Best Books of 1969

The New York Times Book Review

Here are the New York Times Book Review’s top books of 1969:

Fiction Selections:

TitleAuthor
Castle to CastleLouis-Ferdinand CĂ©line
ThemJoyce Carol Oates
Portnoy’s ComplaintPhilip Roth
The Collected Stories of Jean StaffordJean Stafford
The Collected Stories of Peter TaylorPeter Taylor
Slaughterhouse-FiveKurt Vonnegut

Nonfiction Selections:

TitleAuthor
Present at the Creation: My Years at the State DepartmentDean Acheson
Sherwood Anderson’s MemoirsSherwood Anderson
Akenfield: A Portrait of an English VillageRonald Blythe
Gandhi’s Truth: On the Origins of Militant NonviolenceErik H. Erikson
The Enlightenment, Volume 2Peter Gay
Huey LongT. Harry Williams

Pulitzer Prize Winning Books of 1969

Here is the Pulitzer Prize winning Fiction book of 1969:

TitleAuthor
House Made of DawnN. Scott Momaday

Here are the Pulitzer Prize winning General Nonfiction books of 1969:

TitleAuthor
So Human an AnimalRene Jules Dubos
The Armies of the NightNorman Mailer