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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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  • Tony Auth dies at 72; Pulitzer-winning Philadelphia Inquirer cartoonist

    Tony Auth, the Philadelphia Inquirer's editorial cartoonist for more than 40 years and winner of a Pulitzer Prize in 1976, died of brain cancer Sunday. He was 72. His death was confirmed by the Inquirer, where he worked from 1971 until his resignation...
  • Fall Author Talks Include Doris Kearns Goodwin, Karl Rove

    Fall Author Talks Include Doris Kearns Goodwin, Karl Rove
    Events featuring authors of books about witches and vampires, suspense and mystery and politics, religion and history, as well as books for young readers, are among those coming our way this fall. Here are highlights of literary events scheduled from...
  • Theater review: 'They're Playing Our Song' from Winter Park Playhouse

     Theater review: 'They're Playing Our Song' from Winter Park Playhouse
    Neil Simon, Carole Bayer Sager and Marvin Hamlisch give "They're Playing Our Song" quite a pedigree. Playwright Simon is a multiple Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner. Lyricist Sager has an Oscar, two Golden Globes and a Grammy. And Hamlisch is one of...
  • Despite warnings, more Western tourists are traveling to North Korea

    It's the kind of publicity that would seemingly scare off sightseers: A trio of U.S. citizens detained in North Korea pleading for help last week in brief, rarely granted media interviews. Yet even as the ordeal for the men, who had gone to the...
  • Cosimo Matassa dies at 88; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, producer

    Cosimo Matassa dies at 88; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, producer
    Cosimo Matassa, 88, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member who recorded New Orleans rock and rhythm and blues from the 1950s to the 1970s, died Thursday in New Orleans, said his granddaughter Mia Matassa. He had been ailing since he had a stroke in 2009....
  • Los Angeles Times Originals Video Series Now Available on Hulu

      New Entertainment, Food & Travel, Sports and Documentaries Playlists The Los Angeles Times today announced the launch of its Los Angeles Times Originals’ short-form video series on Hulu. This is the first streaming series to be released...
  • 'The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay' is this year's One Book, One Chicago

    'The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay' is this year's One Book, One Chicago
    "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay" (Picador 2000), the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Michael Chabon, is this year's selection for One Book, One Chicago, the Chicago Public Library announced Friday. The story is about Joe Kavalier and Sammy...
  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: Rice abuse video revealed nothing we didn't know already

    Apologies for the blunt language, but can we please cut the crap? Meaning: can we stop pretending we know something now that we didn't before about what Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice did to his then-fiancee in the elevator of that Atlantic...
  • Another look at Tidewater native William Styron

    Another look at Tidewater native William Styron
    Many people recognize the name of Pulitzer Prize winner William Styron as the author of "Confessions of Nat Turner" and "Sophie's Choice." But they might not know that Styron was born in Newport News, educated on the Middle Peninsula and contributed to...
  • Hackers have no right to steal private images of celebrities [Commentary]

    Hackers have no right to steal private images of celebrities [Commentary]
    With my job as a cartoonist and columnist for one the nation's biggest newspapers comes a modicum of minor celebrity, but I can't imagine a big market for naked pictures of myself. This is not the case for true celebrities, such as Jennifer Lawrence, Kate...
  • Alice Short - Assistant Managing Editor, Features

    Alice Short - Assistant Managing Editor, Features
    As assistant managing editor for features, Alice Short oversees Health, Food, Home, Travel and Fashion content for the Los Angeles Times.  She has worked at the paper for more than 20 years and has edited a number of Times publications, including the Life...