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Albanian writer Ismail Kadare was born in Gjirokaster, Albania in 1936; his
father worked in the civil service. He studied at the Faculty of
History and Philology at the University of Tirana, graduating with...
Sándor Márai was born in Kassa, in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, in 1900. He
rose to fame as one of the leading literary novelists in Hungary in the 1930s.
Profoundly antifascist, he survived World War II, but...
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...