The 1998 Pulitzer Prize Winners


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For distinguished fiction by an American author, preferably dealing with American life, Five thousand dollars ($5,000).

Awarded to American Pastoral by Philip Roth (Houghton Mifflin)

Columbia University President George Rupp (left) presents Philip Roth with the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "Underworld" by Don DeLillo (Scribner), and "Bear and His Daughter: Stories" by Robert Stone (Houghton Mifflin).