Qompendium is an evolving and ever-changing platform for philosophy, art, culture and science, represented by a series of print publications: magazines, books and monographs. Furthermore, it is enriched by a gallery concept, a work shop and a fast-moving online portal.
The Pulitzer Prize is an American award for achievements in newspaper journalism, literature and musical composition. Established by Hungarian-American publisher Joseph Pulitzer it is administered by Columbia University in New York City. According to the administrators of the Pulitzer Prize the correct pronunciation of the name should sound like the verb pull, as in "Pull it, sir".
Fiction – Tinkers by Paul Harding (Bellevue Literary Press)
Drama – Next to Normal, music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey
History – Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed (The Penguin Press)
Biography – The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt by T.J. Stiles (Alfred A. Knopf)
Poetry – Versed by Rae Armantrout (Wesleyan University Press)
General Nonfiction – The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy by David E. Hoffman (Doubleday)
Music – Violin Concerto by Jennifer Higdon (Lawdon Press)