Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Northern California Book Awards

On Sunday, the Northern California Book Awards were held in the Koret Auditorium at the main branch of the San Francisco Public Library. This was the 30th annual awards ceremony honoring books published by Northern Californian authors, translators, and poets. We tip our caps to the deserving winners.

Poetry in translation
Demosthenes Agrafiotis
Translated from Greek
by John Sakkis and Angelos Sakkis
Post-Apollo Press

Fiction in translation
A Thousand Peaceful Cities
Jerzy Pilch
Translated from Polish
by David Frick
Open Letter Books

Children's literature
The Haunting of Charles Dickens
Lewis Buzbee
Feiwel and Friends

Creative non-fiction
Infinite City:
A San Francisco Atlas
Rebecca Solnit
University of California Press

General non-fiction
Winner-Take-All Politics:
How Washington Made the Rich Richer
—And Turned Its Back on the Middle Class
Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson
Simon & Schuster

Suck on the Marrow
Camille T. Dungy
Red Hen Press

Ivan and Misha, stories
Michael Alenyikov
TriQuarterly Book

(Clicking on each cover will bring you to the book's page on our website.)

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