Wednesday, October 20

All 1978 Book Awards

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

British Fantasy Awards – August Derleth Award – Horror Novel

A Spell for Chameleon Piers Anthony

A Spell for Chameleon

Piers Anthony

Costa Book Award – Novel

Picture Palace Paul Theroux

Picture Palace

Paul Theroux

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

Who Do You Think You Are? Alice Munro

Who Do You Think You Are?

Alice Munro

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Go Boy Roger Caron

Go Boy

Roger Caron

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Poems New and Selected Patrick Lane

Poems New and Selected

Patrick Lane

Hugo Awards – Novel

Gateway Frederik Pohl

Gateway

Frederik Pohl

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography

The Older Hardy Robert Gittings

The Older Hardy

Robert Gittings

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction

Plumb Maurice Gee

Plumb

Maurice Gee

John W. Campbell – Novel

Gateway Frederik Pohl

Gateway

Frederik Pohl

Locus – Fantasy Novel

The Silmarillion J. R. R. Tolkien

The Silmarillion

J. R. R. Tolkien

Locus – SF Novel

Gateway Frederik Pohl

Gateway

Frederik Pohl

National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism

Modern Art: 19th & 20th Centuries, Selected Papers Meyer Schapiro

Modern Art: 19th & 20th Centuries, Selected Papers

Meyer Schapiro

National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction

The Stories of John Cheever John Cheever

The Stories of John Cheever

John Cheever

National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Facts of Life Maureen Howard

Facts of Life

Maureen Howard

National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

ed., Hello, Darkness: The Collected Poems of L.E. Sissman Peter Davison

ed., Hello, Darkness: The Collected Poems of L.E. Sissman

Peter Davison

Nebula – Novel

Gateway Frederik Pohl

Gateway

Frederik Pohl

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Samuel Johnson Walter Jackson Bate

Samuel Johnson

Walter Jackson Bate

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

Elbow Room James Alan McPherson

Elbow Room

James Alan McPherson

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

The Dragons of Eden Carl Sagan

The Dragons of Eden

Carl Sagan

Pulitzer Prize – History

The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business

Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

Collected Poems Howard Nemerov

Collected Poems

Howard Nemerov

World Fantasy Awards – Novel

Our Lady of Darkness Fritz Leiber

Our Lady of Darkness

Fritz Leiber

Boston Globe – Fiction & Poetry

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

The Westing Game

Ellen Raskin

Boston Globe – Nonfiction

Mischling, Second Degree: My Childhood in Nazi Germany by Ilse Koehn

Mischling, Second Degree: My Childhood in Nazi Germany

Ilse Koehn

Boston Globe – Picture Book

Anno's Journey by Mitsumasa Anno

Anno’s Journey

Mitsumasa Anno

Caldecott – Picture Book

Noah's Ark by Peter Spier

Noah’s Ark

Peter Spier

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

The Exeter Blitz by David Rees

The Exeter Blitz

David Rees

Coretta Scott King – Author

Africa Dream by Eloise Greenfield

Africa Dream

Eloise Greenfield

Coretta Scott King – Illustrator

Africa Dream by Carole Byard

Africa Dream

Carole Byard

Costa – Children’s

The Battle of Bubble & Squeak by Philippa Pearce

The Battle of Bubble & Squeak

Philippa Pearce

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

A French Finish by Robert Ross

A French Finish

Robert Ross

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

A Really Weird Summer by Eloise Jarvis McGraw

A Really Weird Summer

Eloise Jarvis McGraw

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

Catch Me: Kill Me by William H. Hallahan

Catch Me: Kill Me

William H. Hallahan

Edgar Allan Poe – Paperback Original

The Quark Maneuver by Michael Jahn

The Quark Maneuver

Michael Jahn

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

Each Peach Pear Plum by Janet Ahlberg

Each Peach Pear Plum

Janet Ahlberg

Hemingway – PEN

A Way of Life, Like Any Other by Darcy O’Brien

A Way of Life, Like Any Other

Darcy O’Brien

Newbery Medal – Children’s

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

Bridge to Terabithia

Katherine Paterson