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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...
  • Lusty party never gets into full swing

    Lusty party never gets into full swing
    Why do married — or otherwise committed — couples go to sex parties? One obvious reason presents itself. But the characters in the new black comedy "The Qualms" — set amid a little clutch of mostly miserable middle-aged Midwestern...
  • Garry Trudeau discusses how 'Doonesbury' helped him with 'Alpha House'

    Garry Trudeau discusses how 'Doonesbury' helped him with 'Alpha House'
    "Doonesbury," the classic comic strip, has had to take a back seat as its cartoonist, Garry Trudeau, focuses on his Amazon original series, "Alpha House," but that doesn't mean the old hasn't helped inform the new. Trudeau took part in a panel for his...
  • Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age

    Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age
    Several recent articles appearing online have pointed to a couple of burning questions about book-reading in this overstuffed era: Why do people buy books they have no intention of reading? And, how can one ever find the time to read a book at all?  The...
  • 'The Qualms' to end Playwrights Horizons' season

    Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Bruce Norris' new comedy "The Qualms," which opens on Sunday night at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, will play Playwrights Horizons in New York in 2015, a representative for the off-Broadway theater said on...
  • Reel Critics: A little McCarthy goes a long way

    The oversized comedy of Melissa McCarthy is best served as a side dish in a cinematic meal. "Bridesmaids" had just the right amount of her unfettered antics. That film's recipe called for her to share the spotlight with several other women. But now...
  • Meryl Streep to play Maria Callas on HBO

    Meryl Streep to play Maria Callas on HBO
    Meryl Streep likes big, challenging roles, and she will tackle one of the biggest: opera legend Maria Callas. Streep will star in "Master Class," an HBO film of the Terrence McNally play about Callas' classes for singing students. Oscar-winner Mike...
  • Edan Lepucki on 'California'

    Edan Lepucki on 'California'
    In the world of books, the apocalypse is big business — bigger than ever, in fact, with the surge in popularity of young-adult dystopian novels such as the "Hunger Games" and "Divergent" trilogies. But while those books offer a relatively...
  • Theater: Shakespeare Fest stages 'Macbeth' and 'Tenor' in repertory

    For the fourth season in a row, audiences at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival might be thinking they're seeing double as it produces two plays in repertory on its main stage: "Macbeth" and "Lend Me a Tenor." In repertory or "rep," the fest at...
  • Poet's Former Hartford Home Could Become Museum

     Poet's Former Hartford Home Could Become Museum
    Their love for the poetry of Wallace Stevens means so much to a small group of investors that they have signed a purchase agreement for Stevens' Hartford home with the idea of turning the West End property into a modest museum. Alison Johnson, author of...
  • 'Fiddler On Roof' Lyricist Talks About Show's Beginnings

    'Fiddler On Roof' Lyricist Talks About Show's Beginnings
    A Broadway musical about a Jewish shtetl, a Russian pogrom and a poor milkman who talks to God? Sounds crazy, no? "To us it was simply the next show to do," says Sheldon Harnick, who wrote the lyrics to the show that would become the beloved...