Friday, May 02, 2008

The Edgars Are Announced

The Mystery Writers of America announced their Edgar Allan Poe Awards last night. Here are a few of the awards:

Best Novel: Down River by John Hart (St. Martin's Minotaur)
Best First Novel by an American Author: In the Woods by Tana French (Viking)
Best Paperback Original: Queenpin by Megan Abbott (S&S)
Best Critical/Biographical: Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters by Jon Lellenberg, Daniel Stashower and Charles Foley (Penguin Press)
Best Short Story: "The Golden Gopher" in Los Angeles Noir by Susan Straight (Akashic Books)
Best Motion Picture Screenplay: Michael Clayton, screenplay by Tony Gilroy (Warner Bros. Pictures)

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