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Monday, April 10, 2017

2017 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. - Colson Whitehead Wins Pulitzer Prize For 'Underground Railroad'

Colson Whitehead's acclaimed literary novel The Underground Railroad has been awarded the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

The book envisions a past where the Underground Railroad was a literal railroad, operated by engineers and conductors, that transported slaves to freedom.

The novel follows an enslaved teenager named Cora, who braves a harrowing journey aboard the train.

The book won the 2016 National Book Award and was named an Oprah's Book Club pick.

Here are this year’s Pulitzer winners and finalists with bonus links:


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