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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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  • Thomas Berger dies at 89; eclectic novelist wrote 'Little Big Man'

    Thomas Berger dies at 89; eclectic novelist wrote 'Little Big Man'
    Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died. He was 89 and had been in failing health. A...
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King researching second Lake book

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King researching second Lake book
    You might see him in the Leesburg library. Or maybe lunching at O'Keefe's Irish Pub & Restaurant in Tavares. He haunts the courthouse, too. Historian and Pulitzer Prize winner Gilbert King is an unassuming figure in jeans and black boots with his little...
  • Theatre Downtown opens 'Crimes of the Heart'

     Theatre Downtown opens 'Crimes of the Heart'
    WHAT: In "Crimes of the Heart," three sisters from a dysfunctional family gather after an abusive husband drives one to take justice into her own hands. The tragic comedy opens Aug. 1 at Theatre Downtown. Beth Henley's 1978 play didn't make it to Broadway...
  • James MacGregor Burns dies at 95; Pulitzer-winning historian

    James MacGregor Burns, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and political scientist who analyzed the nature of presidential leadership and wrote candid biographies of Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy, died Tuesday at his home in Williamstown, Mass....
  • Meryl Streep to play Maria Callas on HBO

    Meryl Streep to play Maria Callas on HBO
    Meryl Streep likes big, challenging roles, and she will tackle one of the biggest: opera legend Maria Callas. Streep will star in "Master Class," an HBO film of the Terrence McNally play about Callas' classes for singing students. Oscar-winner Mike...
  • Rand Paul is determined to keep 2016 interesting [Commentary]

    Rand Paul is determined to keep 2016 interesting [Commentary]
    I know it's disturbingly early to get into this, but here is my out-of-nowhere prediction for the 2016 presidential race: Hillary Clinton vs. Rand Paul. Ms. Clinton is an easy pick. She was on "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart on Tuesday night looking...
  • Fairs & Festivals

    Fairs & Festivals
    BACK 2 SCHOOL WEEKEND Aug. 9. Enjoy a final weekend of Summer Break at the botanical gardens and wildlife sanctuary with free pony rides, special animal encounters, a bounce house, music and more. Bring a school supply item to donate to Children's Home...
  • Ann Coulter takes on wimpy soccer lovers [Commentary]

    Ann Coulter takes on wimpy soccer lovers [Commentary]
    Ann Coulter has, once again, done what she does best: poke a stick in the cages of the liberal menagerie to rile up the beasts. This time she has done it with an all-out assault on soccer. Right in the middle of a World Cup in which the American team...
  • 'Black Orpheus' to become a Broadway musical

    'Black Orpheus' to become a Broadway musical
    The movie "Black Orpheus," which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1959 and an Academy Award for foreign-language film, will become a Broadway musical under the creative guidance of George C. Wolfe and playwright Lynn Nottage....
  • North Carolina museum makes history with LGBT exhibit

    North Carolina museum makes history with LGBT exhibit
    The Levine Museum of the New South, in Charlotte, N.C., recently unveiled a history exhibit that is in itself historic for the state and part of a larger national trend. Called "LGBTQ Perspectives on Equality," the show is a combination of exhibits...
  • Warner Bros. Circling Movie Rights to Best-Selling Novel 'The Goldfinch'

    Warner Bros. is looking to acquire the rights to Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Goldfinch." However, sources close to Tartt say the author is still making a decision as to whether to move forward with an adaptation. Warners is the only...