2008’s Pulitzer Winners

April 7, 2008 | 13 books mentioned 1

The Tournament of Books is a wacky enterprise, but for the second year in a row, it has predicted the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Last year it was Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, this year it’s Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. Here are this year’s Pulitzer winners and finalists with excerpts where available:

Fiction

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General Nonfiction:

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History:

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Biography:

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Winners and finalists in other categories are available at the Pulitzer Web site.

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One comment:

  1. The only surprise about Robert Hass is that it's his first Pulitzer. You'd figure it'd be his third by now.

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