Mortenson Declines Grawemeyer Award

Amid allegations that he falsified parts of his best-selling books “Three Cups of Tea” and “Stones Into Schools,” author Greg Mortenson has turned down the University of Louisville’s Grawemeyer Award in Education. Discrepancies between reality and Mortenson’s written accounts of travels in Afghanistan and Pakistan were outlined in a 60 Minutes report in April. The report also […]

“Three Cups of Tea” Publisher to Review Book’s Contents

The publisher of Greg Mortenson’s “Three Cups of Tea” has announced plans to investigate the book and its contents.  The University of Louisville has said it will withhold any judgment regarding the author’s Grawemeyer Award until allegations are clarified. In an interview with Outside Magazine over the weekend, the author admitted to ‘discrepancies’ in the […]

U of L Officials Waiting for More Information on Grawemeyer Award Winner

The University of Louisville has not made a decision regarding author and philanthropist Greg Mortenson’s Grawmeyer Award and is waiting to see how the situation unfolds. A story produced by 60 Minutes on Sunday alleged that some of the information in Mortenson’s books “Three Cups of Tea” and “Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, […]