Awards & Winners

1962 National Book Award

Check winners and nominations of 1962 National Book Award. Check awards winners of 1962 National Book Awards Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1962 National Book Awards Ceremony

National Book Award for Fiction

Walker Percy

Honored for : The Moviegoer

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Walker Percy The Moviegoer
Hortense Calisher False entry
George P. Elliott Among the Dangs
Joseph Heller Catch-22
Bernard Malamud A New Life
William Keepers Maxwell The Chateau
J. D. Salinger Franny and Zooey
Isaac Bashevis Singer The Spinoza of Market Street
Edward Lewis Wallant The Pawnbroker
Joan Williams The morning and the evening
Richard Yates Revolutionary Road
National Book Award for Nonfiction

Lewis Mumford

Honored for : The City in History

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Lewis Mumford The City in History
Robert Ardrey African Genesis
James Baldwin Nobody Knows My Name
Stringfellow Barr The Will of Zeus
Albert Bush-Brown The Architecture of America
John E. Burchard The Architecture of America
René Dubos The Dreams of Reason
Jane Jacobs The Death and Life of Great American Cities
Oscar Lewis The Children of Sanchez
Virginia Peterson A Matter of Life and Death
Mark Schorer Sinclair Lewis
Elizabeth Stevenson Lafcadio Hearn
Theodore White The Making of the President, 1960
Ola Elizabeth Winslow John Bunyan
National Book Award for Poetry

Alan Dugan

Honored for : Poems

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Alan Dugan Poems
Robert Bagg Madonna of the cello
Philip Booth The Islanders
John Ciardi In the Stoneworks
H.D. Helen in Egypt
Abbie Huston Evans Facts of Crystal
Isabella Gardner The Looking Glass
Horace Gregory Medusa in Gramercy Park
John Holmes The Fortune Teller
Denise Levertov Jacob's Ladder
Ned O'Gorman Adam Before His Mirror
John Hall Wheelock The Gardner and other Poems