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Anthony Awards

More Bouchermania. I couldn’t stay for the Anthony Awards, but here are the winners, linked to their Booklist reviews when applicable. Looks as if conference attendees really swooned for guest of honor Laura Lippmann. And, if you enjoy trendspotting, take note of the fact that two of these winners also won Edgars.

Best Novel

What the Dead Know, by Laura Lippman (Morrow)

Best First Novel

In the Woods, by Tana French (Viking)

Best Paperback Original

A Thousand Bones, by P. J. Parrish (Pocket)

Best Short Story

Hardly Knew Her,” by Laura Lippman, from Dead Man’s Hand, edited by Otto Penzler (Harcourt)

Critical Work

Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters, by Jon Lellenberg, Daniel Stashower & Charles Foley (Penguin)

Special Services

Crimespree Magazine, edited and published by Jon and Ruth Jordan

Web Site

Stop, You’re Killing Me, edited by Stan Ulrich & Lucinda Surber



About the Author:

Keir Graff is Executive Editor of Booklist Publications and the author of five books. His most recent is the middle-grade novel, The Other Felix (2011). Follow him on Twitter at @Booklist_Keir.

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