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             CONTENTS                                                                 EDITOR’S NOTE


                                                                                 Latest and Greatest
       FACES IN THE NEWS ..........................3  COMMENTARY ...................................11
       HISTORY ...............................................4  ON THE AVE .......................................15
       BUSINESS & TECH ..............................5
                                          FUN & GAMES ................................... 16  This year’s Pulitzer Prize-winning books might be
       COMMUNITY UPDATE ....................6–7                                  welcome additions to your summer reading pile.
       THE GREAT OUTDOORS ....................8  COMMUNITY CALENDAR  ................. 16
       XSPERIENCE XSPERO ...................... 10  BUSINESS DIRECTORY .................... 18                                  Deborah Boerner Ein
                                                                                 Columbia University recently         Finalists:
                                                                               announced the 2021 Pulitzer Prizes,    The Deviant’s War: The Homosexual vs.
                                                                               awarded on the recommendation of the   the United States of America, by Eric Cervini
                                                                               Pulitzer Prize Board. The Pulitzer Prizes   (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
                                            Pick up your copy of SNJ Today     were established by Joseph Pulitzer,   The Three-Cornered War: The Union,
                                             at various locations including:   a Hungarian-American journalist and   the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the
                                             • ShopRite, 1255 Landis Ave.,     newspaper publisher, who left money to   Fight for the West, by Megan Kate Nelson
                                                       Vineland                Columbia University upon his death in 1911.   (Scribner)

                          STAFF               • ShopRite, 3600 E. Landis       A portion of his bequest was used to found   BIOGRAPHY
                                                                               the School of Journalism in 1912 and to
                                                    Ave., Vineland
                                              • ShopRite, 2102 N. 2nd St.,     establish the Pulitzer Prizes, which were   The Dead Are Arising: The Life of
       DEBORAH BOERNER EIN, Editor                     Millville               first awarded in 1917.              Malcolm X, by the late Les Payne and
       CHRIS TOLER, Production Manager        • Main Street Market, 140 S.       To accompany this week’s cover story,   Tamara Payne (Liveright/Norton)
       MICKEY BRANDT, Contributor Emeritus                                     “All Booked,” by Stephanie Farrell, here are   Finalists:
       KEN PUSTIZZI, SR., CEO                      Main St., Millville         additional titles you may choose to add to   Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing
       KEN PUSTIZZI, JR., President          • ShopRite, 1000 N. Pearl St.,    your own summer reading list.       Art of Sylvia Plath, by Heather Clark (Alfred
       GIANFRANCO CASALINUOVO, COO                    Bridgeton                  Also of note, a Special Award was   A. Knopf)
       Advertising Executives:               • Bridgeton Family Diner, 825
       MARIE HALPIN-GALLO, mgallo@snjtoday.com   N. Pearl St., Bridgeton       given this year to Darnella Frazier “for   Stranger in the Shogun’s City: A Japanese
       PAMELA MORRIS, pmorris@snjtoday.com                                     courageously recording the murder of   Woman and Her World, by Amy Stanley
                                             • Amish Market, 2 Cassidy Dr.,    George Floyd, a video that spurred protests   (Scribner)
         600 G St., Ste 1240, Millville, NJ 08332      Hopewell                against police brutality around the world,
            856-327-8800 • SNJToday.com     • SNJ Today, 600 G St., Millville  highlighting the crucial role of citizens in   POETRY
            E-MAIL: info@SNJToday.com
                                                                               journalists’ quest for truth and justice.”  Postcolonial Love
                                                                                 For more information on on this year’s   Poem, by Natalie Diaz
                                                                               Prize finalists and winners in these book   (Graywolf Press)
                                                                               categories as well as in journalism, drama   Finalists:
                                                                               and music, visit Pulitzer.org.         A Treatise on
                                                                                                                   Stars, by Mei-mei
                                                                               FICTION                             Berssenbrugge (New
       Know of someone making                                                    The Night Watchman, by Louise Erdrich   Directions)
                                                                               (Harper)                               In the Lateness of
       a positive difference in                                                  Finalists:                        the World, by Carolyn Forché (Penguin
                                                                                 A Registry of My Passage Upon the   Press)
       the community?                                                          Earth, by Daniel Mason (Little, Brown and
                                                                               Company)                            GENERAL NONFICTION
                                                                                 Telephone, by Percival Everett (Graywolf   Wilmington’s Lie: The Murderous Coup
       Nominate them today!                                                    Press)                              of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy, by

                                                                                                                   David Zucchino (Atlantic Monthly Press)
                                                                               DRAMA                                  Finalists:
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       popfm999.com/award                                                        The Hot Wing King, by Katori Hall    Minor Feelings: An Asian American
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                                                                                 Finalists:
                                                                                                                                   Reckoning, by Cathy
                                                                                 Circle Jerk, by Michael Breslin and               Park Hong (One
                                                                               Patrick Foley                                       World/Random House)
                                                                                 Stew, by Zora Howard                                Yellow Bird: Oil,
                                                                                                                                   Murder, and a Woman’s
                                                                               HISTORY                                             Search for Justice in
                                                                                 Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black             Indian Country, by
                                                                               America, by Marcia Chatelain (Liveright/            Sierra Crane Murdoch
                                                                               Norton)                                             (Random House)
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