Adam Johnson’s North Korea Novel Takes the Pulitzer Prize

April 15, 2013 | 12 books mentioned 1

coverA year after declining to present the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, the jurors went ahead and named a winner this year. Perhaps nudged by the North Korea’s mad, headline-grabbing sabre-rattling, the award has gone to Adam Johnson’s novel of the hermit kingdom, The Orphan Master’s Son. Nathan Englander and Eowyn Ivey were the other fiction finalists.

Here are this year’s Pulitzer winners and finalists with bonus links:


General Nonfiction:




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

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One comment:

  1. The Orphan Master’s Son is an amazing book, by the way, regardless of current tensions in North Korea.

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