Bibliobabble: Pulitzer 2010

The finalists for the 2010 Pulitzer award were all unorthodox books. The winner of the 2010 Fiction Pulitzer was “Tinkers” by Paul Harding, with the other two finalists being “Love in Infant Monkeys” by Lydia Millet, and “In Other Rooms, Other Wonders”

Pulitzer 2011

The 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction decision was met with widespread concern regarding the committee’s criteria, opening up the question: do readers value bizarre literary innovation over genuine value in literature? Do we have to play on the page and make unorthodox

The 2012 Pulitzer

I think it would be wise to begin with a brief overview of the process by which a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction is awarded. The general outline of the process is consistent, though the specific details of the process vary each year.

Back to School Reading Tips

Welcome back, Swatties! After a long, hopefully rejuvenating summer vacation, it is time to answer the call of academia and return to the Swat grind. Though the specific demands of our workloads may vary, we each face long to-do lists that include

Delving into Dostoevsky’s ‘Notes from Underground’

“Notes from Underground” is commonly considered Fyodor Dostoevsky’s first great novel. Many of the themes in this novella are further developed in his later books, particularly in “Crime and Punishment.” As Swarthmore English professor Philip Weinstein noted in the lecture on “Notes

Lanie Schlessinger ’15 for Student Groups Advisor

My name is Lanie Schlessinger, and I am hoping to be your student groups advisor for the 2011-2012 school year. What is consistently enticing to me about Swarthmore — the reason I chose to come here — is the channeled energy on