New Pulitzer Prize Winners available at the CARL include:
- Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction - The Looming Tower: AL-QAEDA and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright.
- Pultizer Prize for Fiction - The Road by Cormac McCarthy (ebook edition also available)
Click here to read what other books were selected this year.
Excerpt of a Washington Post review of the Looming Tower, from August 2006:
"...al-Qaeda is on the march. It has regrouped and reorganized from the setbacks meted out by the United States, its allies and partners shortly after 9/11 -- above all, the loss of al-Qaeda's sanctuary in Afghanistan -- and is marshalling its forces to continue the war that Osama bin Laden declared against America 10 years ago with his then mostly ignored fatwa." Read full review
Exerpt of a Washington Post review of The Road from Oct, 2006
The Road ( Knopf, 241 pp., $24) follows two of the last people on Earth, an unnamed man and his young son, as they walk through an incinerated wasteland foraging for food and hiding from gangs of starving cannibals. "The nights now only slightly less black," he writes. "By day the banished sun circles the earth like a grieving mother with a lamp." Read full review