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Spinning a yarn … King Golden Hair, one of the newly-discovered fairytales. Illustration: Barbara Stefan
Arthur Machen ( pron.: / ˈ m æ k ən / ; 3 March 1863 – 15 December 1947) was a Welsh author and mystic of the 1890s and early 20th century.
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Aron Ettore Schmitz (December 19, 1861 – September 13, 1928), better known by the pseudonym Italo Svevo , was an Italian writer and businessman, author of novels , plays, and short stories .
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Stanisław Lem ( Polish pronunciation: [staˈɲiswaf ˈlɛm] (
James Branch Cabell ( pron.: / ˈ k æ b əl / ; April 14, 1879 – May 5, 1958) was an American author of fantasy fiction and belles lettres . Cabell was well regarded by his contemporaries, including H.
Talbot Mundy (born William Lancaster Gribbon ) (April 23, 1879 – August 5, 1940) was an English writer.
Maus is a graphic novel completed in 1991 by American cartoonist Art Spiegelman .
Palestine is a graphic novel written and drawn by Joe Sacco about his experiences in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip in December 1991 and January 1992.
Barefoot Gen ( はだしのゲン , Hadashi no Gen ? ) is a Japanese manga series by Keiji Nakazawa .
Joe Sacco (born October 2, 1960) is a Maltese-American cartoonist and journalist.
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About a century from now, climate change has caused a new Dust Bowl in the Corn Belt, resulting in major famine across the United States.