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1960

Mrs. Bridge

By Evan S. Connell, Jr.

Original Publisher: Viking Press

Current Publisher: Counterpoint Press

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: Connell was a Finalist once more, in the Poetry category for Points for a Compass Rose in 1974.

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