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Friday, May 06, 2011

May 6th



On this day in 1935, Audrey Wurdemann was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for her work, Bright Ambush. She was also the youngest person to receive this honor.

On this day in 1950, Barbara Tuchman, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in non-fiction for her work, Guns of August. Tuchman was a self-taught author and an amazing storyteller. Her work also was always about history but it could any time in history. Tuchman books sold millions.