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Pulitzer Prize 2011


Public Service
Los Angeles Times
Investigative Reporting
Paige St.John of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Explanatory Reporting
Mark Johnson, Kathleen, Gallagher, 
Gary Porter, Lou Saldivar and 
Alison Sherwood of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Local Reporting
Frank Main, Mark Konkol and 
John J. Kim of the Chicago Sun-Times
National Reporting
Jesse Eisinger and 
Jake Bernstein of ProPublica
International Reporting
Clifford J. Levy and 
Ellen Barry of The New York Times
Feature Writing
Amy Ellis Nutt of The Star-Ledger, Newark, N.J.
David Leonhardt of The New York Times
Sebastian Smee of The Boston Globe
Editorial Writing
Joseph Rago of The Wall Street Journal
Editorial Cartooning
Mike Keefe of The Denver Post
Breaking News Photography
Carol Guzy, Nikki Kahn and 
Ricky Carioti of The Washington Post
Feature Photography
Barbara Davidson of the Los Angeles Times

Letters, Drama and Music

"A Visit from the Goon Squad" 
by Jennifer Egan (Alfred A. Knopf)
"Clybourne Park" by Bruce Norris
"The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln 
and American Slavery" 
by Eric Foner (W. W. Norton & Company)
"Washington: A Life" 
by Ron Chernow (The Penguin Press)
"The Best of It: New and Selected Poems" 
by Kay Ryan (Grove Press)
General Nonfiction
"The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer" 
by Siddhartha Mukherjee (Scribner)
"Madame White Snake’" by Zhou Long, premiered on February 26, 2010 
by Opera Boston at the Cutler Majestic Theatre