#GAReads | Why the Pulitzer Prize committee keeps ignoring women's history

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"Why the Pulitzer Prize committee keeps ignoring women's history":

In its first 100 years, the Pulitzer Prize committee recognized a book focused on women’s history only once.

And that was a book about childbearing.

Today, the 101st winner took its place on the shelf of great American books. The prize committee stuck to its tradition.

Women sit on the Pulitzer jury. I myself participated in 2008. Eight prizewinners have been women. Why, then, is the story of women nearly blank?

Read Elizabeth Cobbs' full article at The Washington Post here…