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Ann Petry

Ann Petry (October 12, 1908 – April 28, 1997) was an American writer.

Her parents belonged to the black minority of the small town in Connecticut where she was born.  101 more words

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Molly Keane

Molly Keane (born Mary Nesta Skrine, 20 July 1904 – 22 April 1996) was an Irish writer.

She went to a boarding school in Bray, County Wicklow, married one of a Waterford squirearchical family in 1938 and had two daughters, Sally and Virginia. 91 more words

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Irmgard Keun

Irmgard Keun (6 February 1905 – 5 May 1982) was a German writer.

In Cologne, Keun attended a Lutheran girls’ school. From 1925 to 1927, she attended an acting school and worked as a stenotypist. 208 more words

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Clarice Lispector

Clarice Lispector (born Chaya, December 10, 1920 – December 9, 1977) was a Brazilian writer.

She was born to a Jewish family in Chechelnyk, Podolia, a shtetl in what today is Ukraine.   501 more words

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Charlotte Van den Broeck

Charlotte Van den Broeck (29/06/1991) is a Flemish poet, born in Turnhout. She studied Language and Literature at Ghent University, and  is currently taking a degree course in… 63 more words

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Tessa Hadley

Tessa Jane Hadley (née Nichols; 28 February 1956) is a British writer.

She has a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education from Clare College, University of Cambridge. 124 more words

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More About Gifting E-books...

A short while ago, I posted about gifting e-books and how simple it was.  For those who missed that entry, I’ll briefly recap the basic idea here.   525 more words