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Author Profile: Sol Plaatje


History . Solomon Tsekisho Plaatje was a politician, journalist, human rights campaigner, novelist and translator at the turn of the 19th century – one of the most gifted and versatile black South Africans of his generation. Plaatje devoted his many talents to one overriding cause: the struggle of the African people against injustice & dispossession. […]

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Many Stories to Remember: Maurice Sendak passes away at 83

As published on Vanity Fair: Illustrator and author Maurice Sendak died today at the age of 83 near his Connecticut home, The New York Times first reported. Sendak’s incomparable books—Where the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen, Chicken Soup with Rice, and, most recently Bumble-Ardy, among many others—presented a melancholy, unsettling view of childhood—and […]

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