Pulitzer Prize

This is a list of the books that have won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction.  Titles in bold are the ones that I've read. I've had good experience with the Pulitzers, and look forward to reading more.  I have a personal ongoing/perpetual challenge to read these books.  Someday I'll have a bookshelf just for my Pulitzers...

  1. 1918--His Family, Ernest Poole
  2. 1919--The Magnificent Ambersons, Booth Tarkington
  3. 1921--The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton
  4. 1922--Alice Adams, Booth Tarkington
  5. 1923--One of Ours, Willa Cather (see my review)
  6. 1924--The Able McLaughlins, Margaret Wilson
  7. 1925--So Big, Edna Ferber
  8. 1926--Arrowsmith, Sinclair Lewis
  9. 1927--Early Autumn, Louis Bromfield
  10. 1928--The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Thornton Wilder
  11. 1929--Scarlet Sister Mary, Julia Peterkin
  12. 1930--Laughing Boy, Oliver La Farge
  13. 1931--Years of Grace, Margaret Ayer Barnes
  14. 1932--The Good Earth, Pearl S. Buck (see my review)
  15. 1933--The Store, T. S. Stribling
  16. 1934--Lamb in His Bosom, Caroline Miller
  17. 1935--Now in November, Josephine Winslow Johnson
  18. 1936--Honey in the Horn, Harold L. Davis
  19. 1937--Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell (see my review)
  20. 1938--The Late George Apley, John Phillips Marquand
  21. 1939--The Yearling, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
  22. 1940--The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck
  23. 1942--In This Our Life, Ellen Glasgow
  24. 1943--Dragon's Teeth, Upton Sinclair
  25. 1944--Journey in the Dark, Martin Flavin
  26. 1945--A Bell for Adano, John Hersey
  27. 1947--All the King's Men, Robert Penn Warren
  28. 1948--Tales of the South Pacific, James A. Michener
  29. 1949--Guard of Honor, James Gould Cozzens
  30. 1950--The Way West, A. B. Guthrie, Jr.
  31. 1951--The Town, Conrad Richter
  32. 1952--The Caine Mutiny, Herman Wouk
  33. 1953--The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway
  34. 1955--A Fable, William Faulkner
  35. 1956--Andersonville, MacKinlay Kantor
  36. 1958--A Death in the Family, James Agee
  37. 1959--The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, Robert Lewis Taylor
  38. 1960--Advise and Consent, Allen Drury
  39. 1961--To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
  40. 1962--The Edge of Sadness, Edwin O'Connor
  41. 1963--The Reivers, William Faulkner
  42. 1965--The Keepers of the House, Shirley Ann Grau
  43. 1966--Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter, Katherine Anne Porter
  44. 1967--The Fixer, Bernard Malamud
  45. 1968--The Confessions of Nat Turner, William Styron
  46. 1969--House Made of Dawn, N. Scott Momaday
  47. 1970--Collected Stories, Jean Stafford
  48. 1972--Angle of Repose, Wallace Stegner
  49. 1973--The Optimist's Daughter, Eudora Welty
  50. 1975--The Killer Angels, Michael Shaara
  51. 1976--Humboldt's Gift, Saul Bellow
  52. 1978--Elbow Room, James Alan McPherson
  53. 1979--The Stories of John Cheever, John Cheever
  54. 1980--The Executioner's Song, Norman Mailer
  55. 1981--A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole
  56. 1982--Rabbit Is Rich, John Updike
  57. 1983--The Color Purple, Alice Walker
  58. 1984--Ironweed, William Kennedy
  59. 1985--Foreign Affairs, Alison Lurie
  60. 1986--Lonesome Dove, Larry McMurtry
  61. 1987--A Summons to Memphis, Peter Taylor
  62. 1988--Beloved, Toni Morrison (see my review)
  63. 1989--Breathing Lessons, Anne Tyler
  64. 1990--The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love, Oscar Hijuelos
  65. 1991--Rabbit at Rest, John Updike
  66. 1992--A Thousand Acres, Jane Smiley (see my review)
  67. 1993--A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain, Robert Olen Butler
  68. 1994--The Shipping News, E. Annie Proulx
  69. 1995--The Stone Diaries, Carol Shields
  70. 1996--Independence Day, Richard Ford
  71. 1997--Martin Dressler, Steven Millhauser (see my review)
  72. 1998--American Pastoral, Philip Roth
  73. 1999--The Hours, Michael Cunningham
  74. 2000--Interpreter of Maladies, Jhumpa Lahiri
  75. 2001--The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Michael Chabon
  76. 2002--Empire Falls, Richard Russo
  77. 2003--Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides
  78. 2004--The Known World, Edward P. Jones
  79. 2005--Gilead, Marilynne Robinson
  80. 2006--March, Geraldine Brooks
  81. 2007--The Road, Cormac McCarthy (see my review)
  82. 2008--The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
  83. 2009--Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout
  84. 2010--Tinkers, Paul Harding (see my review)
  85. 2011--A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan
  86. 2013--Orphan Master's Son, Adam Johnson
  87. 2014--The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt
  88. 2015--All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr