Sunday, March 7

All 1982 Book Awards

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British SF Association – Novel

The Shadow of the Torturer Gene Wolfe

The Shadow of the Torturer

Gene Wolfe

Costa Book Award – Novel

Young Shoulders John Wain

Young Shoulders

John Wain

Governor General’s Literary Award – Drama

Billy Bishop Goes To War, a play by John Gray with Eric Peterson John Gray

Billy Bishop Goes To War, a play by John Gray with Eric Peterson

John Gray

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

Man Descending Guy Vanderhaeghe

Man Descending

Guy Vanderhaeghe

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

Louisbourg Portraits: Life in an Eighteenth-Century Garrison Town Christopher Moore

Louisbourg Portraits: Life in an Eighteenth-Century Garrison Town

Christopher Moore

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

The Vision Tree: Selected Poems Phyllis Webb

The Vision Tree: Selected Poems

Phyllis Webb

Hugo Awards – Novel

Downbelow Station C. J. Cherryh

Downbelow Station

C. J. Cherryh

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography

James Joyce Richard Ellmann

James Joyce

Richard Ellmann

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction

On the Black Hill Bruce Chatwin

On the Black Hill

Bruce Chatwin

John W. Campbell – Novel

Riddley Walker Russell Hoban

Riddley Walker

Russell Hoban

Locus – Fantasy Novel

The Claw of the Conciliator Gene Wolfe

The Claw of the Conciliator

Gene Wolfe

Locus – SF Novel

The Many-Colored Land Julian May

The Many-Colored Land

Julian May

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Waldo Emerson Gay Wilson Allen

Waldo Emerson

Gay Wilson Allen

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

The Fate of the Earth Jonathan Schell

The Fate of the Earth

Jonathan Schell

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Fiction

A Flag for Sunrise Robert Stone

A Flag for Sunrise

Robert Stone

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History

The Gate of Heavenly Peace: The Chinese and Their Revolution 1895-1980 Jonathan D. Spence

The Gate of Heavenly Peace: The Chinese and Their Revolution 1895-1980

Jonathan D. Spence

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Plutonian Ode and Other Poems, 1977-1980 Allen Ginsberg

Plutonian Ode and Other Poems, 1977-1980

Allen Ginsberg

National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism

The Second American Revolution and Other Essays, 1976-82 Gore Vidal

The Second American Revolution and Other Essays, 1976-82

Gore Vidal

National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction

George Mills Stanley Elkin

George Mills

Stanley Elkin

National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson Robert A. Caro

The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson

Robert A. Caro

National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Antarctic Traveler Katha Pollitt

Antarctic Traveler

Katha Pollitt

Nebula – Novel

The Claw of the Conciliator Gene Wolfe

The Claw of the Conciliator

Gene Wolfe

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

Grant: A Biography William S. McFeely

Grant: A Biography

William S. McFeely

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

Rabbit is Rich John Updike

Rabbit is Rich

John Updike

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

The Soul of a New Machine Tracy Kidder

The Soul of a New Machine

Tracy Kidder

Pulitzer Prize – History

Mary Chesnut's Civil War C. Vann Woodward

Mary Chesnut’s Civil War

C. Vann Woodward

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

The Collected Poems Sylvia Plath

The Collected Poems

Sylvia Plath

World Fantasy Awards – Novel

Little, Big John Crowley

Little, Big

John Crowley

Beehive – Fiction

Superfudge (Fudge, book 3) by Judy Blume

Superfudge (Fudge, book 3)

Judy Blume

Bluebonnet – Children’s

Superfudge by Judy Blume

Superfudge

Judy Blume

Boston Globe – Fiction & Poetry

Playing Beatie Bow by Ruth Park

Playing Beatie Bow

Ruth Park

Boston Globe – Nonfiction

Upon the Head of the Goat: A Childhood in Hungary 1939–1944 by Aranka Siegal

Upon the Head of the Goat: A Childhood in Hungary 1939–1944

Aranka Siegal

Boston Globe – Picture Book

A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers by Nancy Willard

A Visit to William Blake’s Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers

Nancy Willard

Buckeye – Grades 3-5

Superfudge by Judy Blume

Superfudge

Judy Blume

Buckeye – Grades K-2

Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree, The by Stan Berenstain

Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree, The

Stan Berenstain

Caldecott – Picture Book

Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg

Jumanji

Chris Van Allsburg

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

The Haunting by Margaret Mahy

The Haunting

Margaret Mahy

Coretta Scott King – Author

Let the Circle Be Unbroken by Mildred D. Taylor

Let the Circle Be Unbroken

Mildred D. Taylor

Coretta Scott King – Illustrator

Mother Crocodile: An Uncle Amadou Tale from Senegal by John Steptoe

Mother Crocodile: An Uncle Amadou Tale from Senegal

John Steptoe

Costa – Children’s

The Song of Pentecost by W. J. Corbett

The Song of Pentecost

W. J. Corbett

Costa – First Novel

On the Black Hill by Bruce Chatwin

On the Black Hill

Bruce Chatwin

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

Chiefs by Stuart Woods

Chiefs

Stuart Woods

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

Taking Terri Mueller by Norma Fox Mazer

Taking Terri Mueller

Norma Fox Mazer

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

Peregrine by William Bayer

Peregrine

William Bayer

Edgar Allan Poe – Paperback Original

The Old Dick by L.A. Morse

The Old Dick

L.A. Morse

Great Stone Face – Grades 4-6

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Judy Blume

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

Long Neck and Thunder Foot by Michael Foreman

Long Neck and Thunder Foot

Michael Foreman

Hemingway – PEN

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

Housekeeping

Marilynne Robinson

L.A. Times – Fiction

A Flag for Sunrise by Robert Stone

A Flag for Sunrise

Robert Stone

Newbery Medal – Children’s

A Visit to William Blake's Inn by Nancy Willard

A Visit to William Blake’s Inn

Nancy Willard

PEN/Faulkner – Fiction

Seaview by Toby Olson

Seaview

Toby Olson

Shamus – P.I. Novel

Eight Million Ways to Die by Lawrence Block

Eight Million Ways to Die

Lawrence Block