patron            The higher power of Lucky
GREAT BRITAIN / GROOT-BRITTANJE                                               Michael L Printz Award
Aventis Prize for Science Books                                               2007 Gene Luen Yang          American born Chinese
2006 Kate Petty              The global garden                                National Book Award for Young People’s Literature
Blue Peter Awards                                                             2006 MT Anderson           The Pox Party: the astonishing life of
The book I couldn’t put down                                                                             Octavian Nothing, traitor to the
2006 Charlie Higson              Bloodfever                                                              nation, v.1
The best illustrated book to read aloud                                       Randolph Caldecott Medal
2006 Oliver Jeffers              Lost and found (overall winner)              2007 David Wiesner           Flotsam
The best book with facts in it
2006 Giles Thaxton               Spud goes green
Booktrust Early Years
Baby book award                                                               INTERNATIONAL / INTERNASIONAAL
2006 Mandy Stanley             How do you feel?
Pre-school award                                                              Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award
2006 Sam Lloyd                 Mr Pusskins                                    2006 Katherine Paterson (American author)
Best new illustrator award                                                    2007 Banco del Libro (Venezuelan children’s book agency)
2006 Catherine Rayner          Augustus and his smile                         Hans Christian Andersen Award
Booktrust Teenage Prize                                                       Illustration
2006 Anthony McGowan           Henry Tumour                                   2006 Wolf Erlbruch (Germany)
                                                                              Writing
Branford Boase Award
                                                                              2006 Margaret Mahy (New Zealand)
2006 Frances Hardinge          Fly by night (edited by Ruth Alltimes)
British Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year
2006 Anthony Horowitz       Ark angel
Carnegie Medal
2005 Mal Peet                  Tamar
Costa Children’s Book of the Year
Formerly known as the Whitbread Children’s Book of the Year Award.
2006 Linda Newbery           Set in stone
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