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  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Pulitzer winners bring the best of to the Festival of Books
    June 22, 2016

    we confidently pull from the top during the centennial year of the Pulitzer Prize to find some of the best work in fiction, history, biography, international reporting, criticism and poetry from the last 35 years.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Part Two: Pulitzer Prize-winning books on politics
    June 6, 2016

    Here we have the final three Pulitzer Prize-winning books on politics which three scholars & educators will analyze in a series of book talks at Brookings Public Library in June.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Reading groups react to Some Luck, 2016 One Book South Dakota
    May 30, 2016

    Reading groups in South Dakota - namely Scotland, Wessington, and Sisseton - experience the 2016 One Book South Dakota - Some Luck by Jane Smiley.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Pulitzer winners tell history of the Father of the Atom Bomb, the Mandan People
    March 31, 2016

    Pulitzer Prize winners Elizabeth Fenn (history, 2015) and Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin (biography, 2006) visited South Dakota in March with the SD Humanities Council's events celebrating the Pulitzer Prize's centennial.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Introducing: Andy Shane and the 2016 Young Readers One Book SD
    March 16, 2016

    Second graders in select schools around South Dakota meet the lovable, low-key hero Andy Shane this spring. With the 2016 Young Readers One Book South Dakota program, more than 5,000 copies of a…

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: The Role of the Humanities in the Digital Age: The GPWC at 40 Years
    March 14, 2016

    “I find myself anticipating a new kind of storyteller,” writes author and Professor Janet H. Murray in her book Hamlet on the Holodeck, “I am drawn to imagining a cyberdrama of the future by the same…

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: The nurses who were the Angels of Bataan
    March 8, 2016

    We Band of Angels tells the first-hand accounts of the 99 nurses who were the first American women to see combat while serving their posts in the Philippines.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: The Question of J. Robert Oppenheimer in the 21st Century
    February 29, 2016

    Kent Meyers, author and educator, asks the question of 'What if ... ?' after reviewing the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography 'American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer,' by Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: Harper Lee and the South Dakota connection
    February 23, 2016

    Festival authors and the first The Big Read brought Harper Lee closer to South Dakota readers As the South Dakota Humanities Council celebrates the centennial of the Pulitzer Prize, we also remember…

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: March events launch Pulitzer centennial in SD
    February 16, 2016

    March 10, 7 pm - Elizabeth Fenn at Augustana University, Sioux Falls. March 15, 7 pm - Kai Bird & Martin Sherwin, at Black Hills State University, Sioux Falls.

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