Playwright and former New York newspaperman,HERBERT kUBLY lived in Europe for two Years. His book, American in Italy, published by Simon & Schuster, recently won him the National Book Award for non-fiction. Mr. Kubly was born in New Glarus. Wisconsin, and has served as Associate Professor of Speech at the University of Illinois. Atlantic readers will recall in our July, 1955, issue his brilliant account of his travels in Sardinia.