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The National Book Awards is one of the most preeminent literary prizes in the United States. Started in 1950, the awards are presented annually to American authors for literature published in the prior year, as well as lifetime achievement awards including the "Medal of Distinguished Contribution to American Letters" and the "Literarian Award". The purpose of the awards is "to raise the cultural appreciation of great writing in America." In 1988 the National Book Foundation was established which now oversees and manages the National Book Awards. The National Book Foundation, founded 1988, is a non-profit American literary foundation established to raise the cultural appreciation of great writing in America. ...


Awards are in each of four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people's literature. The awards have historically been in various other categories, many of which have been retired or subsumed into other categories. Fiction (from the Latin fingere, to form, create) is storytelling of imagined events and stands in contrast to non-fiction, which makes factual claims that can be substantiated with evidence. ... Non-fiction is a truthful account or representation of a subject which is composed of facts. ... The Chinese poem Quatrain on Heavenly Mountain by Emperor Gaozong (Song Dynasty) Poetry (from the Greek , poiesis, making or creating) is a form of art in which language is used for its aesthetic qualities in addition to, or in lieu of, its ostensible meaning. ... Jane Frank: illustration from Thomas Yoseloffs The Further Adventures of Till Eulenspiegel (1957). ...


The winners are selected in each category by an independent, expert and volunteer five-member judging panel. Panels typically look at and read hundreds of books in each category. A chair from each panel announces the runners-up and winner during the "The National Book Awards Ceremony and Dinner" held each year in November. The winner receive a $10,000 cash prize and a crystal sculpture, runners-up each receive $1,000. The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ...

Contents

Winners of the National Book Awards

Current categories

Fiction

1950 Nelson Algren The Man with the Golden Arm
1951 William Faulkner The Collected Stories of William Faulkner
1952 James Jones From Here to Eternity
1953 Ralph Ellison Invisible Man
1954 Saul Bellow The Adventures of Augie March
1955 William Faulkner A Fable
1956 John O'Hara Ten North Frederick
1957 Wright Morris The Field of Vision
1958 John Cheever The Wapshot Chronicle
1959 Bernard Malamud The Magic Barrel
1960 Philip Roth Goodbye, Columbus
1961 Conrad Richter The Waters of Kronos
1962 Walker Percy The Moviegoer
1963 J. F. Powers Morte D'Urban
1964 John Updike The Centaur
1965 Saul Bellow Herzog
1966 Katherine Anne Porter The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter
1967 Bernard Malamud The Fixer
1968 Thornton Wilder The Eighth Day
1969 Jerzy Kosinski Steps
1970 Joyce Carol Oates them
1971 Saul Bellow Mr. Sammler's Planet
1972 Flannery O'Connor The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Connor
1973 John Barth Chimera
1973 John Williams Augustus
1974 Thomas Pynchon Gravity's Rainbow
1974 Isaac Bashevis Singer A Crown of Feathers and Other Stories
1975 Robert Stone Dog Soldiers
1975 Thomas Williams The Hair of Harold Roux
1976 William Gaddis J R
1977 Wallace Stegner The Spectator Bird
1978 Mary Lee Settle Blood Ties
1979 Tim O'Brien Going After Cacciato
1980 Hardcover William Styron Sophie's Choice
1980 Paperback John Irving The World According to Garp
1981 Hardcover Wright Morris Plains Song
1981 Paperback John Cheever The Stories of John Cheever
1982 Hardcover John Updike Rabbit is Rich
1982 Paperback William Maxwell So Long, See You Tomorrow
1983 Hardcover Alice Walker The Color Purple
1983 Paperback Eudora Welty Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
1984 Ellen Gilchrist Victory Over Japan: A Book of Stories
1985 Don DeLillo White Noise
1986 E.L. Doctorow World's Fair
1987 Larry Heinemann Paco's Story
1988 Pete Dexter Paris Trout
1989 John Casey Spartina
1990 Charles Johnson Middle Passage
1991 Norman Rush Mating
1992 Cormac McCarthy All the Pretty Horses
1993 E. Annie Proulx The Shipping News
1994 William Gaddis A Frolic of His Own
1995 Philip Roth Sabbath's Theater
1996 Andrea Barrett Ship Fever and Other Stories
1997 Charles Frazier Cold Mountain
1998 Alice McDermott Charming Billy
1999 Ha Jin Waiting
2000 Susan Sontag In America
2001 Jonathan Franzen The Corrections
2002 Julia Glass Three Junes
2003 Shirley Hazzard The Great Fire
2004 Lily Tuck The News from Paraguay
2005 William Vollmann Europe Central
2006 Richard Powers The Echo Maker

1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Nelson Algren (March 28, 1909 - May 9, 1981) was a famous American writer. ... The Man With the Golden Arm is a novel by Nelson Algren dealing with drug addiction. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... William Cuthbert Faulkner (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) was an American novelist and poet whose works feature his native state of Mississippi. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... James Jones (November 6, 1921 – May 9, 1977) is an American author most famous for his explorations of World War II and its aftermath. ... From Here to Eternity is a novel by James Jones. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Ralph Ellison (March 1, 1913[1] – April 16, 1994) was a scholar and writer. ... wa See The Invisible Man for the novel written by H. G. Wells and for the various films and television series inspired by the book. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bellow as depicted in his Nobel diploma. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... William Cuthbert Faulkner (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) was an American novelist and poet whose works feature his native state of Mississippi. ... A Fable was written in 1954 by William Faulkner and won him the Pulitzer Prize. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Henry OHara (31 January 1905 – 11 April 1970) was an American writer. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wright Morris (born January 6, 1910 in Central City, Nebraska; died April 25, 1998) was an American novelist, photographer, and essayist. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Cheever (May 27, 1912–June 18, 1982) was an American novelist and short story writer, sometimes called the Chekhov of the suburbs. ... The Wapshot Chronicle is a 1957 novel by John Cheever about an eccentric family who live a Massachusetts fishing village. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bernard Malamud (April 26, 1914 – March 18, 1986) was an American writer. ... The Magic Barrel is a collection of short stories written by Bernard Malamud in 1958. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Philip Roth Goodbye Columbus (1959), 2006 Vintage paperback edition Philip Milton Roth (born March 19, 1933, Newark, New Jersey) is an American novelist. ... Goodbye, Columbus (1959) is the title of the first book published by the American novelist Philip Roth, a collection of six stories. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Conrad Michael Richter (October 13, 1890-October 30, 1968) was an award-winning American of German origin novelist whose lyrical work focuses on life along the American frontier. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Walker Percy (May 28, 1916 – May 10, 1990) was an American Southern author whose interests included philosophy and semiotics. ... The Moviegoer is a 1961 novel by Walker Percy. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... J. F. (James Farl) Powers (8 July 1917 Jacksonville, Illinois - 14 June 1999 Collegeville, Minnesota) was an American novelist and short-story writer who often drew his inspiration from developments in the Catholic Church. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... John Hoyer Updike (born March 18, 1932) is an American writer born in Shillington, Pennsylvania. ... The Centaur is a 1963 novel by John Updike, concerning George Caldwell, a 1940s schoolteacher who yearns to find some meaning in his life. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Bellow as depicted in his Nobel diploma. ... Herzog cover Herzog is a 1964 novel by Saul Bellow. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Katherine Anne Porter (15 May 1890 – 18 September 1980) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist. ... The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter was an anthology of the work of Katherine Anne Porter. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Bernard Malamud (April 26, 1914 – March 18, 1986) was an American writer. ... The Fixer is a 1966 novel by Bernard Malamud which is somewhat based upon the true story of a Jew, Menahem Mendel Beilis, in Tsarist Russia who was unjustly imprisoned, the notorious Beilis trial that ensued, and the international uproar that it caused, forcing Russia to back down in the... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday. ... Image:Thorntonwilderteeth. ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... Jerzy Kosiński. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Joyce Carol Oates (born June 16, 1938) is an American author and is the Roger S. Berlind 52 Professor in the Humanities with the Program in Creative Writing at Princeton University, where she has taught since 1978 ([1]). She serves as associate editor for Ontario Review, a literary magazine, and... them by Joyce Carol Oates is the third novel in the A Garden of Earthly Delights trilogy, first published in 1969. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ... Bellow as depicted in his Nobel diploma. ... Mr. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Mary Flannery OConnor (b. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... John Simmons Barth (born May 27, 1930) is an American novelist and short-story writer, known for the postmodernist and metafictive quality of his work. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Thomas Ruggles Pynchon, Jr. ... Gravitys Rainbow is an epic postmodern novel written by Thomas Pynchon and first published on February 28, 1973. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Photo of Robert Stone by Robert Birnbaum Robert Stone (born August 21, 1937) is a critically well regarded American novelist, whose work is typically characterized by psychological complexity, political concerns, and dark humor. ... Dog Soldiers is a 1974 novel by American novelist Robert Stone. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... His Eminence Thomas Stafford Cardinal Williams ONZ (born 20 March 1930 in Wellington) is a Cardinal and the Emeritus (retired) Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... William Gaddis (December 29, 1922 - December 16, 1998) was an American novelist. ... J R is a novel by William Gaddis. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Wallace Earle Stegner (February 18, 1909—April 13, 1993) was an American historian, novelist, short story writer, and environmentalist. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Mary Lee Settle (1918 - 2005) was an American writer and winner of the National Book Award. ... For the song by the Smashing Pumpkins, see 1979 (song). ... Tim OBrien (born October 1, 1946) American novelist who mainly writes about his experiences in the Vietnam War and the impact that the war had on the American soldiers who fought there. ... Written by author Tim OBrien and winner of the National Book Award for fiction in 1979, this complex novel is set during the Vietnam War and is told from the point of view of the protagonist, Paul Berlin. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... William Clark Styron, Jr. ... Sophies Choice (1979) is a novel written by William Styron about a young American Southerner who wants to be a writer and befriends Nathan, who is Jewish, and his beautiful lover Sophie, a Polish (but non-Jewish) survivor of the Nazi concentration camps. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... John Winslow Irving (born March 2, 1942 as John Wallace Blunt, Jr. ... The World According to Garp book cover The World According to Garp is a novel by John Irving. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wright Morris (born January 6, 1910 in Central City, Nebraska; died April 25, 1998) was an American novelist, photographer, and essayist. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Cheever (May 27, 1912–June 18, 1982) was an American novelist and short story writer, sometimes called the Chekhov of the suburbs. ... The Stories of John Cheever is a short story collection by American author John Cheever. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Hoyer Updike (born March 18, 1932) is an American writer born in Shillington, Pennsylvania. ... Rabbit Is Rich is a novel by John Updike. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... William Keepers Maxwell, Jr (1908-2000) was an American novelist and editor. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Alice Malsenior Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an African-American author and feminist who received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1983 for The Color Purple. ... For the Broadway musical, see The Color Purple (musical). ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Eudora Welty (b. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ellen Gilchrist (born February 20, 1935) was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Don DeLillo (born November 20, 1936) is an American author best known for his novels, which paint detailed portraits of American life in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. ... White Noise is a novel by Don DeLillo, and is considered a landmark in postmodern literature. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Edgar Lawrence Doctorow (born January 6, 1931, New York, New York) is a writer who has written several critically aclaimed novels that blend history and social criticism. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Larry Heinemann (born 1944) is an American novelist native to Chicago. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Writer Pete Dexter was recipient of the 1988 National Book Award for his novel A former newspaper reporter, Dexter was a columnist for the Philiadelphia Daily News and the Sacramento Bee. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Casey (born 1939 in Worcester, Massachusetts) is an American writer and translator. ... MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ... Charles R. Johnson (born 1948 in Evanston, Illinois) is an American scholar and author of novels, short stories, and essays. ... The story is set in 1830 and tells of a freed slave named Rutherford Calhoun. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Norman Rush (born October 24, 1933) is an American novelist. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... For the musician, see Cormac McCarthy (musician). ... All the Pretty Horses is a novel by U.S. author Cormac McCarthy released in 1992. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Edna Annie Proulx (pronounced ) (born August 22, 1935) is an American journalist and author. ... The Shipping News is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by E. Annie Proulx which was published in 1993, and a film of the same name, released in 2001, set on the Canadian island of Newfoundland. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... William Gaddis (December 29, 1922 - December 16, 1998) was an American novelist. ... A frolic of his own is a phrase used by the judges in the case Joel v Morison (1834) 6 C&P 501 at 503 on the law of vicarious liability. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Philip Roth Goodbye Columbus (1959), 2006 Vintage paperback edition Philip Milton Roth (born March 19, 1933, Newark, New Jersey) is an American novelist. ... Sabbaths Theater (1995, ISBN 0679772596) is a novel by Philip Roth about the exploits of 64-year-old Mickey Sabbath. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Andrea Barrett (born November 16th, 1954) is an acclaimed American writer. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Charles Frazier, American novelist, was born in 1950 in Asheville, North Carolina, graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1973, and received his Ph. ... This article is about the novel. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean [1]. // Coated in ice, power and telephone lines sag and often break, resulting in power outages. ... Alice McDermott is Johns Hopkins Universitys Writer-in-Residence. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... JÄ«n XuÄ›fÄ“i (Simplified Chinese: 金雪飞; Traditional Chinese: 金雪飛; born February 21, 1956) is a contemporary Chinese-American writer using the pen name Ha Jin (哈金). Ha Jin was born in Liaoning, China in 1956. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Susan Sontag (January 16, 1933 – December 28, 2004) was a well-known American essayist, novelist, intellectual, filmmaker, and activist. ... In America is a 2000 novel by Susan Sontag. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jonathan Franzen (born August 17, 1959) is an American novelist and essayist. ... The Corrections is a novel of social criticism by American author Jonathan Franzen. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Julia Glass is an American writer. ... Three Junes is Julia Glass debut novel. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Shirley Hazzard (born January 30, 1931, in Sydney, Australia) is a writer and novelist who lives in the United States. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... William T. Vollmann is an American novelist, journalist, short story writer and essayist. ... Europe Central is a 2005 National Book Award winning novel by William T Vollmann. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Richard Powers (born June 18, 1957) is a novelist whose works explore the effects of modern science and technology. ... The Echo Maker (2006) is a novel by American writer Richard Powers which won the National Book Award for fiction. ...

Nonfiction

1950 Ralph L. Rusk Ralph Waldo Emerson (article on Ralph Waldo Emerson)
1951 Newton Arvin Herman Melville (article on Herman Melville)
1952 Rachel Carson The Sea Around Us
1953 Bernard A. De Voto The Course of Empire
1954 Bruce Catton A Stillness at Appomattox
1955 Joseph Wood Krutch The Measure of Man
1956 Herbert Kubly An American in Italy
1957 George F. Kennan Russia Leaves the War
1958 Catherine Drinker Bowen The Lion and the Throne (article on Edward Coke)
1959 J. Christopher Herold Mistress to an Age: A Life of Madame De Stael
1960 Richard Ellmann James Joyce (article on James Joyce}
1961 William L. Shirer The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich
1962 Lewis Mumford The City in History: Its Origins, its Transformations and its Prospects
1963 Leon Edel Henry James, Vol. II: The Conquest of London, Henry James, Vol. III: The Middle Years
1984 Robert V. Remini Andrew Jackson & the Course of American Democracy, 1833-1845 (article on Andrew Jackson)
1985 J. Anthony Lukas Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families
1986 Barry Lopez Arctic Dreams
1987 Richard Rhodes The Making of the Atomic Bomb
1988 Neil Sheehan A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam (article on John Paul Vann)
1989 Thomas L. Friedman From Beirut to Jerusalem
1990 Ron Chernow The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance
1991 Orlando Patterson Freedom
1992 Paul Monette Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story
1993 Gore Vidal United States: Essays 1952-1992
1994 Sherwin B. Nuland How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter
1995 Tina Rosenberg The Haunted Land: Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism
1996 James P. Carroll An American Requiem: God, My Father, and the War that Came Between Us
1997 Joseph J. Ellis American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson
1998 Edward Ball Slaves in the Family
1999 John W. Dower Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II
2000 Nathaniel Philbrick In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
2001 Andrew Solomon The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression
2002 Robert A. Caro Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
2003 Carlos Eire Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy
2004 Kevin Boyle Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age
2005 Joan Didion The Year of Magical Thinking
2006 Timothy Egan The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, poet, and leader of the Transcendentalist movement in the early nineteenth century. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Frederick Newton Arvin (b. ... Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891) was an American novelist, essayist and poet. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Rachel Louise Carson (27 May 1907 — 14 April 1964) was an American marine biologist whose landmark book, Silent Spring, is often credited with having launched the global environmental movement. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... The Course of Empire is a five-part series of paintings created by Thomas Cole in the years 1834-36. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bruce Catton (October 9, 1899 — August 28, 1978) was a journalist and a notable historian of the American Civil War. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Joseph Wood Krutch (November 25, 1893 - May 22, 1970) was an American writer, critic, and naturalist. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... George Frost Kennan (February 16, 1904 – March 17, 2005) was an American advisor, diplomat, political scientist, and historian, best known as the father of containment and as a key figure in the emergence of the Cold War. ... Russia Leaves the War (1956) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning book by George F. Kennan. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Catherine Drinker Bowen, born January 1, 1897 in Haverford, PA, was an American biographer. ... Sir Edward Coke Sir Edward Coke (pronounced cook) (1 February 1552 – 3 September 1634), was an early English colonial entrepreneur and jurist whose writings on the English common law were the definitive legal texts for some 300 years. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Richard Ellmann (March 15, 1918 - 1987) was a prominent literary critic and biographer of Irish writers such as James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, and William Butler Yeats. ... James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (Irish Séamus Seoighe; 2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish writer, widely considered to be one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Shirer after winning a National Book Award in 1961 for his The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, pictured with fellow authors and award winners Conrad Richter and Randall Jarrell. ... Book cover The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by journalist William L. Shirer was the first definitive history of Nazi Germany in English. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Lewis Mumford (October 19, 1895 – January 26, 1990) was an American historian of technology and science. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... Cover of volume one of Leon Edels five-volume biography of Henry James, Avon Books paperback edition 1978 Joseph Leon Edel (9 September 1907 – 5 September 1997) was a North American literary critic and biographer. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert V. Remini (b. ... For other uses, see Andrew Jackson (disambiguation). ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Anthony Lukas (otherwise known as Jay or J. Anthony Lukas) (born 1933) was a U.S. journalist. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Barry Holstun Lopez (born January 6, 1945) is an American essayist, fictionist, and poet whose work deals with nature and ecological concerns. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Richard Rhodes (born July 4, 1937) is an American author of fiction and verity, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Making of the Atomic Bomb in 1986, and most recently, John James Audubon: the Making of an American in 2004. ... Richard Lee Rhodes (b. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cornelius Mahoney Neil Sheehan (born October 27, 1936) is an American journalist. ... John Paul Vann (July 2, 1924 – June 9, 1972) was a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army, later retired, who became well-known for his role in the Vietnam War. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Thomas L. Friedman (born July 20, 1953) is an American journalist, columnist, and author, currently working as an Op-Ed columnist for the New York Times. ... From Beirut to Jerusalem is a book written by Thomas L. Friedman chronicling his days as a reporter in Beirut during the Lebanese Civil War and his journey in 1984 from Beirut to Jerusalem to cover unfolding events. ... MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ... Ronald Chernow is an American biographical author. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Orlando Patterson is a preeminent Jamaican sociologist at Harvard University who is recognized for his many scholarly contributions to his study on ethnicity primarily of those people of African descent and is one of the most cited modern writers in his field. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Paul Monette (October 16, 1945, Lawrence, Massachusetts – February 10, 1995, Los Angeles, California) was an American author, poet, and activist who wrote about gay relationships and AIDS. Monette graduated from Yale University in 1967, conflicted about his sexual identity, and moved to Los Angeles where he lived with his... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Gore Vidal in 1948, photographed by Carl Van Vechten Eugene Luther Gore Vidal (born October 3, 1925) (pronounced , occasionally , , etc) is an American author of novels, stage plays, screenplays, and essays. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Sherwin Nuland (born December 1930) is an American surgeon who teaches bioethics and medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine, where he obtained his M.D. degree. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Tina Rosenberg (born 1960 in Brooklyn, New York) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... James P. Carroll (born 1943 in Chicago, Illinois) is a noted author, novelist, and columnist for the Boston Globe. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Joseph J. Ellis is an American professor, historian and best-selling author of books about the Founding Fathers of the United States, including Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, which won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 2001, American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson (1997), and His Excellency: George Washington... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean [1]. // Coated in ice, power and telephone lines sag and often break, resulting in power outages. ... Edward Ball (March 21, 1888 - June 24, 1981) was a powerful figure in business and politics in Florida for decades. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... John W . ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nathaniel Philbrick is an American author and a winner of the National Book Award for his work of maritime history In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Robert Allan Caro (born October 30, 1935) is a U.S. biographer, who has written voluminous studies of city planner Robert Moses and United States President Lyndon Johnson. ... Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson is the third volume of Robert Caros biography of Lyndon Johnson, covering the years he spent in the United States Senate, especially his struggle to pass a civil rights bill addressing African-Americans, the first such bill since Reconstruction. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kevin Boyle (October 7, 1960) is a professor of history at Ohio State University. ... Photo of Joan Didion by Robert Birnbaum Joan Didion (born December 5, 1934) is an American writer, known as a journalist, essayist, and novelist. ... The Year of Magical Thinking (2005), by Joan Didion (b. ...

Poetry

See: National Book Award for Poetry The National Book Award for Poetry has been given since 1950 and is part of the National Book Awards, which are given annually for outstanding literary works by American citizens. ...

2006 Nathaniel Mackey Splay Anthem
2005 W. S. Merwin Migration: New & Selected Poems
2004 Jean Valentine Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems, 1965-2003
2003 C. K. Williams The Singing
2002 Ruth Stone In the Next Galaxy
2001 Alan Dugan Poems Seven: New and Complete Poetry
2000 Lucille Clifton Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000
1999 Ai Vice: New & Selected Poems
1998 Gerald Stern This Time: New and Selected Poems
1997 William Meredith Effort at Speech: New & Selected Poems
1996 Hayden Carruth Scrambled Eggs & Whiskey
1995 Stanley Kunitz Passing Through: The Later Poems
1994 James Tate A Worshipful Company of Fletchers
1993 A. R. Ammons Garbage
1992 Mary Oliver New & Selected Poems
1991 Philip Levine What Work Is
1990 No Award
1989 No Award
1988 No Award
1987 No Award
1986 No Award
1985 No Award
1983 Charles Wright Country Music: Selected Early Poems
1983 Galway Kinnell Selected Poems
1982 William Bronk Life Supports: New and Collected Poems
1981 Lisel Mueller The Need to Hold Still
1980 Philip Levine Ashes: Poems New and Old
1979 James Merrill Mirabell: Book of Numbers
1978 Howard Nemerov The Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov
1977 Richard Eberhart Collected Poems, 1930-1976
1976 John Ashbery Self-portrait in a Convex Mirror
1975 Marilyn Hacker Presentation Piece
1974 Adrienne Rich Diving into the Wreck: Poems 1971-1972
1974 Allen Ginsberg The Fall of America: Poems of these States, 1965-1971
1973 A. R. Ammons Collected Poems, 1951-1971
1972 Howard Moss Selected Poems
1972 Frank O'Hara The Collected Works of Frank O'Hara
1971 Mona Van Duyn To See, To Take
1970 Elizabeth Bishop The Complete Poems
1969 John Berryman His Toy, His Dream, His Rest
1968 Robert Bly The Light Around the Body
1967 James Merrill Nights and Days
1966 James Dickey Buckdancer's Choice
1965 Theodore Roethke The Far Field
1964 John Crowe Ransom Selected Poems
1963 William Stafford Traveling Through the Dark
1962 Alan Dugan Poems
1961 Randall Jarrell The Woman at the Washington Zoo
1960 Robert Lowell Life Studies
1959 Theodore Roethke Words for the Wind
1958 Robert Penn Warren Promises: Poems, 1954-1956
1957 Richard Wilbur Things of This World
1956 W.H. Auden The Shield of Achilles
1955 Wallace Stevens The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens
1954 Conrad Aiken Collected Poems
1953 Archibald MacLeish Collected Poems, 1917-1952
1952 Marianne Moore Collected Poems
1951 Wallace Stevens The Auroras of Autumn
1950 William Carlos Williams Paterson: Book III and Selected Poems

// French public notary Patrick Huet unveils Pieces of Hope to the Echo of the World in Lyon. ... Nathaniel Mackey is an American poet, novelist, anthologist, literary critic, editor and Professor of Literature at UC Santa Cruz. ... // Frank Bidart: Star Dust, one of the New York Times 100 Notable Books of the Year[1] Dan Chiasson: Natural History: Poems, one of the New York Times 100 Notable books of the year[1] Jorie Graham: Overlord: Poems, one of the New York Times 100 Notable books of the... William Stanley (W.S.) Merwin was born on September 30, 1927 in New York City and grew up in Union City, New Jersey, and Scranton, Pennsylvania. ... // Rita Dove, American Smooth: Poems (Norton); named a notable book of the year by The New York Times Book Review Donald Justice, Collected Poems (Knopf); published posthumously; named a notable book of the year by The New York Times Book Review Michael Ryan, New And Selected Poems Derek Walcott, The... Jean Valentine (b. ... // Chuck Palahniuk reads his short story Guts to audiences while on tour to promote his novel Diary. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... // March 16: Authorities in Saudi Arabia arrested and jailed poet Abdul Mohsen Musalam and fired a newspaper editor following the publication of Musalams poem The Corrupt on Earth that criticized the states Islamic judiciary. ... Ruth Stone Ruth Stone (born June 8, 1915, in Roanoke, Virginia) is an American poet, recipient of the 2002 National Book Award for poetry. ... // December 9–10 — Professor John Basinger, 67, performed, from memory, John Miltons Paradise Lost at Three Rivers Community-Technical College in Norwich, Connecticut, a feat that took 18 hours. ... Alan Dugan (1923-2003) was an American poet. ... // Griffin Poetry Prize is established, with one award given each year for the best work by a Canadian poet and one award given for best work in the English language internationally. ... Image:PoetLucilleClifton. ... // July 1 — Scotlands Parliament opened with the singing of Robert Burns A Mans a Man For AThat, instead of God Save The Queen The Robert Fitzgerald Prosody Award is established at the Fifth Annual West Chester University Poetry Conference. ... Florence Anthony (born 2 January 1947) is an American poet who legally changed her name to Ai. ... // Anne Carson, Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse, (Knopf) ; named a notable book of the year by The New York Times Book Review Ted Hughes, Birthday Letters, (Farrar, Straus & Giroux); named a notable book of the year by The New York Times Book Review Mark Strand, Blizzard of One... Gerald Stern (born 1925 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a Jewish-American poet. ... // January 20 — Miller Williams of Arkansas reads his poem, Of History and Hope, at President Clintons inauguration. ... William Meredith may refer to more than one person: William Meredith (poet) William M. Meredith, a U.S. Treasury Secretary Sir William Meredith, 3rd Baronet, a minor British politician. ... // The movie Dead Man, written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, about a man named William Blake on a trek through the American West who is taken as the resurrected Romantic poet by a character named Nobody. ... Hayden Carruth (born August 3, 1921 in Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S.A) is an American poet and literary critic. ... // February 16 — Announcement that 300 poems by S.T. Coleridge have been discovered February 17 — Sothebys announces discovery of four Walt Whitman notebooks John Ashbery, Can You Hear, Bird? Odysseus Elytis, West of Sadness (Δυτικά της λύπης) (his last book) Carl Rakosi, Poems, 1923-1941 Richard Howard edits The Best American Poetry... Stanley Jasspon Kunitz (born July 29, 1905) is a noted American poet who served two years (1974–1976) as the Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (a precursor to the modern Poet Laureate program), and served another year as United States Poet Laureate in 2000. ... // In the film Four Weddings and a Funeral, directed by Mike Newell, W.H. Audens Stop all the clocks is read as a eulogy. ... James Hugh Joseph Tate (1910-1983), U.S. politician James Tate (writer) b. ... // January 20 — Maya Angelou reads On the Pulse of Morning at the inauguration of President Bill Clinton T. S. Eliot Prize created. ... A.R. Ammons (1926-2001) was an American author and poet. ... // Nobel prize: Derek Walcott C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry: Robert Harris, Jane, Interlinear and Other Poems Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry: Elizabeth Riddell, Selected Poems Mary Gilmore Prize: Alison Croggon - This is the Stone See 1992 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for... Mary Oliver (1935 –) is an American poet. ... // Forward Poetry Prize created John Ashbery, Flow Chart W.H. Auden, Collected Poems Gwendolyn Brooks, Children Coming Home Billy Collins, Questions About Angels (ISBN 0-8229-4211-9), the winner of the National Poetry Series competition in 1993 Wendy Cope, Serious Concerns Odysseus Elytis, The Elegies of Oxopetras (Τα Ελεγεία της Οξώπετρας) Howard Nemerov... Philip Levine, an American poet, was born in 1928 in Detroit, Michigan. ... // Allen Ginsberg crowned Majelis King in Prague on May Day Maya Angelou, I Shall Not be Moved Derek Walcott, Omeros C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry: Robert Adamson, The Clean Dark Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry: Robert Adamson, The Clean Dark Mary Gilmore Prize: Kristopher Rassemussen - In the Name of... // Dead Poets Society, a film with excerpts from many traditional poets, ending with the title and opening line of Walt Whitmans lament on the death of Abraham Lincoln, O Captain! My Captain! My Left Foot, a film about Christy Brown, the Irish poet, and based on his autobiography Edward... // Joseph Brodsky, To Urania Federico García Lorca, Poeta en Nueva York first translation into English as A Poet in New York this year (written in 1930, first published posthumously in 1940) Philip Larkin, Collected Poems Michael Palmer, Sun The New British Poetry, a poetry anthology, jointly edited by Gillian... // Charles Bukowski, fictionalised as alter ego Henry Chinaski, becomes the subject of the film Barfly starring Mickey Rourke. ... // March 4 - President Ronald Reagan publicly recites from memory lines from Robert Services The Cremation of Sam McGee Wendy Cope, Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis a best-seller December 18 Pforzheimer Collection of the works of Percy Bysshe Shelley and his circle donated to the New York Public Library... // The term New Formalism was first used in the article The Yuppie Poet in the May 1985 issue of the AWP Newsletter in an attack on the poetry movement. ... // Maya Angelou, Shaker, Why Dont You Sing? Elizabeth Bishop, Collected Poems 1927-1979 (posthumous) Amy Clampitt, Kingfisher Hilda Doolittle (H.D.), Collected Poems, 1912–1944 (posthumous) Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry: Vivian Smith, Tide Country See 1983 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists... Charles Wright (born August 25, 1935) is an American poet. ... // Maya Angelou, Shaker, Why Dont You Sing? Elizabeth Bishop, Collected Poems 1927-1979 (posthumous) Amy Clampitt, Kingfisher Hilda Doolittle (H.D.), Collected Poems, 1912–1944 (posthumous) Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry: Vivian Smith, Tide Country See 1983 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists... Galway Kinnell (born February 1, 1927) is an American poet. ... // Final edition of This Magazine published. ... American poet, born 17 February 1918, died 22 February 1999. ... // Final issue of L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Magazine published. ... Lisel Mueller (born 1924) is a prize-winning American poet. ... // Mark Jarman and Robert McDowell started the small magazine The Reaper to promote narrative and formal poetry. ... Philip Levine, an American poet, was born in 1928 in Detroit, Michigan. ... // Kingsley Amis - Collected Poems Ted Hughes - Moor Town Craig Raine - A Martian Sends a Postcard Home See 1979 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards. ... poet James Merrill, age 30, in a 1957 publicity photograph for The Seraglio James Ingram Merrill (March 3, 1926 - February 6, 1995) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American writer, increasingly regarded as one of the most important 20th century poets in the English language. ... // L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Magazine, edited by Bruce Andrews and Charles Bernstein, first published Stevie, a film based on a play about the poet Stevie Smith is released Maya Angelou, And Still I Rise Paul Blackburn, translator (posthumous), Proensa: An Anthology of Troubadour Poetry Odysseus Elytis... Howard Nemerov (February 29, 1920 – July 5, 1991) was United States Poet Laureate on two separate occasions: from 1963 to 1964, and from 1988 to 1990. ... // British publication Gay News successfully prosecuted in the United Kingdom for blasphemy and libel for publishing James Kirkups The Love that Dares to Speak its Name Samuel Beckett, Collected Poems in English and French Elizabeth Bishop, Geography III, which includes In the Waiting Room, The Moose, and the villanelle... Richard Ghormley Eberhart (April 5, 1904 – June 9, 2005) was a prolific American poet who published more than a dozen books of poetry and approximately twenty works in total. ... // Two poems written in 1965 by Mao Zedong just before the Cultural Revolution, including Two Birds: A Dialogue, are published on January 1[1] Elizabeth Bishop, One Act Marya Fiamengo, In Praise of Older Women Thom Gunn, Jack Straws Castle Derek Walcott, Sea Grapes James Merrill: Divine Comedies, including... John Ashbery John Ashbery (born July 28, 1927) is an American poet. ... // With the 1974, fall of the dictatorship in Greece, poets, authors and intellectuals who had fled after the coup of 1967 returned, and this year many began publishing in that country. ... Marilyn Hacker (born 1942) is an American poet, critic, and reviewer. ... // The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics is founded by Allen Ginsberg and Anne Waldman. ... Adrienne Rich (born May 16, 1929 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American feminist, poet, teacher, and writer. ... // The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics is founded by Allen Ginsberg and Anne Waldman. ... Irwin Allen Ginsberg (IPA: ) (June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997) was an American Beat poet. ... // Adrienne Rich, Rape Derek Walcott, Another Life See 1973 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards. ... A.R. Ammons (1926-2001) was an American author and poet. ... // John Betjeman becomes Poet Laureate A.R. Ammons: Briefings: Poems Small and Easy Collected Poems: 1951-1971, winner of the National Book Award in 1973 John Ashbery, Three Poems Ted Berrigan, Ron Padgett, and Tom Clark, Back In Boston Again John Berryman, (New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux) Elizabeth Bishop and... Howard Moss (January 22, 1922–September 16, 1987) was an American poet, dramatist, and critic who was poetry editor of The New Yorker magazine from 1948 until his death. ... // John Betjeman becomes Poet Laureate A.R. Ammons: Briefings: Poems Small and Easy Collected Poems: 1951-1971, winner of the National Book Award in 1973 John Ashbery, Three Poems Ted Berrigan, Ron Padgett, and Tom Clark, Back In Boston Again John Berryman, (New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux) Elizabeth Bishop and... Francis Russell OHara (March 27, 1926 – July 25, 1966) was an American poet who, along with John Ashbery, James Schuyler and Kenneth Koch, was a key member of what was known as the New York School of poetry. ... Aleksandr Tvardovsky, who died this year, was a Soviet poet who, as editor of Novy Mir, fought for more independence and published Alexandr Solzhenitsyns One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich in 1962 // This Magazine founded by Robert Grenier and Barrett Watten The Canterbury Tales, a film directed... Mona Jane Van Duyn (May 9, 1921 - December 2, 2004) was an American poet. ... // Charles Causley, Figgie Hobbin See 1970 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards. ... Elizabeth Bishop (February 8, 1911 – October 6, 1979), was an American poet and writer. ... // FIELD Magazine founded Charles Bukowski quits his day job as a Post Office clerk in Los Angeles to embark on a writing career after being promised a $100 stipend from Black Sparrow Press. ... John Allyn Berryman (originally John Allyn Smith) (October 25, 1914 – January 7, 1972) was an American poet, born in McAlester, Oklahoma. ... // Charles Causley, Underneath the Water Rod McKuen - Lonesome Cities Black Fire, edited by LeRoi Jones and Larry Neal, an anthology of African American poetry See 1968 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards. ... Robert Bly (born December 23, 1926 in Madison, Minnesota) is a poet, author, and leader of the Mythopoetic Mens Movement in the United States. ... // Cecil Day-Lewis is selected as the new Poet Laureate of the UK. Margaret Atwood, The Circle Game Ted Hughes, Wodwo Wole Soyinka, Idanre, and Other Poems See 1967 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards. ... poet James Merrill, age 30, in a 1957 publicity photograph for The Seraglio James Ingram Merrill (March 3, 1926 - February 6, 1995) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American writer, increasingly regarded as one of the most important 20th century poets in the English language. ... // Raymond Souster founds the League of Canadian Poets A.R. Ammons, Northfield Poems John Ashbery, Rivers and Mountains Ted Berrigan, Some Things Paul Blackburn, 16 Sloppy Haiku and a Lyric for Robert Reardon Sing Song translator, Poem of the Cid Basil Bunting, Briggflatts Randall Jarrell (died 1965), The Lost World... James Dickey (February 2, 1923 – January 19, 1997) was a popular United States poet and novelist. ... Buckdancers Choice is a 1965 collection of poems by James Dickey. ... // Meic Stephens founds Poetry Wales Russian poet Anna Akhmatova was allowed to travel outside the Soviet Union to Sicily and England in order to receive the Taormina prize and an honorary doctoral degree from Oxford University Randall Jarrell, Little Friend, Little Friend Seamus Heaney, Death of a Naturalist Philip Larkin... Theodore Huebner Roethke (; RET-key) (May 25, 1908 – August 1, 1963) was a United States poet, who published several volumes of poetry characterized by its rhythm and natural imagery. ... // Sir John Betjeman, Ring of Bells Leonard Cohen, Flowers for Hitler, including The Only Tourist in Havana Turns his Thoughts Homeward Philip Larkin, The Whitsun Weddings. ... John Crowe Ransom (April 30, 1888, Pulaski, Tennessee- July 3, 1974, Gambier, Ohio) was an American poet, essayist, social and political theorist, man of letters, and academic. ... // Babette Deutsch, Collected Poems, 1919-1962 T.S. Eliot - Collected Poems 1909-1962 Philip Hobsbaum and Edward Lucie-Smith, editors, A Group Anthology Silvia Plath, The Bell Jar, an autobiographical novel published under the pseudonym Victoria Lucas Adrienne Rich, Snapshots of a Daughter-in-Law, her third volume of poetry... William Stafford. ... // Eric Gregory Award: Donald Thomas, James Simmons, Brian Johnson (poet, Jenny Joseph Queens Gold Medal for Poetry: Christopher Fry National Book Award for Poetry: Alan Dugan, Poems Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Alan Dugan: Poems Poetry List of poetry awards Categories: | ... Alan Dugan (1923-2003) was an American poet. ... // Sylvia Plath suffers a miscarriage Keith and Rosmarie Waldrop buy a secondhand printing press and start Burning Deck magazine in the United States. ... Photograph of Jarrell in 1956 Randall Jarrell (May 6, 1914 - October 15, 1965), was a United States author, writer and poet. ... // Eric Gregory Award: Christopher Levenson Queens Gold Medal for Poetry: John Betjeman National Book Award for Poetry: Robert Lowell, Life Studies Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: W. D. Snodgrass: Hearts Needle January 14 - Ralph Chubb Poetry List of poetry awards Categories: | ... Robert Lowell (March 1, 1917–September 12, 1977), born Robert Traill Spence Lowell, IV, was a highly regarded mid-twentieth-century American poet. ... Life Studies is the fourth book of poems by Robert Lowell, after Land of Unlikeness, Lord Wearys Castle, and The Mills of The Kavanaughs. ... // Aldous Huxley turns down the offer of a knighthood. ... Theodore Huebner Roethke (; RET-key) (May 25, 1908 – August 1, 1963) was a United States poet, who published several volumes of poetry characterized by its rhythm and natural imagery. ... // Queens Gold Medal for Poetry: Francis Cornford American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal in Poetry: Conrad Aiken National Book Award for Poetry: Robert Penn Warren, Promises: Poems, 1954-1956 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Stanley Kunitz, Selected Poems 1928-1958 April 15 - Benjamin Zephaniah, British dub poet March... Robert Penn Warren Robert Penn Warren (April 24, 1905 – September 15, 1989) was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic, and was one of the founders of The New Criticism. ... // Howl obscenity trial in San Francisco brings significant attention to beat poetry, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Allen Ginsberg Donald Hall, Robert Pack and Louis Simpson, New Poets of England and America, anthology (Meridian Books) Harry Ammos, Churchill and Other Poems Dick Diespecker, Windows West Joan Finnegan, through The Glass, Darkly Northrop... Richard Purdy Wilbur (born March 1, 1921), is a United States poet. ... // City Lights Books publishes Howl and Other Poems by Allen Ginsburg Aniara - Harry Martinson National Book Award for Poetry: W.H. Auden, The Shield of Achilles Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Elizabeth Bishop: Poems - North & South Queens Gold Medal for Poetry: Edmund Blunden date unknown - Amy Gerstler, poet June 22... Christopher Isherwood and W.H. Auden, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1939 Wystan Hugh Auden (February 21, 1907–September 29, 1973) was an English poet. ... The Shield of Achilles is a poem by W. H. Auden first published in 1953. ... // The Group, a British poetry movement, starts meeting in London with gatherings taking place once a week, on Friday evenings, at first at Hobsbaums flat and later at the house of Edward Lucie-Smith. ... Wallace Stevens Wallace Stevens (October 2, 1879 – August 2, 1955 in poetry) was a major American Modernist poet. ... // Robert Creeley founds and edits the Black Mountain Review Jack Kerouac reads Dwight Goddards A Buddhist Bible, which will influence him greatly. ... Conrad Potter Aiken (August 5, 1889 – August 17, 1973) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author, born in Savannah, Georgia, whose work includes poetry, short stories and novels. ... // George Plimpton, Peter Matthiessen and Harold L. Humes found The Paris Review. ... Archibald MacLeish Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892 – April 20, 1982) was an American poet, writer and the Librarian of Congress. ... // E. E. Cummings is appointed to a Charles Eliot Norton Professorship at Harvard. ... Marianne Moore photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1948 Marianne Moore (December 11, 1887 - February 5, 1972) was a Modernist American poet and writer. ... // Bad Lord Byron, a film directed by David Macdonald about the Romantic poet W.H. Auden, Nones Charles Causley, Farewell Aggie Weston Hugh Kenner, The Poetry of Ezra Pound, highly influential in causing a re-assessment of Pounds poetry Robert Lowell, The Mills of the Kavanaughs Peter Mason Opie... Wallace Stevens Wallace Stevens (October 2, 1879 – August 2, 1955 in poetry) was a major American Modernist poet. ... // In 1950, Charles Olson published his seminal essay, Projective Verse. ... William Carlos Williams Dr. William Carlos Williams (sometimes known as WCW) (September 17, 1883 – March 4, 1963), was an American poet closely associated with modernism and Imagism. ...

Young People's Literature

1996 Victor Martinez Parrott In the Oven: MiVida
1997 Han Nolan Dancing on the Edge
1998 Louis Sachar Holes
1999 Kimberly Willis Holt When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
2000 Gloria Whelan Homeless Bird
2001 Virginia Euwer Wolff True Believer
2002 Nancy Farmer The House of the Scorpion
2003 Polly Horvath The Canning Season
2004 Pete Hautman Godless
2005 Jeanne Birdsall The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy
2006 M.T. Anderson The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol. I

1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Víctor Jesús Martínez (born December 23, 1978) is a Major League Baseball catcher and switch-hitter who plays for the Cleveland Indians. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean [1]. // Coated in ice, power and telephone lines sag and often break, resulting in power outages. ... Louis Sachar (pronounced Sacker) (IPA: ), born March 20, 1954, is an American author of childrens books. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Kimberly Willis Holt (born 1960) is an American chidrens book writer, most famous for writing When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, which won the National Book Award. ... When Zachary Beaver Came to Town is a 2003 childrens movie starring Jonathan Lipnicki, directed by John Schultz. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Gloria Whelan is a poet, novelist, and short-story writer for children. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the famous early 20th century British author, see: Virginia Woolf Virginia Euwer Wolff is a prize-winning American childrenss book author, born in Portland, Oregon She attended Smith College. ... True believer can refer to The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements, a book by Eric Hoffer published in 1951. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Nancy Farmer (born 9 July 1941 in Phoenix, Arizona) is an acclaimed childrens author from the United States. ... The House of the Scorpion is a science fiction novel by Nancy Farmer published in 2002. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Polly Horvath is an American author. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pete Hautman is the author of many well recieved young adult novels, one of which, Godless, won the National Book Award for Young Peoples Literature. ... Godless is a novel by Pete Hautman. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jeanne Birdsall (1951-[1]) is an American author who won the National Book Award in 2005 for her novel The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy, her debut novel. ... Matthew Tobin Anderson (M. T. Anderson), (1968- ) is an author, primarily of picture books for children and novels for young adults. ...

Previous categories

In 1964, the categories Arts and Letters, History and Biography & Science, Philosophy and Religion categories had the addendum (Nonfiction).


In 1981, Children's Books, Fiction was called Children's Book, Fiction; and in 1983 it was called Children's Fiction.


In 1981, Children's Books, Non-fiction was called Children's Book, Nonfiction.


In 1983 Children's Books, Picture Books was called Children's Books, Picture Books.


First Novel

1980 William Wharton Birdy
1981 Ann Arensberg Sister Wolf
1982 Robb Forman Dew Dale Loves Sophie to Death
1983 Gloria Naylor The Women of Brewster Place

1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... William Wharton (Albert Du Aime) born in 7 november 1925 in Philadelphia is a writer best known for his first novel Birdy. ... Birdy is a 1978 novel by William Wharton. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Gloria Naylor (b. ...

First Work of Fiction

1984 Harriet Doerr Stones for Ibarra
1985 Bob Shacochis Easy in the Islands

1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... An American author who published her first novel at the age of 74, Harriet Doerr (April 8, 1910 – November 24, 2002) was a native of Pasadena, California. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bob Shacochis (b. ...

Science Fiction

1980 Hardcover Frederik Pohl Jem
1980 Paperback Walter Wangerin, Jr. The Book of the Dun Cow

1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Frederik Pohl (born November 26, 1919) is a noted American science fiction writer and editor, with a career spanning over sixty years. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Walter Wangerin, Jr. ... Lebor na hUidre, or the Book of the Dun Cow, is the oldest Irish manuscript to contain primarily native narrative materials. ...

Mystery

1980 Hardcover John D. MacDonald The Green Ripper

1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... John Dann MacDonald (July 24, 1916 – December 28, 1986), writing as John D. MacDonald, was an American writer best known for his series of detective novels featuring protagonist Travis McGee. ...

Western

1980 Louis L'Amour Bendigo Shafter

1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ...

Original Paperback

1983 Lisa Goldstein The Red Magician

1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lisa Goldstein is a Nebula-, World Fantasy-, Arthur C. Clarke Award- and Hugo-nominated fantasy and science fiction writer. ...

General Nonfiction

1980 Hardcover Tom Wolfe The Right Stuff
1980 Paperback Peter Matthiessen The Snow Leopard
1981 Hardcover Maxine Hong Kingston China Men
1981 Paperback Jane Kramer The Last Cowboy
1982 Hardcover Tracy Kidder The Soul of a New Machine
1982 Paperback Victor S. Navasky Naming Names
1983 Hardcover Fox Butterfield China: Alive in the Bitter Sea
1983 Paperback James Fallows National Defense

1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Thomas Kennerly Wolfe (born March 2, 1931 in Richmond, Virginia), known as Tom Wolfe, is a best-selling American author and journalist. ... The Right Stuff is a 1979 book (ISBN 0374250332) by Tom Wolfe, and a 1983 film adapted from the book. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Peter Matthiessen (born May 22, 1927 in New York City) is an American naturalist and author of historical fiction and non-fiction. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Maxine Hong Kingston Maxine Hong Kingston (湯婷婷; born October 27, 1940) is a Chinese American writer. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jane Kramer is an American journalist who is the European correspondent for The New Yorker; she has written a regular Letter from Europe for twenty years. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Tracy Kidder (born November 12, 1945 in New York City) is an American author of multiple books. ... The Soul of a New Machine is a non-fiction book, written by Tracy Kidder. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Victor Navasky (born July 5, 1932) is a professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Fox Butterfield (born 1939 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania[1]) is an American journalist who spent much of his 30-year career[2] reporting for The New York Times. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... James Fallows is an American print and radio journalist who has been associated with The Atlantic Monthly for many years and has written seven books. ... Any activity or effort performed to protect a nation against attack or other threats. ...

Arts and Letters

1964 Aileen Ward John Keats: The Making of a Poet
1965 Eleanor Clark The Oysters of Locmariaquer
1966 Janet Flanner Paris Journal, 1944-1965
1967 Justin Kaplan Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain: A Biography
1968 William Troy Selected Essays
1969 Norman Mailer The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, The Novel as History
1970 Lillian Hellman An Unfinished Woman: A Memoir
1971 Francis Steegmuller Cocteau: A Biography
1972 Charles Rosen The Classical Style: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven
1973 Arthur M. Wilson Diderot
1974 Pauline Kael Deeper Into Movies
1975 Roger Shattuck Marcel Proust
1975 Lewis Thomas The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher (also won The Sciences award)
1976 Paul Fussell The Great War and Modern Memory

1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Eleanor Clark (July 6, 1913 – 1996) was an American writer. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Janet Flanner (March 13, 1892 - November 7, 1978) was a child of Quakers, an American writer and journalist who served as the Paris correspondent of The New Yorker magazine from 1925 until she retired in 1975 [1]. She also published a single novel, The Cubical City, set in New York... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Justin Kaplan (September 5, 1925, New York) was an American writer and editor. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday. ... William Troy (b. ... Among the numerous literary works titled Selected Essays are the following: Selected Essays by Frederick Douglass Selected Essays by T.S. Eliot Selected Essays by William Troy Category: ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... Norman Mailer, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1948 Norman Kingsley Mailer (born January 31, 1923) is an American novelist, journalist, playwright, screenwriter and film director. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Lillian Florence Hellman (June 20, 1905 – June 30, 1984) was a successful American playwright, linked throughout her life with many left-wing causes. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ... Francis Steegmuller (1906 - 1994) was an American biographer, translator and fiction writer, who was known chiefly as a Flaubert scholar. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Charles Rosen (born May 5, 1927) is an American pianist and music theorist. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Pauline Kael (June 19, 1919 – September 3, 2001) was an American film critic who wrote for The New Yorker magazine. ... Deeper Into Movies (1973) is the collection of Pauline Kaels movie reviews from 1969-1972, which were originally published by The New Yorker. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Lewis Thomas (November 25, 1913 - December 3, 1993) was a physician, poet, etymologist, essayist, administrator, educator, policy advisor, and researcher. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Paul Fussell (born 1924, Pasadena, California) is a cultural historian and a professor emeritus of English literature of the University of Pennsylvania. ...

History and Biography

1964 William H. McNeill The Rise of the West: A History of the Human Community
1965 Louis Fischer The Life of Lenin
1966 Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. A Thousand Days
1967 Peter Gay The Enlightenment, Vol. I: An Interpretation the Rise of Modern Paganism
1968 George F. Kennan Memoirs: 1925-1950
1969 Winthrop D. Jordan White over Black: American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550-1812
1970 T. Harry Williams Huey Long
1971 James MacGregor Burns Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom
1976 David Brion Davis The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823

1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... William H. McNeill (born 1917, Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian historian. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Louis Fischer was a well known American journalist of the 1950s. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Peter Gay (June 20, 1923-), a Jewish American historian of the social history of ideas, born in Berlin as Peter Joachim Fröhlich . ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday. ... George Frost Kennan (February 16, 1904 – March 17, 2005) was an American advisor, diplomat, political scientist, and historian, best known as the father of containment and as a key figure in the emergence of the Cold War. ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Thomas Harry Williams (May 19, 1909 -- July 6, 1979) was an award-winning historian at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge whose career began in 1941 and extended for thirty-eight years until his death. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ... James MacGregor Burns is a presidential biographer, authority on leadership studies, Woodrow Wilson Professor (emeritus) of Political Science at Williams College, and scholar at the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership at the University of Maryland, College Park. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... David Brion Davis is Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University. ...

History

1972 Allan Nevins Ordeal of the Union, Vols. VII & VIII: The Organized War, 1863-1864 and The Organized War to Victory
1973 Robert Manson Myers The Children of Pride Isaiah Trunk
1973 Isaiah Trunk Judenrat
1974 John Clive Macaulay: The Shaping of the Historian (also won Biography award)
1975 Bernard Bailyn The Ordeal of Thomas Hutchinson (article on Thomas Hutchinson)
1977 Irving Howe World of Our Fathers
1978 David McCullough The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal 1870-1914
1979 Richard Beale Davis Intellectual Life in the Colonial South, 1585-1763
1980 Hardcover Henry A. Kissinger The White House (Kissinger)
1980 Paperback Barbara W. Tuchman A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century
1981 Hardcover John Boswell Christianity, Social Tolerance and Homosexuality
1981 Paperback Leon F. Litwack Been in the Storm so Long: The Aftermath of Slavery
1982 Hardcover Father Peter John Powell People of the Sacred Mountain: A History of the Northern Cheyenne Chiefs and Warrior Societies, 1830-1879
1982 Paperback Robert Wohl The Generation of 1914
1983 Hardcover Alan Brinkley Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin and the Great Depression
1983 Paperback Frank E. Manuel & Fritzie P. Manuel Utopian Thought in the Western World

1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Joseph Allan Nevins (May 20, 1890 - March 5, 1971) was an educator, historian, and author and journalist. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Judenrats, German for Jewish council, were administrative bodies that the Germans required Jews to form in each ghetto in General Government (the Nazi-occupied teritory of Poland) and later in the occupied territories of the Soviet Union. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... John Clive (born 6 January 1938 in London, England) is a British actor. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... It has been suggested that The Peopling of British North America be merged into this article or section. ... Thomas Hutchinson (September 9, 1711-June 3, 1780) was the American colonial governor of Massachusetts from 1771 to 1774 and a prominent Loyalist in the years before the American Revolutionary War. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Irving Howe (1920 – 1993), was born Irving Horenstein in New York, the son of immigrants who ran a small grocery store that went out of business during the Great Depression. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... David McCullough (mə-kŭlə) (born July 7, 1933) is an American historian and bestselling author. ... For the song by the Smashing Pumpkins, see 1979 (song). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Henry Kissinger Henry Alfred Kissinger (born May 27, 1923) is a German-born American diplomat and Nobel Peace Prize winner who played an important part in foreign affairs through the positions he held in several Republican administrations between 1969 and 1977. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Barbara Wertheim Tuchman (January 30, 1912 _ February 6, 1989) was an American historian and author. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Eastburn Boswell (March 20, 1947 - December 24, 1994), was a prominant gay historian and a professor at Yale University. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Leon F. Litwack is an American historian and professor of history at the University of California at Berkeley. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Alan Brinkley is the Allan Nevins Professor of History at Columbia University. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Biography

1972 Joseph P. Lash Eleanor and Franklin: The Story of Their Relationship, Based on Eleanor Roosevelt's Private Papers
1973 James Thomas Flexner George Washington, Vol. IV: Anguish and Farewell, 1793-1799
1974 John Clive Macaulay: The Shaping of the Historian (also won History award)
1974 Douglas Day Malcolm Lowry: A Biography
1975 Richard B. Sewall The Life of Emily Dickinson
1980 Hardcover Edmund Morris The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
1980 Paperback A. Scott Berg Max Perkins: Editor of Genius

1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... John Clive (born 6 January 1938 in London, England) is a British actor. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Edmund Morris is a British biographer, winner of the 1980 Pulitzer Prize. ... The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (in paperback: ISBN 0-375-75678-7) is a biography of President Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Andrew Scott Berg (born December 4, 1949 in Norwalk, Connecticut) is a well-known American biographer. ...

Biography and Autobiography

1977 W. A. Swanberg Norman Thomas: The Last Idealist
1978 W. Jackson Bate Samuel Johnson
1979 Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Robert Kennedy and His Times

For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Walter Jackson Bate (May 23, 1918 – July 26, 1999) was an American literary critic and biographer. ... For the song by the Smashing Pumpkins, see 1979 (song). ... Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr. ...

Autobiography

1980 Hardcover Lauren Bacall Lauren Bacall by Myself
1980 Paperback Malcolm Cowley And I Worked at the Writer's Trade: Chapters of Literary History 1918-1978

1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Betty Joan Perske (born on September 16, 1924), better known as Lauren Bacall, is a Golden Globe- and Tony Award winning, as well as Academy Award-nominated, American film and stage actress. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Malcolm Cowley, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1963 Malcolm Cowley (1898 – March 27, 1989) was an American novelist, poet, critic, and journalist. ...

Autobiography/Biography

1981 Hardcover Justin Kaplan Walt Whitman
1981 Paperback Deirdre Bair Samuel Beckett
1982 Hardcover David McCullough Mornings on Horseback
1982 Paperback Ronald Steel Walter Lippmann and the American Century
1983 Hardcover Judith Thurman Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller
1983 Paperback James R. Mellow Nathaniel Hawthorne in His Time

1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Justin Kaplan (September 5, 1925, New York) was an American writer and editor. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Deirdre Bair is an American biographer who has gained acclaim for her biographies of Samuel Beckett, Anais Nin, and Carl Jung. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... David McCullough (mÉ™-kÅ­lÉ™) (born July 7, 1933) is an American historian and bestselling author. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Science, Philosophy and Religion

1964 Christopher Tunnard & Boris Pushkarev Man-made America
1965 Norbert Wiener God and Golem, Inc: A Comment on Certain Points where Cybernetics Impinges on Religion
1967 Oscar Lewis La Vida
1968 Jonathan Kozol Death at an Early Age

1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Christopher Tunnard, (1910 — 1979) English landscape architect, garden designer and author of Gardens in the Modern Landscape(1938). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Norbert Wiener Norbert Wiener (November 26, 1894 - March 18, 1964) was a U.S. mathematician and applied mathematician, especially in the field of electronics engineering. ... In God & Golem, Inc. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Oscar Lewis (born 1914, New York City- died 1970) was an American anthropologist. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday. ... Jonathan Kozol at Pomona College April 17, 2003 Jonathan Kozol (born 1936 in Boston, Massachusetts) is a non-fiction writer, educator, and activist, best known for his books on public education in the United States. ... A book by Jonathan Kozol, Death at an Early Age: The Destruction of the Hearts and Minds of Negro Children in the Boston Public School was first published in 1967. ...

The Sciences

1969 Robert J. Lifton Death in Life: Survivors of Hiroshima
1971 Raymond Phineas Sterns Science in the British Colonies of America
1972 George L. Small The Blue Whale
1973 George B. Schaller The Serengeti Lion: A Study of Predator-Prey Relations
1974 S. E. Luria Life: The Unfinished Experiment
1975 Silvano Arieti Interpretation of Schizophrenia
1975 Lewis Thomas The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher (also won Arts and Letters award)

For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... Robert Jay Lifton (born May 16, 1926) is a prominent American psychiatrist and author, chiefly known for his studies of the psychological causes and effects of war and political violence. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Located just east of the town of Catoosa, Oklahoma, The Blue Whale has become one of the most recognizable attractions on old Route 66 in Oklahoma. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Dr. George Schaller at a lecture in Beijing Zoo on Aug. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Silvano Arieti was born in Pisa, Italy on June 28, 1914 and died in New York on August 7, 1981. ... Interpretation of Schizophrenia (first edition, 1955) is a book written by psychiatrist Silvano Arieti that won the 1975 scientific National Book Award in the United States. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Lewis Thomas (November 25, 1913 - December 3, 1993) was a physician, poet, etymologist, essayist, administrator, educator, policy advisor, and researcher. ...

Science

1980 Hardcover Douglas Hofstadter Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
1980 Paperback Gary Zukav The Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics
1981 Hardcover Stephen Jay Gould The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections on Natural History
1981 Paperback Lewis Thomas The Medusa and the Snail
1982 Hardcover Donald C. Johanson & Maitland A. Edey Lucy: The Beginnings of Humankind
1982 Paperback Fred Alan Wolf Taking the Quantum Leap: The New Physics for Nonscientists
1983 Hardcover Abraham Pais "Subtle is the Lord...": The Science and Life of Albert Einstein
1983 Paperback Philip J. Davis & Reuben Hersh The Mathematical Experience
1983 Paperback Joyce Carol Thomas Marked by Fire

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Philosophy and Religion

1970 Erik H. Erikson Gandhi's Truth: On the Origins of Militant Nonviolence
1972 Martin E. Marty Righteous Empire: The Protestant Experience in America
1973 S. E. Ahlstrom A Religious History of the American People
1974 Maurice Natanson Edmund Husserl: Philosopher of Infinite Tasks
1975 Robert Nozick Anarchy, State, and Utopia

1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Erik Homburger Erikson (June 15, 1902 - May 12, 1994) was a developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst known for his theory on social development of human beings, and for coining the phrase identity crisis. Bibliography Major works: Childhood and Society (1950) Young Man Luther. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Martin Emil Marty (b. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Robert Nozick (November 16, 1938 – January 23, 2002) was an American philosopher and Pellegrino University Professor at Harvard University. ... Anarchy, State, and Utopia is a work of political philosophy written by Robert Nozick in 1974. ...

Religion/Inspiration

1980 Hardcover Elaine Pagels The Gnostic Gospels
1980 Paperback Sheldon Vanauken A Severe Mercy

1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Elaine Pagels (née Hiesey, born February 13, 1943), is the Harrington Spear Paine Professor of Religion at Princeton University. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Sheldon Vanauken (1914 - October 18, 1996) is an American author, best known for his autobiographical book A Severe Mercy (1977), which recounts his and his wifes friendship with C.S. Lewis, their conversion to Christianity and dealing with tragedy. ... A Severe Mercy is an autobiographical book by Sheldon Vanauken, relating the authors relationship with his wife, their friendship with C.S. Lewis, conversion to Christianity and subsequent tragedy. ...

Contemporary Affairs

1972 Stewart Brand (ed.) The Last Whole Earth Catalogue
1973 Frances FitzGerald Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam
1974 Murray Kempton The Briar Patch
1975 Theodore Rosengarten All God's Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw
1976 Michael J. Arlen Passage to Ararat

1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Stewart Brand speaking September 5, 2004 Stewart Brand (born December 14, 1938 in Rockford, Illinois) is an author, editor, and creator of The Whole Earth Catalog and CoEvolution Quarterly. ... The Whole Earth Catalog was a sizeable catalog published twice a year from 1968 to 1972, and occasionally thereafter, until 1998. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... See also Frances Fitzgerald (Irish politician) Frances FitzGerald (born 1940) is an American journalist best known for her work Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam (1972). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Murray Kempton (b. ... Briar Patch may refer to: Briar Patch (Star Trek), a region of space in the fictional Star Trek universe Briar Patch (film), a 2003 movie starring Dominique Swain Briar Patch (novel), a 1989 short novel by Dean Ing, in the Man-Kzin Wars series Briarpatch (song), a 2004 song on... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ...

Contemporary Thought

1977 Bruno Bettelheim The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales
1978 Gloria Emerson Winners & Losers
1979 Peter Matthiessen The Snow Leopard

For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Bruno Bettelheim (August 28, 1903 - March 13, 1990) was an Austrian-born American writer and child psychologist. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Gloria Emerson (born 1929 in New York City; died August 4, 2004 in New York City) was an American author, journalist and New York Times war correspondent, who won a National Book Award for her book about the Vietnam War, Winners and Losers. ... For the song by the Smashing Pumpkins, see 1979 (song). ... Peter Matthiessen (born May 22, 1927 in New York City) is an American naturalist and author of historical fiction and non-fiction. ...

Current Interest

1980 Hardcover Julia Child Julia Child and More Company
1980 Paperback Christopher Lasch The Culture of Narcissism

1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Julia Child (August 15, 1912–August 13, 2004) was a famous American cook, author, and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream through her many cookbooks and television programs. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Christopher Lasch (June 1, 1932, Omaha, Nebraska - February 14, 1994, Pittsford, New York) was a well-known American historian and social critic. ... The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in an Age of Diminished Expectations is a 1979 book by the cultural historian Christopher Lasch. ...

General Reference Books

1980 Hardcover Elder Witt (ed.) The Complete Directory
1980 Paperback Tim Brooks & Earle Marsh The Complete Directory of Prime Time Network TV Shows: 1946-Present

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Translation

1967  Gregory Rabassa Julio Cortázar's Hopscotch
1967  Willard Trask Casanova's History of My Life
1968  Howard & Edna Hong Søren Kierkegaard's Journals and Papers
1969  William Weaver Italo Calvino's Cosmicomics
1970  Ralph Manheim Céline's Castle to Castle
1971  Frank Jones Bertolt Brecht's Saint Joan of the Stockyards
1971  Edward G. Seidensticker Yasunari Kawabata's The Sound of The Mountain
1972  Austryn Wainhouse Jacques Monod's Chance and Necessity
1973  Allen Mandelbaum The Aeneid of Virgil
1974  Karen Brazell The Confessions of Lady Nijo
1974  Helen R. Lane Octavio Paz's Alternating Current
1974  Jackson Matthews Paul Valéry's Monsieur Teste
1975  Anthony Kerrigan Miguel de Unamuno's The Agony of Christianity and Essays on Faith
1977  Li-Li Ch'en Master Tung's Western Chamber Romance
1978  Howard Nemerov Uwe George's In the Deserts of This Earth
1979  Clayton Eshleman & Jose Rubin Barcia César Vallejo's The Complete Posthumous Poetry
1980  William Arrowsmith Cesare Pavese's Hard Labor
1980  Jane Gary Harris & Constance Link Osip E. Mandelstam's Complete Critical Prose and Letters
1981  Francis Steegmuller The Letters of Gustave Flaubert
1981  John E. Woods Arno Schmidt's Evening Edged in Gold
1982  Robert Lyons Danly Higuchi Ichiyo's In the Shade of Spring Leaves
1982  Ian Hideo Levy The Ten Thousand Leaves: A Translation of The Man'Yoshu, Japan's Premier Anthology of Classical Poetry
1983  Richard Howard Charles Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du mal

1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Gregory Rabassa (b. ... Julio Cortázar. ... Rayuela (1963), translated into English as Hopscotch, is the most famous novel by the Argentine writer Julio Cortázar. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Giacomo Casanova “Casanova” redirects here. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday. ... Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (IPA: , but usually Anglicized as ;  ) 5 May 1813 – 11 November 1855) was a prolific 19th century Danish philosopher and theologian. ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... William Fense Weaver (b. ... Italo Calvino, on the cover of Lezioni americane: Sei proposte per il prossimo millennio Italo Calvino (October 15, 1923 – September 19, 1985) (pronounced ) was an Italian writer and novelist. ... Cosmicomics is a book of short stories by Italo Calvino. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Ralph Manheim (1907 - 26 September 1992) was a translator of German and French literature. ... Céline Céline redirects here. ... Castle to Castle is the English title of the 1957 Book by Louis-Ferdinand Celine, titled in French Dun Chateau LAutre. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ... Frank Jones Brewery Frank Jones (September 15, 1832 - October 2, 1902) was a United States Representative from New Hampshire. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Saint Joan of the Stockyards is a play written by Bertolt Brecht in 1928 after the success of his play, The Threepenny Opera. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ... Edward G. Seidensticker (born February 11, 1921, in Castle Rock, Colorado) is a noted scholar and translator of Japanese literature, particularly known for his accurate English version of The Tale of Genji (1976) and for his landmark translations of Yasunari Kawabata, which led to Kawabatas winning the Nobel Prize... Yasunari Kawabata ); (14 June 1899 - 16 April 1972) was a Japanese short story writer and novelist whose spare, lyrical, subtly-shaded prose won him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1968, the first Japanese to receive the award. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Jacques Lucien Monod (February 9, 1910 – May 31, 1976) was a French biologist and a Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine in 1965. ... Chance and Necessity is a 1970 book by Jacques Monod, interpreting the laws of evolutionism to show that life is the result of chance. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Allen Mandelbaum (born 1926 in American professor of Italian literature, a poet, and a prolific translator. ... The Aeneid (IPA English pronunciation: ; in Latin Aeneis, pronounced — the title is Greek in form: genitive case Aeneidos): is a Latin epic written by Virgil in the 1st century BC (between 29 and 19 BC) that tells the legendary story of Aeneas, a Trojan who travelled to Italy, where he... A bust of Virgil, from the entrance to his tomb in Naples, Italy. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Lady Nijo is a historical figure from the 11th century. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Octavio Paz, Mexican writer, poet, diplomat, and 1990 Nobel Prize winner for literature Octavio Paz Lozano (March 31, 1914 – April 19, 1998) was a Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat, and the winner of the 1990 Nobel Prize in Literature. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... For other people of the same name, see Valery. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Miguel de Unamuno Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo (September 29, 1864–December 31, 1936) was an essayist, novelist, poet, playwright and philosopher from Spain. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Howard Nemerov (February 29, 1920 – July 5, 1991) was United States Poet Laureate on two separate occasions: from 1963 to 1964, and from 1988 to 1990. ... For the song by the Smashing Pumpkins, see 1979 (song). ... Clayton Eshleman (born June 1, 1935) is an American poet. ... Peruvian poet Cesar Vallejo (1892 - 1938) César Abraham Vallejo Mendoza (March 16, 1892 – April 15, 1938) was a Peruvian poet. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Francis Steegmuller (1906 - 1994) was an American biographer, translator and fiction writer, who was known chiefly as a Flaubert scholar. ... Gustave Flaubert Gustave Flaubert (December 12, 1821 – May 8, 1880) [] was a French novelist who is counted among the greatest Western novelists. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... John E. Woods is the translator of many books, including much of the fictional prose of Arno Schmidt and the works of contemporary authors such as Ingo Schulze and Christoph Ransmayr. ... Arno Schmidt (January 18, 1914 in Hamburg - June 3, 1979 in Celle) was a German author and translator. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Higuchi Ichiyō (樋口 一葉 Higuchi Ichiyō, May 2, 1872 - November 23, 1896) is the pen name of the Japanese author Higuchi Natsu (樋口奈津 Higuchi Natsu). ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ian Hideo Levy (born 1950) is an American born, Japanese author. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Richard Howard is a distinguished American poet, literary critic, essayist, teacher, and translator. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Les Fleurs du Mal (literal trans. ...

Children's Literature

1969 Meindert DeJong Journey from Peppermint Street
1976 Walter D. Edmonds Bert Breen's Barn
1977 Katherine Paterson The Master Puppeteer
1978 Judith & Herbert Kohl The View From the Oak
1979 Katherine Paterson The Great Gilly Hopkins

For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... Meindert De Jong sometimes spelled as Meindert de Jong or Dejong (4 March 1906 - 16 July 1991) was an award winning author of childrens books. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Walter Wat Dumaux Edmonds (July 15, 1903 - January 24, 1998) was an American author noted for his historical novels, including the popular Drums Along the Mohawk of 1936 which was later made into a movie. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Katherine Paterson is an award-winning American author of books for children. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Herbert Kohl is the author of more than thirty books on education, including the acclaimed 36 Children, The Open Classroom, The Discipline of Hope: Learning from a Lifetime of Teaching, Growing Minds: On Becoming a Teacher, I Wont Learn from You: And Other Thoughts on Creative Maladjustment, and Should... For the song by the Smashing Pumpkins, see 1979 (song). ... Katherine Paterson is an award-winning American author of books for children. ... The Great Gilly Hopkins (ISBN 0064402010) is a 1978 novel by Katherine Paterson that won the National Book Award and a Newbery Honor. ...

Children's Books

1970 Isaac Bashevis Singer A Day of Pleasure: Stories of a Boy Growing up in Warsaw
1971 Lloyd Alexander The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian
1972 Donald Barthelme The Slightly Irregular Fire Engine or The Hithering Thithering Djinn
1973 Ursula K. Le Guin The Farthest Shore
1974 Eleanor Cameron The Court of the Stone Children
1975 Virginia Hamilton M. C. Higgins the Great
1980 Hardcover Joan Blos A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal
1980 Paperback Madeleine L'Engle A Swiftly Tilting Planet

1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ... Book cover of The High King Lloyd Chudley Alexander (born January 30, 1924) is the author of a number of fantasy books for children and adolescents, as well as several adult novels. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Donald Barthelme (April 7, 1931 - July 23, 1989) was an American author of short fiction and novels. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Ursula Kroeber Le Guin [] (born October 21, 1929) is an American author. ... The Farthest Shore is the third of a series of books written by Ursula K. Le Guin and set in her fantasy archipelago of Earthsea. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Eleanor Frances Butler Cameron (1912-1996) was a Canadian childrens author. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Virginia Hamilton (March 12, 1936 – February 19, 2002) was a prolific childrens author. ... M. C. Higgins, the Great is a book by Virginia Hamilton that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American childrens literature in 1975. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Joan W. Blos (1928 – ) is a childrens author. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Madeleine LEngle (born November 29, 1918) is an American writer best known for her childrens books, particularly the Newbery Medal-winning A Wrinkle in Time and its sequels A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, and Many Waters. ... A Swiftly Tilting Planet A Swiftly Tilting Planet is a 1978 science fiction novel by Madeleine LEngle. ...

Children's Books, Fiction

1981 Hardcover Betsy Byars The Night Swimmers
1981 Paperback Beverly Cleary Ramona and Her Mother
1982 Hardcover Lloyd Alexander Westmark
1982 Paperback Ouida Sebestyen Words by Heart
1983 Hardcover Jean Fritz Homesick: My Own Story
1983 Paperback Paula Fox A Place Apart
1983 Paperback Joyce Carol Thomas Marked by Fire

1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Betsy Byars (August 7, 1928 – ) is an American childrens author. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Beverly Cleary (born April 12, 1916) is the author of over 30 books for young adults and children. ... Ramona and Her Mother is a juvenile fiction novel written by Beverly Cleary. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Book cover of The High King Lloyd Chudley Alexander (born January 30, 1924) is the author of a number of fantasy books for children and adolescents, as well as several adult novels. ... Westmark is a fantasy novel which received an American Book Award. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jean Fritz, born November 16, 1915, is an American childrens author and biographer. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Paula Fox (born April 22, 1923) is an American author. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Joyce Carol Thomas (1938-) is an African-American playwriter, author and illustrator of more than 50 childrens books. ... Marked by Fire book cover Marked by Fire (ISBN 0-380-79327-X) is a 1982 novel by Joyce Carol Thomas that won the United States 1983 National Book Award. ...

Children's Books, Non-fiction

1981 Hardcover Alison Cragin Herzig & Jane Lawrence Mali -- Oh, Boy! Babies
1982 Susan Bonners A Penguin Year
1983 James Cross Giblin Chimney Sweeps

1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jane Lawrence (February 3, 1915 – August 5, 2005), born Jane Brotherton, was an American actress and opera singer. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Children's Books, Picture Books

1982 Hardcover Maurice Sendak Outside Over There
1982 Paperback Peter Spier Noah's Ark
1983 Hardcover Barbara Cooney Miss Rumphius
1983 Hardcover William Steig Doctor DeSoto
1983 Paperback Mary Ann Hoberman & Betty Fraser (ill.) A House is a House for Me

1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Maurice Bernard Sendak (born June 10, 1928) is an American writer and illustrator of childrens literature who is best known for his book Where the Wild Things Are, published in 1963. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Peter Spier is a Dutch-born American author and illustrator who has published more than thirty childrens books. ... A painting by the American Edward Hicks (1780–1849), showing the animals boarding Noahs Ark two by two. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Barbara Cooney (1917–2000) was an American childrens author and illustrator of more than 200 books and double Caldecott Medalist. ... Miss Rumphius book cover Miss Rumphius (ISBN 0140505393) is a 1982 childrens book by Barbara Cooney and winner of the American Book Award. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... William Steig (November 14, 1907 – October 3, 2003) was a prolific American cartoonist, sculptor and, later in life, an author of popular childrens literature. ... Doctor DeSoto (ISBN 0-374-41810-1) is a 1982 book by William Steig that won a Newbery Honor. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Medal of Distinguished Contribution to American Letters

The "Medal of Distinguished Contribution to American Letters" (DCAL) is a lifetime achievement award. The medal comes with $10,000. The recipient is a person who "has enriched American literary heritage over a life of service, or a corpus of work." [1]

Adrienne Rich (born May 16, 1929 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American feminist, poet, teacher, and writer. ... Norman Mailer, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1948 Norman Kingsley Mailer (born January 31, 1923) is an American novelist, journalist, playwright, screenwriter and film director. ... Judy Blume (born February 12, 1938) is an American author. ... STEPHEN KING HAS A JUICY SCROTUM YUMMY YUMMY ... Philip Roth Goodbye Columbus (1959), 2006 Vintage paperback edition Philip Milton Roth (born March 19, 1933, Newark, New Jersey) is an American novelist. ... Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was an American playwright, essayist, and commited suicide in 2005 because of his wife was caught cheating and havin an affair . ... Ray Douglas Bradbury (born August 22, 1920) is an American literary, fantasy, horror, science fiction, and mystery writer best known for The Martian Chronicles, a 1950 book which has been described both as a short story collection and a novel, and his 1953 dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451. ... Oprah Winfrey, (born January 29, 1954) is a multiple-Emmy Award winning host of The Oprah Winfrey Show, the highest rated talk show in television history. ... John Hoyer Updike (born March 18, 1932) is an American writer born in Shillington, Pennsylvania. ... Photo of Studs Terkel by Robert Birnbaum Louis Studs Terkel (born May 16, 1912) is an American author, historian and broadcaster. ... For the Louisiana politician, see deLesseps Morrison, Jr. ... David McCullough (mə-kŭlə) (born July 7, 1933) is an American historian and bestselling author. ... Gwendolyn Brooks (June 7, 1917 – December 3, 2000) was an award-winning African American woman poet. ... Clifton Fadiman (1902-1999) was a noted intellectual, author, and radio personality. ... James Laughlin (October 30, 1914 - November 12, 1997) was an American poet, publisher, and man of letters. ... Eudora Welty (b. ...

Literarian Award

The "Literarian Award" is a lifetime achievement award. It is "presented to an individual for outstanding service to the American literary community, whose life and work exemplify the goals of the National Book Foundation to expand the audience for literature and to enhance the cultural value of literature in America."[2]

Robert Silvers, Editor of The New York Review of Books Robert B. Silvers (b. ... Barbara L. Epstein (1929 – June 16, 2006) was a Jewish-American journalist, historian and sociologist. ... Lawrence Ferlinghetti Lawrence Ferlinghetti (born Lawrence Ferling[1] on March 24, 1919) is an American poet who is known as the co-owner of the City Lights Bookstore and publishing house, which published early literary works of the Beats, including Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg. ...

See also

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, also known as the Booker Prize, is one of the worlds most prestigious literary prizes, awarded each year for the best original full-length novel written in the English language by a citizen of the Commonwealth of Nations or the Republic of Ireland. ... The Commonwealth Writers Prize was established in 1987. ... The Prix Goncourt is the most prestigious prize in French literature, given to the author of the best and most imaginative prose work of the year. Edmond de Goncourt, a successful author, critic, and publisher, bequeathed his entire estate for the foundation and maintenance of the Académie Goncourt. ... The Costa Book Awards are among the United Kingdoms most prestigious literary awards. ... Since their creation in 1937, the Governor Generals Literary Awards have become one of Canadas most prestigious prizes, awarded in both French and English in seven categories: Fiction, Non-fiction, Poetry, Drama, Childrens Literature-Text, Childrens Literature-Illustration, and Translation. ... A literary festival, also known as a book festival or writers festival, is a regular gathering of writers and readers, typically on an annual basis in a particular city, A literary festival usually features a variety of presentations and readings by authors, as well as other events, delivered over a...

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