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Poet Louis Simpson Born on This Date

Pulitzer Prize winning Jamaican poet Louis Simpson was born on this date in 1923. Simpson won the 1964 Pulitzer Prize for his work At the End of the Open Road… 11 more words

Poetry

HBO's "Going Clear"...I can barely wait!

Talk about must-see television. In 2013, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright, unleashed his new non-fiction book, “Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief”. What a gutsy move, I thought at the time. 275 more words

Film

AUTHOR ON READING: HARPER LEE

“Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.”

Nelle Harper Lee (born April 28, 1926) is an American novelist best known for her 1960…

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Blogging

Book Review: Goldfinch

I read Goldfinch last week and I’m still reeling a little bit. Compelling, beautifully written, and a gripping story. It is easily the best book I’ve read this year, and gives every book I read last year a run for its money (seriously rivaled only by… 221 more words

2015

Robert Frost Born on This Date

Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet Robert Frost was born this day in 1874. Although Frost is strongly associated with New England, he did not see the region until he was 10 years old. 11 more words

American

More than Gender Identity

With such a bold title, I expected Jeffrey Eugenides’ Pulitzer Prize-winning novel to solely touch on the topic of intersex. However, “Middlesex” is so much more than a book about a person’s variation in sexual characteristics.  416 more words

Books

day seventeen: how i learned to drive

Author: Paula Vogel

Published: 1997 (won Pulitzer in 1998)

Synopsis: Our narrator Li’l Bit takes us along the mainline of her difficult life and her fraught relationship with her aunt’s husband, Uncle Peck. 185 more words

Plays