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Anthony Doerr and Elizabeth Kolbert win 2015 Pulitzer Prizes

Anthony Doerr and Elizabeth Kolbert win 2015 Pulitzer Prizes

Anthony Doerr won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for fiction Monday for his World War II novel "All the Light We Cannot See," published by Scribner, which the Pulitzer committee called "an imaginative and intricate novel inspired by the horrors of World War II and written in short, elegant chapters that explore human nature and the contradictory power of technology." Writing for the Los Angeles Times, reviewer Steph Cha called Doerr's book "ambitious and majestic without bluntness or overdependence on heartbreak." The finalists for the fiction prize were Joyce Carol Oates for "Lovely, Dark, Deep," Richard Ford for "Let Me Be Frank With...

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