Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2016-2006: A Review

Dysfunctional Literacy

If you're going to buy this book, get it soon (before Pulitzer puts its name all over the cover. If you’re going to buy this book, get it soon (before Pulitzer puts its name all over the cover).

Whenever a new Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner is announced, it’s a good idea to go out and buy a copy of the book right away.  In a few weeks, the only available copies will have a giant ribbon/blurb on the cover that announces that the book is a Pulitzer Prize winner. After that, it’s tough to find a Pulitzer Prize winning book without the Pulitzer Prize on it.  You might have to go to some used book stores.  But it’s worth it.

I don’t blame the book publishers for putting the Pulitzer announcement on the book covers.  The Pulitzer Prize adds a lot of prestige to a book. But I like having novels without the Prize on the cover.  I like to read books before they win awards or are turned…

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