By Celia Gittelson
Original Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Current Publisher: Out of Print
Fiction Finalists for First Novel That Year:
- Celia Gittelson for Saving Grace
- Bette Bao Lord for Spring Moon
- Leonard Michaels for The Men's Club
- Ted Mooney for Easy Travel to Other Planets
Fiction Winner for First Novel That Year: Robb Forman Dew for Dale Loves Sophie to Death
Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature:
- Rabbit Is Rich by John Updike won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Gabriel García Márquez won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Saving Grace was made into a 1986 film of the same title directed by Robert M. Young and starring Tom Conti.