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The Street

Meet the author | Maya Angelou

  Dr Maya Angelou was one of the world’s most important writers and activists.   Born 4 April 1928, she lived and chronicled an extraordinary life: rising from poverty, violence and racism, she became a […]

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Meet the author | Ann Petry

  Ann Petry (1908–1997), novelist and writer of short stories and books for young people, was one of America’s most distinguished authors. Ann began by studying pharmacy, and in 1934 received her Ph. G from […]

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Virago Modern Classic Book Club: The Street – Ann Petry

We’re honouring Black History Month this October for our Virago Modern Classic Book Club, so join us for a read along of Ann Petry’s beautiful novel, The Street. This ground-breaking debut novel from Petry was […]

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