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David McCullough, best-selling and award-winning author, has died at the age of 89. The iconic American history author received numerous awards including two Pulitzer Prizes and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2006.One billion Americans: Is it a good idea? | Matthew Yglesias | Big Think LiveTIL Janet Cooke, a reporter for the Washington Post, won a Pulitzer Prize in 1981 after she published a story named "Jimmy's World" about an 8 year old heroin addict. It was later found she fabricated the whole story and later gave back her Pulitzer Prize.“How do we create altars in society for black female genius?"—Read @MoMApoprally's exclusive interview with 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning essayist Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, ahead of this Sunday's tribute to black female creativity, A Woman’s Work:Colson Whitehead, author of 'Underground Railroad' and 'The Nickel Boys', wins second Pulitzer PrizeAn investigation into Uighur detention camps funded by Eyebeam Art and Technology Center has won a Pulitzer Prize:We remember biologist Edward O. Wilson who passed away yesterday at the of age 92. Wilson, a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction, was a leading force in the biodiversity movement since the 1980s. : Nelson Shanks, 2008 © Estate of Nelson ShanksRIP David McCullough (1933-2022)Owen Pallett’s “In Conflict” by Jason Last and Jaime Rubiano5 ways to unlock your brain’s ancient pleasure centers | Jamie Wheal for Big ThinkRaymond Carver: Dreams Are What You Wake Up From (1989) - When Raymond Carver died in 1988, he was mourned as a national literary figure and shortlisted for the Pulitzer prize yet only ten years earlier he was marooned in a drying-out clinic. [00:58:58]How Kendrick Lamar Won the Pulitzer Prize | Vanity FairJohn Temple Reflects on Building an Online Newspaper | Big ThinkPolitics Is Based On a Fundamental Lie, says “Cynical Libertarian” Dave Barry| Big ThinkAmber Says What: The Royal Baby, BeychellaJames Gleick on the Common Character Traits of Geniuses | Big ThinkArianna Huffington: Why Elite Performers Practice Mindfulness | Big Think."It comes / Unadorned / Like a phrase / Strong enough to cast a spell;" Today we celebrate Nobel Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning author #ToniMorrison. Explore her only book of poetry, “Five Poems” (2002), illustrated by Kara Walker:Suzan-Lori Parks is the first African American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for drama in 2002 for her play, "Topdog/Underdog." Parks is critically acclaimed for writing multilayered and historically conscious dramas. WHM2021 BecauseOfHerStory :The Underground Railroad - Official Trailer | Prime VideoPulitzer prize-winning art critic Jerry Saltz turned down a $250,000 salary to write for Substack because he needs editors:Join us Wednesday, March 17 at 2 PM ET when Eric Berger (@SciGuySpace), senior space editor at @arstechnica and Pulitzer Prize finalist, kicks off the symposium “NASA and the Rise of Commercial Space.” 🛰️ 🚀 The event is FREE! Learn more here:The Poetry of Sylvia Plath: Crash Course Literature 216Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Shirley Ann Grau dies at 91Stephan Jenkins on Music and Politics | Big ThinkThe Attack on Pearl Harbor with Steve Twomey | History Hit LIVE on TimelineLessons from a female entrepreneur | Victoria Montgomery Brown & Charles Duhigg | Big Think EdgeMarilynne Robinson: The Threat of Neotribalism | Big ThinkWhy the world needs cults | Jamie Wheal for Big ThinkHow ‘flow state’ can heal trauma | Steven Kotler for Big ThinkReligion Can Be Dangerous without a Sense of Humor | Dave Barry | Big ThinkLynn Nottage on Her Pulitzer Prize for SWEATPulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Danish Siddiqui has been killed while covering a battle in Afghanistan:The Giving Tree: Read by Arianna Huffington | Big ThinkAre you an American poet or an Irish poet? Paul Muldoon | Big ThinkHow to Win the War For Global Health | Big ThinkHow to enter ‘flow state’ on command | Steven Kotler for Big ThinkIs Your To Do List Functioning As Mood Repair or Enhancing Your Productivity? With Charles DuhiggErnest Hemingway Survived Two Planes Crashes In AfricaThe Prize Part 1- Our Plan (Official Video) Episode 1 of 8Elizabeth Alexander on the Importance of Race to the Obama Presidency | Big ThinkCongrats to Hilton Als, on winning the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. Alice Neel, "Uptown" curated by Als is on view atJunot Diaz: Literature is The Closest Thing To Telepathy | Big ThinkHow one company got $1 billion through secrecy, hacking, and fraud | John Carreyrou | Big ThinkA Lesson On the Psychology of Meetings from SNL and Google, with Charles Duhigg | Big Think'Hey Bill Nye, Are We More a Product of Our Genes, or of Our Lifestyle?' | Big ThinkThe only way to “build a wall” without destroying the U.S. | Jared Diamond | Big ThinkJohn Temple on the Fall of the Rocky Mountain News | Big ThinkJoyce Carol Oates: Great Art Stems from Chaos | Big ThinkSeth Names Award Acronyms You Can Win Besides the EGOTWhy Mythological Stories Are Tools for Deep Thinking: The Power of Adam and Eve | Stephen GreenblattDonald Trump: The World's First TV President | Adam Mansbach| Big ThinkIs there an absolute truth? | Big ThinkHow Hope Affects Relationships: Expectations, Obstacles, and Sharing Optimism | Eshkol RafaeliHow to Implement Effective StrategyThe Politics of Racist Immigration Policy, with Junot Diaz | Big ThinkSheryl WuDunn: Giving Is Good For You | Big ThinkIs nationalism ever a force for good? | Jared Diamond | Big ThinkFreedom fighting, writing, and microdosing | Ayelet Waldman & Michael Chabon | Big Think EdgeJazz pianist & composer DukeEllington was born #otd. "Fate doesn’t want me to be famous too young," said Ellington after he was denied a Pulitzer Prize by a judge who refused to give it to a black man. : William Paul GottliebBeat anxiety with the most addictive experience on Earth | Steven KotlerBuild Mental Models to Enhance Your Focus | Charles Duhigg | Big Think

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