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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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  • 2014 Pulitzer Prize goes to 'The Goldfinch' by Donna Tartt

    2014 Pulitzer Prize goes to 'The Goldfinch' by Donna Tartt
    Donna Tartt's bestselling novel "The Goldfinch," published by Little, Brown, won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for fiction Monday. On Twitter, the Columbia University School of Journalism, which announces the awards, had a slip of the finger in its...
  • Telling tales of presidents Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft

    Telling tales of presidents Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft
    Teddy Roosevelt died in 1919. Doris Kearns Goodwin was not born until 1943, but to hear her tell it, she spent the better part of seven years living with the legendary U.S. president. That's how visceral the experience was for Goodwin as she wrote her...
  • Last day to sign up at Covered California: Do it, get it, use it

    Last day to sign up at Covered California: Do it, get it, use it
    I’m looking for my root. My what? Apparently, I should “find my root” and envision “pushing it to the floor.” Or at least I think that’s what the soothing instructor is saying; in my confusion, I can’t really...
  • How to prepare for the coming 'blood moon' apocalypse

    Stayed up well past my bedtime Monday night to catch the “blood moon.” Wish I would’ve known that it was a sign of the apocalypse — I might have lingered a little longer. What’s that? You didn’t know either? That&...
  • The Kansas killings: Will every crime be a hate crime someday?

    Frazier Glenn Cross (a.k.a. Frazier Glenn Miller Jr.), the 73-year-old extremist accused of killing three people in Overland Park, Kan., is an avowed anti-Semite who reportedly yelled “Heil, Hitler!” while sitting in a police car. Yet his...
  • Jaden Smith to star in film of James McBride's 'The Good Lord Bird'

    Jaden Smith will play Little Onion, the young slave who joins John Brown's team of abolitionists in a film adaptation of James McBride's "The Good Lord Bird," Deadline reports. The satirical take on a serious era in America's history won McBride the...
  • Why split Calif. into only six states? Go libertarian all the way!

    Why split Calif. into <em>only</em> six states? Go libertarian all the way!
    Until now I was unclear on why California should be divvied up into six states. But I wasn’t alone. Tim Draper, the Silicon Valley venture-capitalist billionaire guy who is trying to collect enough signatures to put a California balkanization...
  • Theater review of "Dividing the Estate" in West Palm Beach

    Theater review of "Dividing the Estate" in West Palm Beach
    “Dividing the Estate” starts with a nice, slow burn and gets steadily funny as it goes along. By the second act of the comedy staged by Palm Beach Dramaworks in West Palm Beach, you’ll be in hysterics. Granted, you sometimes won&...
  • Does new marijuana study back Gov. Brown's warning about pot smokers?

    Maybe Jerry Brown was more right about marijuana than folks gave him credit for -- at least if a new study on pot has merit. You may recall that California’s governor, appearing on NBC’s “Meet the Press” in March, had this to say...
  • The future of the NAACP [Commentary]

    The future of the NAACP [Commentary]
    While Cornell William Brooks may be a surprising choice to lead the NAACP, it takes neither an Einstein nor a soothsayer to know what challenges lie ahead for the clergyman-lawyer little known beyond his social justice network in New Jersey. Three...
  • Empty Spaces Theatre Co. opens 'The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?'

     Empty Spaces Theatre Co. opens 'The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?'
    WHAT: Edward Albee's award-winning look at the irrational nature of love, "The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?," opens Friday, April 18, in a production from DiDonna Productions/The Empty Spaces Theatre Co(llaboration). In the one-act play, a family crumbles...