Presenter of the National Book Awards

National Book Awards - 1984

FICTION

Winner:

Ellen Gilchrist, Victory over Japan: A Book of Stories
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Finalists:

Alison Lurie – Foreign Affairs
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Philip Roth – The Anatomy Lesson
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FIRST WORK OF FICTION

Winner:

Harriet Doerr, Stones for Ibarra
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Finalists:

Kem Nunn – Tapping the Source
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Padgett Powell – Edisto
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NONFICTION

Winner:

Robert V. Remini, Andrew Jackson & the Course of American Democracy, 1833-1845

Finalists:

Howard M. Feinstein – Becoming William James
Richard Marius – Thomas More
Ernst Pawel – The Nightmare of Reason: A Life of Franz Kafka
Eudora Welty – One Writer's Beginnings