Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer medalThe Pulitzer Prize is a U.S. award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature and musical composition. It was established by American (Hungarian-born) publisher Joseph Pulitzer in the year 1917 and is administered by Columbia University in New York City. Prizes are awarded yearly in twenty-one categories.

 

 

2012
History:
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention
General Nonfiction:
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern
Drama:
Water by the Spoonful
Biography or Autobiography:
George F. Kennan: An American Life
2011
Poetry:
The Best of It: New and Selected Poems
Poetry:
Life on Mars
History:
The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery
General Nonfiction:
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
Fiction:
A Visit from the Goon Squad
Drama:
Clybourne Park
Biography or Autobiography:
Washington : A Life
2010
Poetry:
Versed
History:
Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World
General Nonfiction:
The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy
Fiction:
Tinkers
Drama:
Next to Normal
Biography or Autobiography:
The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
2009
Poetry:
The Shadow of Sirius
History:
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family
General Nonfiction:
Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II
Fiction:
Olive Kitteridge
Drama:
Ruined
Biography or Autobiography:
American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House
2008
Poetry:
Time and Materials
Poetry:
Failure
Medal Winner (illustration):
Los Gatos Black on Halloween
History:
What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848
General Nonfiction:
The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945
Fiction:
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Drama:
August: Osage County
Biography Or Autobiography:
Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father
2007
Poetry:
Native Guard
History:
The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation
General Nonfiction:
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
Fiction:
The Road
Drama:
Rabbit Hole
Biography Or Autobiography:
The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography Of Henry Ward Beecher
2006
Poetry:
Late Wife
History:
History Polio: An American Story
General Nonfiction:
Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya
Fiction:
March
Biography Or Autobiography:
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer