Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant
By Anne Tyler
Original Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Current Publisher: Ballantine Books
Fiction (Hardcover) Finalists That Year:
- Gail Godwin for A Mother and Two Daughters
- Bobbie Ann Mason for Shiloh and Other Stories
- Paul Theroux for The Mosquito Coast
- Anne Tyler for Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant
Fiction (Hardcover) Winner That Year: Alice Walker for The Color Purple
Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature:
- The Color Purple by Alice Walker won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- William Golding won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Tyler was a Fiction Finalist two other times: in 1982 for Morgan’s Passing and in 1988 for Breathing Lessons.