Colson Whitehead Wins Second Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

After winning a Pulitzer Prize for his novel The Underground Railroad in 2017, author Colson Whitehead won a second one on Monday for his book The Nickel Boys becoming the fourth novelist to ever win two Pulitzers for fiction. Whitehead visited the John Adams in 2017.

Also among the winners are writer and translator Benjamin Moser for his biography about Susan Sontag (who visited the John Adams in 1993), and Dutch investigative journalist Christiaan Triebert of the New York Times for his research on Russia on behalf of The New York Times.