PULITZER PRIZE – 2011.
Posted by librarykvongole on April 21, 2011
SIDDHARTHA MUKHERJEE’S —- Pulitzer Prize 2011.
Indian-American physician Siddhartha Mukherjee’s acclaimed book on cancer, – “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer” has won the prestigious 2011 Pulitzer Prize in the general non-fiction category.
According to the Pulitzer citation, the book by the New York based cancer physician and researcher is “an elegant inquiry, at once clinical and personal, into the long history of an insidious disease that, despite treatment break-through, still bedevils medical science.”
The Pulitzer for general non-fiction is awarded to a “distinguished and appropriately documented book of non-fiction by an American author that is not eligible for consideration in other category.