back to top

We’ve updated our privacy notice and cookie policy. Learn more about cookies, including how to disable them, and find out how we collect your personal data and what we use it for.

How Many Of These Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novels Have You Read?

If there were a Pulitzer Prize for reading Pulitzer Prize winners would you be a finalist?

Posted on
  1. 1.

    Check off the Pulitzer Prize-winning novels that you’ve read!

    Check
    "His Family" by Ernest Poole
    Check
    "The Magnificent Ambersons" by Booth Tarkington
    Check
    "The Age of Innocence" by Edith Wharton
    Check
    "Alice Adams" by Booth Tarkington
    Check
    "One of Ours" by Willa Cather
    Check
    "The Able McLaughlins" by Margaret Wilson
    Check
    "So Big" by Edna Ferber
    Check
    "Arrowsmith" by Sinclair Lewis (declined prize)
    Check
    "Early Autumn" by Louis Bromfield
    Check
    "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" by Thornton Wilder
    Check
    "Scarlet Sister Mary" by Julia Peterkin
    Check
    "Laughing Boy" by Oliver La Farge
    Check
    "Years of Grace" by Margaret Ayer Barnes
    Check
    "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck
    Check
    "The Store" by Thomas Sigismund Stribling
    Check
    "Lamb in His Bosom" by Caroline Miller
    Check
    "Now in November" by Josephine Winslow Johnson
    Check
    "Honey in the Horn" by Harold L. Davis
    Check
    "Gone with the Wind" by Margaret Mitchell
    Check
    "The Late George Apley" by John Phillips Marquand
    Check
    "The Yearling" by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
    Check
    "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck
    Check
    "In This Our Life" by Ellen Glasgow
    Check
    "Dragon's Teeth" by Upton Sinclair
    Check
    "Journey in the Dark" by Martin Flavin
    Check
    "A Bell for Adano" by John Hersey
    Check
    "All the King's Men" by Robert Penn Warren
    Check
    "Tales of the South Pacific" by James A. Michener
    Check
    "Guard of Honor" by James Gould Cozzens
    Check
    "The Way West" by A. B. Guthrie, Jr.
    Check
    "The Town" by Conrad Richter
    Check
    "The Caine Mutiny" by Herman Wouk
    Check
    "The Old Man and the Sea" by Ernest Hemingway
    Check
    "A Fable" by William Faulkner
    Check
    "Andersonville" by MacKinlay Kantor
    Check
    "A Death in the Family" by James Agee
    Check
    "The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters" by Robert Lewis Taylor
    Check
    "Advise and Consent" by Allen Drury
    Check
    "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee
    Check
    "The Edge of Sadness" by Edwin O'Connor
    Check
    "The Reivers" by William Faulkner
    Check
    "The Keepers of the House" by Shirley Ann Grau
    Check
    "The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter" by Katherine Anne Porter
    Check
    "The Fixer" by Bernard Malamud
    Check
    "The Confessions of Nat Turner" by William Styron
    Check
    "House Made of Dawn" by N. Scott Momaday
    Check
    "The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford" by Jean Stafford
    Check
    "Angle of Repose" by Wallace Stegner
    Check
    "The Optimist's Daughter" by Eudora Welty
    Check
    "The Killer Angels" by Michael Shaara
    Check
    "Humboldt's Gift" by Saul Bellow
    Check
    "Elbow Room" by James Alan McPherson
    Check
    "The Stories of John Cheever" by John Cheever
    Check
    "The Executioner's Song" by Norman Mailer
    Check
    "A Confederacy of Dunces" by John Kennedy Toole
    Check
    "Rabbit Is Rich" by John Updike
    Check
    "The Color Purple" by Alice Walker
    Check
    "Ironweed" by William Kennedy
    Check
    "Foreign Affairs" by Alison Lurie
    Check
    "Lonesome Dove" by Larry McMurtry
    Check
    "A Summons to Memphis" by Peter Taylor
    Check
    "Beloved" by Toni Morrison
    Check
    "Breathing Lessons" by Anne Tyler
    Check
    "The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love" by Oscar Hijuelos
    Check
    "Rabbit at Rest" by John Updike
    Check
    "A Thousand Acres" by Jane Smiley
    Check
    "A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain" by Robert Olen Butler
    Check
    "The Shipping News" by E. Annie Proulx
    Check
    "The Stone Diaries" by Carol Shields
    Check
    "Independence Day" by Richard Ford
    Check
    "Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer" by Steven Millhauser
    Check
    "American Pastoral" by Philip Roth
    Check
    "The Hours" by Michael Cunningham
    Check
    "Interpreter of Maladies" by Jhumpa Lahiri
    Check
    "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay" by Michael Chabon
    Check
    "Empire Falls" by Richard Russo
    Check
    "Middlesex" by Jeffrey Eugenides
    Check
    "The Known World" by Edward P. Jones
    Check
    "Gilead" by Marilynne Robinson
    Check
    "March" by Geraldine Brooks
    Check
    "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy
    Check
    "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" by Junot Díaz
    Check
    "Olive Kitteridge" by Elizabeth Strout
    Check
    "Tinkers" by Paul Harding
    Check
    "A Visit From the Goon Squad" by Jennifer Egan
    Check
    "The Orphan Master's Son" by Adam Johnson
    Check
    "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt
 
Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.