2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Here is a selection of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize winners in the Letters category.  For other category winners, like Journalism and Photography, head to the Pulitzers. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (Fiction) "Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hellish for all the slaves but especially bad for Cora;... Continue Reading →


2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners

In my part of the world the Pulitzer Prizes were announced at 9pm last night but no matter the time zone people all over were ready and waiting to hear the news of the 100th anniversary Pulitzer Prize winners. The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen What a year for Viet... Continue Reading →

2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners

The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction went to Anthony Doerr for his novel All The Light We Cannot See. All The Light We Cannot See is a beautiful book which I found an absolute pleasure to read. It was a highlight of my 2014 reading without doubt.  See my review.  Here is the blurb from GoodReads:... Continue Reading →

2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winner

The 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction went to: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt Awarded to "The Goldfinch," by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown), a beautifully written coming-of-age novel with exquisitely drawn characters that follows a grieving boy’s entanglement with a small famous painting that has eluded destruction, a book that stimulates the mind and touches the... Continue Reading →

2013 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Winner

An epic novel and a thrilling literary discovery, The Orphan Master’s Son follows a young man’s journey through the icy waters, dark tunnels, and eerie spy chambers of the world’s most mysterious dictatorship, North Korea. Pak Jun Do is the haunted son of a lost mother—a singer “stolen” to Pyongyang—and an influential father who runs... Continue Reading →

2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

The Pulitzer prizes have been awarded and the Pulitzer for fiction, which is awarded to an American author, went to: A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan The Guardian Review: "Egan has said that the novel was inspired by two sources: Proust's À la Recherche du Temps Perdu, and HBO's The Sopranos. That... Continue Reading →

2010 Pulitzer Fiction Prize Winner

The 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction has been awarded to Paul Harding for his novel Tinkers. If you’re wondering what this Pulitzer winning novel is about, read this book summary from bookbrowse: An old man lies dying. Confined to bed in his living room, he sees the walls around him begin to collapse, the windows... Continue Reading →

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