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Pulitzer Prize 2020

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize!

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The Nickel Boys (Winner 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction): A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385537070
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Published: Doubleday - July 16th, 2019

WINNER: FICTION
A spare and devastating exploration of abuse at a reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida that is ultimately a powerful tale of human perseverance, dignity and redemption.

FINALISTS: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett and The Topeka School by Ben Lerner


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Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780190846992
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - September 4th, 2019

WINNER: HISTORY
A masterfully researched meditation on reparations based on the remarkable story of a 19th century woman who survived kidnapping and re-enslavement to sue her captor.

FINALISTS: Race for Profit by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor and The End of the Myth by Greg Grandin


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Sontag: Her Life and Work Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062896391
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Published: Ecco - September 17th, 2019

WINNER: BIOGRAPHY
An authoritatively constructed work told with pathos and grace, that captures the writer’s genius and humanity alongside her addictions, sexual ambiguities and volatile enthusiasms.

FINALISTS: Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century by George Packer and Parisian Lives: Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvior, And Me by the late Deirdre Bair


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The Tradition Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781556594861
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 2nd, 2019

WINNER: POETRY
A collection of masterful lyrics that combine delicacy with historical urgency in their loving evocation of bodies vulnerable to hostility and violence.

FINALISTS: Dunce by Mary Ruefle and Only As the Day Is Long by Dorianne Laux


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The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250214850
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Published: Metropolitan Books - January 14th, 2020

WINNER: GENERAL NONFICTION (TIE)
A sweeping and beautifully written book that probes the American myth of boundless expansion and provides a compelling context for thinking about the current political moment. (Moved by the Board from the History category.)

FINALISTS: Elderhood by Louise Aronson and Solitary by Albert Woodfox with Leslie George


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The Undying: Pain, vulnerability, mortality, medicine, art, time, dreams, data, exhaustion, cancer, and care Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374279349
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 17th, 2019

WINNER: GENERAL NONFICTION (TIE)
An elegant and unforgettable narrative about the brutality of illness and the capitalism of cancer care in America.

FINALISTS: Elderhood by Louise Aronson and Solitary by Albert Woodfox with Leslie George


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