"To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal."
- Mark Twain
Looking at awards lists in descending years is a fun peek into what was relevant to both readers and the publishing world at that particular point in time. Awarding entities have long enjoyed controversy but for the contemporary booklover, the lists are a treasure trove to be mined when that "what to read next" moment arises. Enjoy our edited compilations as well as that next great read, of which you alone will be judge and jury.