Sunday, August 1

All 1974 Book Awards

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

British Fantasy Awards – August Derleth Award – Horror Novel

Hrolf Kraki's Saga Poul Anderson

Hrolf Kraki’s Saga

Poul Anderson

Costa Book Award – Novel

The Sacred & Profane Love Machine Iris Murdoch

The Sacred & Profane Love Machine

Iris Murdoch

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

The Diviners Margaret Laurence

The Diviners

Margaret Laurence

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

The Siren Years Charles Ritchie

The Siren Years

Charles Ritchie

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Fire on Stone Ralph Gustafson

Fire on Stone

Ralph Gustafson

Hugo Awards – Novel

Rendezvous with Rama Arthur C. Clarke

Rendezvous with Rama

Arthur C. Clarke

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction

Monsieur: Or the Prince of Darkness Lawrence Durrell

Monsieur: Or the Prince of Darkness

Lawrence Durrell

John W. Campbell – Novel

Rendezvous with Rama Arthur C. Clarke

Rendezvous with Rama

Arthur C. Clarke

Nebula – Novel

Rendezvous with Rama Arthur C. Clarke

Rendezvous with Rama

Arthur C. Clarke

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

O'Neill, Son and Artist Louis Sheaffer

O’Neill, Son and Artist

Louis Sheaffer

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

No award given

No award given

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

The Denial of Death Ernest Becker

The Denial of Death

Ernest Becker

Pulitzer Prize – History

The Americans: The Democratic Experience Daniel J. Boorstin

The Americans: The Democratic Experience

Daniel J. Boorstin

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

The Dolphin Robert Lowell

The Dolphin

Robert Lowell

Boston Globe – Fiction & Poetry

M.C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamiltion

M.C. Higgins, the Great

Virginia Hamiltion

Boston Globe – Picture Book

Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book by Muriel Feelings

Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book

Muriel Feelings

Caldecott – Picture Book

Duffy and the Devil by Harve Zemach

Duffy and the Devil

Harve Zemach

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

The Stronghold by Mollie Hunter

The Stronghold

Mollie Hunter

Coretta Scott King – Author

Ray Charles by Sharon Bell Mathis

Ray Charles

Sharon Bell Mathis

Coretta Scott King – Illustrator

Ray Charles by George Ford

Ray Charles

George Ford

Costa – First Novel

The Life and Death of Mary Wollstonecraft by Claire Tomalin

The Life and Death of Mary Wollstonecraft

Claire Tomalin

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

The Billion Dollar Sure Thing by Paul E. Erdman

The Billion Dollar Sure Thing

Paul E. Erdman

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

The Long Black Coat by Jay Bennett

The Long Black Coat

Jay Bennett

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

Dance Hall of the Dead by Tony Hillerman

Dance Hall of the Dead

Tony Hillerman

Edgar Allan Poe – Paperback Original

Death of an Informer by Will Perry

Death of an Informer

Will Perry

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

The Wind Blew by Pat Hutchins

The Wind Blew

Pat Hutchins

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Slave Dancer by Paula Fox

Slave Dancer

Paula Fox