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Pulitzer + Finalists: Nickel Boys Wins 2020 Pulitzer for Fiction

I’ve been going on about Colson Whitehead’s Nickel Boys being the best book released in 2019 for a while now, but today the 2020 Pulitzer winners were announced, and it’s been awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (see the full list of Pulitzer winners). If you’re looking for a quick but intense read, I …

The Goldfinch

Plot Summary The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, is a Bildungsroman (coming-of-age story) of a boy who survives a terrorist bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The bombing results in his mother’s death and, in the haze of the aftermath, him making off with …

The Orphan Master’s Son

“But people do things to survive, and then after they survive, they can’t live with what they’ve done.” So, this is going to be a little lengthy, especially because I ended up reading up a fair amount on North Korea after I finished the book. I’ll split it into parts though to make it a …