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Ann Patchett: Pulitzers Skipping Fiction Prize a 'Big Loss'

Clip: 04/18/2012 | 7m 54s

For the first time since 1977, no Pulitzer Prize for fiction was awarded this year when none of the three finalists won a majority of a jury's vote. Best-selling authors Ann Patchett and Lev Grossman speak with Jeffrey Brown about the integrity of the judging process and the Pulitzers' power as a sales tool for booksellers.

Aired: 04/18/12

Rating: NR

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