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Hilton Als, theater critic for The New Yorker, was awarded the Prize in Criticism for "bold and original reviews that strove to put stage dramas within a real-world cultural context, particularly the shifting landscape of gender, sexuality and race".

Colson Whitehead, author 2016 National Book Award winning novel The Underground Railroad, won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction Monday. Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) recently began development of a limited series adaptation of the book for Amazon.

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California's East Bay Times nabbed the breaking news Pulitzer for its coverage of the Oakland fire at a warehouse that killed 36 people.

In other categories, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy (Heather Ann Thompson, Pantheon US) won for history, The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between (Hisham Matar, Viking) for biography/autobiography and Olio (Tyehimba Jess, Wave Books) for poetry. A truly triumphant work of literature, The Underground Railroad is unlike any novel on the illustrious list of Pulitzer Prize winners in fiction. That book was acquired by Tri-Star for development in a heated bidding war.

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The finalists for the nonfiction Pulitzer were "In a Different Key: The Story of Autism", by John Donvan and Caren Zucker; and Micki McElya's "The Politics of Mourning: Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery". Corrected the studio developing Underground Railroad.

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Our Lady of the Assumption Church, at 796 W. 48th St., will host the vigil at 6 p.m., San Bernardino Mayor Carey Davis said. The San Bernardino Police Department held a news conference April 10 after a shooting inside a local elementary school.