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In ‘Spotlight,’ an Oscar Favorite, Dogged and Ink-Stained Heroes

The forthcoming film makes heroes of the team of Boston Globe journalists who won the Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for exposing the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests.

Abracadabra: How university made famous reporter’s speech disappear

Good morning. P-U-R-D-U-E spells suppression Bart Gellman is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who works both for a foundation and occasionally for The Washington Post, where he was both conduit for and analyst of Edward Snowden's National Security Agency revelations. Show More Summary

Purdue deletes video of Bart Gellman speech, cites use of classified material

Now you see it, now you don’t. Barton Gellman, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who’s worked mostly for The Washington Post, spoke last month at Purdue University as a “Dawn or Doom” colloquium. It involved his take on national security...Show More Summary

‘American Horror Story’s Taissa Farmiga Joins Ed Harris, Amy Madigan In ‘Buried Child’ Revival

EXCLUSIVE: I hear that Farmiga (FX’s American Horror Story: Murder House; 2011’s Higher Ground) will make her New York stage debut in The New Group's revival of Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize winner from 1978. Scott Elliott, artistic director...Show More Summary


Sept 16th, 2015 in this space I wrote a blog "We are the ones that we have been waiting for." The caption was based on the title of a best-selling book by Pulitzer Prize author Alice Walker, "We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting for:...Show More Summary

A Craigslist Ad Worthy of Pulitzer Prize

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(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

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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 >>

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