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Cormac McCarthy reportedly "tired of being honored"

The 2007 Pulitzer Prize winners have been announced, and clearly the judges have been watching Oprah. Here are the winners for Letters, Drama, and Music:

Fiction

The Road, by Cormac McCarthy (Knopf)

Drama

Rabbit Hole, by David Lindsay-Abaire

History

The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation, by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff (Knopf)

Biography

The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher, by Debby Applegate (Doubleday)

Poetry

Native Guard, by Natasha Trethewey (Houghton Mifflin)

General Nonfiction

The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, by Lawrence Wright (Knopf)

Music

Sound Grammar, by Ornette Coleman

Oh, and the quote in my headline? I made it up. Because the Pulitzers honor both journalism and fiction.

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Keir Graff is the editor of Booklist Online and the author of five books. His most recent is the middle-grade novel, The Other Felix.

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