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John Banville was born in Wexford, Ireland, in 1945. He was educated at a
Christian Brother's school and St Peter's College in Wexford. After
leaving college he worked for Aer Lingus (Irish airline) in...
Jane Gardam was born Jean Mary Pearson in Coatham, North Yorkshire on 11 July
1928. She was educated at Saltburn High School for Girls, and won a scholarship
to the University of London where she read English at Bedford...
Research shows that 90% of Americans value public libraries(Dec 11 2013) According to a survey by the Pew Research Center, about 90% of Americans aged 16 and older said that the closing of their local public library would have an...