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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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  • Carolyn Kizer dies at 89; Pulitzer winner's poems reflected her feminism

    Carolyn Kizer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose sharp wit suffused even her most ardent calls for feminist progress and who declared in one of her best-known pieces, "I will speak about women of letters, for I'm in the racket," has died. She was 89....
  • Marilynne Robinson's grace shines through in 'Lila'

    Marilynne Robinson's grace shines through in 'Lila'
    Over the last decade, Marilynne Robinson has been at work on a project that is more than a little Faulknerian: a series of novels, taking place in 1950s Iowa and revolving around a narrow set of characters, that seeks to use narrative as a tool for...
  • Theater: Six-foot invisible rabbit on stage at DeSales

    A Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a giant, invisible rabbit opens Act 1's 45th season at DeSales University in Center Valley. "Harvey," Mary Chase's comedy of errors, is about Elwood P. Dowd, a charismatic man who makes friends wherever he goes. But...
  • Tony Award-winning actress Marian Seldes dies at 86

    Tony Award-winning actress Marian Seldes dies at 86
    Actress Marian Seldes, the Tony Award-winning star of "A Delicate Balance" who was a teacher of Kevin Kline and Robin Williams, a muse to playwright Edward Albee and a Guinness Book of World Records holder for most consecutive performances, has died....
  • Stop the presses! New football league wants to field Orlando Sentinels

    Stop the presses! New football league wants to field Orlando Sentinels
    A new pro-football league may be coming to Orlando. Please do not stop if you've read this before. In the not-so-illustrious footsteps of the Thunder, Rage, Tuskers, Panthers, Renegades and Blazers, here come the Orlando Sentinels. If that sounds...
  • Taking aim at short-sellers, but misfiring

    Taking aim at short-sellers, but misfiring
    Northwest Biotherapeutics, a Bethesda, Md., firm with a purported cancer vaccine in development, has been in a long, bitter battle with short-sellers of its shares. It also has implied that Adam Feuerstein, a reporter for TheStreet.com, may be in...
  • When political reporters become scandal chasers [Commentary]

    When political reporters become scandal chasers [Commentary]
    One chilly winter evening in 1988, I was the lone journalist among a small clump of voters gathered inside an old meeting hall in Manchester, N.H. I was there, mostly out of curiosity, to witness the spectacle of a man desperately clinging to a...
  • Book festivals this weekend in Boston and Texas

    Book festivals this weekend in Boston and Texas
    If you happen not to be in Los Angeles this weekend -- and that's unfortunate, because temperatures here have finally dropped below 100 --the optimal places to be are Boston and Austin. Both are holding book festivals. The Texas Book Festival is bigger,...
  • Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

    Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93
    Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw the newspaper's coverage of the Watergate scandal that toppled President Richard Nixon, died on Tuesday at age 93, the paper said. As executive editor from 1968 until 1991, Bradlee became one of...
  • Kirkus announces finalists for its first book prizes, each $50,000

    Kirkus announces finalists for its first book prizes, each $50,000
    Kirkus Reviews, the influential book review journal, on Tuesday announced the nominees for the first-ever Kirkus Prizes in fiction, nonfiction and young readers' literature. The young readers' literature category is divided into three subcategories --...
  • Is Panetta's hit on Obama a boon for Hillary?

    Is Panetta's hit on Obama a boon for Hillary?
    Did Leon Panetta really conspire with Bill and Hillary Clinton to undermine Barack Obama by writing a memoir that slams the president's leadership skills and foreign policy acumen? That's what political strategist Dick Morris claims. "I think Hillary...