Tuesday, April 13, 2010

2010 Pulitzer Prizes

Because we should all celebrate great literature.


Letters, Drama and Music

Fiction: Tinkers by Paul Harding (Bellevue Literary Press)

Drama: Next to Normal, music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey

History: Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed (Penguin Press)

Biography: The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt by T.J. Stiles (Alfred A. Knopf)

Poetry: Versed by Rae Armantrout (Wesleyan University Press)

General Nonfiction: The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy by David E. Hoffman (Doubleday)

Music: Violin Concerto by Jennifer Higdon (Lawdon Press)

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