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Literary fact of the day
13 Oct Henry James born in New York in 1843. His most famous novel , Portrait of a Lady, was published 29th Oct 1881, He was the son of a clergyman, and the brother of philosopher William James and diarist Alice James.
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  1. Spectacles by Sue Perkins
  2. Vargic's Miscellany of Curious Maps Mapping Out the Modern World by Martin Vargic
  3. We British The Poetry of a People by Andrew Marr
  4. The Drowning Lesson by Jane Shemilt
  5. Take Six Girls The Lives of the Mitford Sisters by Laura Thompson
  6. SPQR A History of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard
  7. Little Girl Gone by Alexandra Burt
  8. Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume
  9. Now is the Time by Melvyn Bragg
  10. Lost & Found by Brooke Davis
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