Awards & Winners

1960 National Book Award

Check winners and nominations of 1960 National Book Award. Check awards winners of 1960 National Book Awards Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1960 National Book Awards Ceremony

National Book Award for Fiction

Philip Roth

Honored for : Goodbye, Columbus

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Philip Roth Goodbye, Columbus
Louis Auchincloss Pursuit of the prodigal
Hamilton Basso The Light Infantry ball
Saul Bellow Henderson the Rain King
Evan S. Connell Mrs. Bridge
William Faulkner The Mansion
Mark Harris Wake Up, Stupid
John Hersey The War Lover
Harold L. Humes Men Die
Shirley Jackson The Haunting of Hill House
Elizabeth Janeway The Third Choice
James Jones The Pistol
Warren Miller The Cool World
James Purdy Malcolm
Leo Rosten The Return of Hyman Kaplan
John Updike The Poorhouse Fair
Robert Penn Warren The Cave
Morris West The Devil's Advocate
National Book Award for Nonfiction

Richard Ellmann

Honored for : James Joyce

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Richard Ellmann James Joyce
Jacques Barzun The House of Intellect
Adolf Berle Power without Property
Croswell Bowen The Curse of the Misbegotten
Douglass Cater The Fourth Branch of Government
Marchette Chute Two Gentle Men
A. Hunter Dupree Asa Gray, American Botanist, Friend of Darwin
Tyrone Guthrie A Life in the Theatre
Alan Harrington Life in the Crystal Palace
Moss Hart Act One: An Autobiography
Howard Mumford Jones One Great Society
Nard Jones The Great Command
Matthew Josephson Edison a Biography
Joseph Wood Krutch Human Nature and the Human Condition
Alfred Lansing Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Margaret Leech In the Days of McKinley
Arthur Mann La Guardia, a fighter against his times
Garrett Mattingly The Armada
John C. Miller Alexander Hamilton: Portrait in Paradox
Samuel Eliot Morison John Paul Jones
Carl Mydans More than Meets the Eye
Allan Nevins The War for the Union, Vol. I
Charlton Ogburn The Marauders
Vance Packard The Status Seekers
Berton Roueché The Delectable Mountains
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. The Coming of the New Deal, Vol. II, The Age of Roosevelt
George R. Stewart Pickett's Charge: A Microhistory of the Final Attack at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas The Harmless People
James Thurber The Years with Ross
National Book Award for Poetry

Robert Lowell

Honored for : Life Studies