Pulitzer Prize 2010

And the winners are…


Tinkers by Paul Harding (Bellevue Literary Press)

Finalists: Love in Infant Monkeys by Lydia Millet and In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin

History: Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed (The Penguin Press)

Finalists: Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City by Greg Grandin and Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 by Gordon S. Wood


The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbiltby T.J. Stiles (Alfred A. Knopf)

Finalists: Cheever: A Life by Blake Bailey and Woodrow Wilson: A Biography by John Milton Cooper Jr.

Versed by Rae Armantrout (Wesleyan University Press)

Finalists: Tryst by Angie Estes and Inseminating the Elephant by Lucia Perillo

General NonfictionThe Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy by David E. Hoffman(Doubleday)

Finalists: How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities by John Cassidy and The Evolution of God by Robert Wright


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