The Pulitzer Prize

The Pulitzer Prize

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 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 3,750
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,358
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,362

    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 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104

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

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Piece

    • By Yang on 06-30-16

    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 1,027
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 925
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 931

    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 1,027 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 1,211
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,100
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,099

    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 1,211 ratings
    • Pulitzer Prize Winner, General Nonfiction, 2013

    Regular price: $34.22

    • Malcolm X

    • A Life of Reinvention
    • By: Manning Marable
    • Narrated by: G. Valmont Thomas
    • Length: 22 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 767
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 630
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 633

    Years in the making, this is the definitive biography of the legendary black activist....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • invites further reading on Malcolm X

    • By connie on 05-14-11

    Regular price: $42.00

    • George F. Kennan

    • An American Life
    • By: John Lewis Gaddis
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hilgartner
    • Length: 31 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125

    Drawing on extensive interviews with George Kennan and exclusive access to his archives, an eminent scholar delivers a revelatory biography of the Cold War's troubled mastermind....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Kennan: a man who needs to be studied

    • By Muttering Beduwen on 06-10-12

    Regular price: $34.96

    • The Swerve

    • How the World Became Modern
    • By: Stephen Greenblatt
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,387
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,086
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,077

    Greenblatt transports listeners to the dawn of the Renaissance and chronicles the life of an intrepid book lover who rescued a crucial Roman philosophical text from certain oblivion....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Too many swerves

    • By A reader on 05-20-12

    Regular price: $21.52

    • The Fiery Trial

    • Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery
    • By: Eric Foner
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 18 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 279
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 221
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223

    In this landmark work of deep scholarship and insight, Eric Foner gives us the definitive history of Abraham Lincoln and the end of slavery in America.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great book about slavery and lincoln

    • By D. Littman on 11-13-10
    • Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery
    • By: Eric Foner
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 18 hrs and 7 mins
    • Release date: 10-05-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 279 ratings
    • Pulitzer Prize Winner, History, 2011

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Washington

    • A Life
    • By: Ron Chernow
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 41 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,181
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,153

    From National Book Award winner Ron Chernow, a landmark biography of George Washington....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By Jack Merritt on 12-24-10
    • A Life
    • By: Ron Chernow
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 41 hrs and 54 mins
    • Release date: 10-05-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 7,157 ratings
    • Pulitzer Prize Winner, Biography/Autobiography, 2011

    Regular price: $56.00

    • Tinkers

    • By: Paul Harding
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 388
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 239

    An old man lies dying. Confined to bed in his living room, he sees the walls around him begin to collapse, the windows come loose from their sashes, and the ceiling plaster fall off...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unique but valuable read

    • By Joanne on 02-19-11

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Lords of Finance

    • The Bankers Who Broke the World
    • By: Liaquat Ahamed
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 18 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,068
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 759
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 769

    Offering a new understanding of the global nature of financial crises, Lords of Finance is a potent reminder of the enormous impact that the decisions of central bankers can have....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Extremely Interesting Book

    • By IRP on 02-20-10
    • The Bankers Who Broke the World
    • By: Liaquat Ahamed
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 18 hrs and 32 mins
    • Release date: 04-13-09
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1,068 ratings
    • Pulitzer Prize Winner, History, 2010

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The First Tycoon

    • The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
    • By: T.J. Stiles
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
    • Length: 28 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 846
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 687
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 683

    A gripping, groundbreaking biography of the combative man whose genius and force of will created modern capitalism....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great! If you can get through it...

    • By john on 08-08-10
    • The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
    • By: T.J. Stiles
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
    • Length: 28 hrs and 45 mins
    • Release date: 04-21-09
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 846 ratings
    • Pulitzer Prize Winner, Biography/Autobiography, 2010

    Regular price: $51.93

    • The Dead Hand

    • The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and its Dangerous Legacy
    • By: David E. Hoffman
    • Narrated by: Bob Walter
    • Length: 20 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,073
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 928
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 920

    This narrative history of the end of the arms race sheds new light on the frightening last chapters of the Cold War and the legacy of the nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons that remain a threat today.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Credible study into Russia's weapons programmes

    • By Andrew on 07-01-10
    • The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and its Dangerous Legacy
    • By: David E. Hoffman
    • Narrated by: Bob Walter
    • Length: 20 hrs and 46 mins
    • Release date: 10-13-09
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,073 ratings
    • Pulitzer Prize Winner, General Nonfiction, 2010

    Regular price: $43.93

    • Olive Kitteridge

    • By: Elizabeth Strout
    • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,576
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,927
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,923

    Olive Kitteridge, a retired schoolteacher, deplores the changes in her little town and in the world at large....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interweaving Short Stories Make a Good Novel

    • By Sara on 07-21-14

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Hemingses of Monticello

    • An American Family
    • By: Annette Gordon-Reed
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 30 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 479
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 313
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 311

    This epic work tells the story of the Hemingses, whose close blood ties to our third president had been systematically expunged from American history until very recently....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worried at first

    • By Phillip on 12-13-08

    Regular price: $41.99

    • American Lion

    • Andrew Jackson in the White House
    • By: Jon Meacham
    • Narrated by: Richard McGonagle
    • Length: 17 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 918
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 737
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 728

    Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • When the time for action has come, stop thinking.

    • By Darwin8u on 05-21-18
    • Andrew Jackson in the White House
    • By: Jon Meacham
    • Narrated by: Richard McGonagle
    • Length: 17 hrs and 16 mins
    • Release date: 11-11-08
    • 4 out of 5 stars 918 ratings
    • Pulitzer Prize Winner, Biography/Autobiography, 2009

    Regular price: $39.93

    • Slavery by Another Name

    • The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II
    • By: Douglas A. Blackmon
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,012
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 856
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 849

    In this groundbreaking historical expose, Douglas A. Blackmon brings to light one of the most shameful chapters in American history.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Powerful book!

    • By Kristi R. on 04-08-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

    • By: Junot Diaz
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, Staci Snell
    • Length: 16 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,410
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,907
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,925

    Things have never been easy for Oscar, a sweet but disastrously overweight, lovesick Dominican ghetto nerd....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous listen

    • By Kathleen on 04-26-08

    Regular price: $31.50

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