So will this be your next reading list? The Pulitzer Prizes for 2011 were announced today and the results for books are in the slideshow below. If you want to add to your reading list, here also are the finalists for this year's award. Did the right books win? Let us know in the comments section below.
Fiction: "The Privileges" by Jonathan Dee (Random House), "The Surrendered" by Chang-rae Lee (Riverhead Books)
Drama: "A Free Man of Color" by John Guare, "Detroit" by Lisa D'Amour
History: "Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South" by Stephanie McCurry (Harvard University Press), "Eden on the Charles: The Making of Boston" by Michael Rawson (Harvard University Press)
Biography or Autobiography: "The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century" by Alan Brinkley (Alfred A. Knopf), "Mrs. Adams in Winter: A Journey in the Last Days of Napoleon" by Michael O'Brien (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Poetry: "The Common Man" by Maurice Manning (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), "Break the Glass" by Jean Valentine (Copper Canyon Press)
General Nonfiction: "The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brain" by Nicholas Carr (W.W. Norton & Company), "Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History" by S.C. Gwynne (Scribner)