Jennifer Egan's A Visit From the Goon Squad has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. (The other two finalists were Jonathan Dee's The Privileges and Chang-rae Lee's The Surrendered.) Siddhartha Mukherjee's The Emperor of All Maladies: A History of Cancer took the nonfiction prize; Kay Ryan won for poetry, and Bruce Norris's play Clybourne Park for drama. If you haven't already read Goon Squad, which the committee aptly described as an "inventive investigation of growing up and growing old in the digital age, displaying a big-hearted curiosity about cultural change at warp speed," get on it. [Official site]
Most Watched on Vulture
Most Viewed Stories
The Snubs and Surprises of the 2017 Oscar Nominations
Here Are Your 2017 Oscar Nominees
Constance Wu Is Disgusted by Casey Affleck’s Oscar Nomination: ‘Art Isn’t About Humanity, Right?’
M. Night Shyamalan’s Split Is Exploitative Trash
SNL Writer Katie Rich Suspended for Barron Trump Tweet
The Bachelor Recap: A Plethora of Issues
All the Clues You Missed About The Good Place’s Big Finale Twist
Triumph the Insult-Comic Dog Roasts the Good-Natured Attendees of Trump’s Inauguration
Stephen Colbert and Billy Eichner Investigate: Is the ‘New York Bubble’ Really a Thing?
Cate Blanchett Has Emotions on Tonight Show, Many About Donald Trump
Latest News from VultureJudge Rules a Bank Will Continue to Oversee Prince’s Estate, Not Van Jones
Comerica Bank & Trust N.A. will be the permanent corporate administrator of Prince's estate going forward.Did George R.R. Martin’s LiveJournal Just Clinch the Super Bowl for the Falcons?
Yesterday morning at 11:22 a.m. ET, the Atlanta Falcons became a 600-point favorite to win the Super Bowl over the New England Patriots.20th Century Women’s Mike Mills on His Oscar Nomination, Screwball Comedy, and Writing a Mom Like Humphrey Bogart
“You can choose any of her lines and imagine Bogart saying them and you’d be fine.”Jordan Peele’s Genius New Horror Movie Shows the Terror of Being Black in World Full of White People
"Don't go into a white woman's house!"Netflix Is Reviving Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Hopes It Will Heal America
That which is dead may never die.What the Stars of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events Are Reading
The cast of Netflix's adaptation reveal the books on their nightstands.WorldStarHipHop Founder Lee O’Denat Dead at 43
He died in his sleep Monday, according to TMZ.Jill Soloway Has a Request for Male Directors: Stop Making Movies About Rape
Plus: Jessica Williams shares the great advice she got from a Nicki Minaj documentary.Dennis Quaid Calls A Dog’s Purpose Abuse Allegations a ‘Scam’
"First of all, it's been edited and manipulated."Arrival Screenwriter Eric Heisserer on His Oscar Nomination, Amy Adams, and Figuring Out What Heptapods Look Like
“We went whole hog into making sure these characters were real scientists.”
Coming to HBO Sunday, April 16.The Young Pope’s Silvio Orlando on His Mischievous Role and Fake Moles
"[The mole] is a way of stressing my lack of attractiveness compared to Jude’s extreme handsomeness."All the Clues You Missed About The Good Place’s Big Finale Twist
All season, the truth was hiding in plain sight. It'll blow your forkin' mind.Even Michael Shannon Thinks ‘It’s About Damn Time’ Michael Shannon Got an Oscar
"How can it not be exciting? How can it not? You’d have to be a corpse not to be excited."Downton Abbey’s Matthew Goode to Continue Making Aristocratic Ladies Swoon by Joining The Crown
Very Goode casting choice.Stephen Colbert and Billy Eichner Investigate: Is the ‘New York Bubble’ Really a Thing?
It's the best bubble!Quantico Recap: The Murder Board
Which side is Alex Parrish really on?Could La La Land Win the Most Oscars Ever?
Appraising the musical's chances in every category.Constance Wu Is Disgusted by Casey Affleck’s Oscar Nomination: ‘Art Isn’t About Humanity, Right?’
The Manchester by the Sea actor has been accused of sexual harassment.Jon Hamm Has Hot-Man Sadness Describing Being Ignored on the Set of Marjorie Prime
A new challenge for Don Draper.