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Bruce Norris' 'Clybourne Park' Wins Drama Pulitzer

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Bruce Norris' 'Clybourne Park' Wins Drama Pulitzer
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NEW YORK – Jennifer Egan's novel "A Visit from the Goon Squad" won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction Monday, honored for its "big-hearted curiosity about cultural change at warp speed."

The play "Clybourne Park," Bruce Norris' riff on "A Raisin in the Sun" that examined race relations and the effects of modern gentrification, won the drama prize.

The Pulitzer for history was awarded to "The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery," by Eric Foner. The biography award went to "Washington: A Life," by Ron Chernow, and Kay Ryan's "The Best of It: New and Selected Poems," won the poetry prize.

The general nonfiction prize was given to "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer," by Siddhartha Mukherjee, while the music prize went to Zhou Long for "Madame White Snake."





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