Awards & Winners

1950 National Book Award

Check winners and nominations of 1950 National Book Award. Check awards winners of 1950 National Book Awards Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1950 National Book Awards Ceremony

National Book Award for Fiction

Nelson Algren

Honored for : The Man with the Golden Arm
National Book Award for Nonfiction

Ralph L. Rusk

Honored for : Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Ralph L. Rusk Ralph Waldo Emerson
Lincoln Barnett The Universe and Dr. Einstein
Harry Allen Overstreet The Mature Mind
Eleanor Roosevelt This I remember
Lillian Smith Killers of the Dream
Kenneth P. Williams Lincoln finds a general: a military study of the Civil War
National Book Award for Poetry

William Carlos Williams

Honored for : Paterson: Book III, Selected Poems