1989 Best Non Fiction Book Hugo

The 1989 Best Non Fiction Book Hugo was presented September 3 at Noreascon 3.

  1. The Motion of Light in Water: Sex and Science Fiction Writing in the East Village 1957–1965 by Samuel R. Delany (Morrow/Arbor House, 1988)
  2. First Maitz by Don Maitz (Ursus, 1988)
  3. The New Encyclopedia of Science Fiction by James E. Gunn (Viking Press, 1988)
  4. A Biographical Dictionary of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists by Robert Weinberg (Greenwood, 1988)
  5. Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror: 1987 by Charles N. Brown and William G. Contento (Locus Press, 1988)

A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes by Stephen W. Hawking received enough votes on the nominating ballot to have a place on the final ballot, but was ruled ineligible.

See also: Hugo Awards, 1989 Hugo Results, 1988 Best Non Fiction Book Hugo, 1990 Best Non Fiction Book Hugo.