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List of Fiction 1980


Douglas Adams - The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
Warren Adler - War of the Roses
Woody Allen - Side Effects
Jean M. Auel - The Clan of the Cave Bear
Anthony Burgess - Earthly Powers
Bruce Chatwin - The Viceroy of Ouidah
Mary Higgins Clark - The Cradle Will Fall
J. M. Coetzee - Waiting for the Barbarians
Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre -The Fifth Horseman
Basil Copper -Necropolis
Thomas M. Disch - The Brave Little Toaster
E. L. Doctorow - In Loon Lake
Allan W. Eckert - Song of the Wild
Umberto Eco - The Name of the Rose
Ken Follett - The Key to Rebecca
Frederick Forsyth - The Devil's Alternative
Mary Jayne Gold - Crossroads Marseilles 1940
William Golding - Rites of Passage
L. Ron Hubbard - Battlefield Earth
P. D. James - Innocent Blood
Stephen King - Firestarter
Judith Krantz - Princess Daisy
Björn Kurtén - Dance of the Tiger
John le Carré - Smiley's People
Madeleine L'Engle - A Ring of Endless Light
Robert Ludlum - The Bourne Identity
Ruth Manning-Sanders - A Book of Spooks and Spectres
James A. Michener - The Covenant
Robert B. Parker - Looking for Rachel Wallace
Belva Plain - Random Winds
Herman Raucher - There Should Have Been Castles
Mordecai Richler - Joshua Then and Now
Marilynne Robinson - Housekeeping
Salman Rushdie - Midnight's Children
Sidney Sheldon - Rage of Angels
Gay Talese - Thy Neighbor's Wife
John Kennedy Toole - A Confederacy of Dunces
Gene Wolfe - The Shadow of the Torturer


1980 New York Times Bestseller List

Smiley's People by John le Carré
Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz
The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum
Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon
Firestarter by Stephen King
Key to Rebecca by Ken Follett
The Covenant by James Michener


1980 Tony Awards (theater)


Best Broadway Play: Children of a Lesser God by Mark Medoff
Outstanding Performance Actor Broadway Play: John Rubinstein Children of a Lesser God
Outstanding Performance Actress Broadway Play: Phyllis Frelich Children of a Lesser God
Outstanding Performance Featured Actor Broadway Play: David Rounds Morning's at Seven
Outstanding Performance Featured Actress Broadway Play: Dinah Manoff I Ought to Be In Pictures
Outstanding Direction Broadway Play: Vivian Matalon Mornings at Seven

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Comedy 1980


Best Comedy Recording: No Respect, Rodney Dangerfield


Literary News 1980


Nobel Prize for Literature: Czesław Miłosz

Hugo Award for Best Novel: Arthur C. Clarke, The Fountains of Paradise

Nebula Award: Gregory Benford, Timescape

Pulitzer Prize for Drama: Lanford Wilson, Talley's Folly
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction: Norman Mailer, The Executioner's Song


List of Non Fiction 1980


Pierre Berton - The Invasion of Canada
Graham Chapman et al. - A Liar's Autobiography
Graham Greene - Ways of Escape
Jerry Hopkins & Danny Sugerman - No One Here Gets Out Alive
Michael Medved & Harry Medved - The Golden Turkey Awards
Carl Sagan - Cosmos
Alvin Toffler - The Third Wave



  

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