Pulitzer Prize Winners 2009

Fiction: Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
Finalists: The Plague Of Doves by Louise Erdrich and All Souls by Christine Schutt

History: The Hemingses of Monticello by Annette Gordon-Reed
Finalists: This Republic of Suffering by Drew Gilpin Faust and The Liberal Hour by G. Calvin MacKenzie & Robert Weisbrot

Biography: American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon Meacham
Finalists: Traitor To His Class by H.W.Brands and The Bin Ladens by Steve Coll

Poetry: The Shadow of Sirius by W.S. Merwin
Finalists: Watching the Spring Festival by Frank Bidart and What Love Comes To by Ruth Stone

General Nonfiction: Slavery by Another Name by Douglas Blackmon
Finalists: Gandhi and Churchill by Arthur Herman and The Bitter Road to Freedom by William I. Hitchcock

By Ron Charles |  April 20, 2009; 3:10 PM ET Awards
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