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David McCullough: A Two Time Pulitzer Prize Winner Who Loves His Wife, Family, History and Is Simply a Nice Guy

In the pantheon of our country's greatest American historians, David McCullough's name will forever be thought of as one of the most brilliant caretakers of our nation's history. He's painted portraits with words and made history come alive. Show More Summary

Lonesome Dove author to sell his collection of 1,000 H.G. Wells sci-fi classics

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Larry McMurtry Collection of H.G. Wells will be auctioned in New York, April 8-9, 2015, as part of Heritage Auctions? Rare Books Signature® Auction. Roughly 1,000 books from the collection of the Pulitzer Prize and Oscar? winning...Show More Summary

Harper Lee's Go Set A Watchman Book Cover Is Revealed!!

Well, bust our chifforobe! HarperCollins publishers revealed the book jacket for the highly anticipated Harper Lee book Go Set A Watchman, the sequel to her Pulitzer Prize Winning novel, To Kill A Mockingbird!! For now, we can pretty much only judge the book by its cover — but we like what we see! The yellow leaves gazing from [...]

News: Alliance Theatre brings five world premieres, Pulitzer Prize winner to the stage for 2015-16

The Alliance Theatre announced its 2015-16 season this week, a line-up that includes five world premieres, a gospel musical, a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama and a

FACE IT: Heidi Has Changed... Or Have We?

Does it feel dated? Is Heidi still relatable? Can you dramatize ambivalence? Well, yes, sort of, and maybe. The subject is Wendy Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize winning play, The Heidi Chronicles, now getting its first Broadway revival in 25 years. Show More Summary

The Poet Who Took on Huey Long

6 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Robert Penn Warren made winning Pulitzer prizes look like a habit. Here the author of possibly the best political novel ever written is captured in a fond but piercing profile.

Haters Gonna Hate - City of Gold Shows a Delicious Reason to Love Los Angeles

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Fall in love with this City of Angels, through the lens of Pulitzer Prize winning food critic Jonathan Gold

The Dream of the '90s Is Alive in New Century Theatre's Workplace Drama The Flick

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Three existential crises walk into a movie theater. JOHN ULMAN The Flick, Annie Baker's new, Pulitzer Prize–winning play about three employees at a run-down movie theater, owes a lot to October of 1994—a watershed moment in the history of American workplace conversation. Show More Summary

7 Days of Genius: Pulitzer Prize Winners on Obama and Netanyahu

How tenuous is the relationship between President Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu? Hardball is joined by three Pulitzer Prize winners as part of...

It’s a Fanmade World: Your Guide to the Fanfiction Explosion

Annie Proulx got ficced. In a recent interview in the Paris Review, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author confessed that she wishes she’d never written her most famous work, the short story “Brokeback Mountain,”about the star-crossed romance between two cowboys. Having fans is a good thing, especially for authors of ­quiet, spare... More »

Claude Sitton dies at 89; journalist covered civil rights movement

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Journalist Claude Sitton, who set the pace for reporters covering the civil rights movement in the South in the 1950s and '60s and later won a Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary, has died. He was 89.

Read an Annotated Excerpt From Adam Rapp’s Novel Know Your Beholder

Adam Rapp is perhaps best known as a playwright, having earned a Pulitzer Prize nomination for his 2006 work Red Light Winter. But he's one of these creative polymaths who seems to excel at everything he does--whether its film directing (Winter Passing, with Zooey Deschanel) or screenwriting (he's written for... More »

Jen Graves Has Been Nominated for an Award from the International Association of Art Critics

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Jen's writing is unbelievably good, as you already know. Jen Graves, who was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Criticism last year, is now in the running for another award, this one from the International Association of Art Critics. She's...Show More Summary blasted for reprinting journalist’s award-winning editorial days after firing him

February 23: “My husband, Joey Kennedy, was fired by Alabama Media Group on Thursday. …He had been with the Birmingham News/AMG almost 34 years. He won a Pulitzer Prize and was in the top three for a Pulitzer two other times.” ( March 1: Alabama Media Group/Birmingham News starts running a Pulitzer Prize-winning series of … Read More

Mellow, Paranoid, Happy, or Mean

Maureen Dowd, a 62-year-old Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist for the New York Times, had a bad marijuana trip earlier this year. As part of her research into the legalization of recreational cannabis in Colorado, she ate a few tooShow More Summary

Politifact and Me

Politifact, which is published under the flag of the Tampa Bay Times, the chief executive of which, Paul Tash, is the chairman of the Poynter Institute, a member of the Pulitzer prize committee, and a disgrace to his trade, recentlyShow More Summary

“Stupid and irresponsible”: Glenn Greenwald slams Neil Patrick Harris’ “treason” joke

The Pulitzer prize winning journalist sounds off to BuzzFeed on the Edward Snowden Oscars joke

Friday news and notes: 2.20.15

Politics notes: An endorsement in the 4th district. Media: Mad Men and Pulitzer prizes. Place: Green sea turtles. And more.

A Salute to the African American Playwright August Wilson

Last week, we were invited to preview a new documentary about the life of Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning playwright August Wilson -- August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand, produced by the award-winning filmmaker Sam Pollard. The documentary will debut on PBS stations nationally this week. Show More Summary

Investigative Reporting Pulitzer entries up 50 percent since magazines were allowed in

Since The Pulitzer Prizes changed the rules to allow online and print magazines, the contest has seen a 50 percent increase in investigative entries compared to last year, Mike Pride, the administrator of The Pulitzer Prizes, said in an email. Feature submissions, meanwhile, have seen a 21 percent increase, Pride said. Show More Summary

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