Best Books of 1975

The New York Times Book Review

Here are the New York Times Book Review’s top books of 1975:

Fiction Selections:

The Dead FatherDonald Barthelme
Humboldt’s GiftSaul Bellow
RagtimeE.L. Doctorow
Far TortugaPeter Matthiessen
I Would Have Saved Them If I CouldLeonard Michaels
GuerrillasV.S. Naipaul

Nonfiction Selections:

The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823David Brion Davis
The War Against the Jews: 1933-1945Lucy S. Dawidowicz
Against Our Will: Men, Women and RapeSusan Brownmiller
A Sorrow Beyond DreamsPeter Handke
Edith WhartonR.W.B. Lewis
The Great Railway Bazaar: By Train Through AsiaPaul Theroux

Pulitzer Prize Winning Books of 1975

Here is the Pulitzer Prize winning Fiction book of 1975:

The Killer AngelsMichael Shaara

Here is the Pulitzer Prize winning General Nonfiction book of 1975:

Pilgrim at Tinker CreekAnnie Dillard