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In Richard Powers’s New Novel, Hope for a Grieving Kid and Planet May Lurk in the Human Brain

The Pulitzer Prize winner’s latest book, “Bewilderment,” features a widowed father whose troubled son is transformed by a novel neurofeedback therapy with profound implications for the human race. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-09-21 09:00:08 UTC ]
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How notoriously private poet Mary Oliver once saved a depressed high school student’s life.

On this day in 1935, the highly acclaimed poet Mary Oliver was born in Maple Heights, Ohio. Oliver, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1984 and later the National Book Award for Poetry in 1992, was by all accounts a private person who sought solace in the natural world. Throughout the course of her... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-10 15:24:16 UTC ]
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Foreign Affairs is a perfect literary rom-com.

On this day in 1926, Alison Lurie was born. Lurie, a folklorist, children’s literature scholar, and the author of 10 novels, died last December at 94. I first encountered her work a few years ago, when I was poking around the Wikipedia page for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (I recommend it, if... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-03 14:49:25 UTC ]
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Nicholas Kristof, Times Columnist, Weighs Bid for Oregon Governor

Mr. Kristof, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner known for his coverage of human rights abuses and women’s rights, said friends were trying to recruit him into the race to replace Gov. Kate Brown, a Democrat. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-07-19 17:22:47 UTC ]
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Joy Williams has won the 2021 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

Today, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced that Joy Williams will receive the 2021 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, which honors an American writer whose body of work is distinguished for both its mastery and originality of thought and imagination. Williams, a previous... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-06-30 17:19:46 UTC ]
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Vance Trimble, who won Pulitzer Prize by exposing congressional corruption, dies at 107

He unearthed nepotism and self-serving financial dealings in 1959 and later published best-selling biographies. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-19 12:44:42 UTC ]
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Summit coverage highlights the tension between global and domestic affairs

This weekend, global leaders of the seven wealthy democratic nations known as the G-7—the US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the UK—met for their annual summit, along with leaders from Australia, India, South Korea, and South Africa. Those who spent the past year heralding the... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-06-14 12:04:01 UTC ]
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2021 Pulitzer Prize winners include books reckoning with Black history and representation

Among winners of the 2021 Pulitzer Prizes are novelist Louise Erdrich, Malcolm X biographer Tamara Payne and the post-Reconstruction history "Wilmington's Lie." Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-06-11 20:45:06 UTC ]
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2021 Pulitzer Prize Winners

From reporting on the coronavirus pandemic to an investigation of China’s internment of Uyghurs, here’s the full list of winners and finalists. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-11 20:41:33 UTC ]
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Winner, Winner: Announcing the 2021 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Get ready to celebrate: Here are the amazing 2021 winners of the Pulitzer Prize, the 105th year of the award! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-06-11 18:14:33 UTC ]
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Erdrich, Diaz Among 2021 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Louise Erdrich and Natalie Diaz took home Pulitzer Prizes for fiction and poetry, respectively, at this year's virtual ceremony on June 11, which honored five books spotlighting the lived experiences of people of color in the United States from multiple perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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4 Pulitzer Prize Nonfiction Winners Not By White Men

The list of Pulitzer Prize-winning books is dominated by white men, so we're highlighting winning nonfiction by women and people of color. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-05-17 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Covering systemic violence without showing video of police killings

By now, many (if not most) of us have seen the cellphone video of the murder of George Floyd by Minnesota Police officer Derek Chauvin multiple times. The video—captured by a Black teenager named Darnella Frazier while she was walking to the store with her young cousin—has featured prominently... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-04-22 12:44:36 UTC ]
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Mateo Askaripour | 'The lines are intentionally blurred, which puts the responsibility on the reader to decide what’s what'

On publication in January, Iranian-Jamaican  Brooklynite Mateo Askaripour’s Black Buck became an instant New York Times bestseller. Described as “a crackling, satirical début novel”, and informed by the author’s own experiences in the tech world, the book has been compared to The Great Gatsby... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-09 04:51:31 UTC ]
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Who should star in the TV adaptation of Octavia Butler’s Kindred?

You may have noticed that here at Literary Hub, we’re pretty big fans of Octavia Butler—and especially of Kindred, arguably her most famous novel. So we were very excited by the recent news that that 42-year-old book is finally getting an adaptation: FX has recently ordered a pilot, which was... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-19 14:00:40 UTC ]
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In ‘Shaking the Gates of Hell,’ a preacher’s son examines his church’s culture of silence on civil rights

Pulitzer Prize winner John Archibald reexamines his father’s legacy in this fascinating blend of family memoir and moral reckoning. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-13 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Your Week in Virtual Book Events, Feb. 22nd to Feb. 28th

Ten Evenings with Karen Russell Monday, February 22, All-day  As part of the Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures series, bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize Finalist Karen Russell will discuss her newest collection, Orange World. Buy a virtual pass to watch anytime online for one week at $15 per... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-22 09:48:10 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Under a White Sky,’ by Elizabeth Kolbert

In “Under a White Sky,” the Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Kolbert meets people who are trying to reverse the course of man-made environmental disaster. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-10 10:00:00 UTC ]
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10 books to read in February

A Pulitzer Prize winner and a National Book Award finalist have new books headed our way. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-02 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Neil Sheehan Dies at 84; Times Reporter Obtained the Pentagon Papers

His exhaustive coverage of the Vietnam War also led to the book “A Bright Shining Lie,” which won a National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-07 23:20:39 UTC ]
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