Tuesday, April 05, 2005

Pulitzer Prize (Book)Winners Announced

The 2005 Pulitzer Prize for fiction was awarded to Iowan Marilynne Robinson for Gilead, her story of a preacher's life; the poetry prize went to retired insurance executive Ted Kooser for his collection Delights and Shadows; the prize for drama went to John Patrick Shanley for his Broadway hit Doubt, about a nun who suspects a priest of impropriety; the prize for biography was awarded to Mark Stevens and Analyn Swan for de Kooning: An American Master; the prize for history went to David Hackett Fischer for Washington's Crossing; the prize for general non-fiction went to Steve Coll for Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001.

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