Pulitzer Prize Winners

The Pulitzer Prize is a U.S. award which honors achievements in newspaper journalism, literature, and musical composition. It was established by Joseph Pulitzer and is administered by Columbia University in New York City.
    • The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club)

    • A Novel
    • By: Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,586
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,636
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,605

    From prize-winning, best-selling author Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stupendous book, hard to follow in audio

    • By JQR on 12-01-16

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Blood in the Water

    • The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy
    • By: Heather Ann Thompson
    • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
    • Length: 22 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 240
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 217
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216

    On September 9, 1971, nearly 1,300 prisoners took over the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York to protest years of mistreatment....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tragic Events, Well-Told

    • By David on 10-27-17

    Regular price: $34.94

    • The Return

    • Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between
    • By: Hisham Matar
    • Narrated by: Hisham Matar
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 497
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 454
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 455

    When Hisham Matar was a 19-year-old student in England, his father was kidnapped. One of the Qaddafi regime's most prominent opponents in exile, he was held in a secret prison....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Astounding

    • By sarah brown on 11-29-17
    • Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between
    • By: Hisham Matar
    • Narrated by: Hisham Matar
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Release date: 07-05-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 497 ratings
    • Pulitzer Prize Winner, Biography, 2017

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Evicted

    • Poverty and Profit in the American City
    • By: Matthew Desmond
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,017
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,719
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,715

    In this brilliant, heartbreaking book, Matthew Desmond takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families on the edge....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Former Property Manager

    • By Charla on 05-18-16
    • Poverty and Profit in the American City
    • By: Matthew Desmond
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Release date: 03-01-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,017 ratings
    • Pulitzer Prize Winner, General Nonfiction, 2017

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Sympathizer

    • A Novel
    • By: Viet Thanh Nguyen
    • Narrated by: Francois Chau
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,536
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,161
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,137

    A profound, startling, and beautifully crafted debut novel, The Sympathizer is the story of a man of two minds, someone whose political beliefs clash with his individual loyalties....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Great Vietnamese Novel(Port)Nguyen's Complaint

    • By Joe Kraus on 03-31-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Hamilton

    • The Revolution
    • By: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeremy McCarter
    • Narrated by: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeremy McCarter, Mariska Hargitay
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,013
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,703
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,692

    Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical, Hamilton, is as revolutionary as its subject: the poor kid from the Caribbean who fought the British and defended the Constitution....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Love the idea of the book, get it in print.

    • By Adam Shields on 04-13-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Custer's Trials

    • A Life on the Frontier of a New America
    • By: T.J. Stiles
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 23 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 254
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229

    In this magisterial biography, T. J. Stiles paints a portrait of Custer both deeply personal and sweeping in scope, proving how much of Custer's legacy has been ignored....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Custer and his times

    • By Mike From Mesa on 11-17-15
    • A Life on the Frontier of a New America
    • By: T.J. Stiles
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 23 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 10-27-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 254 ratings
    • Pulitzer Prize Winner, History, 2016

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Barbarian Days

    • A Surfing Life
    • By: William Finnegan
    • Narrated by: William Finnegan
    • Length: 18 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,623
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,410
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,400

    A deeply rendered self-portrait of a lifelong surfer by the acclaimed New Yorker writer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Amazing Performance by the Author

    • By Laura - Audible on 02-01-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Black Flags

    • The Rise of ISIS
    • By: Joby Warrick
    • Narrated by: Sunil Malhotra
    • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,065
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,830
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,827

    Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Joby Warrick traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose in a Jordanian prison and spread with the unwitting aid of two American presidents....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • So much learned

    • By mike flavin on 02-11-16
    • The Rise of ISIS
    • By: Joby Warrick
    • Narrated by: Sunil Malhotra
    • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 09-29-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2,065 ratings
    • Pulitzer Prize Winner, General Nonfiction, 2016

    Regular price: $31.50

    • All the Light We Cannot See

    • A Novel
    • By: Anthony Doerr
    • Narrated by: Zach Appelman
    • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43,841
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39,171
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39,178

    When she is six, Marie-Laure goes blind and her father builds a perfect miniature of their neighborhood so she can memorize it by touch and navigate her way home....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Afraid to Write a "Less-Than-Positive" Review

    • By Elizabeth on 08-06-14

    Regular price: $22.67

    • The Sixth Extinction

    • An Unnatural History
    • By: Elizabeth Kolbert
    • Narrated by: Anne Twomey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,333
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,986
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,964

    A major audiobook about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lifts you out of the ordinary

    • By Regina on 04-28-14

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Encounters at the Heart of the World

    • A History of the Mandan People
    • By: Elizabeth A. Fenn
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    This audiobook concerns the Mandan Indians, iconic Plains people whose teeming towns on the upper Missouri River were, for centuries, at the center of the North American universe....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • north west america

    • By Frantic Gonzalez on 05-12-18

    Regular price: $25.51

    • The Pope and Mussolini

    • The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe
    • By: David I. Kertzer
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196

    From National Book Award finalist David I. Kertzer comes the gripping story of Pope Pius XI’s secret relations with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It is not narrated well - the delivery does not keep it as captivating as this book should be

    • By Karina Inigo on 07-14-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Goldfinch

    • By: Donna Tartt
    • Narrated by: David Pittu
    • Length: 32 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25,099
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22,793
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22,818

    The author of the classic best-sellers The Secret History and The Little Friend returns with a brilliant, highly anticipated new novel....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow

    • By kurdis teed on 05-28-17
    • By: Donna Tartt
    • Narrated by: David Pittu
    • Length: 32 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 10-22-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 25,099 ratings
    • Pulitzer Prize Winner, Fiction, 2014

    Regular price: $34.21

    • Toms River

    • A Story of Science and Salvation
    • By: Dan Fagin
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 18 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 293
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265

    One of New Jersey’s quiet seaside towns, Toms River became the unlikely setting for a decades-long drama that culminated in 2001 with one of the largest legal settlements in the annals of toxic dumping....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Toms River Resident

    • By Beezie Reader on 04-22-13
    • A Story of Science and Salvation
    • By: Dan Fagin
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 18 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 03-19-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 293 ratings
    • Pulitzer Prize Winner, General Nonfiction, 2014

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Internal Enemy

    • Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832
    • By: Alan Taylor
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 286
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 266
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 264

    This searing story of slavery and freedom in the Chesapeake by a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian reveals the pivot in the nation’s path between the founding and civil war....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is everything historical nonfiction should be

    • By Joe on 06-27-14
    • Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832
    • By: Alan Taylor
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Release date: 01-28-14
    • 4 out of 5 stars 286 ratings
    • Pulitzer Prize Winner, History, 2014

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Orphan Master's Son

    • A Novel
    • By: Adam Johnson
    • Narrated by: Tim Kang, Josiah D. Lee, James Kyson Lee, and others
    • Length: 19 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,289
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,924
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,929

    The Orphan Master’s Son follows a young man’s journey through the icy waters, dark tunnels, and eerie spy chambers of the world’s most mysterious dictatorship, North Korea....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It Went From Well Written To Pulitzer Prize Worthy

    • By Brigham on 12-15-15

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Disgraced

    • A Play
    • By: Ayad Akhtar
    • Narrated by: Aasif Mandvi, January LaVoy, Kevin T. Collins
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98

    "Sparkling and combustible." (Bloomberg Businessweek)....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful play

    • By Nancy on 01-13-16

    Regular price: $18.24

    • The Black Count

    • Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
    • By: Tom Reiss
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 954
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 852
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 858

    Father of the novelist Alexandre Dumas, Alex Dumas has become, through his son's books, the model for a captivating modern protagonist: The wronged man in search of justice....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Truth more unbelivable than fiction

    • By Jean on 01-27-13
    • Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
    • By: Tom Reiss
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 09-18-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 954 ratings
    • Pulitzer Prize Winner, Biography, 2013

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Devil in the Grove

    • Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America
    • By: Gilbert King
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James
    • Length: 17 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,096
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 996
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 996

    Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. The story of Thurgood Marshall's defense - depsite death threats and KKK intimidation - of four black youths falsely accused of rape....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stunning history of the Jim Crow south. Essential

    • By Bill on 06-08-13
    • Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America
    • By: Gilbert King
    • Narrated by: Peter Francis James
    • Length: 17 hrs and 53 mins
    • Release date: 05-24-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,096 ratings
    • Pulitzer Prize Winner, General Nonfiction, 2013

    Regular price: $34.22

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