2013 Pulitzer Prize Winners

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The 2013 Pulitzer Prize winners have been announced!

Awarded for journalistic and artistic excellence, the Pulitzer Prize honors excellence in 21 different categories including Investigative Reporting, Criticism, Fiction, Poetry, and Music.  Check out the finalists and winners for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize below:



Winner: The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson

Book cover: The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson 


The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey and What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank by Nathan Englander

Book cover: The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey Book cover: What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank by Nathan Englander



Winner: Embers of War by Fredrik Logevall

Book cover: Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam by Fredrik Logevall


The Barbarous Years by Bernard Bailyn and Lincoln's Code by John Fabian Witt

Book cover: The Barbarous Years: The Peopling of British North America--The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675 by Bernard Bailyn Book cover: Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History by John Fabian Witt



Winner: The Black Count by Tom Reiss

Book cover: The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo by Tom Reiss


Portrait of a Novel by Michael Gorra and The Patriarch by David Nasaw

Book cover: Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece by Michael Gorra Book cover: The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy by David Nasaw



Winner: Stag's Leap by Sharon Olds

Book cover: Stag's Leap by Sharon Olds


Collected Poems by Jack Gilbert and The Abundance of Nothing by Bruce Weigl

Book cover: Collected Poems by Jack Gilbert Book cover: The Abundance of Nothing by Bruce Weigl


General Nonfiction

Winner: Devil in the Grove by Gilbert King

   Book cover: Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America by Gilbert King


Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo and The Forest Unseen by David George Haskell

Book cover: Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity by Katherine Boo Book cover: The Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature by David George Haskell

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