Tag Archives: Pulitzer Prize

Home Sweet Home

All Over But the Shoutin’ by Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg is a five-star memoir which melted my heart like butter on a warm biscuit. Raised in poverty in rural Alabama, Rick recalls his life and rise to the pinnacle of … Continue reading

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Thawing Ice

The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. It is another of the novels on the Top 150 list. In it, we find a timid man named Quoyle who has a philandering … Continue reading

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Lodge a Few Pebbles

Deep Woods: the Story of Robert Frost by Peggy Caravantes is one of the wonderful books I acquired this year at our library’s annual book sale.  This small volume provided me an opportunity to expand my knowledge of one of … Continue reading

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Shackles

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt is a superb novel.  I am so grateful to have been able to devote 32 hours to listen to it on compact disc.  The audio version is amazing! This incredible, thought-provoking story is about a … Continue reading

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A New England Classic

Ethan Frome, written in 1911 by Edith Wharton, came to my attention thanks to the Friendswood Library’s list of the top 150 English Language Novels of the 20th Century (http://www.friendswood.lib.tx.us/bookinfo/frpubtop150.htm). Wharton, a Pulitzer Prize winner, has written a number of … Continue reading

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