By Marilynne Robinson
Original Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Current Publisher: Picador
Fiction Finalists That Year:
- Aleksandar Hemon for The Lazarus Project
- Rachel Kushner for Telex from Cuba
- Marilynne Robinson for Home
- Salvatore Scibona for The End
Fiction Winner That Year: Peter Matthiessen for Shadow Country
Fiction Judges That Year: Gail Godwin, Rebecca Goldstein, Elinor Lipman, Reginald McKnight, Jess Walter
The Year in Literature:
- The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Robinson was a Finalist twice previously: in 1983 for Housekeeping (Fiction) and in 1989 for Mother Country: Britain, the Welfare State and Nuclear Pollution (Nonfiction).
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