In the New York Times:
The 89th annual Pulitzer Prizes were announced on Monday. Following are the winners in Letters, Drama and Music.
FICTION: ‘Gilead,’ by Marilynne Robinson
This grave, lucid, luminously spiritual novel about fathers and sons reaches back to the abolitionist movement and into the 1950’s.
• Review (November 28, 2004)
• Profile (New York Times Magazine, October 24, 2005)
GENERAL NONFICTION: ‘Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, From the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001,’ by Steve Coll
A journalist’s history of how the anti-Soviet jihadist movement in Afghanistan evolved into the Taliban and Al Qaeda.
• Review (April 11, 2004)
• First Chapter
• Reading Group Discussion of ‘Ghost Wars’