Awards & Winners

1965 National Book Award

Check winners and nominations of 1965 National Book Award. Check awards winners of 1965 National Book Awards Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1965 National Book Awards Ceremony

National Book Award for Fiction

Saul Bellow

Honored for : Herzog

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Nominee Nominated Work
Saul Bellow Herzog
Louis Auchincloss The Rector of Justin
John Hawkes Second Skin
Richard E. Kim The Martyred
Wallace Markfield To an Early Grave
Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov The Defense
Isaac Bashevis Singer Short Friday
National Book Award for Arts and Letters (Nonfiction)

Eleanor Clark

Honored for : The Oysters of Locmariaquer

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Nominee Nominated Work
Robert Brustein The theatre of revolt
Eleanor Clark The Oysters of Locmariaquer
Eric Bentley Life of the Drama
Edward Dahlberg Because I was flesh
Ralph Ellison Shadow and Act
Howard Mumford Jones O Strange New World
National Book Award for History and Biography (Nonfiction)

Louis Fischer

Honored for : The Life of Lenin

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Nominee Nominated Work
Louis Fischer The Life of Lenin
Oscar Lewis Pedro Martinez - A Mexican Peasant and His Family
Robert Roswell Palmer Age of the Democratic Revolution
Willie Lee Nichols Rose Rehearsal for Reconstruction
Ernest Samuels Henry Adams
Richard J. Whalen The founding father
National Book Award for Poetry

Theodore Roethke

Honored for : The Far Field

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Nominee Nominated Work
Theodore Roethke The Far Field
Ben Belitt The enemy joy, new and selected poems
John Berryman 77 Dream Songs
James Dickey Helmets
Jean Garrigue Country without maps
Galway Kinnell Flower herding on Mount Monadnock
Robert Lowell For the Union Dead
William Morris Meredith The Wreck of the Thresher
National Book Award for Science, Philosophy, and Religion (Nonfiction)

Norbert Wiener

Honored for : God & Golem, Inc.

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Nominee Nominated Work
Walter Sullivan We Are Not Alone
Norbert Wiener God & Golem, Inc.
Walter Ciszek With God in Russia
Theodosius Dobzhansky Heredity and the nature of man
David Hawkins The Language of Nature
John Courtney Murray The Problem of God