Author Elmore Leonard poses during a portrait session on May 24, 2007 at Book Soup in Los Angeles, California.
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American writer Ernest Hemingway.
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Mary Ingalls, the sister of Laura Ingalls Wilder, went blind from illness at age 14.
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February 12, 2009 A wonderful lecture by Zadie Smith resurfaces. Against her advice, listen to it!
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