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A novelist and essayist of considerable renown, james baldwin bore best- sellers such as nobody knows my name: more notes of a native son and the fire. Harvard's stephen jay gould (september 10, 1941–may 20, 2002) was a man of uncommon genius and arguably our era's greatest science. The 86 greatest travel books of all time a prolific essayist favored by novelists from updike on down, hoagland spent three months in the.
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