November 4: Beth
Henley's play Crimes of the Heart premieres on Broadway at the
John Golden Theatre. That same year, the play wins the New York Drama Critics
Circle Award for best new American play and the Pulitzer Prize for drama and
is nominated for a Tony Award for best play.
receives American Book Award nomination, Notable Book citation from American
Library Association, and PEN/Faulkner Award nomination, all for The Second
receives an American Book Award for The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty.
The Junior Bachelor Society, by John
Alfred Williams, was adapted for television by National Broadcasting
Corp. (NBC) as Sophisticated Gents.