Quote of the Week | Michelle Cliff

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Michelle Cliff was a Jamaican-American author who wrote poetry and literary criticism. Originally from Jamaica, her family moved to New York when she was three years old. When she was 10, the family move back to Jamaica. She returned to New York in 1960 and attended Wagner College for her B.A.

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Quote of the Week | C.S. Lewis

Monochrome head-and-left-shoulder photo portrait of 50-year-old LewisThis past week was C.S. Lewis’ birthday (November 29th). He is mostly known for his popular series including The Chronicles of Narnia, The Screwtape Letters, and The Space Trilogy.
“Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.”

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Quote of the Week | Stan Lee

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Stan Lee, famous for the contributions to Marvel Comics, passed away earlier this month. He became the publisher of Marvel Comics in 1972 and then became the Chairmen Emeritus of Marvel Enterprises, Inc in the 1990s.

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Quote of the Week | Anne Rice

Rice in 2006This month is Diabetes Awareness Month and one author that we know who lives with diabetes is Anne Rice. After living for years, not having any problems, she suddenly was struck with Type 1 diabetes, without recognizing the symptoms. Continue reading “Quote of the Week | Anne Rice”

Quote of the Week | Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin was a fantasy and science fiction writer. She passed away this past January and would have celebrated her 89th birthday on October 21st.
She is most famously known for her works, the Earthsea series, The Left Hand of Darkness, Lavinia, and The Dispossessed. 

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