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Can a White Author Write Black Characters?

Slate – 2012-09-19

When a man routinely hailed as one of America’s “greatest living writers” publishes a new novel, one hardly expects it to draw reviews posing questions along the lines of “Can he do it? Can he actually pull it off?” Because when you’re...
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Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, publisher of the New York Times, dies at 86

Guardian – 2012-09-29

Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, known to many as 'Punch', dies at home in Southampton, New York, after a long illnessOne of America's most famous newspaper publishers, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, whose family owns the New York Times, died on Saturday at the age...
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Junot Diaz and other writers are awarded MacArthur genius grants

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-10-03

Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Diaz, reporter David Finkel, and writer Dinaw Mengestu were honored by the MacArthur Foundation, each receiving a $500,000 grant.
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10 emerging writers receive $50K Whiting Writers' Award

CBC – 2012-10-24

Middlesex author Jeffrey Eugenides doesn't remember everything about the night he was given a Whiting Writers' Award, but he has never forgotten how the honour received early in his career helped make his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel possible.
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Author Philip Roth says he is done with writing

Yahoo! News – 2012-11-10

(Reuters) - Seminal American author Philip Roth, whose novels explored modern Jewish-American life, has told a French magazine that he will write no more books because he has lost his passion for it. The author of such novels as "American...
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Erdrich, Boo win U.S. national book awards

Yahoo! News – 2012-11-15

(Reuters) - Author Louise Erdrich won the national book award for fiction for her moving novel "The Round House," about a woman raped in a Native American community, at the annual national book awards in New York on Wednesday. Pulitzer Prize-winning...
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Pulitzer-winner Lawrence Wright to publish Scientology book

Yahoo! News – 2012-11-15

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright about the Church of Scientology will hit retailers on January 17, publisher Alfred A. Knopf said on Wednesday. "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of...
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Journalists remember the late Richard Ben Cramer

Poynter. – 2013-01-08

The Philadelphia Inquirer | Politico | The Atlantic | The New York Times | BuzzFeed | The Chestertown Spy Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Richard Ben Cramer died Monday night. He was 62 and had lung cancer. Cramer’s...
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Philip Roth names the best of his own books

Yahoo! News – 2013-01-16

NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - Philip Roth says that since retiring from writing, he wakes up each morning and has a glass of orange juice. Then he goes back to bed and reads. "I'm doing fine without writing," he said Monday. "Someone...
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New Book, ‘Going Clear’ by Lawrence Wright, Brings New Light to the Global Phenomenon of Scientology

Publishers Newswire – 2013-01-23

NEW YORK, N.Y. /Publishers Newswire/ -- Lawrence Wright, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Looming Tower," has written a revelatory book about the Church of Scientology titled "GOING CLEAR: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief"...
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Video chat with Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave Barry

Los Angeles Times – 2013-02-07

The very funny Dave Barry joined us for a video chat from his home in Florida. During our conversation, he turned his laptop so that we could see his pool and his writing desk, where he once found a snake sitting on his can of Diet Coke.
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Can You Trust Jared Diamond?

Slate – 2013-02-18

Jared Diamond is a master of cultural and historical bricolage. His books weave epic stories about the human condition from the disparate cultural practices of a wide range of people living in different environments. In his Pulitzer Prize–winning...
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Huffington Post Loses Executive Editor Tim O'Brien

AdWeek – 2013-02-20

Arianna's right hand is out at The Huffington Post. Huffington announced today via company memo that Tim O'Brien, executive editor of the online publisher, will be leaving the site to work on the second of his five-part book deal. Per the...
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Isabel Wilkerson Talks Becoming an Author

Media Bistro – 2013-02-26

The Pulitzer-winning journalist tells how she made it though the 15-year process of writing her book and gives tips to fellow journos. Hey, How'd You Write a New York Times Nonfiction Bestseller, Isabel Wilkerson? New Career Opportunities Daily:...
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National Book Critics Circle poetry finalists

The Washington Post – 2013-02-27

Lucia Perillo ’s On the Spectrum of Possible Deaths (Copper Canyon, $22) could easily win the National Book Critics Circle Award in poetry Thursday. Its quirky, engrossing poems read as smoothly as a popular novel. Perillo, who was a...
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Diaz wins Sunday Times Short Story Award

The Bookseller – 2013-03-22

Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Díaz has won the £30,000 Sunday Times Short Story Award...
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Journalism's decline boosts j-schools

Crains New York – 2013-04-06

Between 2003 and 2012, media giant Gannett Co. shed more than 20,000 employees, some of them journalists at its television stations, local newspapers and flagship daily USA Today. Nonetheless, on a recent Saturday, the publisher sent recruiters to...
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Pulitzer winner Strout writes of family ties in new best seller

Yahoo! News – 2013-04-12

By Andrea Burzynski NEW YORK (Reuters) - Like her 2009 Pulitzer Prize-winning book "Olive Kitteridge," much of Elizabeth Strout's new novel takes place in a small Maine town in which the characters tackle big issues. "The Burgess Boys" centers on...
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North Korea-themed novel wins Pulitzer for fiction

CBC – 2013-04-16

The Orphan Master's Son, a novel by American Adam Johnson about propaganda and state power in North Korea, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
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We Need a Fiction Pulitzer in 2013

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-04-15

Last year, the biggest honor in all of American letters went without an honor. Now, as the publishing world awaits the big announcement from the Pulitzer board, one juror looks back — and we look at the contenders.    
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