- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at email@example.com.
For winning the $100,000 Pritzker Prize for a lifetime of achievement in writing about military affairs. It is a good and interesting choice, after rewarding a bunch of historians, to select a novelist.
I hope the money is tax-free!