Awards & Winners

1998 National Book Award

Check winners and nominations of 1998 National Book Award. Check awards winners of 1998 National Book Awards Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1998 National Book Awards Ceremony

National Book Award for Fiction

Alice McDermott

Honored for : Charming Billy

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Nominee Nominated Work
Alice McDermott Charming Billy
Allegra Goodman Kaaterskill Falls
Gayl Jones The healing
Robert Stone Damascus Gate
Tom Wolfe A Man in Full
National Book Award for Young People's Literature

Louis Sachar

Honored for : Holes

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Nominee Nominated Work
Louis Sachar Holes
Ann Cameron Secret Life of Amanda K. Woods
Jack Gantos Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key
Anita Lobel No Pretty Pictures
Richard Peck A Long Way from Chicago
National Book Award for Nonfiction

Edward Ball

Honored for : Slaves in the Family

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Nominee Nominated Work
Edward Ball Slaves in the Family
Harold Bloom Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human
Yaffa Eliach There Once was A World
Beth Kephart A Slant of Sun
Henry Mayer All on Fire
National Book Award for Poetry

Gerald Stern

Honored for : This Time: New and Selected Poems

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Nominee Nominated Work
Gerald Stern This Time: New and Selected Poems
B. H. Fairchild The art of the lathe
Alicia Ostriker The little space
Linda Pastan Carnival evening
Carl Phillips From the devotions