Pulitzer Prize Winning Authors

My Southern Journey Rick Bragg

MY SOUTHERN JOURNEY is a collection of poignant and humorous essays that examine the unique aspects of the South, including its obsessions like college...

The Empire of Night Robert Olen Butler

THE EMPIRE OF NIGHT is another in the Christopher Marlow Cobb exciting adventures of  a newspaperman turned spy who this time is thrown together with another secret agent - his own mother. Kit Cobb and his mother risk all in Berlin during World War I.

 

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Perfume River Robert Olen Butler

PERFUME RIVER examines family ties with flashbacks from the Viet Nam War. The author's experience as an Army intelligence agent during that period gives him a great advantage in creating what many critics say is best novel yet by the Pulitzer Prize winner.

 

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The Snow Queen Michael Cunningham

THE SNOW QUEEN follows two brothers, one of whom is soon to marry, and the struggles they face in the serious illness of the future bride, drug use, and the different path each takes.

 

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The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea Jack Davis

THE GULF is the definitive history of the Gulf of Mexico, from its prehistoric formation to the cultures that have populated it to this day. In 2018, it was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History.

 

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Manhattan Beach Jennifer Egan

MANHATTAN BEACH was one of the most anticipated books of the season. This dark story is set during World War Two when a woman's life was structured, and the protagonist becomes the only female diver at the Brooklyn Naval Yard. She also has her own ideas about sexual appetites, and becomes involved with a mob boss who...

Fresh Complaint Jeffrey Eugenides

FRESH COMPLAINT is Jeffrey Eugenides at his best with a brilliant collection of stories containing subjects as varied as immigrants, reproductive antics and embezzlers. Each is a stand-alone and prove the author's ability to reach and entertain.

 

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Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad Eric Foner

GATEWAY TO FREEDOM: THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD gives the reader many previously untold stories of fugitive slaves finding freedom in northern cities. Some of this work began as early as 1830. More than 3, 000 were rescued. This book narrates the importance of the underground railroad.   

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Between Them: Remembering My Parents Richard Ford

BETWEEN THEM: REMEMBERING MY PARENTS is Richard Ford's first work of nonfiction, and his most intimate and tender. It is his memory of his parent's lives, as well as a look at his own childhood. Included are personal family photographs. The story is told with complete candor, as well as warm humor.

 

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Canada Richard Ford

CANADA tells the story of a brother and sister growing up in a small town, whose normal, regular, average parents rob a bank. The teenagers attempt to redefine their lives is a resonant and luminous read destined to become a classic. 

 

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