Presenter of the National Book Awards

National Book Awards - 1954

(Nominees not announced)

FICTION

Winner:

Saul Bellow, The Adventures of Augie March
> Appreciations on Best of National Book Awards Fiction Blog

NONFICTION

Winner:

Bruce Catton , A Stillness at Appomattox

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Read Neil Baldwin's National Book Award Classics Essay

POETRY

Winner:

Conrad Aiken, Collected Poems
> Read His Acceptance Speech
> NBA Poetry Blog Essay and Archival Material for Aiken