1971 National Book Awards

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Arts and LettersCocteau: A Biography, Francis Steegmuller
Children's BooksThe Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian, Lloyd Alexander
FictionMr. Sammler's Planet, Saul Bellow
History and BiographyRoosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom, James MacGregor Burns
PoetryTo See, To Take, Mona Van Duyn
The SciencesScience in the British Colonies of America, Raymond Phineas Sterns
TranslationBrecht's Saint Joan of the Stockyards, Frank Jones
Yasunari Kawabata's The Sound of the Mountain, Edward G. Seidensticker