To an Early Grave
By Wallace Markfield
Original Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Current Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Fiction Finalists That Year:
- Louis Auchincloss for The Rector of Justin
- John Hawkes for Second Skin
- Richard Kim for The Martyred
- Wallace Markfield for To an Early Grave
- Vladimir Nabokov for The Defense
- Isaac Bashevis Singer for Short Friday
Fiction Winner That Year: Saul Bellow for Herzog
Fiction Judges That Year: Richard Gilman, R.W.B. Lewis, Bernard Malamud
The Year in Literature:
- The Keepers of the House by Shirley Ann Grau won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Mikhail Sholokhov won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: To an Early Grave was made into the 1968 film Bye Bye Braverman, starring George Segal and Jack Warden and directed by Sidney Lumet.