The 2003 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished FICTION by an American author is awarded to:
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
Also nominated as finalists for this category:
2003 GENERAL NONFICTION winner:
- A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide by Samantha Power
2003 BIOGRAPHY winner:
- Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson by Robert A. Caro
2003 HISTORY winner:
- An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa by Rick Atkinson
Also of note: Author Stephen Hunter received a 2003 Pulitzer for his authoritative film criticism that is both intellectually rewarding and a pleasure to read. Hunter writes for The Washington Post.
A Salon.com article on 2003 Pulitzers.