2010 Pulitzer Prizes

April 20, 2010

Fill your mind with the best from the best:

    Tinkers by Paul Harding (Bellevue Literary Press)
    Next to Normal, music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey
    Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed (The Penguin Press)
Biography or Autobiography
    The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt by T.J. Stiles (Alfred A. Knopf)
    Versed by Rae Armantrout (Wesleyan University Press)
General Nonfiction
    The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy by David E. Hoffman (Doubleday)

Pulitzer Prize Winners

April 21, 2009

The winners in Letters are:

Fiction – Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout (Random House)

History – The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed (W.W. Norton & Company)

Biography – American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon Meacham (Random House)

Poetry – The Shadow of Sirius by W.S. Merwin (Copper Canyon Press)

General Nonfiction – Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II by Douglas A. Blackmon (Doubleday)