Thursday, April 10, 2008

Pulitzer Prizes Announced

The Pulitzer Prizes were announced yesterday, and the winners were:

•Fiction: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz (Riverhead Books)
•Drama: August: Osage County by Tracy Letts (Theatre Communications Group)
•History: What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 by Daniel Walker Howe (Oxford University Press)
•Biography: Eden’s Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father by John Matteson (Norton)
•Poetry: Time and Materials by Robert Hass (Ecco) and Failure by Philip Schultz (Harcourt)
•General Nonfiction: The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945 by Saul Friedlander (HarperCollins)

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