Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer prize for Fiction – The Orphan Master’s Son

The Orphan Master's son

The Orphan Master’s Son
 
Adam Johnson 

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2013

Part bildungsroman, part political thriller, part expose of the most secretive country in the world, this is the story of a North Korean orphan who rises up through the ranks of the DPRK army as a tunnel soldier, a professional kidnapper, and a military intelligence officer, ultimately to become—for a very short time—a rival to the Dear Leader, Kim Jong-il. Yet it is also a love story => http://bit.ly/16hCscj

2009 Pulitzer winners in journalism and arts

The 2009 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists:

JOURNALISM:

Public Service: The Las Vegas Sun.

Breaking News Reporting: The New York Times staff.

Investigative Reporting: David Barstow of The New York Times.

Explanatory Reporting: Bettina Boxall and Julie Cart of the Los Angeles Times.

Local Reporting: Jim Schaefer, M.L. Elrick and staff of the Detroit Free Press; and Ryan Gabrielson and Paul Giblin of the East Valley Tribune in Mesa, Ariz.

National Reporting: St. Petersburg Times staff.

International Reporting: The New York Times Staff.

Feature Writing: Lane DeGregory of the St. Petersburg Times.

Commentary: Eugene Robinson of The Washington Post.

Criticism: Holland Cotter of The New York Times.

Editorial Writing: Mark Mahoney of The Post-Star, Glens Falls, N.Y.

Editorial Cartooning: Steve Breen of The San Diego Union-Tribune.

Breaking News Photography: Patrick Farrell of The Miami Herald.

Feature Photography: Damon Winter of The New York Times.

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ARTS:

Fiction: “Olive Kitteridge” by Elizabeth Strout.

Drama: “Ruined” by Lynn Nottage.

History: “The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family” by Annette Gordon-Reed.

Biography: “American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House” by Jon Meacham.

Poetry: “The Shadow of Sirius” by W. S. Merwin.

General Nonfiction: “Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II” by Douglas A. Blackmon.

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MUSIC:

Double Sextet by Steve Reich, premiered March 26, 2008 in Richmond, VA (Boosey & Hawkes).