By Scott Spencer
Original Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Current Publisher: Ecco; Open Road Integrated Media (ebook)
Fiction (Hardcover) Finalists That Year:
- James Baldwin for Just Above My Head
- Norman Mailer for The Executioner's Song
- Philip Roth for The Ghost Writer
- Scott Spencer for Endless Love
Fiction (Hardcover) Winner That Year: William Styron for Sophie’s Choice
Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature:
- The Executioner's Song by Norman Mailer won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Czeslaw Milosz won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Spencer was a Fiction Finalist for Endless Love again in 1981, this time for the paperback.