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Bellevue Press Leads Pulitzers As Harding’s “Tinkers” Takes Fiction Honors

The 2010 Pulitzers
(with the official finalists listed underneath the winners):

Fiction

Tinkers, by Paul Harding (Bellevue Literary Press)
Love in Infant Monkeys, by Lydia Millet (Soft Skull Press)
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders, by Daniyal Mueenuddin (W.W. Norton & Company)

History

Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World, by Liaquat Ahamed (The Penguin Press)
Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City, by Greg Grandin (Metropolitan Books)
Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815, by Gordon S. Wood (Oxford University Press)

Biography

The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, by T.J. Stiles (Alfred A. Knopf)
Cheever: A Life, by Blake Bailey (Alfred A. Knopf)
Woodrow Wilson: A Biography, by John Milton Cooper Jr. (Alfred A. Knopf)

Poetry

Versed, by Rae Armantrout (Wesleyan University Press)
Tryst, by Angie Estes (Oberlin College Press)
Inseminating the Elephant, by Lucia Perillo (Copper Canyon Press)

General Nonfiction

The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy, by David E. Hoffman (Doubleday)
How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities, by John Cassidy (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
The Evolution of God, by Robert Wright (Little, Brown and Company)

Among previous honors, Harding’s TINKERS was an Indie Next January 2009 pick (and finalist for the Indie Next Adult Debut award), a finalist for the Center for Fiction’s first novel prize, and one of Granta editor John Freeman’s top five debut selections for 2009 for NPR.

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