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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


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


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


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


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


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


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