Presenter of the National Book Awards

National Book Awards - 1950

FICTION

Winner:

Nelson Algren, The Man With The Golden Arm
> Appreciations on Best of National Book Awards Fiction Blog

NONFICTION

Winner:

Ralph L. Rusk, Ralph Waldo Emerson

Finalists:

Lincoln Barnett - The Universe and Dr. Einstein
H.A. Overstreet - The Mature Mind
Eleanor Roosevelt - This I Remember
Lillian Smith - Killers of the Dream
Kenneth P. Williams - Lincoln Finds a General

POETRY

Winner:

William Carlos Williams, Paterson: Book III and Selected Poems
> NBA Poetry Blog Essay and Archival Material for Williams
> Read Neil Baldwin's National Book Award Classics Essay