Following last year’s win for Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch, the Pulitzer jury named Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See this year’s winner in the fiction category, a second year in a row that the year’s break-out literary bestseller took home the prize.
Here are this year’s Pulitzer winners and finalists with bonus links:
- Winner: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (A World Made of Words: On Anthony Doerr’s Nouns and Verbs, Doerr’s Year in Reading 2010 and 2014)
- Let Me Be Frank With You by Richard Ford (Tossed on Life’s Tide: Richard Ford’s Let Me Be Frank with You)
- The Moor’s Account by Laila Lalami (Ship of Fools: On Laila Lalami’s The Moor’s Account)
- Lovely, Dark, Deep by Joyce Carol Oates
- Winner: The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert (Extinction Stories: The Ecological True-Crime Genre)
- No Good Men Among the Living by Anand Gopal
- Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China by Evan Osnos
- Winner: Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People by Elizabeth Fenn
- Empire of Cotton: A Global History by Sven Beckert
- An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America by Nick Bunker
- Winner: The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe by David I. Kertzer
- Louis Armstrong: Master of Modernism by Thomas Brothers
- Stalin: Volume I: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928 by Stephen Kotkin
Winners and finalists in other categories are available at the Pulitzer Web site.