Posts under ‘Pulitzer Prize’

The Good Earth by Pearl Buck

  Source: Personal copy Winner of 1932 Pulitzer Prize Pearl Buck won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938 Five […]

The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Winner of the 1939 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Five words from the blurb: Florida, swamp, dangerous, life, survival The Yearling […]

Two Literary Prizes

The 2013 Women’s Fiction Prize Shortlist The shortlist for the 2013 Women’s Fiction Prize was announced this morning. I wasn’t […]

So Big by Edna Ferber

 Winner of 1924 Pulitzer Prize Five words from the blurb: Chicago, society, Illinois, farmers, ideals Selina Peake, the central character […]

A Visit from the Goon Squad – Jennifer Egan

Winner of 2011 Pulitzer PrizeLonglisted for 2011 Orange PrizeWinner of 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award Five words from the […]

Lonesome Dove – Larry McMurtry

 Winner of the 1985 Pulitzer Prize What an epic! I am really pleased that after nearly three months I finally made it to […]