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Re: On This Day in Literary History

*sniff sniff*  Thanks for all the work, Paul.  It was fun. 

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Re: On This Day in Literary History

Country Stores of Vermont  My last post to Paul..I am now boycotting this thread.:  (

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Yonder Stands Your Orphan  I did,however find this. Barry         Hannah Author of Darkly Comic Short Stories  Died at Age 67,this week,,,

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Re: On This Day in Literary History - 2010 Pulitzer Winners

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2010 Pulitzer Prizes were announced today.

 

Pulitzer Prize site with listing.

 

Reuters announcement with a bit more detail.

 

Among the books:

 

Fiction:

Tinkers by Paul Harding

 

 

Drama: 

Next to Normal by Tom Kitt (music) and Brian Yorkey (script and lyrics)

 


History: 

Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed

 

 

Biography: 

The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt by T.J. Stiles

 

 

Poetry: 

Versed by Rae Armantrout

 

 

General Nonfiction:  

The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy by David E. Hoffman

 

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Re: On This Day in Literary History - 2010 Pulitzer Winners

A little tidbit about Tinkers winner Paul Harding: he's a 2000 alumnus of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and is guest teaching here THIS SEMESTER!  How cool is that? :smileyvery-happy:

 

Also a photographer with the Des Moines Register won a Pulitzer for Breaking News Photography.

 

 

Peppermill wrote:

 

 

Fiction:

Tinkers by Paul Harding

 

 

 

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Thank you Pepper,and Melissa..Its great to see some postings here .Especially such an Important Event .."Tinkers" is all the rage here in VT.and The other winners are an interest to me as well..I miss this thread.( we miss PaulH here).I think any tidbits we would like to post,we should...Everyday I see something,that might be relevant here..Surely others do as well.......Susan Vtc..

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