Sunday, August 1

All 1977 Book Awards

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

British Fantasy Awards – August Derleth Award – Horror Novel

The Dragon and the George Gordon R. Dickson

The Dragon and the George

Gordon R. Dickson

Costa Book Award – Novel

Injury Time Beryl Bainbridge

Injury Time

Beryl Bainbridge

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

The Wars Timothy Findley

The Wars

Timothy Findley

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Essays on the Constitution Frank Scott

Essays on the Constitution

Frank Scott

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Under the Thunder the Flowers Light up the Earth D.G. Jones

Under the Thunder the Flowers Light up the Earth

D.G. Jones

Hugo Awards – Novel

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang Kate Wilhelm

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang

Kate Wilhelm

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography

Chateaubriand: The Longed-for Tempests, 1768-1793 George D. Painter

Chateaubriand: The Longed-for Tempests, 1768-1793

George D. Painter

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction

The Honourable Schoolboy John le Carré

The Honourable Schoolboy

John le Carré

John W. Campbell – Novel

The Alteration Kingsley Amis

The Alteration

Kingsley Amis

National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism

On Photography Susan Sontag

On Photography

Susan Sontag

National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction

Song of Solomon Toni Morrison

Song of Solomon

Toni Morrison

National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Samuel Johnson W. Jackson Bate

Samuel Johnson

W. Jackson Bate

National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Day by Day Robert Lowell

Day by Day

Robert Lowell

Nebula – Novel

Man Plus Frederik Pohl

Man Plus

Frederik Pohl

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

A Prince of Our Disorder: The Life of T. E. Lawrence John E. Mack

A Prince of Our Disorder: The Life of T. E. Lawrence

John E. Mack

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

No award given

No award given

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

Beautiful Swimmers William W. Warner

Beautiful Swimmers

William W. Warner

Pulitzer Prize – History

The Impending Crisis, 1848–1861 David M. Potter (Completed and edited by Don E. Fehrenbacher)

The Impending Crisis, 1848–1861

David M. Potter (Completed and edited by Don E. Fehrenbacher)

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Divine Comedies James Merrill

Divine Comedies

James Merrill

World Fantasy Awards – Novel

Doctor Rat William Kotzwinkle

Doctor Rat

William Kotzwinkle

Boston Globe – Fiction & Poetry

Child of the Owl by Laurence Yep

Child of the Owl

Laurence Yep

Boston Globe – Nonfiction

Chance, Luck and Destiny by Peter Dickinson

Chance, Luck and Destiny

Peter Dickinson

Boston Globe – Picture Book

Granfa' Grig Had a Pig and Other Rhymes Without Reason from Mother Goose compiled and by Wallace Tripp

Granfa’ Grig Had a Pig and Other Rhymes Without Reason from Mother Goose compiled and

Wallace Tripp

Caldecott – Picture Book

Ashanti to Zulu by Margaret Musgrove

Ashanti to Zulu

Margaret Musgrove

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler by Gene Kemp

The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler

Gene Kemp

Coretta Scott King – Author

The Story of Stevie Wonder by James Haskins

The Story of Stevie Wonder

James Haskins

Costa – Children’s

No End to Yesterday by Shelagh Macdonald

No End to Yesterday

Shelagh Macdonald

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

The Thomas Berryman Number by James Patterson

The Thomas Berryman Number

James Patterson

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

Are You in the House Alone? by Richard Peck

Are You in the House Alone?

Richard Peck

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

Promised Land by Robert B. Parker

Promised Land

Robert B. Parker

Edgar Allan Poe – Paperback Original

Confess, Fletch by Gregory McDonald

Confess, Fletch

Gregory McDonald

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

Dogger by Shirley Hughes

Dogger

Shirley Hughes

Hemingway – PEN

Speedboat by Renata Adler

Speedboat

Renata Adler

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Mildred D. Taylor