Hisham Matar wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Biography

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There has been more fantastic news for Hisham Matar, winner of the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize 2016, as he has won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Biography.

The prize ‘for a distinguished and appropriately documented biography or autobiography’ was awarded to Matar’s powerful memoir The Return, ‘a first-person elegy for home and father that examines with controlled emotion the past and present of an embattled region.’ The Pulitzer Prize


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