The 2017 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced earlier today, and Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad was selected as the winner in the “Fiction” category. Matthew Desmond’s Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City was chosen as the winner in the “Non-Fiction” category.
Other winners in the “Letters and Drama” program include:
- History: Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising in 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson
- Biography or Autobiography: The Return by Hisham Matar
- Poetry: Olio by Tyehimba Jess
If you’re interested in any of these books, you can place them on hold using the links above, or by giving us a call at 336-6060. The full list of winners (including the “Journalism” awards), can be found at Entertainment Weekly.