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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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SOURCE Mystery Writers of America

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