Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Pulitzer Prize Winners

Ah, spring and the literary awards!  Congratulations to Jennifer Egan especially who wrote a novel that didn't fit into any genre.  Why are those usually the best?  And inspired by Proust!  My admiration is boundless.  Can't wait to read. Here is the Pulitzer list.


Fiction
A Visit from the Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan (Alfred A. Knopf)
      
Nonfiction
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, by Siddhartha Mukherjee (Scribner)

History
The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery, by Eric Foner (Norton)

Biography
Washington: A Life, by Ron Chernow (The Penguin Press)

Poetry
The Best of It: New and Selected Poems, by Kay Ryan (Grove Press)

Drama
Clybourne Park, by Bruce Norris

1 comment:

Lindsay said...

Congratulations to all the winners.