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Pulitzer Prize Board Co-Chair Recommends a Couple of Books

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Keven Ann Willey says both tomes should be required reading for all Americans.

New York Daily News Considers Anne Sexton’s Live or Die

At the New York Daily News’s Page Views Books Blog, Allison Chopin looks at Anne Sexton’s third book, her 1967 Pulitzer Prize–winning Live or Die. “It serves as a memoir, though a mostly fictionalized one, of Sexton’s mental health battle, and it helped put her on the map as a talented example of the school […]

Fact or fiction? Some favorite newsroom myths.

When you work for The New York Times, you become immersed in its history and its fabled writing and writers. You connect to the Pulitzer Prizes, to the war correspondents, to the drama critics. And, of course, to the urban legends. In my 44 years at the Times, I discovered a host of newsroom myths, virtually all of them riffing...

Rage, Rebellion and Revolution: Left Forum in New York Wraps Up

“It is our job to make the powerful frightened of us,” stated Chris Hedges, author and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist to an auditorium packed with hundreds of people at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice at The City University of New York over the weekend.

Pulitzer Prize winners in conversation at Ebell Theatre

Hundreds gathered Thursday evening in a Los Angeles theater for a powerful discussion of the suffering and violence of wars — and the role of artists, journalists and the global media in covering the human toll of such conflict. Held at the wood-paneled Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Hancock Park, the...

Rita Dove's collected poems should put her back in the center of the American conversation

Although Rita Dove has won most of the honors available to an American poet — she was the second African American to receive the Pulitzer Prize in poetry for her 1986 collection “Thomas and Beulah,” and she served as U.S. poet laureate from 1993-1995 — she is less read and discussed, at least among younger...

Larry David Thinks Hamilton's Success Has Been Propelled By White People Trying To Be 'Hip'! See What He Said!

As usual, his enthusiasm is curbed. Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash hit Hamilton is undoubtedly the biggest sensation on Broadway these days — setting a record number of Tony Awards nominations and even winning a Pulitzer prize! But according to Larry David, the musical's success is less due to its accolades and more because of white people trying to [...]

Pulitzer Prize winner: Zimmerman’s gun sale echoes ‘trophies’ taken from lynched black men

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Pulitzer Prize winning writer Leonard Pitts, Jr. argued this week that the auction of a gun used to kill Trayvon Martin dates back to when body parts of lynched black men were traded as “trophies.” Over the past few weeks, the man who killed Martin, George Zimmerman, has been trying to...

William Finnegan on the Sounds of Surfing

In April, it was announced that journalist William Finnegan won this year’s Pulitzer Prize for autobiography for his memoir, Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life, which follows a life spent wandering the world looking for waves. Finnegan has...Show More Summary

An Exclusive Conversation with Siddhartha Mukherjee, Author of "The Gene"

Siddhartha Mukherjee is the author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize. His new book is The Gene: An Intimate History is our Spotlight Pick for the Best Books of May. It goes on sale tomorrow.

JM Coetzee and Colum McCann headline 9th Annual Palestine Festival of Literature

From May 21st to 26th, the annual Palestine Festival of Literature (PalFest) will be held in cities across historic Palestine as international literary stars - including Nobel laureate JM Coetzee, Pulitzer Prize finalist Laila Lalami and National Book Award winners Colum McCann and Barry Lopez - perform free, public events in Ramallah, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Haifa and Nablus.

Is the New York Times Endorsing Legalization of Prostitution?

In the early 2000s, the New York Times published a series of articles by Pulitzer Prize winner Judith Miller about the existence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. In an era of intense media competition and feverish quests to eke out profits, the Times appeared to welcome the heightened buzz. Show More Summary

Interactive Cartoon: Hey Hillary! Can't shake off the Bern?

x Embedded Content Created by Gustavo Von Vaughn with Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonist Mark Fiore!  New interactive cartoons every Monday!  Follow us on Facebook! Play more cartoons!

10 Essential Contemporary Books By Asian-American Writers

We’re fortunate to live in an age where Viet Thanh Nguyen wins the Pulitzer Prize in 2016 and where our literary scene can include stories that revise or even challenge the “immigrant narrative” that for years had dominated the conversation.

Siddhartha Mukherjee, Author Of Bestselling Cancer Book, Starts Biotech Company And Answers Criticism

Siddhartha Mukherjee has become one of the most famous cancer researchers in the world – not for his research, but for his exquisite writing. His book, The Emperor of All Maladies, became a bestseller and won the Pulitzer Prize. It was also turned into a documentary series on public television. But [...]

Black Pulitzer Prize Journalist: Black Lives Matter is Directionless

Even to liberals who call for more activism and daily journalism on diversity issues the Black Lives Matter movement seems aimless. Journalist Leonard Pitts remarked on Black Lives Matter’s lack of specific goals during a panel of Pulitzer Prize-winning black journalists hosted by the Poynter Institute at the University of South Florida. Show More Summary

April’s Bestselling Signed Books

There’s nothing like a Pulitzer Prize to boost book sales. Following the Pulitzer announcements on April 18th, winning titles skyrocketed to the top of the bestsellers’ list. Number 2 on our list of bestselling signed books is Custer’s Trials, the Pulitzer Prize winner in the History category. Fiction winner The Sympathizer appears at number six, […]

Alexander Hamilton: Father of American Banking and American Burnout

On Tuesday, the musical Hamilton was nominated for a record 16 Tony awards. And three weeks ago, its creator and star, Lin-Manuel Miranda, won the Pulitzer Prize. And it's all, of course, richly deserved -- Hamilton is everything the...Show More Summary

How Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda makes us think about legacy

Certified genius Lin-Manuel Miranda can now add a record-breaking number of Tony Award nominations to his crowded shelf of prizes and awards. The composer, writer and star of the Broadway mega-hit "Hamilton" -- who has a Pulitzer Prize, a Grammy Award, and a host of other drama and theater recognitions -- leads a musical that was […]

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