1978 National Book Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Biography and AutobiographySamuel Johnson, W. Jackson Bate
Children's LiteratureThe View From the Oak, Judith Kohl and Herbert Kohl
Contemporary ThoughtWinners and Losers, Gloria Emerson
FictionBlood Ties, Mary Lee Settle
HistoryThe Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal 1870–1914, David McCullough
PoetryThe Collected Poems of Howard Nemerov, Howard Nemerov
TranslationUwe George's In the Deserts of This Earth, Richard Winston and Clara Winston

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