Posted on 06/12/2021 at 08:11 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Pulitzer Prize!
You can browse a complete list on the prize website, but here are the bookish recipients:
Fiction: The Night Watchman, by Louise Erdrich.
History: Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America, by Marcia Chatelain.
Biography: The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X, by Les Payne and Tamara Payne.
Poetry: Postcolonial Love Poem, by Natalie Diaz.
General nonfiction: Wilmington’s Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy, by David Zucchino.
The Pulitzer website includes a quick preview of each book, along with the two runners-up for each category; for a critical take, the New York Times references its reviewers’ commentary in its roundup.
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