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Year Award Title Author Action
1950 Fiction The Man with the Golden Arm (50th Anniversary Edition) Algren, Nelson
1950 Non-Fiction Ralph Waldo Emerson Rusk, Ralph L.
1950 Poetry Paterson Williams, William Carlos and Macgowan, Christopher J.
1951 Fiction Collected Stories Faulkner, William
1951 Non-Fiction Herman Melville Arvin, Newton
1952 Fiction From Here to Eternity Jones, James
1952 Non-Fiction The Sea Around Us Carson, Rachel
1953 Fiction Invisible Man Ellison, Ralph
1953 Non-Fiction The Course of Empire Voto, Bernard A. De
1954 Fiction The Adventures of Augie March Bellow, Saul
1954 Non-Fiction Bruce Catton's Civil War Trilogy: Mr. Lincoln's War, Glory Road, A Stillness at Appomattox Catton, Bruce
1955 Fiction A Fable Faulkner, William
1955 Non-Fiction The Measure of Man Krutch, Joseph Wood
1955 Poetry The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens Stevens, Wallace
1956 Fiction Ten North Frederick O'Hara, John
1956 Non-Fiction An American in Italy Kubly, Herbert
1957 Fiction The Field of Vision Morris, Wright
1957 Non-Fiction Russia Leaves the War Kennan, George F.
1958 Fiction The Wapshot Chronicle Cheever, John
1958 Non-Fiction The Lion and the Throne Bowen, Catherine Drinker
1959 Fiction The Magic Barrel Malamud, Bernard
1959 Non-Fiction Mistress to an Age Herold, J. Christopher
1959 Poetry Words for the Wind: The Collected Verse of Theodore Roethke Theodore Roethke
1960 Fiction Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories Roth, Philip
1960 Non-Fiction James Joyce Ellmann, Richard
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