Awards & Winners

1966 National Book Award

Check winners and nominations of 1966 National Book Award. Check awards winners of 1966 National Book Awards Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1966 National Book Awards Ceremony

National Book Award for Fiction

Katherine Anne Porter

Honored for : The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter

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Nominee Nominated Work
Katherine Anne Porter The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter
Jesse Hill Ford The Liberation of Lord Byron Jones
Peter Matthiessen At play in the fields of the Lord
James Merrill The (Diblos) Notebook
Flannery O'Connor Everything That Rises Must Converge
Harry Mark Petrakis Pericles on 31st Street
National Book Award for Arts and Letters (Nonfiction)

Janet Flanner

Honored for : Paris Journal, 1944-1965

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Nominee Nominated Work
R. W. B. Lewis Trials of the Word: Essays in American Literature and the Humanistic Tradition
Philip Rahv The Myth and the Powerhouse
Lionel Trilling Beyond Culture: Essays on Literature and Learning
René Wellek History of Modern Criticism: 1750\u20131950
Janet Flanner Paris Journal, 1944-1965
Alfred Kazin Starting out in the thirties
National Book Award for History and Biography (Nonfiction)

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

Honored for : A Thousand Days

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Nominee Nominated Work
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. A Thousand Days
Irving Brant The Bill of Rights
Edward Chase Kirkland Charles Francis Adams, Jr., 1835-1915
Richard Brandon Morris The Peacemakers: The Great Powers and American Independence
Robert Shaplen The lost revolution
Theodore White The Making of the President, 1964
National Book Award for Poetry

James Dickey

Honored for : Buckdancer's Choice

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Nominee Nominated Work
James Dickey Buckdancer's Choice
W. H. Auden About the House
Elizabeth Bishop Questions of travel
Richard Eberhart Selected poems, 1930-1965
Irving Feldman The Pripet Marshes
Randall Jarrell The lost world
Louis Simpson Selected Poems
National Book Award for Science, Philosophy, and Religion (Nonfiction)

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Nominee Nominated Work
Charles Frankel The Love of Anxiety
Edgar Friedenberg Coming of age in America: growth and acquiescence
H. Bentley Glass Science and Ethical Values
Alice Kimball Smith The Peril and a Hope