Barbara Kingsolver

Barbara Kingsolver (born April 8, 1955) is an American novelist, essayist and poet. She was raised in rural Kentucky and lived briefly in the Congo in her early childhood. Kingsolver earned degrees in biology at DePauw University and the University of Arizona and worked as a freelance writer before she began writing novels. Her widely known works include The Poisonwood Bible, the tale of a missionary family in the Congo, and Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, a non-fiction account of her family's attempts to eat locally.Her work often focuses on topics such as social justice, biodiversity and the interaction between humans and their communities and environments.
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    … United Airlines passengers in first and business class have come to expect extra-wide leather seats and hot towel service—but what about a literary magazine featuring the work of award-winning novelists? That’s not peanuts. Since its launch in late 2013, the airline’s luxury lifestyle and culture magazine Rhapsody has featured the work of some…

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