Congratulations are in order for Donna Tartt, whose 784-page book, The Goldfinch, a "beautifully written coming-of-age novel with exquisitely drawn characters," has just been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Raise your hand if you've read it.

This year's Pulitzer Prize Board will include beloved (except by Donald Trump) New York Times Op-Ed columnist Gail Collins and MacArthur Genius Award winner Katherine Boo.