Posted on 11/24/2014 at 12:00 AM by Jeffrey Bruner

November 24

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Children's author Roald Dahl died on this day in 1990. Dahl was best known for "Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" and "James and the Giant Peach." Dahl was fighter pilot in World War II and saw extensive action in Africa and Europe.  He got his start in writing after novelist C.S. Forrester helped Dahl get a piece published in the Saturday Evening Post.  

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"I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library." — Jorge Luis Borges.



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  • "Fairest of All," (Sarah Mlynowski, children's book) $1.99. Nook.
  • "St. Peter's Finger" (Gladys Mitchell, mystery) $1.99. Kindle.

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