orphanmasterssonThe winners of the 2013 Pulitzer Prizes  for excellence in journalism and the arts were announced today. The top prize in fiction went to The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson, which was one of our Top Books of 2012. Read our interview with Johnson about the book here, as well as a behind-the-scenes blog post about the interview.

The other winners include:

GENERAL NONFICTION—Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America by Gilbert King

HISTORY—Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam by Fredrik Logevall

BIOGRAPHY—The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo by Tom Reiss

DRAMA—Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar

POETRY—Stag's Leap by Sharon Olds

MUSIC—Partita for 8 Voices by Caroline Shaw

What do you think of the winners? Are there any that you're inspired to read now that they've won?

comments powered by Disqus