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1984

[Books] Publications:
  • Eisenhower: The President, by Stephen E. Ambrose (Simon & Schuster).
  • Pegasus Bridge: 6 June, 1944, by Stephen E. Ambrose (Allen & Unwin).
  • Bittersweet, a novel by Nevada Barr (St. Martin's).
  • Second Marriage, a novel by Frederick Barthelme (Simon & Schuster).
  • The Golden Savage, a romance novel by Anne Carsley (Pinnacle Books).
  • Wine with Food: A Guide to Entertaining through the Seasons, by Barbara Ensrud (Congdon & Weed).
  • Faulkner: A Comprehensive Guide to the Brodsky Collection, Volume II: The Letters, and Volume III, The De Gaulle Story, by William Faulkner, edited by Robert W. Hamblin and Louis Daniel Brodsky (University Press of Mississippi).
  • Faulkner and Hollywood: A Retrospective from the Brodsky Collection, by Robert W. Hamblin and Louis Daniel Brodsky (Southeast Missouri State University).
  • Vision in Springs, poems by William Faulkner, edited by Judith Sensibar (University of Texas Press).
  • Victory Over Japan: A Book of Stories, by Ellen Gilchrist (Little, Brown).
  • Music Lesson: Stories, by Martha Lacy Hall (University of Illinois Press).
  • A Secret Rage, by Charlaine Harris (Houghton).
  • A Land Remembered, by Patrick D. Smith (Penguin).
  • One Writer's Beginnings, by Eudora Welty (Harvard University Press).
  • The Remarkable Rooming-House of Mme. LeMonde, a play by Tennessee Williams (Albondocani Press).
  • Stopped Rocking and Other Screenplays, by Tennessee Williams (New Directions).
  • Dear Family, by Zig Ziglar.
  • See You at the Top, by Zig Ziglar.

[Film] Television broadcast premiere of A Streetcar Named Desire, based on the play by Tennessee Williams.

[Award] Steve Barthelme receives the Transatlantic Review Award for Fiction.

[Award] Eudora Welty receives an American Book Award for One Writer's Beginnings and a Common Wealth Award for Distinguished Service in Literature from the Modern Language Association of America; she is also nominated for National Book Critics Circle Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize nominations for One Writer's Beginnings.
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