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1972

Love in the Ruins

By Walker Percy

Original Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Current Publisher: Picador; 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: Percy won the National Book Award for Fiction in 1962 for The Moviegoer. He was also a Fiction Finalist three other times: in 1967 for The Last Gentleman and in 1981 and 1982 for The Second Coming (hardcover and paperback).

Links: www.nbafictionblog.org/nba-winning-books-blog/2009/7/16/1962.html

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