The Tiger’s Wife
By Téa Obreht
Original and Current Publisher: Random House
Fiction Finalists That Year:
- Andrew Krivak for The Sojourn
- Téa Obreht for The Tiger’s Wife
- Julie Otsuka for The Buddha in the Attic
- Edith Pearlman for Binocular Vision
Fiction Winner That Year: Jesmyn Ward for Salvage the Bones
Fiction Judges That Year: Deirdre McNamer, Jerome Charyn, John Crowley, Victor LaValle, Yiyun Li
The Year in Literature:
- A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Tomas Tranströmer won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Obreht was a 5 Under 35 honoree in 2010, selected by National Book Award Fiction Winner Colum McCann. She was also the first 5 Under 35 honoree to become a National Book Award Finalist.
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