Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2008 Edgar Award Winners
NEW YORK, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce its Winners for the Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2008, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television and film published or produced in 2007. BEST NOVEL Down River by John Hart (St. Martin's Minotaur) BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR In the Woods by Tana French (Penguin Group - Viking) BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL Queenpin by Megan Abbott (Simon & Schuster) BEST FACT CRIME Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy by Vincent Bugliosi (W.W. Norton and Company) BEST CRITICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters by Jon Lellenberg, Daniel Stashower and Charles Foley (The Penguin Press) BEST SHORT STORY "The Golden Gopher" - Los Angeles Noir by Susan Straight (Akashic Books) BEST JUVENILE The Night Tourist by Katherine Marsh (Hyperion Books for Young Readers) BEST YOUNG ADULT Rat Life by Tedd Arnold (Penguin - Dial Books for Young Readers) BEST PLAY Panic by Joseph Goodrich (International Mystery Writers' Festival) BEST TELEVISION EPISODE TELEPLAY "Pilot" - Burn Notice, Teleplay by Matt Nix (USA Network/Fox Television Studios) BEST MOTION PICTURE SCREENPLAY Michael Clayton, Screenplay by Tony Gilroy (Warner Bros. Pictures) ROBERT L. FISH MEMORIAL AWARD "The Catch" - Still Waters by Mark Ammons (Level Best Books) The EDGAR (and logo) are Registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by the Mystery Writers of America, Inc.
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