These Books Just Won the Pulitzer Prize

The winners of the Pulitzer Prize were just announced. Here are this year’s winning books, linked to their Booklist reviews when available.

 

the return hisham matarBiography or Autobiography

The Return, by Hisham Matar

 

 

 

 

 

fict_whitehead_the_underground_railroad_medalFiction

The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead

(Read our interview with Whitehead—who also won this year’s National Book Award and the Andrew Carnegie Award for Excellence in Fictionhere.)

 

 

evicted-matthew-desmondGeneral Nonfiction

Evicted, by Matthew Desmond

(Read our interview with Desmond—who also won this year’s National Book Critics Circle Award and the Andrew Carnegie Award for Excellence in Nonfictionhere.)

 

 

 

blood in the water heather ann thompsonHistory

Blood in the Water, by Heather Ann Thompson

 

 

olio tyehimba jessPoetry

Olio, by Tyehimba Jess

(Jess recently won the Poetry award from the Society of Midland Authors.)

 

 

 

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