The 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?
Anyone getting up early tomorrow to watch a webcast of the Nobel Prize announcement?
You can start getting excited for BookPage's "Best of 2010" lists—coming in December!