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Tweeks: Banning Maus is Ignoring History #ChallengedChallenge Week 8

We made it to Week 8! Yay! For our final Challenged Challenge book, we discuss Maus by Art Spiegelman. This Pulitzer Prize winning graphic novel is written about the author’s father’s experiences in a Polish Jew who survived the Holocaust. Obviously, the subject matter is brutal and is aimed at those who are mature enough […]

Newswire: Jon Hamm might play a handsome hologram in Marjorie Prime

Mad Men’s Jon Hamm is in talks to co-star in Marjorie Prime, a film adaptation of the award-winning play by Jordan Harrison. The play, a 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist, tells the story of Marjorie, an elderly former violinist with arthritis. Show More Summary

Jon Hamm in Talks For ‘Marjorie Prime’, Sci-Fi Drama Based On Pulitzer Prize Winning Play

Mad Men star Jon Hamm is in talks to costar in science fiction dramedy Marjorie Prime, an adaptation of the 2015 pulitzer prize finalist for drama by Jordan Harrison. The story delves into themes of accepting loss and growing older,Show More Summary

Fox News Asks If Discredited Anti-Abortion Group CMP Deserves A Pulitzer For Doctored Videos

From the August 26 edition of Fox News' The Five: Previously: What You Need To Know About The New Pulitzer Prize Board Chair Growing List Of Planned Parenthood Investigations Hyped By Conservative Media Clears Organization Of Any Wrongdoing The...Show More Summary

Growing Up Black and Female Meant Depression Was Forbidden

In her latest book, the Pulitzer Prize–winning critic Margo Jefferson offers a new definition of "Negroland." “Negroland is my name for a small region of Negro America where residents were sheltered by a certain amount of privilege and plenty,” she writes in the introduction to her new memoir. Chronicling her... More »

Adventures In Author Events: Tales from the 'Sacramento Bee' Book Club

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : Soapbox

Michael Chabon had just won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay when he spoke in front of the Sacramento Bee Book Club. The crowd of 700 (mostly women) seemed somewhat tense when the strikingly handsome writer strolled across the stage to the microphone—maybe they were a bit intimidated.

How I Went From Running the Pulitzer Prizes to Community Activist at Age 80

At age 80, I've become a community organizer. It was chiefly by chance. After a dozen years as administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes and many years as a journalist and professor, I retired last August into a life of creative dabbling on the Upper West Side. Show More Summary

Mustard Seed Faith and a Mustard Seed Kingdom of God, Via Mary Oliver

[caption id="attachment_5660" align="alignleft" width="216"] American poet Mary Oliver is a winner of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize. The New York Times described her as "far and away, America's best-selling poet."[/caption] Last...Show More Summary

The invention of the era of flight

3 weeks agoHumor / odd :

David McCullough (Truman, John Adams, Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award) recently published a new book on The Wright Brothers. James Salter has a nice review in the New York Review of Books. They knew exactly the importance of what they had accomplished. Show More Summary

That Time A YA Book Won The Pulitzer Prize For Fiction

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Immature, embarrassing, fundamentally uncritical. Too often, the way we talk and write about Young Adult books is conflated with the way we talk about young adults, as though it’s teens doing the writing, unarmed with critical distance. Show More Summary

Shirley Jackson Takes The Stage In Let Me Tell You

The pinnacle of short story publications for a literary writer is The New Yorker. The famous magazine has published stories from National Book Award winners, Pulitzer Prize winners, and many more literary legends since its inception in 1925. Show More Summary

A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter explains why he recently resigned from the Toronto Star

Paul Watson may be the most famous journalist you’ve never heard of. Few people in the US may know of him, but in Canada, he’s a celebrated public figure--and one of only two Canadian journalists to ever win a Pulitzer Prize (he won his in 1994 for war photography). The best-selling author has been making a different kind of headline...

Cartooning on the High Seas! UPDATE!

A few weeks ago I posted about this terrific seven day “Caribbean Cartooning Cruise” featuring myself and a bunch of real cartoonists including seven Reuben Award winners, four Pulitzer prize winners, winners of a ton of NCS Silver Reuben...Show More Summary

Yes, White People, It Is About You

last monthLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

“Ready to get uncomfortable with us?” asked the official MTV Twitter account on Wednesday, preparing its audience for the documentary White People, which aired that night. In the hour-long special, Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter Jose Antonio Vargas talks to young people — many of them white — about race in America.... More »

Shaming The Poor Over Diapers

Pulitzer Prize winner Connie Schultz, still one of the best columnists I know: A researcher for the Yale School of Medicine asked women in New Haven, Connecticut, one question: "If you have children in diapers, do you ever feel thatShow More Summary

More Than 1M Sold: Harper Lee’s ‘Watchman’

“More than 1M sold” is the buzz surrounding Harper Lee’s latest work Go Set a Watchman after her one and only other book To Kill a Mockingbird won her the Pulitzer Prize in 1961. Published by HarperCollins on July 14, 2015, Go Set a Watchman topped 1.1 million print and non-print copies sold in a More Than 1M Sold: Harper Lee’s ‘Watchman’ is an article from: The Inquisitr News

The Bottom Line: 'The Small Backs Of Children' By Lidia Yuknavitch

last monthNews : Huffington Post

A vulture looms over a wisp of a child, curled up and limp. It’s a striking image, taken during a Sudanese famine in the '90s; so striking that the photographer, Kevin Carter, won the Pulitzer Prize for taking it. Not long after, he committed suicide. Show More Summary

Ghost Story from a Haunted Conscience

Harper Lee’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird became iconic almost immediately after appearing in 1960: best-seller status; the Pulitzer Prize the next year; a classic movie soon after, with Gregory Peck in an Academy Award–winning role.Show More Summary

Atticus Finch and Bill Cosby: Fallen Heroes

In what must be the greatest literary shocker of the past century, Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman—a companion work to the widely read 1961 Pulitzer Prize winner To Kill a Mockingbird—went on sale Tuesday, detonating the sterling reputation...Show More Summary

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