Just Above My Head
By James Baldwin
Original Publisher: Dial Press
Current Publisher: Delta
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: Baldwin was a Finalist three times previously: in 1957 for Giovanni’s Room (Fiction), in 1962 for Nobody Knows My Name (Nonfiction), and in 1964 for The Fire Next Time (Nonfiction).