2009 The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

2009 The Pulitzer Prize for fiction has been selected from the finallists and the winner is Elizabeth Strout for ‘Olive Kitteridge‘.

Elizabeth Strout binds together thirteen rich, luminous narratives into a book with the heft of a novel, through the presence of one larger-than-life, unforgettable character: Olive Kitteridge. At the edge of the continent, Crosby, Maine, may seem like nowhere, but seen through this brilliant writer’s eyes, it’s in essence the whole world, and the lives that are lived there are filled with all of the grand human drama?desire, despair, jealousy, hope, and love.

The finalists were

The plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich

All souls by Christine Schutt

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout