Pulitzer Prize Winners (Fiction)

I want to try and read as many Pulitzer Prize winners as possible. The ones that are crossed out are the ones I have read. I would love to see comments about your favorites or the ones you’ve always wanted to read!

Here is the list:

The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson (2013)
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan (2011)
Tinkers by Paul Harding (2010)
Oliver Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout (2009)
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz (2008)
The Road by Cormac McCarthy (2007)
March by Geraldine Brooks (2006)
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson (2005)
The Known World by Edward P. Jones (2004)
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides (2003)
Empire Falls by Richard Russo (2002)
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon (2001)
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri (2000)
The Hours by Michael Cunningham (1999)
American Pastoral by Philip Roth (1998)
Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer by Steven Millhauser (1997)
Independence Day by Richard Ford (1996)
The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields (1995)
The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx (1994)
A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain by Robert Olen Butler (1993)
A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley (1992)
Rabbit At Rest by John Updike (1991)
The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love by Oscar Hijuelos (1990)
Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler (1989)
Beloved by Toni Morrison (1988)
A Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor (1987)
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry (1986)
Foreign Affairs by Alison Lurie (1985)
Ironweed by William Kennedy (1984)
The Color Purple by Alice Walker (1983)
Rabbit is Rich John Updike (1982)
Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole (1981)
Executioners Song by Norman Mailer (1980)
Stories of John Cheever by John Cheever (1979)
Elbow Room by James Alan McPherson (1978)
Humbolts Gift by Saul Bellow (1976)
Killer Angels by Michael Shaara (1975)
Optimists Daughter by Eudora Welty (1973)
Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner (1972)
Collected Stories by Jean Stafford (1970)
House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday (1969)
Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron (1968)
Fixer by Bernard Malamud (1967)
Collected Stories by Katherine Anne Porter (1966)
Keepers of the House by Shirley Ann Grau (1965)
The Reivers by William Faulkner (1963)
The Edge of Sadness by Edwin O’Connor (1962)
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee (1961)
Advise and Consent by Allen Drury (1960)
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters by Robert Lewis Taylor (1959)
A Death In The Family by the late James Agee (1958)
Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor (1956)
A Fable by William Faulkner (1955)
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway (1953)
The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk (1952)
The Town by Conrad Richter (1951)
The Way West by A. B. Guthrie (1950)
Guard of Honor by James Gould Cozzens (1949)
Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener (1948)


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