Literary Corner Cafe

Thursday, April 10, 2008

News - The Pulitzer Prizes

The winners of this year's Pulitzer Prize were recently announced. They are:

Fiction: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

Literary Criticism: Mark Feeney of "The Boston Globe"

Drama: "August: Osage County" by Tracy Letts

Biography: Eden's Outcast by John Matteson (a biography of Louisa May Alcott)

Poetry: "Time and Materials" by Robert Hass and "Failure" by Philip Schultz

Nonfiction: The Years of Extermination by Saul Friedlander (a scrupulously researched book on the Holocaust)

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