Best Books of 1970

The New York Times Book Review

Here are the New York Times Book Review’s top books of 1970:

Fiction Selections:

TitleAuthor
City LifeDonald Barthelme
One Hundred Years of SolitudeGabriel García Márquez
Bech: A BookJohn Updike
Losing BattlesEudora Welty

Nonfiction Selections:

TitleAuthor
Roosevelt: The Soldier of FreedomJames MacGregor Burns
The Coming Crisis of Western SociologyAlvin Gouldner
Jefferson the First President: First Term, 1801-1805Dumas Malone
Zelda: A BiographyNancy Milford
Sexual PoliticsKate Millett
Crisis in the Classroom: The Remaking of American EducationCharles E. Silberman
Inside the Third ReichAlbert Speer
Cocteau: A BiographyFrancis Steegmuller

Pulitzer Prize Winning Books of 1970

Here is the Pulitzer Prize winning Fiction book of 1970:

TitleAuthor
Collected StoriesJean Stafford

Here is the Pulitzer Prize winning General Nonfiction book of 1970:

TitleAuthor
Gandhi’s Truth: On the Origins of Militant NonviolenceErik H. Erikson