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USPS :New Stamp on Ralph Ellison

The 29th stamp in the Literary Arts series honors author Ralph Ellison (1913–1994). With his 1952 novel Invisible Man, a masterpiece of 20th-century fiction, Ellison drew on a wide range of narrative and cultural traditions, shedding vivid light on the African-American experience while … Continue reading

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Canada Issued Stamp on Novelist Robertson Davies

Canada Post issued a stamp on 28 August 2013 honoring Robertson  Davies, a great Canadian novelist, playwright, essayist, scholar and wit who achieved literary fame around the world.The best and best-known of his 11 novels was 1970’s Fifth Business, the … Continue reading

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