SAN FRANCISCO (Oct. 16)
Winners of the 2006 Koret International Book Awards Jewish life and living: “Dignity Beyond Death,” Rochel Berman.
Jewish thought: “Betraying Spinoza,” Rebecca Goldstein.
Fiction: “Her Body Knows,” David Grossman.
BabagaNewz children’s literature: “Before You Were Born,” Howard Schwartz, illustrated by Kristina Swarner.
JBooks.Com people’s choice award for the decade’s best work of Jewish fiction: “Everything is Illuminated,” Jonathan Safran Foer.
Reform Judaism prize for Jewish fiction: “Kafka in Bronteland,” Tamar Yellin.
National Foundation for Jewish Culture’s Samuel Goldberg and Sons Foundation Prize for emerging writer of Jewish fiction: “The Discontinuity of Small Things,” Kevin Haworth.
Anne and Richard Cowan writer’s award of the Jewish community endowment fund: Julie Orringer.