Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Pulitzers Announced

In case you missed it, the 2008 Pulitzer-winners were announced yesterday. C. Max Magee has as good a write-up as any over at The Millions.

Winners for books were: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz (Fiction); What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 by Daniel Walker Howe (History); Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and her Father by John Matteson (Biography); The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945 by Saul Friedlander (General Nonfiction); August: Osage Country by Tracy Letts (Drama); there were two prizes for Poetry, one to Robert Hass for Time and Materials and the other to Philip Schulz for Failure.

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