Awards & Winners

1985 National Book Award

Check winners and nominations of 1985 National Book Award. Check awards winners of 1985 National Book Awards Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1985 National Book Awards Ceremony

National Book Award for Fiction

Don DeLillo

Honored for : White Noise

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Nominee Nominated Work
Don DeLillo White Noise
Ursula K. Le Guin Always Coming Home
Hugh Nissenson The Tree of Life
National Book Award for First Work of Fiction

Bob Shacochis

Honored for : Easy in the Islands

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Nominee Nominated Work
Bob Shacochis Easy in the Islands
Elizabeth Benedict Slow Dancing
Cecile Pineda Face
National Book Award for Nonfiction

J. Anthony Lukas

Honored for : Common Ground

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Nominee Nominated Work
J. Anthony Lukas Common Ground
Daniel Kevles In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity
Walter A. McDougall ...the Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age