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Pulitzer Prize Award Winners

Description: Bookshare is pleased to offer the following titles, winners of the Pulitzer Prize Award. Note: Some drama winners are available and are listed under Fiction awards.


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Half-Light: Collected Poems 1965-2016

by Frank Bidart

Gathered together, the poems of Frank Bidart perform one of the most remarkable transmutations of the body into language in contemporary literature. His pages represent the human voice in all its extreme registers, whether it’s that of the child-murderer Herbert White, the obsessive anorexic Ellen West, the tormented genius Vaslav Nijinsky, or the poet’s own.

Date Added: 04/16/2018


Year: 2018

Category: Poetry

The Gulf

by Jack E. Davis

The tragic collision between civilization and nature in the Gulf of Mexico becomes a uniquely American story in this environmental epic.

Date Added: 04/16/2018


Year: 2018

Category: History

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by Andrew Sean Greer

A breakout romantic comedy by the bestselling author of five critically acclaimed novelsWho says you can't run away from your problems? You are a failed novelist about to turn fifty.

Date Added: 04/16/2018


Year: 2018

Category: Fiction

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

by Matthew Desmond

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | WINNER OF THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTION | FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR NONFICTION | FINALIST FOR THE PEN/JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH AWARD FOR NONFICTION | NAMED ONE OF THE

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2017

Category: Non-Fiction

Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy

by Heather Ann Thompson

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST * NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK FOR 2016 * NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE BOSTON GLOBE, NEWSWEEK, KIRKUS, AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLYTHE FIRST DEFINITIVE HISTORY OF THE INFAMOUS 1971 ATTICA PRISON UPRISING, THE STATE’S

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2017

Category: History

The Underground Railroad: A Novel

by Colson Whitehead

Amagnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2017

Category: Fiction

The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between

by Hisham Matar

From the author of In the Country of Men, a Man Booker Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist, comes a beautifully written, uplifting memoir of his journey home to his native Libya in search of the truth behind his father's

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2017

Category: Biography

Ozone Journal

by Peter Balakian

The title poem of Peter Balakian's Ozone Journal is a sequence of fifty-four short sections, each a poem in itself, recounting the speaker's memory of excavating the bones of Armenian genocide victims in the Syrian desert with a crew of television journalists in 2009.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Category: Poetry

Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS

by Joby Warrick

In a thrilling dramatic narrative, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Joby Warrick traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose in a remote Jordanian prison and spread with the unwitting aid of two American presidents.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Category: Non-Fiction

Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America

by T. J. Stiles

From the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner, a brilliant new biography of Gen. George Armstrong Custer that radically changes our view of the man and his turbulent times. In this magisterial biography, T. J.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Category: History

The Sympathizer

by Viet Thanh Nguyen

The winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, compared by critics to the works of Graham Greene, Denis Johnson, and George Orwell,The Sympathizer is a blistering exploration of identity, politics, and America, wrought in electric prose.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Category: Fiction

Hamilton: The Revolution

by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy Mccarter

Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

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Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Category: Biography

Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

by William Finnegan

**Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography**A deeply rendered self-portrait of a lifelong surfer by the acclaimed New Yorker writerBarbarian Days is William Finnegan's memoir of an obsession, a complex enchantment.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2016

Category: Biography

Digest

by Gregory Pardlo

From Epicurus to Sam Cooke, the Daily News to Roots, Digest draws from the present and the past to form an intellectual, American identity. In poems that forge their own styles and strategies, we experience dialogues between the written word and other art forms.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2015

Category: Poetry

The Sixth Extinction : An Unnatural History

by Elizabeth Kolbert

A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2015

Category: Non-Fiction

Encounters At The Heart Of The World: A History Of The Mandan People

by Elizabeth A. Fenn

Encounters at the Heart of the World concerns the Mandan Indians, iconic Plains people whose teeming, busy towns on the upper Missouri River were for centuries at the center of the North American universe. We know of them mostly because Lewis and Clark spent the winter of 1804-1805 with them, but why don't we know more? In this book, Elizabeth A. Fenn retrieves their history by piecing together important new discoveries.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2015

Category: History

All the Light We Cannot See

by Anthony Doerr

From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2015

Category: Fiction

Between Riverside and Crazy

by Stephen Adly Guirgis

"Guirgis, like other storytellers who explore the sacred and profane, is most interested in how grace transforms us.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2015

Category: Fiction

The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe

by David I. Kertzer

From National Book Award finalist David I. Kertzer comes the gripping story of Pope Pius XI's secret relations with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2015

Category: Biography

3 Sections: Poems

by Vijay Seshadri

Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. The long-awaited third poetry book by Vijay Seshadri, "one of the most respected poets working in America today" (Time Out New York).

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2014

Category: Poetry

Toms River

by Dan Fagin

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE * Winner of The New York Public Library's Helen Bernstein Book Award * "A new classic of science reporting.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2014

Category: Non-Fiction

The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832

by Alan Taylor

This searing story of slavery and freedom in the Chesapeake by a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian reveals the pivot in the nation's path between the founding and civil war.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2014

Category: History

The Goldfinch

by Donna Tartt

The author of the classic bestsellers The Secret History and The Little Friend returns with a brilliant, highly anticipated new novel.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2014

Category: Fiction

Margaret Fuller: A New American Life

by Megan Marshall

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography From an early age, Margaret Fuller provoked and dazzled New England's intellectual elite.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2014

Category: Biography

Stag's Leap

by Sharon Olds

In this wise and intimate new book, Sharon Olds tells the story of a divorce, embracing strands of love, sex, sorrow, memory, and new freedom.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Year: 2013

Category: Poetry


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