2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners

The 101st annual Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists were announced today, and we’re thrilled to share that two of our titles are winners!

FICTION

cover_9781524736255 Colson Whitehead‘s powerhouse novel is already a National Book Award Winner and was a #1 New York Times bestseller. Today it became a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. ┬áThe story chronicles the adventures of a young slave named Cora as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. In this imaginative tale, she’s using an actual underground railroad (staffed with engineers and conductors) to make her escape. Narrated by Bahni Turpin, this audiobook is not to be missed.┬á

Listen to an excerpt THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

NONFICTION

cover_9780147526793 In this heartbreaking book, Matthew Desmond takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families that spend most of their income on rent and are behind on payments. How is it that renters are increasingly finding themselves using more than half of their income on rent? Desmond takes a deeper look. His coverage is bound to change the way you think about poverty in America. The audiobook is narrated by Dion Graham.

Listen to an excerpt EVICTED

Couldn’t be happier to learn that these audios are 2017┬áPulitzer Prize┬áwinners!