Notable Books List1978

Given by CODES: Notable Books Council

Other Names: ALA Notable Books for Adults, RUSA Notable Books List
49 Works 53,116 Books 823 Reviews 4.0
"Since 1944, the goal of the Notable Books Council has been to make available to the nation’s readers a list of 25 very good, very readable, and at times very important fiction, nonfiction, and show more poetry books for the adult reader." show less
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All, Fiction (222), Nonfiction (206), Poetry (41), No Category (2,365)
Years:
All, 2024 (26), 2023 (26), 2022 (25), 2021 (25), 2020 (26), 2019 (26), 2018 (26), 2017 (26), 2016 (26), 2015 (26), 2014 (26), 2013 (26), 2012 (26), 2011 (26), 2010 (26), 2009 (25), 2008 (25), 2007 (26), 2006 (25), 2005 (25), 2004 (28), 2003 (26), 2002 (26), 2001 (25), 2000 (26), 1999 (24), 1998 (26), 1997) (Book of the Year (1), 1997 (2), 1996 (3), 1995 (26), 1994 (26), 1993 (27), 1992 (26), 1991 (24), Fiction 1991 (1), 1990 (29), 1988 (27), 1987 (27), 1986 (37), 1985 (34), 1984 (43), 1983 (44), 1982 (42), 1981 (42), 1980 (33), 1979 (47), 1978 (49), 1977 (44), 1976 (50), 1975 (49), 1974 (30), 1973 (51), 1972 (44), 1971 (45), 1970 (29), 1969 (36), 1968 (44), 1967 (65), 1966 (59), 1965 (51), 1964 (53), 1963 (49), 1962 (56), 1961 (50), 1960 (45), 1959 (48), 1958 (47), 1957 (39), 1956 (43), 1955 (46), 1954 (34), 1953 (50), 1952 (52), 1951 (53), 1950 (41), 1949 (50), 1948 (50), 1947 (46), 1946 (50), 1945 (50)
Announced:
January 20: 2024 Recent
WorkYear
Max Perkins: Editor of Genius by A. Scott Berg
1978
Experiencing Science by Jeremy Bernstein
1978
Tender Mercies by Rosellen Brown
1978
In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin
1978
The Stories of John Cheever by John Cheever
1978
The Execution of Mayor Yin, and Other Stories from the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (Chinese Literature in Translation) by Jo-Hsi Ch'En
1978
An Introduction to Rembrandt by Kenneth Clark
1978
And I Worked at the Writer's Trade: Chapters of Literary History, 1918-1978 by Malcolm Cowley
1978
The Guggenheims: An American Epic by John H. Davis
1978
The politics of cancer by Samuel S. Epstein
1978
Bloody Mary: The Life of Mary Tudor by Carolly Erickson
1978
The parties : Republicans and Democrats in this century by Henry Fairlie
1978
E. M. Forster: A Life by P. N. Furbank
1978
In My Father's House by Ernest J. Gaines
1978
Jack's Book: An Oral Biography of Jack Kerouac by Barry Gifford
1978
Final Payments by Mary Gordon
1978
The Romance of American Communism by Vivian Gornick
1978
The Human Factor by Graham Greene
1978
Remembering poets: Reminiscences and opinions : Dylan Thomas, Robert Frost, T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound by Donald Hall
1978
Vulnerable People: A View of American Fiction Since 1945 by Josephine Hendin
1978
The World According to Garp by John Irving
1978
A Walk with Raschid & Other Stories by Josephine Jacobsen
1978
Lying Low by Diane Johnson
1978
Whistle by James Jones
1978
Robert Kennedy and His Times by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
1978
New York Jew by Alfred Kazin
1978
The Suicide's Wife: A Novel by David Madden
1978
American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur 1880 - 1964 by William Manchester
1978
Innocent Erendira and Other Stories by Gabriel García Márquez
1978
The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen
1978
America's Great Illustrators by Susan E. Meyer
1978
The Sea, the Sea by Iris Murdoch
1978
Going After Cacciato by Tim O'Brien
1978
Music of three seasons, 1974-1977 by Andrew Porter
1978
The Dream of a Common Language: Poems 1974-1977 by Adrienne Rich
1978
Black Night, White Snow: Russia's Revolutions 1905-1917 by Harrison E. Salisbury
1978
A Reckoning by May Sarton
1978
Collected poems 1940-1978 by Karl Jay Shapiro
1978
Short stories, five decades by Irwin Shaw
1978
Criminal Violence, Criminal Justice by Charles E. Silberman
1978
Illness as Metaphor by Susan Sontag
1978
New and Selected Things Taking Place by May Swenson
1978
Picture Palace by Paul Theroux
1978
A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century by Barbara W. Tuchman
1978
Now and Then: Poems 1976-78 by Robert Penn Warren
1978
In Search of History: A Personal Adventure by Theodore H. White
1978
Somerset Dreams and Other Fictions by Kate Wilhelm
1978
The pursuit of happiness, and other sobering thoughts by George F. Will
1978
Inventing America: Jefferson's Declaration of Independence by Garry Wills
1978

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