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V. S. Naipaul

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul TC (/ˈvɪdjɑːdər ˌsuːrədʒprəˈsɑːd ˈnaɪpɔːl, naɪˈpɔːl/; 17 August 1932 – 11 August 2018), most commonly known as…

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André Aciman

André Aciman (/ˈæsɪmən/; born 2 January 1951) is an Egyptian-American writer. Born and raised in Alexandria, Egypt, he is currently…

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Birthday

Pankaj Mishra quote : In shortly before my …

In 1980, shortly before my 11th birthday, I wrote my first essay in English. Pankaj Mishra

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Honoré de Balzac

Honoré de Balzac (/ˈbælzæk/ BAL-zak, more commonly US: /ˈbɔːl-/ BAWL–, French:[ɔnɔʁe d(ə) balzak]; born Honoré Balzac; 20 May 1799– 18…

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Frederick Buechner

Carl Frederick Buechner (/ˈbiːknər/ BEEK-nər; born July 11, 1926) is an American writer, novelist, poet, autobiographer, essayist, preacher, and theologian.…

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Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (/ˈkroʊbər lə ˈɡwɪn/; October 21, 1929 – January 22, 2018) was an American author best known…

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Ralph Ellison

Ralph Waldo Ellison (March 1, 1914 – April 16, 1994) was an American novelist, literary critic, and scholar best known…

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Primo Levi

Primo Michele Levi (Italian:[ˈpriːmo ˈlɛːvi]; 31 July 1919 – 11 April 1987) was an Italian Jewish chemist, partisan, Holocaust survivor…

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Walter Pater

Walter Horatio Pater (4 August 1839 – 30 July 1894) was an English essayist, literary and art critic, and fiction…

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Age

Wilbur Smith quote : At the age of …

At the age of 12 I won the school prize for Best English Essay. The prize was a copy of…

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