Category List – Best Critical / Biographical Work

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Award YearAward CategoryTitleAuthor's NamePublisher/ProducerNotes
1993 Best Critical / Biographical Work Edgar Allan Poe: His Life and Legacy Jeffrey Meyers Scribners
1992 Best Critical / Biographical Work Edgar A. Poe: Mournful and Never-Ending Remembrance Kenneth Silverman HarperCollins
1992 Best Critical / Biographical Work Agatha Christie: Murder in Four Acts Peter Haining Virgin Books
1992 Best Critical / Biographical Work Jim Thompson: Sleep with the Devil Michael J. McCauley Mysterious Press
1992 Best Critical / Biographical Work Out of the Woodpile: Black Characters in Crime and Detective Fiction Frankie E. Bailey Greenwood Press
1992 Best Critical / Biographical Work Talking Mysteries: A Conversation with Tony Hillerman Ernie Bulow, Tony Hillerman University of New Mexico Press
1991 Best Critical / Biographical Work Trouble is Their Business: Private Eyes in Fiction, Film, and Television, 1927-1988 John Conquest Garland
1991 Best Critical / Biographical Work Eric Ambler Peter Lewis Continuum
1991 Best Critical / Biographical Work Hillary Waugh's Guide to Mysteries and Mystery Writing Hillary Waugh Writer's Digest Books
1991 Best Critical / Biographical Work John Dickinson Carr: A Critical Study S.T. Joshi Bowling Green Popular Press
1991 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Remarkable Case of Dorothy L. Sayers Catherine Kenney Kent State University Press
1990 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Life of Graham Greene Norman Sherry Viking Volume: Volume I: 1904-1939
1990 Best Critical / Biographical Work Film Noir: Reflections in a Dark Mirror Bruce Crowther Continuum
1990 Best Critical / Biographical Work Murder on the Air Ric Meyers Mysterious Press
1990 Best Critical / Biographical Work Mysterium and Mystery: The Clerical Crime Novel William David Spencer UMI Research Press
1990 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Perfect Murder: A Study in Detection David Lehman Free Press/Macmillan
1989 Best Critical / Biographical Work Cornell Woolrich: First You Dream, Then You Die Francis M. Nevins, Jr. Mysterious Press
1989 Best Critical / Biographical Work Silk Stalkings: When Women Write of Murder Victoria Nichols, Susan Thompson Black Lizard
1989 Best Critical / Biographical Work Sisters in Crime: Feminism and the Crime Novel Maureen T. Reddy Continuum
1989 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Dime Detectives Ron Goulart Mysterious Press
1988 Best Critical / Biographical Work Introduction to the Detective Story Leroy Lad Panek Popular Press
1988 Best Critical / Biographical Work Campion's Career: A Study of the Novels of Margery Allingham B. A. Pike Bowling Green Popular Press
1988 Best Critical / Biographical Work Corridors of Deceit, The World of John le Carre Peter Wolfe Popular Library
1988 Best Critical / Biographical Work Crime and Mystery, The 100 Best Books H.R.F. Keating Carroll & Graf
1987 Best Critical / Biographical Work Here Lies: An Autobiography Eric Ambler Farrar, Straus, Giroux
1987 Best Critical / Biographical Work 1001 Midnights: The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery Fiction Marcia Muller, Bill Pronzini Arbor House
1987 Best Critical / Biographical Work 13 Mistresses of Murder Elaine Budd Ungar
1987 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Mystery Lover's Companion Art Bourgeau Crown
1987 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Secret of the Stratemeyer Syndicate: Nancy Drew, The Hardy Boys and the Million Dollar Fiction Factory Carol Billman Ungar
1986 Best Critical / Biographical Work John le Carre Peter Lewis Ungar
1986 Best Critical / Biographical Work Agatha Christie Janet Morgan Knopf
1986 Best Critical / Biographical Work Private Eyes: 101 Knights, A Survey of American Fiction Robert A. Baker, Michael T. Nietzel Bowling Green Popular Press
1986 Best Critical / Biographical Work The American Private Eye: The Image in Fiction David Geherin Ungar
1986 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Lord Peter Wimsey Companion Stephan P. Clarke Mysterious Press
1985 Best Critical / Biographical Work Novel Verdicts: A Guide to Courtroom Fiction Jon L. Breen Scarecrow Press
1985 Best Critical / Biographical Work Inward Journey: Ross MacDonald Ralph B. Sipper Cordelia Editions
1985 Best Critical / Biographical Work One Lonely Knight: Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer Max Allan Collins, James L. Traylor Bowling Green Popular Press
1985 Best Critical / Biographical Work Ross Macdonald Matthew J. Bruccoli Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
1985 Best Critical / Biographical Work The James Bond Bedside Companion Raymond Benson Dodd, Mead
1984 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Dark Side of Genius: The Life of Alfred Hitchcock Donald Spoto Little, Brown
1984 Best Critical / Biographical Work Dashiell Hammett Diane Johnson Random House
1984 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Mystery of Georges Simenon Fenton Bresler Beaufort
1984 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Poetics of Murder Glen W. Most, William W. Stowe Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
1983 Best Critical / Biographical Work Cain Roy Hoopes Holt, Rinehart & Winston
1983 Best Critical / Biographical Work Gun in Cheek Bill Pronzini Coward, McCann & Geoghegan
1983 Best Critical / Biographical Work Modus Operandi Robin W. Winks David R. Godine
1983 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Police Procedural George M. Dove Bowling Green Popular Press
1982 Best Critical / Biographical Work What About Murder? Jon L. Breen Scarecrow Press
1982 Best Critical / Biographical Work Selected Letters of Raymond Chandler Frank MacShane Columbia University Press
1982 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Annotated Tales of Edgar Allan Poe Stephen Peithman Doubleday
1982 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Whodunit Stefano Benvenuti, Gianni Rizzoni Macmillan
1982 Best Critical / Biographical Work TV Detectives Richard Meyers A.S. Barnes & Co.
1981 Best Critical / Biographical Work Twentiety Century Crime and Mystery Writers John Reilly St. Martin's Press
1981 Best Critical / Biographical Work A Talent to Deceive: An Appreciation of Agatha Christie Robert Barnard Dodd, Mead
1981 Best Critical / Biographical Work Watteau's Shepherds: The Detective Novel in Britain 1914-1940 Leroy Lad Panek Bowling Green Popular Press
1980 Best Critical / Biographical Work Dorothy L. Sayers, A Literary Biography Ralph E. Hone Kent State University Press
1980 Best Critical / Biographical Work As Her Whimsey Took Her Margaret Hannay Kent State University Press
1980 Best Critical / Biographical Work Sherlock Holmes, The Man and His World H.R.F. Keating Scribners
1980 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Secret of Grown-Ups Vera Caspary McGraw-Hill
1979 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Mystery of Agatha Christie Gwen Robins Doubleday
1979 Best Critical / Biographical Work Erle Stanley Gardner: The Case of the Real Perry Mason Dorothy B. Hughes Wm. Morrow
1979 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Detective in Hollywood John Tuska Doubleday
1979 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Tell-Tale Heart: The Life and Work of Edgar Allan Poe Julian Symons Harper & Row
1978 Best Critical / Biographical Work Rex Stout John McAleer Little, Brown
1978 Best Critical / Biographical Work An Autobiography Agatha Christie Dodd, Mead
1978 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Encyclopedia Sherlockiana Jack Tracy Doubleday
1977 Best Critical / Biographical Work Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection Marvin Lachman, Otto Penzler, Charles Shibuk, Chris Steinbrunner McGraw-Hill
1977 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Agatha Christie Mystery Derrick Murdoch Pagurian Press
1977 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Dangerous Edge Gavin Lambert Grossman
1977 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Life of Raymond Chandler Frank McShane Dutton
1977 Best Critical / Biographical Work The Mystery Story John Ball University of California at San Diego Publishers