Pulitzer prize

Remembering Author Carol Shields

The ’indecently curious’ Carol Shields

New reflections from the beloved author on men, women, and why she wrote

Jhumpa Lahiri renounces English for Italian

The Pulitzer-Prize winner writes a memoir about learning Italian
Stack of award winning books.  Photograph by May Truong

Do women writers have ‘literary cooties’?

A remarkable study of the kinds of books that win big prizes reveals this: Don’t write about women. Unless, that is, you’re a man.
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The Pulitzer that never was

In its 95-year history the Pulitzer has declined to name a winner 62 times