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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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  • Ayelet Waldman dreams of history in 'Love and Treasure'

    Ayelet Waldman dreams of history in 'Love and Treasure'
    Ayelet Waldman's "Love and Treasure" (Alfred A. Knopf, $26.95, April 1) is a triptych novel that follows the lives of American and Hungarian Jews across the 20th century. A story of relationships, art and loss, it moves among a granddaughter trying to...
  • Bangladesh women find liberty in hard labor

    Bangladesh women find liberty in hard labor
    DHAKA, Bangladesh — Mukhta Mollah deftly smooths the red fabric and guides it through a whirling sewing machine. She sews side seams on women's blouses bound for America. Eight hours a day or longer in this hot and sweaty factory. Six days a week....
  • TV This Week Feb. 2 - 8: 'New Girl' on Fox

    TV This Week Feb. 2 - 8: 'New Girl' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 2 - 8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SUNDAY They'll be fighting like cats and dogs...
  • Philip Roth has quit writing fiction. He means it. Really.

    Philip Roth has quit writing fiction. He means it. Really.
    Philip Roth, one of America's most lauded novelists, has quit writing fiction. The 80-year-old has said it before, and he said it again in an interview published this week on Stanford's website. "I haven’t written a word of fiction since 2009. I...
  • McNamara's picks: 'Alice Walker,' 'Walking Dead,' 'House of Cards'

    McNamara's picks: 'Alice Walker,' 'Walking Dead,' 'House of Cards'
    "American Masters -- Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth” A lovely and lyrical tribute to the great American novelist, poet, essayist and activist airs just two days before she turns 70 and helps kick off Black History Month. Obviously, it shouldn&...
  • Maxine Kumin, Pulitzer-winning poet, dies at 88

    Maxine Kumin, Pulitzer-winning poet, dies at 88
    Maxine Kumin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning New England writer and onetime U.S. poet laureate, began writing poetry in the 1950s. She hated it when early mentors told her they liked her work because “she wrote like a man.” Alongside her friend...
  • Philip Schultz's 'The Wherewithal' has poetic logic

    Philip Schultz's 'The Wherewithal' has poetic logic
    Philip Schultz's "The Wherewithal" is a book in which time has come undone. Taking place in San Francisco in 1968, it also reaches back to the Holocaust — specifically, the Jedwabne pogrom of July 1941, when Polish civilians killed more than 300...
  • Oprah: Is she trying for a Tony after being shut out of Oscar race?

    Oprah: Is she trying for a Tony after being shut out of Oscar race?
    One thing has become clear when your name is Oprah Winfrey: You can do whatever you want, no matter how bewildering it is. Reports that the former talk show host, who is the founder and head of OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, may be headed for...
  • Author's quest for privacy proves fruitless

    There is a sense of despair when it comes to privacy in the digital age. Many of us assume that so much of our electronic information is now compromised, whether by corporations or government agencies, that there is little that can be done about it....
  • The right time for Ross Golan's 'Wrong Man'

     The right time for Ross Golan's 'Wrong Man'
    Not two hours after he performed his passion project in an 88-seat theater on a recent Sunday night, Ross Golan made the rounds at a Grammy after-party hosted by Daft Punk, smiling as Jay Z and Beyoncé glided by and making nice with Madonna and Skrillex...
  • Idina Menzel of 'Frozen' to sing at Oscars, open a Broadway show

    Idina Menzel of 'Frozen' to sing at Oscars, open a Broadway show
    The coming week looks like it will be an extremely busy one for actress Idina Menzel. The "Wicked" and "Rent" veteran is scheduled to sing "Let It Go" from the Disney animated movie "Frozen" on Sunday at the Oscar ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in...