The 2018 Pulitzer Prizes @ SCCLD

Check out the 2018 Pulitzer Prize Winners at SCCLD.

Fiction Winner

Less by Andrew Sean Greer

Receiving an invitation to his ex-boyfriend's wedding, Arthur, a failed novelist on the eve of his fiftieth birthday, embarks on an international journey that finds him falling in love, risking his life, reinventing himself, and making connections with the past. 

History Winner

The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea by Jack E. Davis

Significant beyond tragic oil spills and hurricanes, the Gulf has historically been one of the world's most bounteous marine environments, supporting human life for millennia. Based on the premise that nature lies at the center of human existence, Davis takes readers on a compelling and, at times, wrenching journey from the Florida Keys to the Texas Rio Grande.

Biography Winner

Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser

A thoroughly researched biography of not only Laura Ingalls Wilder, but of her daughter, Rose. Using unpublished manuscripts, letters, financial records, and more, Fraser gives fresh insight into the life of a woman beloved to many.

General Nonfiction Winner

Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman, Jr.

An original and consequential argument about race, crime, and the law that recounts the tragic role that some African-Americans--as judges, prosecutors, politicians, police officers, and voters--played in escalating the war on crime.

Poetry Winner

Half Light: Collected Poems 1965 - 2016 by Frank Bidart

Gathered together, the poems of Frank Bidart perform one of the most remarkable transmutations of the body into language in contemporary literature.

Music Winner

DAMN. by Kendrick Lamar

A virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African-American life.

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