The winners of the biggest US prize for arts have been announced. This year’s Pulitzer prizes in arts—officially the “letters, drama, and music” awards—explore themes of privilege, race, and cultural production. (The prizes for journalism were also announced today.)
Andrew Sean Greer’s novel Less, and Kendrick Lamar’s album Damn are among the winners. Each winner receives a $15,000 cash prize.
Less, by Andrew Sean Greer
Cost of Living, by Martyna Majok
The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea, by Jack E. Davis
Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder, by Caroline Fraser
Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016, by Frank Bidart
Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, by James Forman Jr.
DAMN. by Kendrick Lamar