Wednesday, September 22

All 1972 Book Awards

Click through each award to see the full list of nominees and winners!

British Fantasy Awards – August Derleth Award – Horror Novel

The Knight of the Swords Michael Moorcock

The Knight of the Swords

Michael Moorcock

Costa Book Award – Novel

The Bird of Night Susan Hill

The Bird of Night

Susan Hill

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

The Manticore Robertson Davies

The Manticore

Robertson Davies

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Civil Elegies and Other Poems Dennis Lee

Civil Elegies and Other Poems

Dennis Lee

Hugo Awards – Novel

To Your Scattered Bodies Go Philip José Farmer

To Your Scattered Bodies Go

Philip José Farmer

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction

G: A Novel John Berger

G: A Novel

John Berger

Nebula – Novel

A Time of Changes Robert Silverberg

A Time of Changes

Robert Silverberg

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Eleanor and Franklin Joseph P. Lash

Eleanor and Franklin

Joseph P. Lash

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

Angle of Repose Wallace Stegner

Angle of Repose

Wallace Stegner

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

Stilwell and the American Experience in China, 1911–45 Barbara W. Tuchman

Stilwell and the American Experience in China, 1911–45

Barbara W. Tuchman

Pulitzer Prize – History

Neither Black nor White Carl N. Degler

Neither Black nor White

Carl N. Degler

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Collected Poems James Wright

Collected Poems

James Wright

Boston Globe – Fiction & Poetry

Tristan and Iseult by Rosemary Sutcliff

Tristan and Iseult

Rosemary Sutcliff

Boston Globe – Picture Book

Mr. Gumpy's Outing by John Burningham

Mr. Gumpy’s Outing

John Burningham

Caldecott – Picture Book

One Fine Day by Nonny Hogrogian

One Fine Day

Nonny Hogrogian

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

Watership Down by Richard Adams

Watership Down

Richard Adams

Coretta Scott King – Author

17 Black Artists by Elton Fax

17 Black Artists

Elton Fax

Costa – Children’s

The Diddakoi by Rumer Godden

The Diddakoi

Rumer Godden

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

Finding Maubee by Albert H.Z. Carr

Finding Maubee

Albert H.Z. Carr

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

Night Fall by Joan Aiken

Night Fall

Joan Aiken

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth

The Day of the Jackal

Frederick Forsyth

Edgar Allan Poe – Paperback Original

For Murder I Charge More by Frank McAuliffe

For Murder I Charge More

Frank McAuliffe

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

The Woodcutter's Duck by Krystyna Turska

The Woodcutter’s Duck

Krystyna Turska

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH / The Secret of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH / The Secret of NIMH

Robert C. O’Brien