Fiction: Years of Grace, Margaret Ayer Barnes
Drama: Alison's House, Susan Glaspell
Oscars awarded in 1931
Academy Award, Best Picture: Cimarron (RKO Radio)
Nobel Prize for Literature: Erik A. Karlfeldt (Sweden)More Entertainment Awards...
Chemistry: Karl Bosch and Friedrich Bergius (both Germany), for invention and development of chemical high-pressure methods
Physics: None awarded
Physiology or Medicine: Otto H. Warburg (Germany), for discovery of the character and mode of action of the respiratory ferment