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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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  • Interview: Author Junot Diaz

    Interview: Author Junot Diaz
    Junot Diaz is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, as well as the short story collections Drown and, most recently, This Is How You Lose Her —- a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He's a professor at MIT, a MacArthur "Genius," and the first Latino to sit on the Pulitzer Prize board of jurors. Still, the Dominican-American writer graciously took the time to answer a few of my questions via e-mail amidst a rigorous teaching schedule and a national paperback book tour (he'll be stopping by Yale University on Nov. 12 and Naugatuck Valley Community College on Nov. 14). We managed to cover the meaning of art, some of the quirks of his reoccurring narrator Yunior, and I even did my best to coax a little writing advice out of him.
  • The uninsured in U.S. raise Ebola risk

     The uninsured in U.S. raise Ebola risk
    — Fear of Ebola has been climbing steadily in the United States since Tuesday's announcement that a Liberian traveler in Dallas, Thomas Eric Duncan, was diagnosed with the disease after having been in Texas for eight days. A month ago, a Harvard...

    Joanne Carson's Capote-edited memoir chapter still in limbo

    Joanne Carson's Capote-edited memoir chapter still in limbo
    Joanne Carson is perfectly content to give Truman Capote credit for writing the most beautiful moment of her never-finished memoir, a passage about falling in love with the man who would become king of late-night television. Here's what she wrote: "I...

    Kirkus announces finalists for its first book prizes, each $50,000

    Kirkus announces finalists for its first book prizes, each $50,000
    Kirkus Reviews, the influential book review journal, on Tuesday announced the nominees for the first-ever Kirkus Prizes in fiction, nonfiction and young readers' literature. The young readers' literature category is divided into three subcategories --...

    Stop the presses! New football league wants to field Orlando Sentinels

    Stop the presses! New football league wants to field Orlando Sentinels
    A new pro-football league may be coming to Orlando. Please do not stop if you've read this before. In the not-so-illustrious footsteps of the Thunder, Rage, Tuskers, Panthers, Renegades and Blazers, here come the Orlando Sentinels. If that sounds...