Martin Sherwin: Wins Pulitzer Prize





Kai Bird, a contributing editor to The Nation, and Martin J. Sherwin, a professor of history at Tufts University, will receive the prize in biography for American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer (Alfred A. Knopf, 2005). (See an essay by Mr. Bird and Mr. Sherwin in The Chronicle Review, April 15, 2005.)

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Gary Ostrower - 4/19/2006

The Pulitzer committee doesn't always get it right, but it hit pay dirt with American Prometheus. This book was decades in the making...and worth the wait.

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