National Book Award

National Book Award

Le National Book Award est l'une des distinctions littéraires les plus prestigieuses des États-Unis. Décernées pour la première fois en 1950, les récompenses (awards) sont remises chaque année aux écrivains américains pour récompenser une de leurs œuvres publiées l'année précédant la remise des prix.

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  • 1950 : Ralph L. Rusk, Ralph Waldo Emerson (article sur Ralph Waldo Emerson)
  • 1951 : Newton Arvin, Herman Melville (article sur Herman Melville)
  • 1952 : Rachel Carson, The Sea Around Us
  • 1953 : Bernard A. De Voto, The Course of Empire
  • 1954 : Bruce Catton, A Stillness at Appomattox
  • 1955 : Joseph Wood Krutch, The Measure of Man
  • 1956 : Herbert Kubly, An American in Italy
  • 1957 : George F. Kennan, Russia Leaves the War
  • 1958 : Catherine Drinker Bowen, The Lion and the Throne (article sur Edward Coke)
  • 1959 : J. Christopher Herold, Mistress to an Age: A Life of Madame de Staël
  • 1960 : Richard Ellmann, James Joyce (article sur James Joyce}
  • 1961 : William L. Shirer, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich
  • 1962 : Lewis Mumford, The City in History: Its Origins, its Transformations and its Prospects
  • 1963 : Leon Edel, Henry James Vol. II & III
  • 1969 : Norman Mailer, Les armées de la nuit
  • 1984 : Robert V. Remini, Andrew Jackson & the Course of American Democracy, 1833-1845 (article sur Andrew Jackson)
  • 1985 : J. Anthony Lukas, Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families
  • 1986 : Barry Lopez, Arctic Dreams
  • 1987 : Richard Rhodes, The Making of the Atomic Bomb
  • 1988 : Neil Sheehan, A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam (article sur John Paul Vann)
  • 1989 : Thomas L. Friedman, From Beirut to Jerusalem
  • 1990 : Ron Chernow, The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance
  • 1991 : Orlando Patterson, Freedom
  • 1992 : Paul Monette, Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story
  • 1993 : Gore Vidal, United States: Essays 1952-1992
  • 1994 : Sherwin B. Nuland, How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter
  • 1995 : Tina Rosenberg, The Haunted Land: Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism
  • 1996 : James P. Carroll, An American Requiem: God, My Father, and the War that Came Between Us
  • 1997 : Joseph J. Ellis, American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson
  • 1998 : Edward Ball, Slaves in the Family]
  • 1999 : John W. Dower, Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II
  • 2000 : Nathaniel Philbrick, In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
  • 2001 : Andrew Solomon, The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression
  • 2002 : Robert A. Caro, Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
  • 2003 : Carlos Eire, Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy
  • 2004 : Kevin Boyle, Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age
  • 2005 : Joan Didion, L'année de la pensée magique
  • 2006 : Timothy Egan, The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
  • 2007 : Tim Weiner, Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA
  • 2008: Annette Gordon-Reed, The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family
  • 2009 : T. J. Stiles, The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
  • 2010 : Patti Smith, Just Kids

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