1972 in literature

1972 in literature

The year 1972 in literature involved some significant events and new books.

Fiction

*Richard Adams - "Watership Down"
*Jorge Amado - "Teresa Batista Cansada da Guerra" ("Tereza Batista: Home from the Wars")
*Isaac Asimov - "The Gods Themselves"
*Richard Bach - "Jonathan Livingston Seagull"
*Italo Calvino - "Invisible Cities
*Taylor Caldwell - "Captains and the Kings"
*Angela Carter - "The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman"
*Brian Cleeve - "Tread Softly in this Place"
*Roald Dahl - "Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator"
*Robertson Davies - "The Manticore"
*R. F. Delderfield - "To Serve Them All My Days"
*Frederick Forsyth - "The Odessa File"
*Günter Grass - "Aus dem Tagebuch einer Schnecke" - ("From the Diary of a Snail")
*James Herriot - "All Creatures Great and Small"
*Georgette Heyer - "Lady of Quality"
*George V. Higgins - "The Friends of Eddie Coyle"
*P. D. James - "An Unsuitable Job for a Woman"
*Dan Jenkins - "Semi-Tough"
*Oe Kenzaburo - "The Day He Himself Shall Wipe My Tears Away"
*Carl Jacobi - "Disclosures in Scarlet"
*Ira Levin - "The Stepford Wives"
*Frank Belknap Long - "The Rim of the Unknown"
*Robert Ludlum - "The Osterman Weekend"
*David McCullough - "The Great Bridge"
*Barry N. Malzberg - "Beyond Apollo"
*Vladimir Nabokov - "Transparent Things
*Chaim Potok - "My Name is Asher Lev"
*Mary Renault - "The Persian Boy"
*Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn - "August 1914"
*Arkady and Boris Strugatsky - "Roadside Picnic"
*Hunter S. Thompson - "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"
*Irving Wallace - "The Word"

Non-fiction

*L. Sprague de Camp - "Great Cities of the Ancient World"
*L. Sprague de Camp and Catherine Crook de Camp - "Darwin and His Great Discovery"'
*Nena and George O'Neill - "" [ [http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/26/books/25oneill.htm Nena O'Neill, 82, an Author of 'Open Marriage,' Is Dead - New York Times ] ]
*John Howard Yoder - "The Politics of Jesus"

Drama

*Alan Ayckbourn - "Absurd Person Singular"

Births

* January 1 - Maile Meloy
* February 11 - Noboru Yamaguchi
* September 6 - China Miéville

Deaths

*February 15 - Edgar Snow, journalist
*March 4 - Richard Church, poet and novelist [ [http://www.authorandbookinfo.com/cgi-bin/auth.pl?C003146 Author - Richard (Thomas) CHURCH ] ]
*March 9 - Violet Trefusis, English writer and lover of Vita Sackville-West
*March 11 - Fredric Brown, science fiction and mystery author
*April 10 - Laurence Manning, science fiction author
*May 22 - Cecil Day-Lewis, Poet Laureate
*June 24 - R. F. Delderfield, novelist and historian
*August 22 - Ernestine Hill, travel writer
*September 21 - Henry de Montherlant, essayist
*September 27 - S. R. Ranganathan, influential librarian
*December 10 - Mark Van Doren, poet
*December 13 - L. P. Hartley, novelist
*December 23 - Abraham Joshua Heschel, theologian

Awards

* American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for the Novel, Eudora Welty
* Man Booker Prize: John Berger, "G."
* Cholmondeley Award: Molly Holden, Tom Raworth, Patricia Whittaker
* Carnegie Medal: Richard Adams, "Watership Down"
* Eric Gregory Award: Tony Curtis, Richard Burns, Brian Oxley, Andrew Greig, Robin Lee, Paul Muldoon
* Hugo Award: Philip José Farmer, "To Your Scattered Bodies Go"
* James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction: John Berger, "G"
* James Tait Black Memorial Prize for biography: Quentin Bell, "Virginia Woolf"
* Nebula Award: Isaac Asimov, "The Gods Themselves"
* Newbery Medal for children's literature: Robert C. O'Brien, "Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH"
* Nobel Prize in Literature: Heinrich Böll
*Premio Nadal: José María Carrascal, "Grrovy"
* Prix Goncourt: Jean Carrière, "L'Epervier de Maheux"
* Prix Médicis: Maurice Clavel, "Le Tiers des étoiles"
* Pulitzer Prize for Fiction: Wallace Stegner - "Angle of Repose"
* Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: James Wright, "Collected Poems"
* Viareggio Prize: Romano Bilenchi, "Il bottone di Stalingrado"

Other events

References


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