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Posts with Category: Pulitzer

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Robert Olen Butler's Vietnam
    September 18, 2017

    Robert Olen Butler’s military service in Vietnam informs much of his most recognized writing.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Four Win 2016 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities
    October 21, 2016

    Three people and one bank were recognized with the 2016 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities award for their contributions to humanities in the state.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Up Close & Pulitzer: A Conversation with Jane Smiley
    October 18, 2016

    South Dakota Public Broadcasting's Lori Walsh talks with Jane Smiley in front of a live audience at the South Dakota Festival of Books in Brookings.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Essays: Pulitzer Prize Winners in South Dakota
    October 10, 2016

    A collection of essays from scholars, educators, authors and journalists on the value of works by the Pulitzer Prize winners who have presented in SD in 2016.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Exploring Larger Worlds: The Exuberant Realism of Michael Chabon
    September 29, 2016

    In fall 1995, Michael Chabon was sitting pretty. He had three books to his credit, each more warmly received than the last.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Prizing the Pulitzer: History, Celebration and the Outliers
    September 28, 2016

    The Pulitzer Prize is so widely recognized and respected that it’s almost a guarantee to appear in the first paragraph of your biography.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: Before the Battle of Little Big Horn: Custer's Trials
    September 19, 2016

    A new biography on General George Armstrong Custer focuses on the life and events in Custer’s world, saving “The Battle of Little Bighorn” to the epilogue.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: As Luck Would Have It: Jane Smiley & the Unexpected Extraordinary
    September 12, 2016

    What are we to make of a book that begins with a farmer watching owls emerge from a dead elm tree and ends with a death we are given scant time to mourn?

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: Shirley Christian and the Choteaus: Before Lewis & Clark
    August 29, 2016

    The history of the Fort Pierre area is an important part of not only South Dakota history, but the history of the American West.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Rediscover Literary Joys with Michael Dirda
    August 22, 2016

    Dirda is a literary journalist whose works have appeared in numerous publications. He has often been called the “best-read man in America.”

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