Random House is proud to present our 2013 Pulitzer Prize winners.
Fredrik Logevall’s EMBERS OF WAR: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam (history) delves deep into the historical record to provide hard answers to the unanswered questions surrounding the demise of one Western power in Vietnam and the arrival of another. Click here to read an excerpt.
THE ORPHAN MASTER’S SON by Adam Johnson (fiction) is an exquisitely crafted novel that carries the reader on an adventuresome journey into the depths of totalitarian North Korea and into the most intimate spaces of the human heart. Click here to read an excerpt.
Knopf author Sharon Olds won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for STAG’S LEAP, an unflinching collection of poems on the author’s divorce that examines love, sorrow, and the limits of self-knowledge. Her unsparing approach to both pain and love makes this one of the finest and most powerful books of poetry. For more information visit the author’s website.
Finally, we are also proud to present THE BLACK COUNT by Tom Reiss (biography). This is the true and remarkable story of the real Count of Monte Cristo, General Alex Dumas. His bold exploits were captured by his son, Alexander Dumas, in famous 19th century novels. For more information and updates visit Tom’s website.
Please join us in congratulating these authors on their well-deserved Pulitzers! Congratulations!
The full list of winners and finalists can be found here.