2000 National Magazine Award winners announced

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The general excellence honors at the 35th annual National Magazine Awards went to four titles: Nest, in the under 100,000 circulation category; Saveur, in the 100,000-400,000 circulation category; The New Yorker, in the 400,000-1 million category; and National Geographic, in the over 1 million circulation category. Along with the coveted general excellence award, The New Yorker won two other awards in fiction for a collection of three stories by Jhumpa Lahiri, George Saunders and Robert Stone, and in public interest for Richard Preston's "The Demon in the Freezer." Sports Illustrated also walked off with two awards: in the profiles category for Frank Deford's "The Ring Leader" and in feature writing for Gary Smith's "Moment of Truth." Vanity Fair was also a multiple winner, taking home awards in reporting for two pieces on the war in Kosovo by Janine di Giovanni and Sebastion Junger, and for photography. PC Computing won the personal service category for its three-part series "Small Business Secret Weapons" by Bonny L. Georgia. I.D. won the special interest award for its special issue, "Loving Las Vegas." The Sciences won the essays award for its piece by Brian Hayes, "Clock of Ages." Esquire won the reviews and criticism category for three columns by Tom Carson. The award for design went to Fast Company, and Business Week Online won the general excellence in new media award.

Copyright May 2000, Crain Communications Inc.

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