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1989

Geek Love

By Katherine Dunn

Original Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf

Current Publisher: Vintage

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: John Casey for Spartina

Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available

The Year in Literature:

  • Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • Camilo José Cela won the Nobel Prize for literature.

More Information:

  • In the 1970s, Dunn hosted a radio show on Portland, Oregon's community radio station, KBOO.
  • Dunn has written extensively on the subject of boxing. Her essays on boxing were collected in the 2009 anthology One Ring Circus: Dispatches from the World of Boxing.

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