The Stories of John Cheever
By John Cheever
Original Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Current Publisher: Vintage
Fiction Finalists That Year:
- John Cheever for The Stories of John Cheever
- John Irving for The World According to Garp
- Diane Johnson for Lying Low
- David Plante for The Family
Fiction Winner That Year: Tim O’Brien for Going After Cacciato
Fiction Judges That Year: Alison Lurie, Mary Lee Settle, Wallace Stegner
The Year in Literature:
- The Stories of John Cheever by John Cheever won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Odysseus Elytis won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Cheever won the National Book Award for Fiction twice: in 1958 for The Wapshot Chronicle and in 1981 for The Stories of John Cheever. He was also a Fiction Finalist in 1974 for The World of Apples.