Books – 2017

Note Late in 2017, I discovered that the first Pulitzer Prize for fiction was awarded in 1918. To celebrate the centennial of the prize, and also just because, I’ve decided to read all of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novels. Not in any particular order, though.

William Faulkner – As I Lay Dying

Mary Gaitskill – Bad Behavior

William Faulkner – The Sound and the Fury

Beverly Cleary – A Girl from Yamhill

Beverly Cleary – My Own Two Feet

Elizabeth Wein – Code Name Verity (twice!)

Jesse Andrews – Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Lois Lowry – The Giver

Ralph Ellison  – The Invisible Man

Jo Knowles – Lessons from a Dead Girl

Tennessee Williams – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Mackenzi Lee – The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

David Sedaris – Theft by Finding

Georg Rauch – Unlikely Warrior: A Jewish Soldier in Hitler’s Army

Barbara J. Taylor – Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night

William Ritter  – Jackaby

William Ritter – Beastly Bones

William Ritter – Ghostly Echoes

William Ritter – The Dire King

Bill Bryson – Notes from a Small Island

Willa Cather – One of Ours (PP 1923)

Sara Gruen – Water for Elephants

Ernest Poole – His Family (PP 1918)

David Rakoff – Don’t Get Too Comfortable

Jenny Lawson – Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (this book had me literally laughing out loud, over and over again. including on airplanes.)

Booth Tarkington – The Magnificent Ambersons (PP 1919)

Booth Tarkington – Alice Adams (PP 1922)

Sam Torode – The Dirty Parts of the Bible

J. D. Vance – Hillbilly Elegy