Powers takes the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

American novelist Richard Powers has won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Overstory (published by William Heinemann in the UK, Norton in the US). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Washington Post Wins Pulitzer Prize In Public Service Journalism For Jan. 6 Coverage

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