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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...
  • New in paperbacks: 'The Goldfinch' by Donna Tartt

    New in paperbacks: 'The Goldfinch' by Donna Tartt
    The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, Back Bay, 774 pages, $20 Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel follows 13-year-old Theo Decker, who survives an explosion that kills his mother. Taken in by the wealthy family of a friend, Theo feels out of place and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Marja Mills addresses Harper Lee controversy at literary event

    Marja Mills addresses Harper Lee controversy at literary event
    Less than a week after the publication of Marja Mills' memoir, “The Mockingbird Next Door,” her story of befriending the famously reclusive 88-year-old author Harper Lee, the book remains embroiled in controversy. On July 14, the day...
  • Toni Dewey, 1928-2014

    Toni Dewey, 1928-2014
    Soon after Toni Dewey became the first female corporate vice president of Motorola in the mid-1970s, she and other executives received a memo from the boss that began with the word "Gentlemen." According to longtime friend and two-time Pulitzer Prize-...
  • Donald Miller to speak of latest book, film

    Whether you're a scholar or a truck driver, Donald Miller has a history book for you. "I want you to be able to enjoy it," Miller said, "no matter who you are." That's why a Miller book contains the evidence of mountains of research in hundreds of pages...
  • Samuel D. Hunter: Playwright of spiritual longing, now a MacArthur 'Genius' fellow

     Samuel D. Hunter: Playwright of spiritual longing, now a MacArthur 'Genius' fellow
    Don’t look now, but a positive trend seems to be developing: A bumper crop of talented American playwrights more interested in artistic expression than commercial validation is being recognized with the most prestigious awards and lucrative...
  • 'David Bowie Is': How do you fit a rocker into an art museum?

    'David Bowie Is': How do you fit a rocker into an art museum?
    Sometime soon, should you find yourself backstage at the Museum of Contemporary Art, wandering its administrative offices, be sure to look for the pencil drawing of David Bowie as a banana. It is not an official curated piece of museum art; rather, it...
  • Coalition files lawsuit challenging Arizona's 'nude photo law'

    Coalition files lawsuit challenging Arizona's 'nude photo law'
    A coalition of booksellers and others involved in publishing and distributing images is suing the state of Arizona to overturn a law designed to protect people from the unwanted display of nude photos. The law, which took effect on July 24, is known...
  • Repeating the mistakes of the AIDS epidemic with Ebola

    Repeating the mistakes of the AIDS epidemic with Ebola
    We must pay attention to the mistakes of history, some wise person once said, so we can do a better job of making them in the future. That's how I feel during the current Ebola crisis when I see how well we Americans seem to be repeating the mistakes of...