The 2009 Pulitzer prizewinners were announced this week, and Steve Reich IS one – congratulations!
Here’s the winners list in the Letters, Drama and Music category (Check out the complete list of winners here.)
Fiction – Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout (Random House)
Drama – Ruined by Lynn Nottage
History – The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed (W.W. Norton & Company)
Biography – American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon Meacham (Random House)
Poetry – The Shadow of Sirius by W.S. Merwin (Copper Canyon Press)
General Nonfiction – Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II by Douglas A. Blackmon (Doubleday)
Music – Double Sextet by Steve Reich, premiered March 26, 2008 in Richmond, VA (Boosey & Hawkes)
Also: click here to listen to Terry Gross’ interview with Steve Reich on the occasion of his 70th birthday.