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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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  • Partisan Paralysis: Can The Divide Be Healed?

    Partisan Paralysis: Can The Divide Be Healed?
    Congress appears stuck in neutral and civil discourse has been replaced by partisan sniping. Charles Blow, blogger and New York Times op-ed columnist, talked with David Holahan in a question and answer session and didn't hold out much hope for change....
  • Theater review: Act 1's 'Harvey' is a sweet and magical fable

    A gentle and magical fable is sweetly staged in "Harvey," which opens Act 1's 45th season at DeSales University in Center Valley. The Pulitzer Prize-winning play presents a likeable innocent in Elwood P. Dowd, played by Matt Enters. Enters is completely...
  • Steven Millhauser to appear at W&M on Thursday

    Steven Millhauser to appear at W&M on Thursday
    Steven Millhauser, whose novel “Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer” won the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, will appear at The College of William and Mary, 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2. In this third installment of the Patrick...
  • Complain as they do, rural Republicans control House [Commentary]

    Complain as they do, rural Republicans control House [Commentary]
    Folks in the hinterlands who complain that they want their country back should stop whining. They have a lock on the House of Representatives and a good shot at owning the Senate, too. Meanwhile, the majority of Americans who live in cities and suburbs...
  • Editor's choice: 'Revolutionary Summer' by Joseph J. Ellis

    Editor's choice: 'Revolutionary Summer' by Joseph J. Ellis
    For "Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence," Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Joseph J. Ellis time-travels to the summer of 1776, when the 13 colonies agreed to secede from the British Empire. From today's perspective,...
  • How did Ricin become the poison of choice for incompetent schemers?

     How did Ricin become the poison of choice for incompetent schemers?
    In April, a 30-year-old man in Oklahoma was charged with soliciting the murder of his pregnant girlfriend. According to court documents, it was actually the fetus he wanted to kill, but if his girlfriend died as collateral damage, he was "OK with" that....
  • 10 things you might not know about literary enigmas

    10 things you might not know about literary enigmas
    There's no mystery about the best place for book lovers to gather this weekend — it's the Printers Row Lit Fest in the South Loop. But here are other questions about literature that have confounded many: 1/ In September 1849, Edgar Allan Poe...
  • 'Disgraced' Comes, 'Mothers and Sons' Goes in Post-Tony Broadway Movement

    "Disgraced," the Ayad Akhtar play that won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, has lined up a fall run on Broadway with a cast that includes Josh Radnor and Gretchen Mol, while the Tony-nominated title "Mothers and Sons" has set its exit plan in the wake...
  • Navy veteran accused of stealing from files of famed historian grandfather

    Navy veteran accused of stealing from files of famed historian grandfather
    A grandson of the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Samuel Eliot Morison has been charged with stealing nearly three boxes of documents that his grandfather used to write a 15-volume history of World War II commissioned by President Franklin D. Roosevelt....
  • Charles Wright named new U.S. poet laureate

    Charles Wright named new U.S. poet laureate
    The Library of Congress announced Thursday that Charles Wright is to be the 20th U.S. poet laureate. Wright, who had previously been approached about the position but demurred, will begin his term in September. “I’m going to try to pull up...
  • Off Broadway Success 'Buyer and Cellar' Will Close in July

    "Buyer and Cellar," one of the rare Off Broadway titles to prove successful enough to carve out a yearlong run and spawn a national tour, will shutter at the Barrow Street Theater in July. The closing clears the way for the Scott Rudin-produced staging...