Winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

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James A. Michener: "Tales of the South Pacific" (1948)
James Gould Cozzens: "Guard of Honor" (1949)
A. B. Guthrie: "The Way West" (1950)
Conrad Richter: "The Town" (1951)
Herman Wouk: "The Caine Mutiny" (1952)
Ernest Hemingway: "The Old Man and the Sea" (1953)
William Faulkner: "A Fable" (1955)
MacKinlay Kantor: "Andersonville" (1956)
the late James Agee: "A Death In The Family" (1958)
Robert Lewis Taylor: "The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters" (1959)
Allen Drury: "Advise and Consent" (1960)
Harper Lee: "To Kill A Mockingbird" (1961)
Edwin O'Connor: "The Edge of Sadness" (1962)
William Faulkner: "The Reivers" (1963)
Shirley Ann Grau: "The Keepers Of The House" (1965)
Katherine Anne Porter: "Collected Stories" (1966)
Bernard Malamud: "The Fixer" (1967)
William Styron: "The Confessions of Nat Turner" (1968)
N. Scott Momaday: "House Made of Dawn" (1969)
Jean Stafford: "Collected Stories" (1970)
Wallace Stegner: "Angle of Repose" (1972)
Eudora Welty: "The Optimist's Daughter" (1973)
Michael Shaara: "The Killer Angels" (1975)
Saul Bellow: "Humboldt's Gift" (1976)
James Alan McPherson: "Elbow Room" (1978)
John Cheever: "The Stories of John Cheever" (1979)
Norman Mailer: "The Executioner's Song" (1980)
the late John Kennedy Toole: "A Confederacy of Dunces" (1981)
John Updike: "Rabbit Is Rich" (1982)
Alice Walker: "The Color Purple" (1983)
William Kennedy: "Ironweed" (1984)
Alison Lurie: "Foreign Affairs" (1985)
Larry McMurtry: "Lonesome Dove" (1986)
Peter Taylor: "A Summons to Memphis" (1987)
Toni Morrison: "Beloved" (1988)
Anne Tyler: "Breathing Lessons" (1989)
Oscar Hijuelos: "The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love" (1990)
John Updike: "Rabbit At Rest" (1991)
Jane Smiley: "A Thousand Acres" (1992)
Robert Olen Butler: "A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain" (1993)
E. Annie Proulx: "The Shipping News" (1994)
Carol Shields: "The Stone Diaries" (1995)
Richard Ford: "Independence Day" (1996)
Steven Millhauser: "Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer" (1997)
Philip Roth: "American Pastoral" (1998)
Michael Cunningham: "The Hours" (1999)
Jhumpa Lahiri: "Interpreter of Maladies" (2000)
Michael Chabon: "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay" (2001)
Richard Russo: "Empire Falls" (2002)
Jeffrey Eugenides: "Middlesex" (2003)
Edward Jones: "The Known World" (2004)
Marilynne Robinson: Gilead" (2005)
Geraldine Brooks: "March" (2006)
Cormac McCarthy: "The Road" (2007)
Junot Diaz: "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" (2008)
Elizabeth Strout: "Olive Kitteridge" (2009)
Paul Harding: "Tinkers" (2010)
Jennifer Egan: A Visit from the Goon Squad" (2011)
no winner (2012)
Adam Johnson: "The Orphan Master's Son" (2013)
Donna Tartt: "The Goldfinch" (2014)
Anthony Doerr: "All the Light We Cannot See" (2015)
Viet Thanh Nguyen: "The Sympathizer" (2016)
Colson Whitehead: "The Underground Railroad" (2017)
Andrew Sean Greer: "Less" (2018)
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