This photo provided by Little, Brown and Company shows the book cover of “The Goldfinch,” by Donna Tartt. Tartt won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction on Monday, April 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Little, Brown and Company)

NEW YORK (AP) — Donna Tartt’s “The Goldfinch,” already among the most popular and celebrated novels of the past year, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. One of the country’s top colonial historians, Alan Taylor, has won his second Pulitzer, for “The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War In Virginia.”

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