Pulitzer Prize Winners - 2011

The names of the winners of the Pulitzer Prize 2011 have been announced. This US award is given in the following categories:
• Public Service
• Breaking News Reporting
• Investigative Reporting
• Explanatory Reporting
• Local Reporting
• National Reporting – for a distinguished example of newspaper reporting on national affairs
• International Reporting
• Feature Writing
• Commentary – for distinguished commentary
• Criticism
• Editorial Writing
• Editorial Cartooning
• Breaking News Photography, previously called Spot News Photography
• Feature Photography

and also includes six categories in letters and drama:

• Fiction
• Drama
• History
• Biography or Autobiography
• Poetry
• General Non-Fiction

LITERARY JEWELS, being a creative insight into the world of literature, I'll mention only the awards conferred upon various authors in the literary category.

PULITZER PRIZE WINNERS 2011 in the literary categories are as under:

FICTION - "A Visit from the Goon Squad" by Jennifer Egan (Alfred A. Knopf)

DRAMA - "Clybourne Park" by Bruce Norris

HISTORY - "The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery" by Eric Foner (W. W. Norton & Company)

BIOGRAPHY - "Washington: A Life" by Ron Chernow (The Penguin Press)

POETRY - "The Best of It: New and Selected Poems" by Kay Ryan (Grove Press)

GENERAL NON-FICTION - "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer" by Siddhartha Mukherjee (Scribner)

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