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1973

Mumbo Jumbo

By Ishamel Reed

Original Publisher: Doubleday

Current Publisher: Scribner

Fiction Finalists That Year:

Fiction Winner That Year: John Barth for Chimera and John Williams for Augustus

Fiction Judges That Year: Evan Connell, Leslie A. Fielder, William Gass, Walker Percy, Jonathan Yardley

The Year in Literature:

  • The Optimist's Daughter by Eudora Welty won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
  • Patrick White won the Nobel Prize for literature.

More Information: Reed was also a Finalist in the Poetry category this year, for Conjure

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