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Congratulations to Tim O’Brien

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!

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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!

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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