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2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners from Penguin Random House

Apr 18, 2016 News

It is the centennial year of the Pulitzer Prize and the awards have just been announced. From Penguin Random House, we are proud to publish these Pulitzer Prize winners:

  • General Non-Fiction: Joby Warrick for Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS
  • History: T.J. Stiles for Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America
  • Biography or Autobiography: William Finnegan for Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life
Black Flags by Joby Warrick

Black Flags

By Joby Warrick


“A Best Book of 2015”—The New York Times, The Washington PostPeople Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Kansas City Star, and Kirkus Reviews

In a thrilling dramatic narrative, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Joby Warrick traces how the strain of militant... Read more >

Custer's Trials by T.J. Stiles

Custer's Trials

By T.J. Stiles

Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for History

In this magisterial biography, T. J. Stiles paints a portrait of Custer both deeply personal and sweeping in scope, proving how much of Custer’s legacy has been ignored. He demolishes Custer’s historical caricature, revealing a capable yet insecure man, intelligent yet... Read more >

Barbarian Days by William Finnegan

Barbarian Days

By William Finnegan

**Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography**

“Reading this guy on the subject of waves and water is like reading Hemingway on bullfighting; William Burroughs on controlled substances; Updike on adultery. . . . a coming-of-age story, seen through the gloss resin coat of a surfboard.”—Sports... Read more >

Congratulations also to Kelly Link, whose short story collection, Get in Trouble, was a finalist for Fiction.

Click through to learn about the books and find yourself an award-winning read!

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