The 2005 Alex Award Winners

Presenting the winners of the 2005 Alex Awards!

Candyfreak: A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America

Candyfreak: A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America by Steve Almond

  • Genre: Memoir
  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Harvest Books (April 4, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0156032937
  • ISBN-13: 978-0156032933
  • Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer

    Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer by Lynn Cox

  • Genre: Memoir
  • Paperback: 359 pages
  • Publisher: Harvest Books (March 7, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0156031302
  • ISBN-13: 978-0156031301
  • Donorboy: A Novel

    Donorboy by Brendan Halpin

     

  • Genre: Fiction
  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Villard (August 10, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1400062772
  • ISBN-13: 978-1400062775
  • Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II

    Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson

  • Genre: Nonfiction
  • Mass Market Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books (May 31, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0345482476
  • ISBN-13: 978-0345482471
  • The Work of Wolves

    Work of Wolves by Kent Meyers

  • Genre: Fiction
  • Paperback: 420 pages
  • Publisher: Mariner Books (July 11, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0156031426
  • ISBN-13: 978-0156031424
  • Truth & Beauty: A Friendship

    Truth & Beauty: A Friendship by Ann Patchett

  • Genre: Memoir/Biography
  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial (April 5, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0060572159
  • ISBN-13: 978-0060572150
  • My Sister's Keeper

    My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

  • Genre: Fiction
  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Washington Square Press; Mti edition (May 19, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1439157383
  • ISBN-13: 978-1439157381
  • Thinner Than Thou

    Thinner Than Thou by Kit Reed

  • Genre: Fiction
  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Tor Books (May 12, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 076531195X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0765311955
  • Project X: A Novel

    Project X by Jim Shepard

  • Genre: Fiction
  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage (April 12, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1400033489
  • ISBN-13: 978-1400033485
  • Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants

    Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City’s Most Unwanted Inhabitants by Robert Sullivan

  • Genre: Nonfiction
  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA (March 24, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1582344779
  • ISBN-13: 978-1582344775
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