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A Craigslist Ad Worthy of Pulitzer Prize

7 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Photo of Boston by Glenn Beltz) Charley Locke of Wired suggests that this ad from the Boston missed connections section of Craiglist deserves a literary prize. I agree. This is a fantastic, heartfelt piece of writing: I met you in the rain on the last day of 1972, the same day I resolved to kill myself. Show More Summary

Fred A. Stickel, Publisher of The Oregonian, Dies at 93

Mr. Stickel turned The Oregonian into one of the country’s best regional newspapers during his 34 years as publisher, during which the paper won five Pulitzer Prizes.

Science and Religion -- Together Again!

Not long ago, I was reading a book, What Hath God Wrought, an epic, 850-page history about the transformation of the United States from 1815-1848. It won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 2007, and is part of the acclaimed Oxford History of the United States series. Show More Summary

Football Book Club: Steven Millhauser’s ‘Edwin Mullhouse’

This week, Football Book Club will be reading Pulitzer Prize winner Steven Millhauser’s Edwin Mullhouse, as well as posting essays about Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright, lamenting the awful truth about life without the NFL, and probably marveling at the insanity of L. Ron Hubbard.  

Disgraced at Goodman Theatre: It Entertains But May Make You Squirm

5 days agoUnited States / Chicago : A/C

L to R, White, Sturgis, Young, Crane. Photo by Liz Lauren. Disgraced won a 2013 Pulitzer Prize for playwright Ayad Akhtar. But that doesn't mean you won't be squirming in your seat in mental discomfort as the 85-minute play progresses....

The Rumpus Interview with Adam Johnson

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Adam Johnson talks about his new book, Fortune Smiles, fiction and voice, veterans and defectors, solar-powered robots and self-driving cars, and infrared baseball caps that can blind security cameras.

Abrams Ups Izzo

EXCLUSIVE: With a roster that includes work on behalf of Argentine-Chilean writer and activist Ariel Dorfman, Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Charles Fuller and the songwriting team of Sam Carner and Derek Gregor, Ben Izzo has been...Show More Summary

C.K. Williams, whose conversational poetry drew praise, dies at 78

He won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, among other honors, for collections that tracked human feelings and consciousness.

C.K. Williams, whose conversational poetry drew praise, dies at 78

C.K. Williams, an American poet who won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and was known for extended lines that captured conversation and provided ample room for emotion, died Sept. 20 at his home in Hopewell, N.J. He was 78.Read full article >>

Disgraced: Still no polite excuses for race and politics

Ayad Akhtar's "Disgraced" - a play that began at the American Theater Company in Chicago, moved to Broadway, snagged a Pulitzer Prize and now has shown up at the Goodman Theatre - is the most produced play in America's professional theaters this season. An HBO adaptation is already underway. The...

AbeBooks’ bestselling signed books

Once a month we like to take a peek at our top-selling signed books. September’s list features an ex-president, a Pulitzer Prize winner, and an astronaut. British neurologist Oliver Sacks’ book Awakenings makes a special appearance following his death on August 30th. 1. A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety by Jimmy Carter 2. Ready Player […]

C.K. Williams, a Moral Force in American Poetry, Dies at 78

C.K. Williams, an American poet renowned for his political fervor, ethical force, and signature long line, died Sunday at his home in Hopewell, New Jersey. He was 78. Williams, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 2000 and the National Book...Show More Summary

C. K. Williams, Poet Who Tackled Moral Issues, Dies at 78

Mr. Williams poems dealt with war, poverty and climate change, winning him a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award.

Carl E. Schorske, historian who won the Pulitzer Prize, dies at 100

Carl E. Schorske, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and popular classroom lecturer whose “Fin-de-Siecle Vienna” is widely regarded as a classic work of intellectual scholarship, died Sept. 13 at a retirement facility in East Windsor, N.J. He was 100.Read full article >>

Carl E. Schorske, historian who won the Pulitzer Prize, dies at 100

Dr. Schorske wrote about Austrian and German history and received one of the first MacArthur “genius grants.”

NY Times Hires Pulitzer Prize Winner Wesley Morris as Cultural Critic at Large

"Angry Black Woman" Line Laid Bare Lack of Diversity Wesley Morris, a black journalist who won the Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 2012 while at the Boston Globe, is joining the New York Times as a critic at large, the Times announced...Show More Summary

What Exxon Knew About Climate Change

Wednesday morning, journalists at InsideClimate News, a Web site that has won the Pulitzer Prize for its reporting on oil spills, published the first installment of a multi-part exposé that will be appearing over the next month. TheShow More Summary

Bob Woodward has joined Twitter

Ladies and gentlemen, the real Bob Woodward has entered the e-building. On Thursday Pulitzer Prize winner, Watergate reporter and Robert Redford’s IRL inspo, journalist Bob Woodward officially joined the new media (or all media?) rank and file on Twitter. His very first tweet? A 2010 video promo for The Post’s then-new iPad app — starring Woodward as the lovable luddite […]

National Book Awards Fiction Longlist Unveiled

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Pulitzer Prize winner Adam Johnson and Man Booker Prize finalist Hanya Yanagihara among nominees.

The Ones We Have Been Waiting for

"We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting for: Inner Light in a Time of Darkness" is the title of a best-selling book by Pulitzer Prize author Alice Walker. I believe it may be the appropriate mantra for successfully addressing our "No.Show More Summary

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