Awards & Winners

1952 National Book Award

Check winners and nominations of 1952 National Book Award. Check awards winners of 1952 National Book Awards Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1952 National Book Awards Ceremony

National Book Award for Fiction

James Jones

Honored for : From Here to Eternity

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Nominee Nominated Work
James Jones From Here to Eternity
James Agee Morning watch
Truman Capote The Grass Harp
William Faulkner Requiem for a Nun
Caroline Gordon The strange children
Thomas Mann The Holy Sinner
John P. Marquand Melville Goodwin, USA
J. D. Salinger The Catcher in the Rye
William Styron Lie Down in Darkness
Jessamyn West The witch diggers
Herman Wouk The Caine Mutiny
National Book Award for Nonfiction

Rachel Carson

Honored for : The Sea Around Us

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Nominee Nominated Work
Rachel Carson The Sea Around Us
Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism
Marshall B. Davidson Life in America
F. W. Dupee Henry James
Waldo Frank Birth of a world
Douglas S. Freeman George Washington: A Biography
Erich Fromm The Forgotten Language
Oscar Handlin The Uprooted
Alfred Kazin A Walker in the City
Dumas Malone Jefferson and the Rights of Man
C. Wright Mills White Collar: The American Middle Classes
Arthur Mizener The Far Side of Paradise
Lewis Mumford The conduct of life.
Merlo J. Pusey Charles Evans Hughes
Nat Schachner Thomas Jefferson
William Carlos Williams Autobiography of William Carlos Williams
C. Vann Woodward Reunion and reaction
National Book Award for Poetry

Marianne Moore

Honored for : Collected Poems

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Marianne Moore Collected Poems
W. H. Auden Nones
William Rose Benét The spirit of the scene
Richard Eberhart Selected Poems
Horace Gregory Selected poems
Randall Jarrell The seven-league crutches
Theodore Roethke Praise to the end
Muriel Rukeyser Selected Poems
William Carlos Williams Paterson","Collected Earlier Poems