National Book Award Winners

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The National Book Awards are a set of annual U.S. literary awards. At the final "National Book Awards Ceremony" ever
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Winners

John Keats: The Making of a...
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4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 25 ratings National Book Award for Arts and Letters (1964)
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The Centaur
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 2,890 ratings National Book Award for Fiction (1964)
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Henry James: A Life
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 133 ratings National Book Award for Nonfiction (1963)
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Traveling Through The Dark
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4.45 of 5 stars 4.45 avg rating — 89 ratings National Book Award for Poetry (1963)
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Morte D'Urban
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 490 ratings National Book Award for Fiction (1963)
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Poems
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4.78 of 5 stars 4.78 avg rating — 9 ratings National Book Award for Poetry (1962)
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The City in History: Its Or...
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 776 ratings National Book Award for Nonfiction (1962)
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The Moviegoer
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 15,631 ratings National Book Award for Fiction (1962)
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Selected Poems
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 84 ratings National Book Award for Poetry (1961)
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The Waters of Kronos
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 128 ratings National Book Award for Fiction (1961)
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The Woman at the Washington...
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 9 ratings National Book Award for Poetry (1961)
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The Rise and Fall of the Th...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 44,462 ratings National Book Award for Nonfiction (1961)
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James Joyce
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4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 1,594 ratings National Book Award for Nonfiction (1960)
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Life Studies
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 163 ratings National Book Award for Poetry (1960)
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Goodbye, Columbus and Five ...
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 10,073 ratings National Book Award for Fiction (1960)
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Mistress to an Age: A Life ...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 67 ratings National Book Award for Nonfiction (1959)
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The Magic Barrel
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 1,410 ratings National Book Award for Fiction (1959)
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Words for the Wind: The Col...
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4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 93 ratings National Book Award for Poetry (1959)
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The Wapshot Chronicle
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 4,500 ratings National Book Award for Fiction (1958)
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Promises
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 7 ratings National Book Award for Poetry (1958)
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The Lion and the Throne: Th...
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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 20 ratings National Book Award for Nonfiction (1958)
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Things of This World
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 16 ratings National Book Award for Poetry (1957)
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Soviet-American Relations, ...
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 24 ratings National Book Award for Nonfiction (1957)
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Field of Vision
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3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 39 ratings National Book Award for Fiction (1957)
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Ten North Frederick
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 308 ratings National Book Award for Fiction (1956)
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The Shield of Achilles
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 29 ratings National Book Award for Poetry (1956)
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American in Italy
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating National Book Award for Nonfiction (1956)
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A Fable
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3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 2,515 ratings National Book Award for Fiction (1955)
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The Measure of Man: On Free...
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 8 ratings National Book Award for Nonfiction (1955)
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The Collected Poems
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4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 8,001 ratings National Book Award for Poetry (1955)
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