The Men’s Club
By Leonard Michaels
Original and Current Publisher: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux
Fiction Finalists for First Novel That Year:
- Celia Gittelson for Saving Grace
- Bette Bao Lord for Spring Moon
- Leonard Michaels for The Men's Club
- Ted Mooney for Easy Travel to Other Planets
Fiction Winner for First Novel That Year: Robb Forman Dew for Dale Loves Sophie to Death
Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature:
- Rabbit Is Rich by John Updike won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Gabriel García Márquez won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Michaels was a Fiction Finalist once previously, in 1970 for Going Places.
The Men’s Club was made into a 1986 film of the same title directed by Peter Medak and starring Roy Scheider, Harvey Keitel, Stockard Channing, and Frank Langella. Michaels also wrote the screenplay.