The 2006 Pulitzer Prizes were announced this afternoon.
LETTERS AND DRAMA
March, by Geraldine Brooks
Polio: An American Story, by David M. Oshinsky
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin
Late Wife, by Claudia Emerson
Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya, by Caroline Elkins
Piano Concerto: 'Chiavi in Mano', by Yehudi Wyner
The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss.
The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, La.
Breaking News Reporting
Staff of The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, La.
Susan Schmidt, James V. Grimaldi and R. Jeffrey Smith of The Washington Post
David Finkel of The Washington Post
Dana Priest of The Washington Post
James Risen and Eric Lichtblau of The New York Times
Staffs of The San Diego Union-Tribune and Copley News Service
Joseph Kahn and Jim Yardley of The New York Times
Jim Sheeler of the Rocky Mountain News, Denver, Colo.
Nicholas D. Kristof of The New York Times
Robin Givhan of The Washington Post
Rick Attig and Doug Bates of The Oregonian, Portland
Mike Luckovich of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Breaking News Photography
Staff of The Dallas Morning News
Todd Heisler of the Rocky Mountain News, Denver, Colo.
SPECIAL CITATIONS & AWARDS
Edmund S. Morgan
For information on the award, this year’s winners, and previous recipients, visit the Pulitzer Prize website.