These books have won the five 2009 Pulitzer Prizes for books:
Fiction: Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
History: The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed
Biography or Autobiography: American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon Meacham
Poetry: The Shadow of Sirius by W.S. Merwin
General Nonfiction: Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II by Douglas A. Blackmon
For more information and a list of the finalists, visit the 2009 awards page for the Pulitzer Foundation.