2. Drama: Lynn Nottage for Sweat

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Lynn Nottage picks up the drama prize for a play that explores the theme and reality of working class alienation in Reading, Pa., a city that has been terribly damaged by deindustrialization. This is Nottage’s second Pulitzer, having picked up the drama prize once before for her 2009 play Ruined.

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History: Heather Ann Thompson for Blood in the Water: the Attica Prison Uprising of 1971
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