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Pulitzer Prize

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The Pulitzer Prize has been awarded by Columbia University each spring since 1917. The awards are chosen by a board of jurors for Journalism, Letters, Music and Drama. The awards for Letters include Nonfiction, Poetry, Biography or Autobiography, History, and Fiction.

Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction

Publisher Comments: “A thrilling journey through the twists and turns of cancer epidemiology, Toms River is essential reading for our times. Dan Fagin handles topics of great complexity with the dexterity of a scholar, the honesty of a journalist, and the... (read more)


Pulitzer Prize for History

Publisher Comments: Frederick Douglass recalled that slaves living along Chesapeake Bay longingly viewed sailing ships as “freedom’s swift-winged angels.” In 1813 those angels appeared in the bay as British warships coming to punish the Americans for... (read more)


  1. 3 Sections: Poems New Trade Paper $16.00

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Publisher Comments: The long-awaited third poetry book by Vijay Seshadri, “one of the most respected poets working in America today” (Time Out New York) First I had three apocalyptic visions, each more terrible than the last. The graves open, and the sea rises... (read more)


  1. Goldfinch Used Mass Market $7.95

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Staff Pick: Donna Tartt delivers a beautifully rendered story about a young boy whose life takes a striking turn when an art museum explosion presents him the opportunity to "rescue" a priceless painting that will always hauntingly remind him of his mother... (read more)


  1. The Flick New Trade Paper $13.75

Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Publisher Comments: "Funny, heartbreaking, sly, and unblinking. . . . The Flick may be the best argument anyone has yet made for the continued necessity, and profound uniqueness, of theater."—New York "Hilarious and ineffably touching. . . . Ms. Baker's peerless... (read more)


  1. Margaret Fuller: A New American Life New MP3 CD $14.99

Pulitzer Prize for Biography

Publisher Comments: "Thoroughly absorbing, lively . . . Fuller, so misunderstood in life, richly deserves the nuanced, compassionate portrait Marshall paints." — Boston Globe Pulitzer Prize finalist Megan Marshall recounts the trailblazing life of Margaret... (read more)

Awards for 2014

  1. Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction

    Publisher Comments: “A thrilling journey through the twists and turns of cancer epidemiology, Toms River is essential reading for our times. Dan Fagin handles topics of great complexity with the dexterity of a scholar, the honesty of a journalist, and the... (read more)
  2. Pulitzer Prize for History

    1. $24.00 Used Hardcover add to wish list
    Publisher Comments: Frederick Douglass recalled that slaves living along Chesapeake Bay longingly viewed sailing ships as “freedom’s swift-winged angels.” In 1813 those angels appeared in the bay as British warships coming to punish the Americans for... (read more)
  3. Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

    1. $22.00 New Hardcover add to wish list

      3 Sections: Poems

      Vijay Seshadri 9781555976620
    Publisher Comments: The long-awaited third poetry book by Vijay Seshadri, “one of the most respected poets working in America today” (Time Out New York) First I had three apocalyptic visions, each more terrible than the last. The graves open, and the sea rises... (read more)
  4. Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

    1. $16.95 Used Hardcover add to wish list

      The Goldfinch

      Donna Tartt 9780316055437
    Staff Pick: This book is perfect. My reading of it was more of an immersion. I loved Theo and Boris. I felt I was there with the characters and in their heads. I could not stop reading this book! It's one of the best books of the year.
    Recommended by Adrienne, Powells.com

  5. Pulitzer Prize for Drama

    Publisher Comments: "Funny, heartbreaking, sly, and unblinking. . . . The Flick may be the best argument anyone has yet made for the continued necessity, and profound uniqueness, of theater."—New York "Hilarious and ineffably touching. . . . Ms. Baker's peerless... (read more)
  6. Pulitzer Prize for Biography

    1. $16.95 New Trade Paper add to wish list
    Publisher Comments: "Thoroughly absorbing, lively . . . Fuller, so misunderstood in life, richly deserves the nuanced, compassionate portrait Marshall paints." — Boston Globe Pulitzer Prize finalist Megan Marshall recounts the trailblazing life of Margaret... (read more)

Past Winners

  1. Biography 2013

  2. Fiction 2013

    The Orphan Master's Son
    Used Trade Paper $8.00
  3. History 2013

    Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire... Used Hardcover $27.50
  4. Nonfiction 2013

    Devil in the Grove (P.S.) Sale Trade Paper $7.98
  5. Poetry 2013

    Stag's Leap
    Used Trade Paper $11.95
  6. Biography 2012

    George F. Kennan: An American Life
    Used Hardcover $12.95
  7. History 2012

    Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention
    New Trade Paper $18.00
  8. Nonfiction 2012

    The Swerve: How the World Became Modern
    Used Hardcover $9.95
  9. Poetry 2012

    Life on Mars Sale Trade Paper $7.98
  10. Biography 2011

    Washington: A Life
    Used Hardcover $13.95
  11. Fiction 2011

    A Visit from the Goon Squad
    Used Trade Paper $7.50
  12. History 2011

  13. Nonfiction 2011

    The Emperor of All Maladies: A...
    Used Hardcover $9.95
  14. Poetry 2011

    The Best of It: New and Selected Poems Sale Trade Paper $7.98
  15. Biography 2010

    The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of... New Hardcover $45.00
  16. Fiction 2010

    Tinkers
    Used Trade Paper $6.95
  17. History 2010

    Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who...
    Used Trade Paper $7.50
  18. Nonfiction 2010

    The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of...
    Used Hardcover $10.95
  19. Poetry 2010

    Versed Used Hardcover $15.95

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