All Souls Rising

By Madison Smartt Bell

Original Publisher: Pantheon

Current Publisher: Vintage

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: Philip Roth for Sabbath’s Theater

Fiction Judges That Year: Erica Jong, Michael Malone, Colleen McElroy, Thomas McGuane, Mark Richard

The Year in Literature:

  • The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • Seamus Heaney won the Nobel Prize for literature.

More Information: All Souls Rising deals with the Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution. It won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in 1996.

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