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Tuesday, April 17, 2007 10:02 am
Cormac McCarthy reportedly “tired of being honored”
Posted by: Keir Graff

The 2007 Pulitzer Prize winners have been announced, and clearly the judges have been watching Oprah. Here are the winners for Letters, Drama, and Music:

Fiction

The Road, by Cormac McCarthy (Knopf)

Drama

Rabbit Hole, by David Lindsay-Abaire

History

The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation, by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff (Knopf)

Biography

The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher, by Debby Applegate (Doubleday)

Poetry

Native Guard, by Natasha Trethewey (Houghton Mifflin)

General Nonfiction

The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, by Lawrence Wright (Knopf)

Music

Sound Grammar, by Ornette Coleman

Oh, and the quote in my headline? I made it up. Because the Pulitzers honor both journalism and fiction.

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  1. Book Blog - Likely Stories, by Keir Graff - Booklist Online » Blog Archive » Cormac McCarthy Wins the James Tait Black Says:

    [...] Ending a long drought, Cormac McCarthy’s The Road has won a major literary prize. (What has it been, four months?) From the Beeb (”Author McCarthy scoops book prize“): Pulitzer Prize-winning US author Cormac McCarthy has won the UK’s oldest literary award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction. [...]


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