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1972

The Dick Gibson Show

By Stanley Elkin

Original Publisher: Random House

Current Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press; Open Road Integrated Media (ebook)

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: Flannery O’Connor for The Complete Stories of Flannery O’Connor

Fiction Judges That Year: Joan Didion, Martha Duffy, Joseph Heller, Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, L. Woiwode

The Year in Literature:

  • Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • Heinrich Böll won the Nobel Prize for literature.

More Information: Elkin was a Fiction Finalist two more times: in 1974 for Searches and Seizures and in 1991 for The MacGuffin.

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