Bowdoin’s Faludi a Pulitzer Finalist for ‘In the Darkroom’ Autobiography (U.S. News & World Report)

Susan Faludi

Susan Faludi, a research associate at Bowdoin and a former Tallman Scholar in Gender and Women’s Studies, came close to winning her second Pulitzer Prize.

Faludi was a finalist in the autobiography category for In the Darkroom, in which she explores the meaning of gender and identity as she describes her relationship with her father as he undergoes gender reassignment surgery.

The book was one of three nominees under final consideration. In the Darkroom was named one of The New York Times’ 10 Best Books of 2016 and also won the 2016 Kirkus Prize for nonfiction. Faludi previously won a Pulitzer while working at The Wall Street Journal. More in the Associated Press piece picked up by U.S. News & World Report.

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