The Giant's House
By Elizabeth McCracken
Original and Current Publisher: Dial Press
Fiction Finalists That Year:
- Ron Hansen for Atticus
- Elizabeth McCracken for The Giant's House
- Steven Millhauser for Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer
- Janet Peery for The River Beyond the World
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.