By E.L. Doctorow
Original Publisher: Random House
Current Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Fiction (Paperback) Finalists That Year:
- E.L. Doctorow for Loon Lake
- Shirley Hazzard for The Transit of Venus
- Walker Percy for The Second Coming
- Anne Tyler for Morgan's Passing
Fiction (Paperback) Winner That Year: William Maxwell for So Long, See You Tomorrow
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: E.L. Doctrow won the National Book Award for Fiction in 1986 for World’s Fair. He was also a Fiction Finalist three other times: in 1972 for The Book of Daniel, in 1989 for Billy Bathgate, and in 2005 for The March.