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The Pulitzer Prizes

The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.
Visit the official Pulitzer Prize site for more information
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2017

Fiction Nonfiction


The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead


Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
2016

Fiction Nonfiction



The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen


Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS Joby Warrick
2015

Fiction Nonfiction


All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr


The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
2014

Fiction Nonfiction


The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt


Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation by Dan Fagin
2013

Fiction Nonfiction


The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson


Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys by Gilbert King
2012

Fiction Nonfiction

No Prize Awarded


The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt
2011

Fiction Nonfiction


A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan


The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee
2010

Fiction Nonfiction


Tinkers by Paul Harding


The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy by David E. Hoffman
2009

Fiction Nonfiction


Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout


Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II by Douglas A. Blackmon
2008

Fiction Nonfiction


The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz


The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945 by Saul Friedländer
2007

Fiction Nonfiction


The Road by Cormac McCarthy


The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright
2006

Fiction Nonfiction


March by Geraldine Brooks


Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya by Caroline Elkins
2005

Fiction Nonfiction


Gilead by Marilynne Robinson


Ghost Wars by Steve Coll
2004

Fiction Nonfiction


The Known World by Edward P. Jones


Gulag: A History by Anne Applebaum
2003

Fiction Nonfiction


Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides


"A Problem From Hell:" America and the Age of Genocide by Samantha Power
2002

Fiction Nonfiction


Empire Falls by Richard Russo


Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution by Diane McWhorter
2001

Fiction Nonfiction


The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon


Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan by Herbert P. Bix
2000

Fiction Nonfiction


Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri


Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II by John W. Dower


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