NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
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MR. SAMMLER'S PLANET.
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1970). First UK edition of this National Book Award winner -- his third book to win the award. Fine in quite fine dust jacket with only the barest wear. Item #71888 More
AN AMERICAN REQUIEM: God, My Father, and the War that Came Between Us.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1996. First edition. SIGNED and INSCRIBED, "For Pamela/ Thank you for being part of this book's birth! Peace/ James Carroll/ June 5, 1996." Winner of the 1996 National Book Award for non-fiction. Item #35383 More
New York: Random House, (1952). First edition. His National Award-winning first book. Ranked 19th on the Modern Library list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century and one of Time Magazine's 100 Best English-language Novels from 1923 to 2005. Anthony Burgess called it "a masterpiece." Crisp and..... Item #54193 More
WHITE HOUSE YEARS, YEARS OF UPHEAVAL & YEARS OF RENEWAL.
Boston / New York: Little, Brown / Simon & Schuster, (1979 / 1982 / 1999). First edition of each of the three equally massive volumes of his memoirs, the first of which won the National Book Award for History. Third volume SIGNED BY KISSINGER on title page. Kissinger, who won..... Item #54729 More
I MET A GYPSY.
London: Methuen, (1935). First edition. Winner in 1936 of the first-ever National Book Award under the category of "Bookseller Discovery" -- or, as it was called at the time, the "forgotten book of the year that least deserved to be forgotten." This was in the early, pre-war days when NBA's..... Item #71920 More
ARCTIC DREAMS: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1986). First edition. National Book Award winner. Fine in fine dust jacket. Item #32535 More
THE FIELD OF VISION.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1956). First edition. His National Book Award-winning novel. Cartoonist Claude Smith's copy with his notes on the book dated 1981, 1986 and 1994 laid in. It was clearly a favorite of his. Near fine in good only price-clipped dust jacket with 2" chip to..... Item #52997 More
THE COLLECTED STORIES OF KATHERINE ANNE PORTER.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, (1965). First American edition of her National Book and Pulitzer Prize-winning collection. Adding four stories and a new author's preface to the British edition which preceded. The book is near fine in lightly soiled dust jacket with chipping on edges. Still an attractive copy. Item #49605 More
New York: Random House, (1979). First edition. Uncorrected proof. Winner of the National Book Award and the basis for the Oscar award-winning movie of the same name featuring the inimitable Meryl Streep. Included in Anthony Burgess's 99 Best Novels. Touch of minor shelfwear, otherwise fine in red, printed paperwraps. Item #49037 More