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Huffington Post Wins Pulitzer Prize; Read the eBook

The seven-year-old Huffington Post has won its first Pulitzer Prize for “Beyond the Battlefield,” a ten-part series about veterans by military correspondent David Wood. The series is also collected in a $4.99 eBook published by The Huffington Post.

Here’s more about the eBook: “As HuffPost’s senior military correspondent, David spent nine months speaking with severely wounded veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In addition to soldiers and their families, he interviewed more than two dozen military surgeons, combat medics, rehabilitation therapists, prosthetics engineers, nurses, operating room technicians and medical officials at the Pentagon, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and military hospitals and treatment facilities across the country.”

Here is a free excerpt from the book. Follow these links to download the eBook at Amazon, iTunes, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.

Roald Dahl’s ‘George’s Marvelous Medicine’ Adapted for Stage

Roald Dahl‘s George’s Marvelous Medicine has been transformed into a stage production in London. Dramatist David Wood wrote the script and Phil Clark directed. We’ve embedded the show’s trailer above.

Here’s more from production’s official site: “We present Roald Dahl’s amazing story about a young boy who makes a marvellous new medicine to cure his grandmother of her terrifying temper. But when his grandmother drinks his special new potion, the most incredible things start to happen. And George’s adventure has just begun!”

Dahl published the book in 1981 and Quentin Blake illustrated. Danny, The Champion of the World and Fantastic Mr. Fox have also received the theatrical treatmenent. (Via the Shoreham Herald)