John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
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Ten random things: April 20

Ten 2009 winners of of the Pulitzer Prize:

  1. The New York Times staff (International Reporting, for coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan; and Breaking News Reporting, for coverage of the Eliot Spitzer sex scandal)
  2. Elizabeth Strout (Fiction, for her short story collection Olive Kitteridge)
  3. Eugene Robinson of The Washington Post (Commentary)
  4. Annette Gordon-Reed (History, for The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family)
  5. Bettina Boxall and Julie Cart of the Los Angeles Times (Explanatory Reporting, for coverage of western wildfires and efforts of control and contain them)
  6. Mark Mahoney of The Post-Star, Glens Falls, NY (Editorial Writing)
  7. W.S. Merwin (Poetry, for The Shadow of Sirius)
  8. Ryan Gabrielson and Paul Giblin of the East Valley Tribune, Mesa, AZ (Local Reporting, for coverage of controversial Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio)
  9. Patrick Farrell of The Miami Herald (Breaking News Photography, for photos of the aftermath of Hurricane Ike)
  10. Steve Reich (Music, for Double Sextet)

The full list of winners can be found here.

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