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1961

The Light in the Piazza

By Elizabeth Spencer

Original Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Current Publisher: University Press of Mississippi

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: Conrad Richter for The Waters of Kronos

Fiction Judges That Year: B.J. Chute, Robert M. Coates, Arthur Mizener

The Year in Literature: 

  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • Ivo Andric won the Nobel Prize for literature.

More Information: Spencer was a Fiction Finalist once before, in 1957 for The Voice at the Back Door.

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