All the Light We Cannot See

The winners of the 2015 Pulitzer Prizes were announced Monday via livestream on YouTube.

Anthony Doerr’s World War II tale All The Light We Cannot See, about a blind French girl and a German boy, won the Pulitzer for fiction, while Elizabeth Kolbert’s The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History took the general nonfiction prize. Other book winners include:

Drama: Between Riverside and Crazy, Stephen Adly Guirgis

History: Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People, Elizabeth A. Fenn

Biography: The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe, David I. Kertzer

Poetry: Digest, Gregory Pardlo

Music: Anthracite Fields, Julia Wolfe

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