Tuesday, April 19, 2011

The Pulitzer Prize Winners announced

Here are the winners of this year's Pulitzer Prizes in categories relevant to this blog:


A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

Runners up:

The Privileges by Jonathan Dee
The Surrendered by Chang-rae Lee


The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Runners up:

The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our BrainThe Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History by S.C. Gwynne


The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery by Eric Foner

Runners up:

Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South by Stephanie McCurry
Eden on the Charles: The Making of Boston by Michael Rawson

Biography or Autobiography

Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow

Runners up:

The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century by Alan Brinkley
Mrs. Adams in Winter: A Journey in the Last Days of Napoleon by Michael O'Brien


The Best of It: New and Selected Poems by Kay Ryan

Runners up:

The Common Man by Maurice Manning
Break the Glass by Jean Valentine

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