Who Won What in 2000

Margaret Atwood The Blind Assassin (Bloomsbury) – £21,000
Shortlist: Trezza Azzopardi The Hiding Place (Picador); Michael Collins Keepers of the Truth (Phoenix House); Kazuo Ishiguro When We Were Orphans (Faber); Matthew Kneale English Passengers (Hamish Hamilton); Brian O’Doherty The Deposition of Father McGreevy (Arcadia) – £1,000 each.

(1999) Seamus Heaney Beowulf (Faber) – £23,000
Category winners:
Novel Rose Tremain Music and Silence (Chatto)
First Novel Tim Lott White City Blue (Viking)
Biography David Cairns Berlioz: Vol 2 (Allen Lane) – £2,000 each
Children’s J K Rowling Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Bloomsbury) – £10,000.

IMPAC Dublin
Nicola Barker Wide Open (Faber) – IR£100,000

J M Coetzee Disgrace (Secker) – £10,000
Best First Book Jeffrey Moore Prisoner in a Rose-Red Chain (Thistledown Press, Canada) – £3,000.

Linda Grant When I Lived in Modern Times (Granta) – £30,000.

Samuel Johnson
David Cairns Berlioz: Vol 2 (Allen Lane) – £30,000.

Society of Authors:
Betty Trask
Jonathan Tulloch The Season Ticket (Cape) – £10,000; Julia Leigh The Hunter (Faber) – £7,000; Susan Elderkin Sunset over Chocolate Mountains (Fourth Estate) – £4,000; Galaxy Craze By the Shore (Cape), Nicholas Griffin The Requiem Shark (Little, Brown) – £2,000 each.
Somerset Maugham
Bella Bathurst The Lighthouse Stevensons (HarperCollins); Sarah Waters Affinity (Virago) – £6,000
Alistair Elliot, Michael Hamburger, Adrian Henri, Carole Satyamurti – £2,000 each
Eric Gregory
Eleanor Margolies, Antony Rowland – £6,000 each; Antony Dunn, Karen Goodwin, Clare Pollard – £4,000 each
Chris Dolan Ascension Day (Review) – £4,000 Sagittarius David Crackanthorpe Stolen Marches (Review) – £2,000.

Aventis General
Brian Greene The Elegant Universe (Cape)
Junior Peter Bond DK Guide to Space (Dorling Kindersley) – £10,000 each.

John Burnside The Mercy Boys (Cape); Claire Messud The Last Life (Picador); Matt Thorne Eight Minutes Idle (Sceptre); Phil Whitaker Triangulation (Phoenix House) – share of £10,000.

Zadie Smith White Teeth (Hamish Hamilton) – £10,000.

W H Smith
Melvyn Bragg The Soldier’s Return (Sceptre) – £10,000.

Thomas Cook/Daily Telegraph
Jason Elliot An Unexpected Light (Picador) – £7,500.

Michael Donaghy Conjure (Picador) – £10,000.

Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys
David Mitchell Ghostwritten (Sceptre).

T S Eliot
Hugo Williams Billy’s Rain (Faber) – £5,000.

William Hill
Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins It’s Not about the Bike (Yellow Jersey) – £10,000 and £1,000 free bet.

James Naremore More Than Night (California); R W Burns An International History of the Formative Years (Institution of Electrical Engineers) – £5,000 each.

Glenfiddich Food Book
Sally Clarke Sally Clarke’s Book (Macmillan)
Drink Book
Stephen Brook The Wines of California (Faber).

W H Smith Thumping Good Read
Boris Starling Storm (HarperCollins) – £5,000.

British Book Awards:
Author of the Year J K Rowling
Book of the Year Alex Ferguson Managing My Life (Hodder)
Publisher of the Year Bloomsbury.

BA/Whitaker Author of the Year
J K Rowling

Smarties: under 5
Bob Graham Max (Walker)
six to eight Jacqueline Wilson Lizzie Zipmouth (Young Corgi)
nine to 11 William Nicholson The Wind Singer (Mammoth) – £2,500 each.

Aidan Chambers Postcards from No Man’s Land (Bodley Head) – gold medal and £1,000 worth of books to donate
Kate Greenaway
Helen Oxenbury Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Walker) – gold medal and £1,000 worth of books to donate.

Blue Peter
Geraldine McCaughrean The Pilgrim’s Progress (Hodder)

Diagram Odd Title
High Performance Stiffened Structures (Professional Engineering Publishing)


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