Pulitzer Prizes, Pound for Pound

blog_pulitzerThe Pulitzer winners were announced today, with the New York Times shelving the most medals (5): There were some usual suspects (another book about Sally Hemings wins an award?), some pleasant surprises (Steve Reich for music, Damon Winter‘s Usher-esque photograph of Obama in Pennsylvania) and some oddities (two of the winners for were recent layoff victims) — a minority report by Jack Shafer at Slate fills in the rest of the blanks. View the complete list of winners here.