Pulitzer Prize Winners
Started in 1917, the Pulitzer Prize is presented annually by a twenty-member board with twenty-one category awards. This annotated list covers the last seven years of the Biography or Autobiography, General Nonfiction, History, and Fiction categories.
(General Nonfiction, 2009) Douglas Blackmon investigates the history of neo-slavery that peaked in the time period between the Civil War and World War II.
(Nonfiction, 2011) Scholar Stephen Greenblatt writes about the discovery of Lucretiusâ poem, "On the Nature of Things," and how it changed the world.
(Fiction, 2010) While surrounded by his family, an ailing clock repairer reminisces about his long life during his final moments of mortality.
(Fiction, 2011) The lives of a record producer with a punk rocker past and the young woman he hires intertwine with destructive results.
(Biography or Autobiography, 2011) Biographer Ron Chernow paints an in-depth portrait of the first U.S. president, examining both his public and private life.
(History, 2008) This work focuses on the period in U.S. history from the battle of New Orleans to the end of the Mexican-American War.
(General Nonfiction, 2008) This historical title examines the complex causes in Nazi Germany that led to the Holocaust and the genocide of six million Jews.