The Hotel New Hampshire
By John Irving
Original Publisher: E.P. Dutton
Current Publisher: Ballantine Books
Fiction (Hardcover) Finalists That Year:
- Mark Helprin for Ellis Island and Other Stories
- John Irving for The Hotel New Hampshire
- Robert Stone for A Flag for Sunrise
- William Wharton for Dad
Fiction (Hardcover) Winner That Year: John Updike for Rabbit Is Rich
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: Irving was a Fiction Finalist in 1979 for The World According to Garp and won the National Book Award for Fiction for the same book (paperback) the following year, in 1980.