1963
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 9:39AM
National Book Foundation

Pigeon Feathers and Other Stories

By John Updike

Original Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf

Current Publisher: Ballantine Books

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: J.F. Powers for Morte D’Urban

Fiction Judges That Year: Elizabeth Hardwick, Harry Levin, Gore Vidal

The Year in Literature: 

More Information: Updike won the National Book Award twice: in 1964 for The Centaur and in 1982 for Rabbit Is Rich. He was a Fiction Finalist five other times: in 1960 for The Poorhouse Fair; in 1961 for Rabbit, Run; in 1971 for Bech: A Book; in 1972 for Rabbit Redux; and in 1980 for Too Far to Go. Updike also received the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters in 1998.

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