Sunday, September 26

All 1976 Book Awards

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

British Fantasy Awards – August Derleth Award – Horror Novel

The Hollow Lands Michael Moorcock

The Hollow Lands

Michael Moorcock

Costa Book Award – Novel

The Children of Dynmouth William Trevor

The Children of Dynmouth

William Trevor

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

Bear Marian Engel

Bear

Marian Engel

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

The Writing of Canadian History Carl Berger

The Writing of Canadian History

Carl Berger

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Top Soil Joe Rosenblatt

Top Soil

Joe Rosenblatt

Hugo Awards – Novel

The Forever War Joe Haldeman

The Forever War

Joe Haldeman

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography

A New Life of Anton Chekhov Ronald Hingley

A New Life of Anton Chekhov

Ronald Hingley

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction

Doctor Copernicus John Banville

Doctor Copernicus

John Banville

John W. Campbell – Novel

no award

no award

National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism

The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales Bruno Bettelheim

The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales

Bruno Bettelheim

National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction

October Light John Gardner

October Light

John Gardner

National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts Maxine Hong Kingston

The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts

Maxine Hong Kingston

National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Geography III Elizabeth Bishop

Geography III

Elizabeth Bishop

Nebula – Novel

The Forever War Joe Haldeman

The Forever War

Joe Haldeman

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Edith Wharton: A Biography R. W. B. Lewis

Edith Wharton: A Biography

R. W. B. Lewis

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

Humboldt's Gift Saul Bellow

Humboldt’s Gift

Saul Bellow

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

Why Survive? Being Old In America Robert Neil Butler

Why Survive? Being Old In America

Robert Neil Butler

Pulitzer Prize – History

Lamy of Santa Fe Paul Horgan

Lamy of Santa Fe

Paul Horgan

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Self-portrait in a Convex Mirror John Ashbery

Self-portrait in a Convex Mirror

John Ashbery

World Fantasy Awards – Novel

Bid Time Return Richard Matheson

Bid Time Return

Richard Matheson

Boston Globe – Fiction & Poetry

Unleaving by Jill Paton Walsh

Unleaving

Jill Paton Walsh

Boston Globe – Nonfiction

Voyaging to Cathay: Americans in the China Trade by Alfred Tamarin and Shirley Glubok

Voyaging to Cathay: Americans in the China Trade

Alfred Tamarin and Shirley Glubok

Boston Globe – Picture Book

Thirteen by Remy Charlip and Jerry Joyner

Thirteen

Remy Charlip and Jerry Joyner

Caldecott – Picture Book

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by Verna Aardema

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears

Verna Aardema

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

Thunder and Lightnings by Jan Mark

Thunder and Lightnings

Jan Mark

Coretta Scott King – Author

Duey's Tale by Pearl Bailey

Duey’s Tale

Pearl Bailey

Costa – Children’s

A Stitch in Time by Penelope Lively

A Stitch in Time

Penelope Lively

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

The Alvarez Journal by Rex Burns

The Alvarez Journal

Rex Burns

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

Z for Zachariah by Robert C. O'Brien

Z for Zachariah

Robert C. O’Brien

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

Hopscotch by Brian Garfield

Hopscotch

Brian Garfield

Edgar Allan Poe – Paperback Original

Autopsy by John R. Feegel

Autopsy

John R. Feegel

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

The Post Office Cat by Gail E. Haley

The Post Office Cat

Gail E. Haley

Newbery Medal – Children’s

The Grey King by Susan Cooper

The Grey King

Susan Cooper