Pulitzer Prize

The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States. It was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of Joseph Pulitzer, who had made his fortune as a newspaper publisher, and is administered by Columbia University.

There are six categories in letters and drama:

Fiction – for distinguished fiction by an American author, preferably dealing with American life.
Drama – for a distinguished play by an American playwright, preferably original in its source and dealing with American life.
History – for a distinguished and appropriately documented book on the history of the United States.
Biography or Autobiography – for a distinguished biography, autobiography or memoir by an American author.
Poetry – for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American poet.
General Non-Fiction – for a distinguished and appropriately documented book of non-fiction by an American author that is not eligible for consideration in any other category.

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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

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2020


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The Nickel Boys: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345804341
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Published: Anchor - June 30th, 2020

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2020 (tradepaper preorder)


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

Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction 2020 (tie)


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

Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction 2020 (tie)


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

Pulitzer Prize for Biography/Autobiography 2020


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

Pulitzer Prize for History 2020


The Tradition Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781556594861
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 2nd, 2019

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2020