What Are Some Book Awards?


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Prominent book awards include the Man Booker Prize, the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. In addition, there are many prizes awarded to books published in specific genres, such as science fiction, mystery and romance.

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The most famous awards for science fiction books are the Hugo Awards, presented by the members of the World Science Fiction Convention, and the Nebula Awards, given by the members of the Science Fiction Writers of America. The Mystery Writers of America choose the winners of the annual Edgar Award, and the Romance Writers of America select the winners of the RITA Award in various categories.

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