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1960

The Cool World

By Warren Miller

Original Publisher: Little, Brown

Current Publisher: Out of Print

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: Philip Roth for Goodbye, Columbus

Fiction Judges That Year: Kay Boyle, Brendan Gill, Alexander Laing, William Peden, Charles J. Rolo

The Year in Literature:

  • Advise and Consent by Allen Drury won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • Saint-John Perse won the Nobel Prize for literature. 

More Information:

  • The Cool World was first made into a play and then a 1964 movie directed by Shirley Clarke.
  • Miller died of lung cancer at age 44. 

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