Awards & Winners

1958 National Book Award

Check winners and nominations of 1958 National Book Award. Check awards winners of 1958 National Book Awards Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1958 National Book Awards Ceremony

National Book Award for Fiction

John Cheever

Honored for : The Wapshot Chronicle

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
John Cheever The Wapshot Chronicle
James Agee A Death in the Family
James Gould Cozzens By Love Possessed
Mark Harris Something about a soldier
Andrew Nelson Lytle The Velvet Horn
Bernard Malamud The Assistant
Wright Morris Love Among the Cannibals
Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov Pnin
Ayn Rand Atlas Shrugged
Nancy Ross The return of Lady Brace
May Sarton The birth of a grandfather
National Book Award for Nonfiction

Catherine Drinker Bowen

Honored for : The Lion and the Throne

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Catherine Drinker Bowen The Lion and the Throne
Margaret Coit Mr. Baruch
Will Durant The Reformation
Louis Morton Hacker Alexander Hamilton in the American Tradition
Gilbert Highet Poets in a Landscape
M. A. Dewolfe Howe Justice Holmes: The Shaping Years, 1841-1870
Henry Kissinger Nuclear Weapons and Foreign Policy
Mary McCarthy Memories of a Catholic Girlhood
Max F. Milliken A Proposal: Key to an Effective Foreign Policy
Walt Whitman Rostow A Proposal: Key to an Effective Foreign Policy
Vance Packard The hidden persuaders
John J. Pullen Twentieth Maine
David Schoenbrun As France Goes
Gwen Terasaki Bridge to the Sun
William Smith White Citadel, the story of the U.S. Senate
National Book Award for Poetry

Robert Penn Warren

Honored for : Promises: Poems, 1954-1956

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Robert Penn Warren Promises: Poems, 1954-1956
Daniel Berrigan Time Without Number
Philip Booth Letter from a Distant Land
Edwin Gladding Burrows The Arctic Tern
H.D. Selected Poems of H.D.
Richard Eberhart Great praises
Richmond Lattimore Poems
Howard Moss A swimmer in the air
May Sarton In time like air
Eli Siegel Hot Afternoons Have Been in Montana: Poems
William Jay Smith Poems: 1947-1957
Wallace Stevens Opus posthumous
James Wright The green wall