Pulitzer Prizes announced

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The 2008 Pulitzer Prize winners in the Arts category, which includes books, are:

Fiction: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz (Riverhead Books)

History: What Hath God Wrought: the Transformation of America, 1815-1848 by Daniel Walker Howe (Oxford University Press)

Biography: Eden’s Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father by John Matteson (W.W. Norton)

Poetry: Time and Materials by Robert Hass (Ecco/HarperCollins) and Failure by Philip Schultz (Harcourt)

General Nonfiction: The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945 by Saul Friedlander (HarperCollins)

*Local interest: In the Drama category, Steppenwolf's Tracy Letts won for his play, "August Osage County." Click here to read more about Letts.

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