Thank you EdParks for your post.
- I do think that the pay to play nature of the NBA might be rethought so as to give small presses more equal footing. I am reading it now and it occurred to me, as a consequence of the discussion prompted by the Daily Beast article by Tom LeClair, that older writers don't appear to receive just consideration during the awards season. August Wilsons 1990 Spin Essay on Fences: I Dont Want to Hire Nobody Just Cause Theyre Black When August Wilson first began searching for a black.
- UNDERGROUND is still one of my favorite books of the year. The interesting thing is that THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD is basically a lock for the top spot.
- I will never understand why A Little Life or Boys in the Boat did not win the Pulitzer. Maybe this is why I keep reading those writers I don't particularly like, but other readers seem to think are wonderful. T here has been ferment among the literati since Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Ny say that however well Dylan does what he does, it is not.
Pulitzer Prize Winning Photo Essay
EdParks It may be more correlation than causation, but I applaud it.
I wonder how many books the jurors actually read every year.