2008 Pulitzers Announced

 

The 2008 Pulitzers were announced on Monday, April 7th.

  

Awarded by Columbia University annually since 1917, 

the Pulitzer Prize is considered to be our nation’s highest achievement

in print journalism and literature.  This year’s recipients continue a

strong tradition of excellence.

 

Former U.S. poet laureate and UC Berkeley English professor,

Robert Hass adds to his 2007 National Book Award in Poetry.  

 

He will be appearing tomorrow at the Lindsay Wildlife Museum

in Walnut Creek.

 

EVENT

WHO: Robert Hass

WHERE: Lindsay Wildlife Museum, 1931 First Ave., Walnut Creek

WHEN: 7 p.m. April 10

HOW MUCH: Free

CONTACT: 925-935-5395

 

Junot Diaz collects another award to share shelf-space with his

2007 National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction

.

The following Pulitzer Prize winning books are available from the

Alameda County Library. 

 

FICTION:
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (Junot Diaz)

 

 

 HISTORY:
What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848

(Daniel Walker Howe)

 

POETRY:
Time and Materials (Robert Haas)

 

 GENERAL NON-FICTON:
The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945

(Saul Friedlander)

 

 

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