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1996

The Giant's House

By Elizabeth McCracken

Original and Current Publisher: Dial Press 

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: Andrea Barrett for Ship Fever and Other Stories

Fiction Judges That Year: Kathryn Harrison, Amy Bloom, Benjamin Cheever, Elizabeth Spencer, David Bradley

The Year in Literature:

  • Independence Day by Richard Ford won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • Wislawa Szymborska won the Nobel Prize for literature.

More Information: The novelist Ann Patchett has said that McCracken is the first person to read her manuscripts while she is writing.

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