Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 10:40PM
National Book Foundation

The Buddha in the Attic

By Julie Otsuka

Original and Current Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf

Fiction Finalists That Year:

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:

More Information: Otsuka studied art as an undergraduate at Yale and pursued a career as a painter for several years before turning to fiction writing at age 30.

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