Pulitzer Prize Winners
This week saw the announcement of this year's Pulitzer Awards.
Fiction: The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
Poetry: The Tradition by Jericho Brown
General nonfiction: The Undying: Pain, Vulnerability, Mortality, Medicine, Art, Time, Dreams, Data, Exhaustion, Cancer, and Care by Anne Boyer
The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America by Greg Grandin
History: Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America by W. Caleb McDaniel
Biography: Sontag: Her Life and Work by Benjamin Moser
Editorial Cartooning: Barry Blitt
His most recent works include Blitt and Peculiar Questions and Practical Answers: A Little Book of Whimsy and Wisdom from the Files of the New York Public Library
Commentary: Nikole Hannah-Jones
You can find her writing in the recent collection, The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery, edited by Rochelle Riley.
Special Awards and Citations
Ida B. Wells
For her outstanding and courageous reporting on the horrific and vicious violence against African Americans during the era of lynching.
University of Chicago Press has released a new edition of Crusade for Justice: The Autobiography of Ida B. Wells
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