2009’s Pulitzer Winners

April 20, 2009 | 12 books mentioned

After being shut out of the IMPAC shortlist, women sweep the Pulitzer fiction finalists and end The Tournament of Books Pulitzer streak. Taking home the prize is Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout, a book we noticed climbing the ranks of our Top Ten, even though we haven’t written much about it. 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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