Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
2008    The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
2007    The Road, Cormac McCarthy
2006    March, Geraldine Brooks
2005    Gilead, Marilynne Robinson
2004    The Known World, Edward P. Jones
2003    Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides
2002    Empire Falls, Richard Russo
2001    The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Michael Chabon
2000    Interpreter of Maladies, Jhumpa Lahiri
1999    The Hours, Michael Cunningham
1998    American Pastoral, Philip Roth
1997    Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer, Stephen Millhauser
1996    Independence Day, Richard Ford
1995    The Stone Diaries, Carol Shields
1994    The Shipping News, E. Annie Poulx
1993    A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, Robert Olen Butler
1992    A Thousand Acres, Jane Smiley
1991    Rabbit at Rest, John Updike
1990    The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love, Oscar Hijuelos
1989    Breathing Lessons, Anne Tyler
1988    Beloved, Tony Morrison
1987    A Summons to Memphis, Peter Taylor
1986    Lonesome Dove, Larry McMurtry
1985    Foreign Affairs, Alison Lurie
1984    Ironweed, William Kennedy
1983    The Color Purple, Alice Walker
1982    Rabbit is Rich, John Updike
1981    A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole
1980    The Executioner's Song, Norman Mailer
1979    The Stories of John Cheever, John Cheever
1978    Elbow Room, James Alan McPherson
1977    No award
1976    Humboldt's Gift, Saul Bellow
1975    The Killer Angels, Michael Shaara
1974    No award
1973    The Optimist's Daughter, Eudora Welty
1972    Angle of Repose, Wallace Stegner
1971    No award
1970    Collected Stories, Jean Stafford
1969    House Made of Dawn, N. Scott Momaday
1968    The Confessions of Nat Turner, William Styron
1967    The Fixer, Bernard Malamud
1966    The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter, Katherine Anne Porter
1965    The Keepers of the House, Shirley Ann Grau
1964    No award
1963    The Reivers, Willian Faulkner
1962    The Edge of Sadness, Edwin O'Connor
1961    To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee
1960    Advise and Concent, Allen Drury
1959    The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, Robert Lewis Taylor
1958    A Death in the Family, James Agee
1957    No award
1956    Andersonville, Mackinlay Kantor
1955    A Fable, William Faulkner
1954    No award
1953    The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway
1952    The Caine Mutiny, Herman Wouk
1951    The Town, Conrad Richter
1950    The Way West, A.B. Guthrie, Jr.
1949    Guard of Honor, James Gould Cozzens
1948    Tales of the South Pacific, James A. Michener
1947    All the King's Men, Robert Penn Warren
1946    No award
1945    A Bell for Adano, John Hersey
1944    Journey in the Dark, Martin Flavin
1943    Dragon's Teeth, Upton Sinclair
1942    In This Our Life, Ellen Glasgow
1941    No award
1940    The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck
1939    The Yearling, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
1938    The Late George Apley, John P. Marquand
1937    Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
1936    Honey of the Horn, Harold L. Davis
1935    Now in November, Josephine Winslow Johnson
1934    Lamb in His Bosom, Caroline Miller
1933    The Store, T.S. Stribling
1932    The Good Earth, Pearl S. Buck
1931    Years of Grace, Margaret Ayer Barnes
1930    Laughing Gas, Oliver LaFarge
1929    Scarlet Sister Mary, Julia M. Peterkin
1928    The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Thornton Wilder
1927    Early Autumn, Louis Bromfield
1926    Arrowsmith, Sinclair Lewis
1925    So Big, Edna Ferber
1924    The Able McLaughlins, Margaret Wilson
1923    One of Ours, Willa Cather
1922    Alice Adams, Booth Tarkington
1921    The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton
1920    No award
1919    The Magnificent Ambersons, Booth Tarkington
1918    His Family, Ernest Poole