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Women and Adversity: Agatha Christie Mystery ...

November 23, 2017

Estimates show that Agatha Christie has sold more books of fiction, two to four billion, than any other writer in the world. She is recognized as a mystery maven with Murder on the Orient Express, The Mystery of the Blue Train and dozens more. She also wrote romance novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott and wrote short fiction and plays. Movies have been made of her novels. The Mousetrap, which opened in 1952, is the world’s longest running stage play. Its unbroken run in Londo ...

Women and Adversity: Dorothy Parker Journalis...

November 9, 2017

I’ve never known a professional writer who was a devoted fan of Dorothy Parker. It isn’t that this founding member of the famed Algonquin Round Table at that hotel in Manhattan didn’t have ...

Women and Adversity: Willa Cather Journalist,...

October 26, 2017

 Women and Adversity: Willa Cather Journalist, Author, Pulitzer Prize Winner Teachers often assign one of Willa Cather’s Prairie Trilogy novels Song of the Lark, My Ántonia or O Pioneers! to t ...

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