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Kate Thornton
04-27-2007, 07:41 PM
And my friend and colleague, Naomi Hirahara, won for best paperback original, "Snakeskin Shamisen"

Naomi was on a mystery writing panel I moderated in March along with Bruce Cook & Eric Stone. She even brought a real snakeskin shamisen to show us!

Here are the winners:

BEST NOVEL
The Janissary Tree by Jason Goodwin (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR
The Faithful Spy by Alex Berenson (Random House)
BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL
Snakeskin Shamisen by Naomi Hirahara (Bantam Dell Publishing Delta Books)
BEST FACT CRIME
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson
(HarperCollins & William Morrow)
BEST CRITICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL
The Science of Sherlock Holmes: From Baskerville Hall to the Valley of Fear
by E.J. Wagner (John Wiley & Sons)
BEST SHORT STORY
“The Home Front” Death Do Us Part by Charles Ardai
(Hachette Book Group Little, Brown and Company)
BEST JUVENILE
Room One: A Mystery or Two by Andrew Clements (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
BEST YOUNG ADULT
Buried by Robin Merrow MacCready (Penguin YR Dutton Children’s Books)
BEST PLAY
Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure by Steven Dietz (Arizona Theatre Company)
BEST TELEVISION EPISODE TELEPLAY
Life on Mars Episode 1, Teleplay by Matthew Graham (BBC America)
BEST TELEVISION FEATURE/MINI-SERIES TELEPLAY
The Wire, Season 4, Teleplays by Ed Burns, Kia Corthron, Dennis Lehane, David Mills, Eric Overmyer, George Pelecanos, Richard Price, David Simon & William F. Zorzi (Home Box Office)
BEST MOTION PICTURE SCREENPLAY
The Departed, Screenplay by William Monahan (Warner Bros. Pictures

Congratulations to all!!!

Jamesaritchie
04-27-2007, 08:20 PM
some darned good writers in that bunch.

And don't forget Stephen King receiving the Grand Master Award at the same function.

OmenSpirits.com
05-01-2007, 02:19 AM
Charles is a friend so I'm glad to see him win something. Makes HardCase look even better.:D

Claudia Gray
05-01-2007, 07:42 AM
Yay Charles Ardai! Yay for all the winners!