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O’Brien Now Carries a 100k Check

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Tim O’Brien has been named the 2013 winner of the Pritzker Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing. The honor comes with a $100,000 honorarium. O’Brien is the first fiction writer ever to win the award. Although all his books are great, he is, of course, most well known for The Things They Carried.

Super nice guy, fantastic writer… Congratulations on a well-deserved honor.

For more details, check out the full announcement.