Thursday, July 18

1985 Awards

1985 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Biography/Autobiography

1985 National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography/Autobiography Winner and Nominees

1985 National Book Critics Circle Award - Biography/Autobiography WinnerHenry James: A LifeLeon EdelThis is the one-volume edition of a famous biography of Henry James, which includes new material. Born in America, Henry James was educated both there and in Europe before settling in London, where he was to spend most of his life, in 1876. His novels repr...Amazon1985 National Book Critics Circle Award - Biography/Autobiography ShortlistBrigham Young: American MosesLeonard ArringtonAmazonGiacometti: A BiographyJames LordAmazonLouise BoganElizabeth FrankAmazonVisible Light: Four Creative BiographiesMichael LesyAmazon
1985 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Criticism

1985 National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism Winner and Nominees

1985 National Book Critics Circle Award - Criticism WinnerHabitations of the WordWilliam GassBrings together the author's reflections on literature, philosophy and the theory of language in pieces that examine a diversity of ideas and writers, including Emerson, Joyce, Dickens, and Pound...Amazon1985 National Book Critics Circle Award - Criticism ShortlistHard Facts: Setting and Form in the American NovelPhillip FisherAmazonOccasional Prose: EssaysMary McCarthyAmazonOpera and Ideas: From Mozart to StraussPaul RobinsonAmazonPierrots on the Stage of Desire: 19th Century French Literary Artistis and Comic PantomimeRobert StoreyAmazon
1985 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Fiction

1985 National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1985 National Book Critics Circle Award - Fiction WinnerThe Accidental TouristAnne Tyler#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Incandescent, heartbreaking, exhilarating…One cannot reasonably expect fiction to be much better than this.” —The Washington Post In this irresistible novel, Anne Tyler explores the slippery alchemy of attracting opposites, an...Amazon1985 National Book Critics Circle Award - Fiction ShortlistLonesome DoveLarry McMurtryAmazonThe Old Forest and Other StoriesPeter TaylorAmazonThree Farmers on Their Way to a DanceRichard PowersAmazonWhite NoiseDon DeLilloAmazon
1985 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction

1985 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1985 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction WinnerCommon Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American FamiliesJ. Anthony LukasWinner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, and the American Book Award, the bestselling Common Ground is much more than the story of the busing crisis in Boston as told through the experiences of...Amazon1985 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction ShortlistDistant Neighbors: The Portrait of the MexicansAlan RidingAmazonHouseTracy KidderAmazonThe Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the WorldElaine ScarryAmazonThe Reign of the Phallus: Sexual Politics in Ancient AthensEva KeulsAmazon
1985 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Poetry

1985 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry Winner and Nominees

1985 National Book Critics Circle Award - Poetry WinnerThe Triumph of AchillesLouise Glück...Amazon1985 National Book Critics Circle Award - Poetry ShortlistLate SettingsJames MerrillAmazonThe Lamplit AnswerGjertude SchnackenbergAmazonThe PastGalway KinnellAmazonWhat the Light Was LikeAmy ClampittAmazon
1985 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Nebula, Nebula - Novel

1985 Nebula – Novel Winner and Nominees

1985 Nebula - Novel WinnerNeuromancerWilliam GibsonCase, a burned-out computer whiz, is asked to steal a security code that is locked in the most heavily guarded databank in the solar system, in a new edition of the influential Hugo, Nebula, and Philip K. Dick Award winner....Amazon1985 Nebula - Novel ShortlistFronteraLewis ShinerAmazonJob: A Comedy of JusticeRobert A. HeinleinAmazonThe Integral TreesLarry NivenAmazonThe Man Who MeltedJack DannAmazonThe Wild ShoreKim Stanley RobinsonAmazon
1985 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Philip K. Dick, Philip K. Dick - Novel

1985 Philip K. Dick – Novel Winner and Nominees

1985 Philip K. Dick - Novel WinnerNeuromancerWilliam GibsonCase, a burned-out computer whiz, is asked to steal a security code that is locked in the most heavily guarded databank in the solar system, in a new edition of the influential Hugo, Nebula, and Philip K. Dick Award winner....Amazon1985 Philip K. Dick - Novel ShortlistEmergenceDavid R. PalmerAmazonFronteraLewis ShinerAmazonGreen EyesLucius ShepardAmazonThe AlchemistsGeary GravelAmazonThe Wild ShoreKim Stanley RobinsonAmazonThem BonesHoward WaldropAmazonVoyager in NightC. J. CherryhAmazon
1985 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Pulitzer Prize, Pulitzer Prize - Fiction

1985 Pulitzer Prize – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1985 Pulitzer Prize - Fiction WinnerForeign AffairsAlison LurieThis Pulitzer Prize–winning novel follows two American academics in London—a young man and a middle-aged woman—as they each fall into unexpected romances. In her early fifties, Vinnie Miner is the sort of woman no one ever notices, despite her career as an...Amazon1985 Pulitzer Prize - Fiction ShortlistI Wish This War Were OverDiana O'HehirAmazonLeaving the LandDouglas UngerAmazon
1985 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Pulitzer Prize, Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction

1985 Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1985 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction WinnerThe Good War: An Oral History of World War TwoStuds TerkelWinner of the Pulitzer Prize: “The richest and most powerful single document of the American experience in World War II” (The Boston Globe). “The Good War” is a testament not only to the experience of war but to the extraordinary skill of Studs Terkel as a...Amazon1985 Pulitzer Prize - General Nonfiction ShortlistDawn to the WestDonald KeeneAmazonEndless EnemiesJonathan KwitnyAmazon