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Pulitzer Prizes
The prize is given for "distinguished fiction by an American author, preferably dealing with American life." For more information, including previous winners and finalists, visit the official Pulitzer Prizes website.
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Fiction
  Cover Art: The Orphan Master's Son : a Novel 2013
Johnson, Adam
The Orphan Master's Son : a Novel
443 p. 2012
Adult Fiction Book
  2012
No award for fiction in 2012.
  Cover Art: A Visit from the Goon Squad 2011
Egan, Jennifer
A Visit from the Goon Squad
Bennie Salazar, an aging former punk rocker and record executive, and Sasha, the passionate, troubled young woman he employs confront their pasts in this powerful story about how rebellion ages, influence corrupts, habits turn to addictions, lifelong friendships fluctuate and turn, and how art and music have the power to redeem.
273 p. 2010
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Tinkers 2010
Harding, Paul
Tinkers
On his deathbed, surrounded by his family, George Washington Crosby's throughts drift back to his childhood and the father who abandoned him when he was twelve.
191 p. 2009
Adult Fiction Book HARDING
  Cover Art: Olive Kitteridge 2009
Strout, Elizabeth
Olive Kitteridge
The world of Olive Kitteridge, a retired school teacher in a small coastal town in Maine, is revealed in stories that explore her diverse roles in many lives, including a lounge singer haunted by a past love, her stoic husband, and her own resentful son.
270 p. 2008
Adult Fiction Book STROUT
  Cover Art: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao 2008
Diaz, Junot
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Living with an old-world mother and rebellious sister, an urban New Jersey misfit dreams of becoming the next J. R. R. Tolkien and believes that a long-standing family curse is thwarting his efforts to find love and happiness.
339 p. 2007
Adult Fiction Book DAZ
  Cover Art: The Road 2007
McCarthy, Cormac
The Road
In a novel set in an indefinite, futuristic, post-apocalyptic world, a father and his young son make their way through the ruins of a devastated American landscape, struggling to survive and preserve the last remnants of their own humanity. 250,000 first printing.
241 p. 2006
Adult Fiction Book MCCARTH
  Cover Art: March 2006
Brooks, Geraldine
March
In a story inspired by the father character in "Little Women" and drawn from the journals and letters of Louisa May Alcott's father, a man leaves behind his family to serve in the Civil War and finds his beliefs challenged by his experiences.
280 p. 2005
Adult Fiction Book BROOKS
  Cover Art: Gilead 2005
Robinson, Marilynne
Gilead
As the Reverend John Ames approaches the hour of his own death, he writes a letter to his son chronicling three previous generations of his family, a story that stretches back to the Civil War and reveals uncomfortable family secrets.
247 p. 2004
Adult Fiction
  Cover Art: The Known World 2004
Jones, Edward P.
The Known World
When a plantation proprietor and former slave--now possessing slaves of his own--dies, his household falls apart in the wake of a slave rebellion and corrupt underpaid patrollers who enable free black people to be sold into slavery.
388 p. 2003
Adult Fiction
  Cover Art: Middlesex 2003
Eugenides, Jeffrey
Middlesex
Calliope's friendship with a classmate and her sense of identity are compromised by the adolescent discovery that she is a hermaphrodite, a situation with roots in her grandparent's desperate struggle for survival in the 1920s.
529 p. 2002
Adult Fiction
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