* Special Citation
The Trouble of One House
By Brendan Gill
Original Publisher: Doubleday Company
Current Publisher: Out of Print
Other Fiction Finalists That Year: Not announced
Fiction Winner That Year: William Faulkner for The Collected Stories of William Faulkner
Fiction Judges That Year: Maxwell Geismar, Granville Hicks, Charles Rolo, Willard Thorp, Eudora Welty
The Year in Literature:
- The Town by Conrad Richter won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Pär Lagerkvist won the Nobel Prize for literature.
- * Gill was not officially a Finalist, but the Fiction Jury decided to award him a special citation.
- Gill wrote for The New Yorker for more than sixty years and published a bestselling memoir, Here at The New Yorker (1975), about his experiences at the magazine.