Read, hear the Pulitzer Prize winners at EPL

The Pulitzer Prize is among the most prestigious awards in literature and music.

The 2018 winners were announced yesterday and EPL has them for you to enjoy for free. These are the pieces of work that everyone will be talking about, so don’t miss out on them.

damnMusic

“Damn” by Kendrick Lamar – Lamar is the first non-jazz or classical musician to win a Pulitzer in music. The album is also available on Hoopla.

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Fiction

“Less” by Andrew Sean Greer – EPL has three copies of this novel, which is about a struggling writer’s journey around the world while dealing with love.

Nonfiction

“Locking up our own: Crime and punishment in Black America” by James Forman – The book, written by a former public defender and current Yale scholar, dives into the tragic roles that African Americans, as judges, police chiefs, voters and judges, played in the war on crime.

laura-ingallsPoetry

“Half-Light: Collected poems 1965-2016” by Frank Bidart – Collected poems from the American poet.

Biography

“Prairie Fires: The Life and Times of Laura Ingalls Wilder” by Caroline Fraser – Fraser sheds light onto the gaps of Ingalls life through previously unpublished manuscripts, letters and more. She also debunks long held rumors of ghostwriting from the beloved pioneer writer. Available as both a book and an ebook through Overdrive.

History

“The Gulf: The making of an American Sea” by Jack E. Davis – Davis explores the historical connection between man and nature while looking at all angles of the history of the Gulf of Mexico and what it means to America, beyond just hurricanes and oil spills. He also dives into how its history can forge its path ahead in times of climate change.

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