Mukherjee's new book a new way of understanding medicine

His "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer", won him the Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction in 2011.  

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Frank D Gilroy dies at 89

Frank D Gilroy, whose play about a veteran's fraught return home, "The Subject Was Roses," won him a Pulitzer Prize has died in Monroe, New York.

Jaipur Literary Festival travels to U.S. this year

From the plains of the pink city, the Jaipur Literary Festival (JLF) plans to move to the United States of America this year. Boulder in the state of Colorado will be the host city for JLF this September.

Playwright, actor Sam Shepard arrested on drunken driving charge

Playwright, actor Sam Shepard arrested on drunken driving charge

Actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard was arrested in New Mexico on suspicion of drunken driving, police said on Tuesday.

Indian-descent software engineer shares Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting

A software engineer of Indian descent shared The Wall Street Journal's Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting in growing recognition of the importance of using information technology tools for reporting as well as for presentation.

Prize-winning American poet Mark Strand dies in New York

Poet Mark Strand, a former poet laureate of the United States and a Pulitzer Prize winner, has died at the age of 80, according to the Academy of American Poets.

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell dies

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell, known for poems that connected the experiences of daily life to larger forces, has died at age 87.

Washington Post, Guardian share Pulitzer for NSA coverage

The Guardian and The Washington Post won a prestigious Pulitzer Prize today for reporting on secret US surveillance programs revealed by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

China dismisses Pulitzer Prize for NYT story on Wen`s wealth

China on Tuesday dismissed the Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times story as a report published with "ulterior motives", which had accused former premier Wen Jiabao and his family of amassing a USD 2.7 billion wealth.

Pulitzer Prize-winner Anthony Lewis dies at 85

Anthony Lewis, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author and New York Times columnist, has died. He was 85.

NY Times correspondent Shadid dies in Syria

Anthony Shadid won two Pulitzer Prizes for his coverage of Iraq and was detained in Libya for almost a week last year.

Online sites win journalism firsts at Pulitzers

ProPublica, in an historic first for online journalism, won a coveted Pulitzer Prize on Monday for investigative reporting about controversial deaths.