1974 National Book Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Arts and LettersDeeper Into the Movies, Pauline Kael
BiographyMacaulay: The Shaping of the Historian, John Clive
Malcolm Lowry: A Biography, Douglas Day
Children's BooksThe Court of the Stone Children, Eleanor Cameron
Contemporary AffairsThe Briar Patch, Murray Kempton
FictionGravity's Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon
A Crown of Feathers and Other Stories, Isaac Bashevis Singer
HistoryMacaulay: The Shaping of the Historian, John Clive
Philosophy and ReligionEdmund Husserl: Philosopher of Infinite Tasks, Maurice Natanson
PoetryThe Fall of America: Poems of These States, Allen Ginsberg
Diving Into the Wreck: Poems 1971–1972, Adrienne Rich
The SciencesLife: The Unfinished Experiment, S. E. Luria
TranslationThe Confessions of Lady Nijo, Karen Brazell
Octavio Paz' Alternating Current, Helen R. Lane
Paul Valery's Monsieur Teste, Jackson Mathews

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