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Secrets of Prize - Winning Journalism By Poynter Institute
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These works are inspiring. They are also instructive. Interviews with these thoughtful creators of journalism will teach readers lessons in how to cover a breaking news story in the age of social... More > media, like The Denver Post did during the Aurora shootings. We go behind the scenes of investigative stories that were the catalyst for significant positive impact in their communities. One story helped increase state funding for mentally-ill children in Indiana and another resulted in an EPA investigation of chemicals used in flame retardants in furniture and baby products. This e-book highlights and examines 10 award-winning works produced by creators from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, National Geographic, and the Chicago Tribune. Readers will learn how to improve their craft of writing and storytelling through these best practices with interviews with winners of the year's most prestigious contests including the Pulitzer Prize.< Less
Miss Lulu Bett: A Play in Three Acts By Zona Gale
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Winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Miss Lulu Bett is a powerful and often-times moving play of life in a small Wisconsin town. Viewed by her relatives as a characteristic spinster, Lulu... More > finds herself accidentally married to the charming black sheep of the family. Discovering during her honeymoon that her husband is a bigamist, she returns to her small town. However, she refuses to be overwhelmed by the shame and mortification which her overbearing relatives expect her to feel as a result of her plight. Refusing to accept conventional wisdom, she breaks with her past and sets out to forge a new life of her own. Dorothy Parker hailed the play as “truthful” and claimed it was “among the best written plays of the season,” a season that included Eugene O’Neill and Pirandello. Set at the dawn of the women’s moment, the play is remembered today for breaking new ground in theatrical realism. Theatre Arts Press is proud to present a new acting edition of this classic play.< Less
A Long And Indeterminate Perambulation By Robert McGowan
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“I was deeply moved. It is a brilliant meditation on life and death. Elegantly written and utterly original, this book will surely endure.” ROBERT OLEN BUTLER, Pulitzer Prize-winning... More > author of 'A Good Scent From A Strange Mountain' Robert McGowan’s 'A Long and Indeterminate Perambulation' is not a conventional piece of storytelling. Told from the viewpoint of a 75-year-old “philosopher artist,” this novella is driven far more by character and idea than by narrative. This book presents her diary entries following a more or less daily walk around her neighborhood. These entries provide consistently insightful views on the deepest of subjects... Life, war, death and art. Poignant, thought-provoking and not infrequently controversial, 'A Long and Indeterminate Perambulation' is always stirring. “Heartfelt and utterly beautiful, yet grounded in strength, integrity, and conviction. McGowan at his very best.” CHRISTINE COTE, Founder, Shanti Arts< Less
The Education of Henry Adams By Henry Adams
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The Education of Henry Adams records the struggle of Bostonian Henry Adams in his later years, to come to terms with the dawning 20th century, so different from the world of his youth. It is also a... More > sharp critique of 19th century educational theory and practice. It won the 1919 Pulitzer Prize and The Modern Library placed it 1st in a list of the top 100 English-language nonfiction books of the twentieth century. The Education is much more a record of Adams's introspection than of his deeds. It is an extended meditation on the social, technological, political, and intellectual changes that occurred over Adams's lifetime. Adams concluded that his traditional education failed to help him come to terms with these rapid changes; hence his need for self-education. The organizing thread of the book is how the "proper" schooling and other aspects of his youth, was time wasted; thus his search for self-education through experiences, friendships, and reading.< Less
Dick By Ann Telnaes
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Pulitzer Prize winner Ann Telnaes collects some of her elegant and pointed editorial cartoons about Dick Cheney.
The Cartoonist Group Inks Campaign '08 By Matt Wuerker
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Chronicles the historic presidential election from beginning to end. 167 cartoons from sixteen top cartoonists, including eight winners of the Pulitzer Prize, are included. Organized into fourteen... More > chapters, the book begins with an election prologue and follows the campaign trail to Obama's victory and a prologue for the 2012 election.< Less
The Shutting Door By Timothy Gager
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Timothy Gager is a genius of the quotidian, keenly observing the details of our lives and rendering them so that we can hear the deep pulse of our identities, of our pure being, within them. The... More > Shutting Door is a ravishing, wonderful, enlightening book. - Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize Winner, Author of 18 books.< Less
Antigone Project By Caridad Svich et al.
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ANTIGONE PROJECT is a play in five parts by Tanya Barfield, Karen Hartman, Chiori Miyagawa, 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, and Caridad Svich that reconsiders the story of Antigone from a... More > variety of rich and radical perspectives. With a preface by dramatist Lisa Schlesinger and an introduction by classics scholar Marianne McDonald, this is a unique addition to contemporary drama.< Less
Antigone Project By Caridad Svich et al.
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ANTIGONE PROJECT is a play in five parts by Tanya Barfield, Karen Hartman, Chiori Miyagawa, 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, and Caridad Svich that reconsiders the story of Antigone from a... More > variety of rich and radical perspectives. With a preface by dramatist Lisa Schlesinger and an introduction by classics scholar Marianne McDonald, this is a unique addition to contemporary drama.< Less
Alice Adams By Booth Tarkington
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The winner of the 1922 Pulitzer Prize in literature and the subject of several well-received film adaptations, Alice Adams is regarded as one of Booth Tarkington's most accomplished novels. The tale... More > follows the exploits of the plucky young protagonist, who disregards her family's low social standing and pursues love with the well-heeled young man of her dreams.< Less