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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Writer, New York City Richard Avedon (American, New York City 1923–2004 San Antonio, Texas)

Sigrid Undset (1882-1949) is one of three Norwegian authors to have received the Nobel Prize for Literature. Undset received the Prize in 1928, for her powerful description of life during the Middle Ages in her two extensive serial novels set against the background of medieval Norway in the 13th century, the 3-volume Kristin Lavransdatter, and the 4-volume Olav Audunssønn. New translations by Tiina Nunnally have given readers a fresh look at Undset's literary gift.

Clarice Lispector (December 10, 1920 – December 9, 1977) was a Brazilian writer who has been described as the most important Jewish writer since Franz Kafka.