The 2011 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced last week. Since 1917 the Pulitzer Prize has honored excellence in journalism and the arts. This year's winners include Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporters Mark Johnson, Kathleen Gallagher, Gary Porter, Lou Saldivar and Alison Sherwood for Explanatory Reporting. Congratulations to all!
Check out the following Pulitzer Prize winning titles from 2011 available at the Milwaukee Public Library.
- Fiction: A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
- History: The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery by Eric Foner
- Biography: Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow
- Poetry: The Best of It by Kay Ryan
- General Nonfiction: The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee