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Cena je pojmenována po gangsterské kočce z humorné sbírky básní T.S. Eliota (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats). Každoročně členové Mystery Readers International udělují tuto cenu dílům s tématem záhad a tajemství v několika kategoriích. Cena je udělována dílům vydaným v roce předcházejícímu roku udělení. Udělování probíhá vždy na podzim na největším krimifestivalu USA – Boucherconu.

Kniha mimo beletrii

originální název: Best Nonfiction

1987

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1988

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1989

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  • Victoria Nichols & Susan Thompson: Silk Stalkings
1990

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1991

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  • Gillian Gill: Agatha Christie: The Woman and Her Mysteries
1992

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  • Tony Hillerman
  • Tony Hillerman & Ernie Bulow: Talking Mysteries: A Conversation with Tony Hillerman
1993

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  • Ellen Nehr: Doubleday Crime Club Compendium
1994

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  • Ed Gorman
  • Ed Gorman, editor: The Fine Art of Murder
1995

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  • Dean James & Jean Swanson: By a Woman’s Hand
1996

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  • Willetta L. Heising: Detecting Women (Purple Moon)
1997

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  • Willetta Heising: Detecting Women 2 (Purple Moon Press)
1998

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  • Jan Grape, Dean James and Ellen Nehr: Deadly Women (Carroll & Graf)

nominace

  • “G” is for Grafton by Natalie Kaufman and Carol Kay (Henry Holt)
  • The Napoleon of Crime: The Life and Times of Adam Worth, Master Thief by Ben Macintyre (Farrar Straus Giroux)
  • Guilty Parties: A Mystery Lover’s Companion by Ian Ousby (Thames & Hudson)
1999

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  • Jean Swanson & Dean James: Killer Books (Berkley)

nominace

  • Ed Gorman
  • Martin H. Greenberg
  • Speaking of Murder by Ed Gorman and Martin Greenberg (Berkley)
  • Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir by Eddie Muller (St. Martin’s)
  • Silk Stalkings II by Victoria Nichols and Susan Thompson (Scarecrow)
  • Mystery Reader’s Walking Guide to Washington, DC by Alzina Stone Dale (Passport Books)
2000

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  • Tom Nolan: Ross Macdonald (Scribner)

nominace

  • Daniel Stashower
  • Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle by Daniel Stashower (Henry Holt)
  • A Taste of Murder, edited by Jo Grossman and Robert Weibezahl (Dell)
2001

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  • Marvin Lachman: The American Regional Mystery (Crossover Press)

nominace

  • The Doctor and the Detective: A Biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle by Martin Booth (Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Minotaur)
  • Women of Mystery: the Lives and Works of Notable Women Crime Novelists by Martha Hailey Dubose with additional essays by Margaret Caldwell Thomas (Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Minotaur)
  • 100 Favorite Mysteries of the Century edited by Jim Huang (Crum Creek Press)
2002

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  • G. Miki Hayden
  • G. Miki Hayden: Writing the Mystery: A Start to Finish Guide for Both Novice and Professional (Intrigue)

nominace

  • Tony Hillerman
  • Max Allan Collins
  • Seldom Disappointed: A Memoir by Tony Hillerman (HarperCollins)
  • The History of Mystery by Max Allan Collins (Collectors Press)
  • My Name’s Friday: The Unauthorized but True Story of Dragnet and the Films of Jack Webb by Michael J. Hayde (Cumberland House)
  • Who Was that Lady? Craig Rice: The Queen of Screwball Mystery by Jeffrey Marks (Delphi Books)
2003

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  • Jim Huang, editor: They Died in Vain: Overlooked, Underappreciated, and Forgotten Mystery Novels (Crum Creek Press)

nominace

  • Mike Ashley
  • The Mammoth Encyclopedia of Crime Fiction edited by Mike Ashley (Carroll & Graf)
  • The Art of Noir: The Posters and Graphics from the Classic Era of Film Noir by Eddie Muller (Overlook Press)
  • Intent to Sell: Marketing the Genre Novel by Jeff Marks (Deadly Alibi Press)
2004

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  • Gary Warren Niebuhr: Make Mine a Mystery: A Reader’s Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction (Libraries Unlimited)

nominace

  • Mystery Women: An Encyclopedia of Leading Women Characters in Mystery Fiction, Vol. 3 by Colleen A Barnett (Poisoned Pen Press)
  • A Second Helping of Murder: More Diabolically Delicious Recipes from Contemporary Mystery Writers by Jo Grossman & Robert Weibezahl (Poisoned Pen Press)
  • Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith by Andrew Wilson (Bloomsbury)
2005

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  • D. P. Lyle
  • D.P. Lyle, MD: Forensics for Dummies (Wiley Publishing)

nominace

  • Leslie S. Klinger
  • The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Short Stories edited by Leslie S. Klinger (W.W. Norton)
  • Famous American Crimes & Trials, Vol. 1 by Frankie Y. Bailey & Steven Chermak (Praeger Publishers)
  • Just the Facts: True Tales of Cops & Criminals by Jim Doherty (Deadly Serious Press)
  • Latin American Mystery Writers: An A-to-Z Guide by Darrell B. Lockhart (Greenwood Press)
2006

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  • Melanie Rehak: Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her (Harcourt)

nominace

  • Stuart M. Kaminsky
  • Leslie S. Klinger
  • Behind the Mystery: Top Mystery Writers Interviewed by Stuart Kaminsky; photographed by Laurie Roberts (Hothouse Press)
  • New Annotated Sherlock Holmes: The Novels, edited by Leslie S. Klinger (Norton)
  • Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife by Mary Roach (Norton)
  • Tracks to Murder by Jonathan Goodman (Kent State University)
2007

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  • Jim Huang and Austin Lugar, editors: Mystery Muses: 100 Classics That Inspire Today’s Mystery Writers (Crum Creek)

nominace

  • Daniel Stashower
  • The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe, and the Invention of Murder by Daniel Stashower (Dutton)
  • Don’t Murder Your Mystery: 24 Fiction Writing Techniques To Save Your Manuscript From Ending Up D.O.A. by Chris Roerden (Bella Rosa Books)
2008

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  • Roger Sobin, editor/compiler: The Essential Mystery Lists: For Readers, Collectors, and Librarians (Poisoned Pen Press)

nominace

  • Jon L. Lellenberg
  • Daniel Stashower
  • Jon Lellenberg, Daniel Stashower & Charles Foley, editors: Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters (HarperPress*/Penguin)
  • Barry Forshaw: Rough Guide to Crime Fiction (Penguin Rough Guides)
  • Jean Gould O’Connell: Chester Gould: A Daughter’s Biography of the Creator of Dick Tracy (McFarland & Company)
  • Lee Lofland: Police Procedure and Investigation: A Guide for Writers (Howdunit Series, Writers Digest Books)
2009

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  • Frankie Y. Bailey: African American Mystery Writers: A Historical & Thematic Study (McFarland)

nominace

  • Leonard Cassuto: Hard-Boiled Sentimentality: The Secret History of American Crime Stories (Columbia Univ.)
  • Kathy Lynn Emerson: How to Write Killer Historical Mysteries (Perseverance Press)
  • David Geherin: Scene of the Crime: The Importance of Place in Crime and Mystery Fiction (McFarland)
  • Harry Lee Poe: Edgar Allan Poe : An Illustrated Companion to His Tell-Tale Stories (Metro)
  • Kate Summerscale: The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective (Walker)
2010

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nominace

  • Otto Penzler
  • Otto Penzler, editor: The Line Up: The World’s Greatest Crime Writers Tell the Inside Story of Their Greatest Detectives (Little, Brown & Co)
  • John Buntin: L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America’s Most Seductive City (Random House: Harmony Books)
  • Craig McDonald: Rogue Males: Conversations & Confrontations About the Writing Life (Bleak House Books)
  • Laney Salisbury & Aly Sujo: Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art (Penguin Press)
  • Elena Santangelo: Dame Agatha’s Shorts: An Agatha Christie Short Story Companion (Bella Rosa Books)
2011

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nominace

  • Maxim Jakubowski
  • David Morrell
  • Maxim Jakubowski, editor: Following the Detectives: Real Locations in Crime Fiction (New Holland)
  • David Morrell and Hank W. Wagner, editors: Thrillers: 100 Must Reads (Oceanview Publishing)
  • Deborah Blum: The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York (Penguin)
  • Yunte Huang: Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History (W.W. Norton)
2012

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nominace

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  • Leslie Budewitz: Books, Crooks and Counselors: How to Write Accurately About Criminal Law and Courtroom Procedure (Linden)
  • A.B. Emrys: Wilkie Collins, Vera Caspary and the Evolution of the Casebook Novel (McFarland)
  • T.J. English: The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge (William Morrow)
2013

vítěz

  • John Connolly
  • John Connolly and Declan Burke, editors: Books to Die For: The World’s Greatest Mystery Writers on the World’s Greatest Mystery Novels (Simon & Schuster – Atria/Emily Bestler)

nominace

  • Otto Penzler
  • Otto Penzler, editor: In Pursuit of Spenser: Mystery Writers on Robert B. Parker and the Creation of an American Hero (BenBella/Smart Pop)
  • Paul French: Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China (Penguin)
2014

vítěz

  • Daniel Stashower
  • Daniel Stashower: The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War (Minotaur Books)

nominace

  • Roseanne Montillo: The Lady and Her Monsters: A Tale of Dissections, Real-Life Dr. Frankensteins, and the Creation of Mary Shelley’s Masterpiece (William Morrow)
  • Charles J. Rzepka: Being Cool: The Work of Elmore Leonard (Johns Hopkins University Press)
2015

vítěz

  • Hank Phillippi Ryan
  • Hank Phillippi Ryan, editor: Writes of Passage: Adventures on the Writer’s Journey (Henery Press)

nominace

  • Charles Brownson: The Figure of the Detective: A Literary History and Analysis (McFarland)
  • J.W. Ocker: Poe-Land: The Hallowed Haunts of Edgar Allan Poe (Countryman)
  • Adam Plantinga: 400 Things Cops Know: Street Smart Lessons from a Veteran Patrolman (Quill Driver)
2016

vítěz

  • Martin Edwards
  • Martin Edwards: The Golden Age of Murder: The Mystery of the Writers Who Invented the Modern Detective Story (HarperCollins)

nominace

  • Val McDermid
  • Val McDermid: Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA, and More Tell Us About Crime (Grove)
  • Kathryn Harkup: A Is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie (Bloomsbury Sigma)
  • Suzanne Marrs & Tom Nolan, editors: Meanwhile There Are Letters: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and Ross Macdonald (Arcade)
  • Nathan Ward: The Lost Detective: Becoming Dashiell Hammett (Bloomsbury)
2017

vítěz

  • Margaret Kinsman: Sara Paretsky: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction (McFarland)

nominace

  • Jane K. Cleland: Mastering Suspense, Structure, and Plot: How to Write Gripping Stories that Keep Readers on the Edge of Their Seats (Writer’s Digest Books)
  • Ruth Franklin: Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life (Liveright Publishing)
  • David J. Skal: Something in the Blood: The Untold Story of Bram Stoker, the Man Who Wrote Dracula (Liveright Publishing)
  • Kate Summerscale: The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer (Penguin)
2018

vítěz

  • Martin Edwards
  • Martin Edwards: The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books (Poisoned Pen/British Library)

nominace

  • Mattias Bostrom: From Holmes to Sherlock: The Story of the Men and Women Who Created an Icon (Mysterious Press)
  • Lawrence P. Jackson: Chester B. Himes: A Biography (W.W. Norton)
  • Bill James and Rachel McCarthy James: The Man From the Train: The Solving of a Century-Old Serial Killer Mystery (Scribner)
  • Michael Sims: Arthur and Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes (Bloomsbury)
  • Tori Telfer: Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History (Harper Perennial)
2019

vítěz

  • Sarah Weinman: The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World (HarperCollins)

nominace

  • Leslie S. Klinger
  • Leslie S. Klinger: Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s (Pegasus Books)
  • Laird R. Blackwell: The Metaphysical Mysteries of G.K. Chesterton: A Critical Study of the Father Brown Stories and Other Detective Fiction (McFarland)
  • Margalit Fox: Conan Doyle for the Defense: The True Story of a Sensational British Murder, a Quest for Justice, and the World’s Most Famous Detective Writer (Random House)
  • Michelle McNamara: I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer (HarperCollins)
  • Laura Thompson: Agatha Christie: A Mysterious Life (Pegasus Books)
2020

vítěz

  • John Billheimer: Hitchcock and the Censors (University Press of Kentucky)

nominace

  • Laird R. Blackwell: Frederic Dannay, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and the Art of the Detective Short Story (McFarland)
  • Ursula Buchan: Beyond the Thirty-Nine Steps: A Life of John Buchan (Bloomsbury)
  • Peter Houlahan: Norco ’80: The True Story of the Most Spectacular Bank Robbery in American History (Counterpoint)
  • Mo Moulton: The Mutual Admiration Society: How Dorothy L. Sayers and Her Oxford Circle Remade the World for Women (Basic Books)
  • James Polchin: Indecent Advances: A Hidden History of True Crime and Prejudice Before Stonewall (Counterpoint Press)