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Roots’ Cast and Creators on Slavery Narratives, Brutality on TV, and Nina Simone

In today’s too-much-TV universe, it’s almost impossible to fathom what Roots achieved when it aired in 1977. The ABC mini-series, based on Alex Haley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, saw half the U.S. population (about 135 million people) tune in live to watch the epic series about a young Mandinka tribesman, Kunta ... More »

472 US Writers Sign Open Letter Against Donald Trump

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

Some 470 US writers — including big names like Stephen King, Amy Tan, Dave Eggers, Cheryl Strayed, and Pulitzer Prize–winner Junot Díaz — have signed an online petition to oppose the candidacy of Donald Trump for president.

Pulitzer Prize Board Co-Chair Recommends a Couple of Books

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

The Great Middle Class Awakening and Its Torchbearer

The middle class has been taking a shellacking for years. It began in the 1970s, when the business and political elites separated from the people and it has been accelerating ever since, according to Hedrick Smith, a former PulitzerShow More Summary

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...

NPR, Pulitzer Center, Among Recipients of MacArthur Journalism Grants

Twelve organizations were announced today as the recipients of a new set of MacArthur five-year grants with a total value of almost $25 million. The grants are unrestricted, and intended to “strengthen and enlarge the ecosystem of independent...Show More Summary

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

last weekNews : The Raw Story

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...

If We Believe in the American Promise, Time for the 28th Amendment

"We can change the country, it is a democracy and it is in our hands." - Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian; American Promise Advisory Council. African Americans are property. Women have no right to vote. Americans who favor an income tax violate the Constitution. Show More Summary

Shorties (An Interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen, Remembering Guy Clark, and more)

Fresh Air interviewed Viet Thanh Nguyen about his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Sympathizer. R.I.P., singer-songwriter Guy Clark. May is Largehearted Boy's first fundraising month. All donations will go toward creating new features, crafting a better user experience, and much-needed back...

New book explores promise, perils, mysteries of human genes

Genes have been at the center of advances in medical science, but we still have a lot to learn, according to Pulitzer Prize-winning author

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

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Honors Graduates and Health Care Leaders at 47th Annual Medical Education Commencement Ceremony and Inaugural Master's Degree Commencement Ceremony

Former US Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and Pulitzer, Polk and Peabody Award-Winning Science Journalist and Global Health Expert Laurie Ann Garrett Received Honorary Degrees and Delivered Keynote Addresses

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.

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