The 2000 Pulitzer Prize Winners


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For distinguished fiction by an American author, preferably dealing with American life, Five thousand dollars ($5,000).

Awarded to Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri (Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin)

Columbia University President George Rupp presents Jhumpa Lahiri with The 2000 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: "Waiting" by Ha Jin (Pantheon Books), and "Close Range: Wyoming Stories" by Annie Proulx (Scribner).