Pulitzer Prize

Want to Sell Your Books? Winning a Literary Prize Sure Can Help

With nearly 400,000 new titles published each year, serious writers need a way to stand out. An award is one way to do that. The Story Prize for short stories, an Oscar for screenwriting and the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize for fiction may be at the top of the list, but literary awards of any sort make you stand out.

The Washington Post Dominates the Pulitzers

Last year wasn't the greatest for the Post from a reputation standpoint, much to the chagrin of Executive Editor Marcus Brauchli. But winning four Pulitzer Prizes should do a lot to change that. The Enquirer's reputation remains unchanged.

Time to reread 'The Grapes of Wrath'

From the recent resurgence of John Steinbeck's novel "The Grapes of Wrath," it looks like people in a recession are happy to be entertained by a tale...