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Pulitzer Prize Winners in Letters and Drama 2010


Pulitzer Prize Winners in Letters and Drama 2010

On April 12th, the winners of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize were announced at Columbia University in New York, NY. 21 recipients were selected from over 2,500 entries by a distinguished panel of 102 jurors, and will be honored at a luncheon to be held on luncheon on May 24th.

The full list of the award winners and nominees, including those for journalism and music, can be found on The Pulitzer Prize website:

The 2010 Pulitzer Prize winners in the categories of Letters and Drama are:

TINKERS by Paul Harding (Bellevue Literary Press)

Next to Normal, music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey

LORDS OF FINANCE: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed (The Penguin Press)

THE FIRST TYCOON: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt by T.J. Stiles (Alfred A. Knopf)

VERSED by Rae Armantrout (Wesleyan University Press)

General Nonfiction
THE DEAD HAND: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy by David E. Hoffman (Doubleday)