April 21, 2015 | obrienbc
And the winners of this year's Pulitzer Prize in the Book categories are....
Fiction - All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doer
Set in occupied France during World War II, the novel centers around a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide as they
both try to survive the devastation of war.
Nonfiction - Sixth Extinction : an Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
history and field reporting are combined in this account of the mass extinction
unfolding before our eyes in Kolbert's work about the future of the world.
History - Encounters at the Heart of the World : a History of the Mandan People by Elizabeth A. Fenn
Fenn's narrative on Mandan history, landscapes and people is
enriched and enlivened not only by science and research but by her own
encounters at the heart of the world.