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Mavis Gallant: Fiction Writer Dies At 91

Mavis Gallant, best known for her short stories in The New Yorker, died in her Paris home on Tuesday. She was 91. Her agent Georges Borchardt confirmed her passing, saying that she had succumbed to various ailments that had taken her in and out of hospitals for the past three years. Gallant was born Mavis Leslie Young in Montreal, Canada …

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Emma Watson Shares Self-Portrait

Emma Watson isn’t just a talented actress. The Harry Potter babe is also quite the artist. In a Vogue Interview, Watson’s talents were made even more apparent. The interview Amanda Foreman recalls taking a tour Watson’s home. Foreman wrote, “As Emma takes me on a tour of her house, the extraordinary depth and breadth to her talents become obvious. Every …

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Doris Lessing, 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature Winner, Dies at Age 94

Prolific writer, Doris Lessing, died at the age of 94 this morning at her home in London. Lessing was the winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature, making her only the 11th female to win the honor. Known for her wit and outspoken nature, Lessing was 88 when she won the Nobel Prize in 2007 for her life’s work, …

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Fay Kanin Dies; Screenwriter Was 95

Famed Hollywood screenwriter and producer Fay Kanin has died. She was 95. Kanin gained fame along with her husband, Michael Kanin, in the 1940s and 1950s while writing screenplays for classic movies such as Sunday Punch, My Pal Gus, and The Opposite Sex. She and her husband were nominated for a best original screenplay Academy Award for the 1958 movie …

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