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The Agatha Award is given yearly by Malice Domestic to honor the traditional mystery as typified by the works of Agatha Christie.
Best Nonfiction: "Mystery Reader's Walking Guide to Washington D.C." by Alzina Stone Dale
Best Short Story: "Of Course You Know That Chocolate Is A Vegetable" by Barbara D'Amato, published in "Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine"
Best First Novel: "The Doctor Digs A Grave" by Robin Hathaway
Best Novel: "Butchers Hill" by Laura Lippman