The 2005 Pulitzer Prize Winners


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For distinguished fiction by an American author, preferably dealing with American life, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to Gilead by Marilynne Robinson (Farrar)

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger presents Marilynne Robinson with the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: “War Trash” by Ha Jin (Pantheon Books), and “An Unfinished Season” by Ward Just (Houghton Mifflin).