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Jun052012

1962

The Spinoza of Market Street and Other Stories

By Isaac Bashevis Singer

Original Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy

Current Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: Walker Percy for The Moviegoer

Fiction Judges That Year: Lewis Gannett, Herbert Gold, Jean Stafford

The Year in Literature:

  • The Edge of Sadness by Edwin O'Connor won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • John Steinbeck won the Nobel Prize for literature. 

More Information: Singer won the National Book Award twice: in 1970 for A Day of Pleasure: Stories of a Boy Growing Up in Warsaw (Children’s Books) and in 1974 for A Crown of Feathers and Other Stories (Fiction). He was also a Finalist three more times: in 1965 for Short Friday (Fiction), in 1967 for In My Father’s Court (Arts and Letters), and in 1973 for Enemies, A Love Story (Fiction).

Links: www.nbafictionblog.org/nba-winning-books-blog/1974-1.html

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Reader Comments (1)

I read the 'Spinoza of Market Street' a few years ago and loved it - would thoroughly recommend.
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