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?
The history of the Fort Pierre area is an important part of not only South Dakota history, but the history of the American West.
Dirda is a literary journalist whose works have appeared in numerous publications. He has often been called the “best-read man in America.”
The literature of Ted Kooser’s 2005 Pulitzer Prize winner, “Delights & Shadows”, draws in the sun to bring readers to the table of subtle transformation.
“That one photo is not indicative of a lot of my work,” photojournalist Robert Cohen said. “I’m not a war photographer. I’m a community journalist.”
The challenge of choosing the ‘best of’ from the 2016 Festival is similar to the challenge of picking the next book to read from a near toppling stack of books.
The SDHC Lending Library features "The Forever War" by Dexter Filkins, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist while reporting for the New York Times.
The final three Pulitzer Prize-winning books on politics which three scholars & educators will analyze in book talks at Brookings Public Library in June.
South Dakotans have gathered in Scotland, Wessington, and Sisseton to discuss this year’s One Book South Dakota – “Some Luck” by Jane Smiley.
Tired of politics? Weary of political gridlock? Don’t feel alone.
The sole meaning in life is to serve humanity.
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