Pulitzer Prizes

This was sent courtesy of Joseph Legaspi:


Columbia University today announced the 2007 Pulitzer Prizes,
awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board


Public Service --
The Wall Street Journal

Breaking News Reporting --
Staff of The Oregonian, Portland

Investigative Reporting --
Brett Blackledge of The Birmingham (Ala.) News

Explanatory Reporting --
Kenneth R. Weiss, Usha Lee McFarling and Rick Loomis of the Los Angeles Times

Local Reporting --
Debbie Cenziper of The Miami Herald

National Reporting --
Charlie Savage of The Boston Globe

International Reporting --
The Wall Street Journal Staff

Feature Writing --
Andrea Elliott of The New York Times

Commentary --
Cynthia Tucker of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Criticism --
Jonathan Gold of LA Weekly

Editorial Writing --
Editorial Board of the New York Daily News

Editorial Cartooning --
Walt Handelsman of Newsday, Long Island, N.Y.

Breaking News Photography --
Oded Balilty of The Associated Press

Feature Photography --
Renée C. Byer of The Sacramento Bee


Fiction --
The Road by Cormac McCarthy (Alfred A. Knopf)

Drama --
Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire

History --
The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff (Alfred A. Knopf)

Biography --
The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher by Debby Applegate (Doubleday)

Poetry --
Native Guard by Natasha Trethewey (Houghton Mifflin)

General Nonfiction --
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright (Alfred A. Knopf)

Sound Grammar by Ornette Coleman, recording released September 12, 2006.


Ray Bradbury and John Coltrane

Oliver de la Paz