Complete reading the Pulitzer Prize winning books from the first to current. A list (with links) of the winning Pulitzer Prize books for Fiction along with the finalists for each year awarded from 1948 to the present.
When we speak of Ulysses we must first address its critics. This is nothing new: though the complaints have changed, the arguments remain as ignorant and outmoded as ever. Upon publication, the book was censored for its supposed obscenities, and was not legally available in the United States for over a decade. Now that it has been accepted as a literary classic, the charges against it have changed. It is too difficult, we can’t understand it, they cry. Wah.
"If reading is a skill, there must be techniques and tools that all can use or try, even if they use them differently." A bit reachy in parts, but a valuable perspective
Shutting out a world of digital distraction
Nick Hornby, Dave Eggers and Zadie Smith are among a growing group of novelists who struggle with internet-addiction. Carl Wilkinson investigates the powerful effect of the web on the creative mind //// Ironically reading this while procrastinating
"Southerners love a good tale. They are born reciters, great memory retainers, diary keepers, letter exchangers." Mississippi native, author Eudora Welty so thankful for the opportunity I had to meet and talk with her