pulitzers 2009

2009-apr23-pulitzer_logo1The 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.)

FictionOlive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout (Random House)
DramaRuined by Lynn Nottage
HistoryThe Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed (W.W. Norton & Company)
BiographyAmerican Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon Meacham (Random House)
PoetryThe Shadow of Sirius by W.S. Merwin (Copper Canyon Press)
General NonfictionSlavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II by Douglas A. Blackmon (Doubleday)
MusicDouble Sextet by Steve Reich, premiered March 26, 2008 in Richmond, VA (Boosey & Hawkes)

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Also: click here to listen to Terry Gross’ interview with Steve Reich on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

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