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  • Lene  Kaaberbol
    Lene Kaaberbol
    Lene Kaaberbøl was fifteen years old when her first two books were published, and since then she has written over thirty novels and children's books. She has won several national and ...

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  • John Kaag
    John Kaag is a professor of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. He is the author of Idealism, Pragmatism, and Feminism (2011) and Thinking Through the Imagination: Aesthetics in ...

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  • Carrie  Kabak
    Carrie Kabak
    Carrie Kabak is an author, illustrator and graphic designer. She is the author of an Independent Booksellers' Pick, Cover the Butter. Her essays appear in "For Keeps" and "He Said What?" (Seal Press),...

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  • Boris Kachka
    Boris Kachka is a contributing editor for New York magazine, where he has written and edited pieces on literature, publishing, and theater for more than a decade. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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  • Ismail  Kadare
    Ismail Kadare
    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 ...

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  • Rachel Kadish
    Rachel Kadish is the author, most recently, of the novel Tolstoy Lied: A Love Story. Among her many honors are a Koret Award, a Pushcart Prize, and citations in the 1997 and 2003 editions of The Best ...

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  • Cynthia  Kadohata
    Cynthia Kadohata
    Cynthia Kadohata has been writing since 1982. When she was 25 and completely directionless, she took a Greyhound bus trip up the West Coast, and then down through the South and Southwest. She met ...

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  • Sadakat Kadri
    Sadakat Kadri is a criminal and human rights barrister and the author of The Trial: A History from Socrates to O.J. Simpson. He has contributed to The Guardian, The Times of London, and the London ...

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