Wednesday, April 22, 2009

A Novel in Stories Wins Pulitzer

The Pulitzer Prizes have also been announced, and the winner in the fiction category is Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout :
... a collection of 13 short stories set in small-town Maine that packs a cumulative emotional wallop, bound together by polished prose and by Olive, the title character, blunt, flawed and fascinating.
The New York Times review is here. And you can find an extract here.

The other finalists were :
The Plague of Doves - Louise Erdrich
All Souls -Christine Schutt

1 comment:

Idzan Ismail said...

Hi Sharon

I have been trying to find this book for quite some time.
Two bookstores I enquired have not even replied my Email.