- Pulitzer Prize Winners for Fiction
- Random House Modern Library 100 Best Novels
- BBC’s “The Big Read” – Top 100 Books (from 2003)
- The Guardian’s 100 Best Books of All Time (from 2002)
United States Awards
Colorado Book Award
Administered annually by the Colorado Center for the Book, honoring Colorado authors writing in a variety of categories.
Awarded by the Mystery Writers of America to honor the best fiction and nonfiction mystery writing.
National Book Award
Five-member panels select the highest achievement in United States writing – Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People’s Fiction.
National Book Critics Award
Awards from the best books and best reviews published in English.
Romance Writers of America RITA Award
Awarded annually by a panel of members of the Romance Writers of America.
Awarded annually by the Western Writers of America for distinguished writing about the American West.
Governor General’s Literary Awards
From the Canadian Council for the Arts, awarded to Canadian literature in 14 different categories.
The Man Booker Prize
Highlighting the best novel of the year, written by a citizen of the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland.
Nobel Prize in Literature
International award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden.
Awarded at Columbia University each May for achievement in Fiction, Biography, Nonfiction, History, and Poetry.