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I was born in Chicago in 1927, the only child of Morris and Mildred Markowitz who owned a small grocery store. We lived in a nice apartment, always had enough to eat, and I had my own room. I never was aware of the Great Depression. Growing up, I enjoyed baseball and tag football in…

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I was born in 1911 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of John MacLeod Fowler and Jennie Summers Watson Fowler. My parents had two other children, my younger brother, Arthur Watson Fowler and my still younger sister, Nelda Fowler Wood. My paternal grandfather, William Fowler, was a coal miner in Slammannan, near Falkirk, Scotland who emigrated…

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  Humanities English Fiction Name First name Title, subtitle etc. Place of publ. Year Publisher Addison Joseph The works. With notes by Richard Hurd, a new ed., with large additions, chiefly unpubl., collected and ed. by Henry G. Bohn. Vol. 1-6 London 1871- 73 Bell & Daldy Allen Grant The women who did. British authors.…

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The 2011 Nobel Laureates The Nobel Prize in Physics Professor Saul Perlmutter Professor Brian P. Schmidt Professor Adam G. Riess The Nobel Prize in Chemistry Professor Dan Shechtman The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Professor Bruce A. Beutler Professor Jules A. Hoffmann Professor Ralph M. Steinman The Nobel Prize in Literature Author Tomas Tranströmer…

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I was born in 1925, in New York City, the second of three children of Meyer and Ida Blumberg. My grandparents came to the United States from Europe at the end of the 19th century. They were members of an immigrant group who had enormous confidence in the possibilities of their adopted country. I received…

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Elfriede Jelinek: Provocation as the Breath of Life by Sture Packalén Elfriede Jelinek has, for more than twenty years, constantly challenged her contemporaries with texts which are feminist and deeply critical of society and, moreover, which are perceived to be obscene, irritating and full of biting derision. With her satirical acumen, a love of linguistic…

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The major part of Alfred Nobel’s private library is preserved at the Alfred Nobel Museum at Björkborn Manor, near Karlskoga, Sweden.   Humanities History Name First name Title, subtitle etc. Place of publ. Year Publisher Allen Carl Ferdinand Histoire de Danemark depuis les temps les plus réculés jusqu’à nos jours. 1-2. Copenhague 1878 F. Høst…

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The major part of Alfred Nobel’s private library is preserved at the Alfred Nobel Museum at Björkborn Manor, near Karlskoga, Sweden.   Sciences Chemistry and Technology Name First name Title, subtitle etc. Place of publ. Year Publisher Abel Frederick Augustus Accidents in mines. With an abstract of the discussion upon the paper. (Brochure) London 1888…

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The 2012 Nobel Laureates The Nobel Prize in Physics Professor Serge Haroche Dr David J. Wineland The Nobel Prize in Chemistry Professor Robert J. Lefkowitz Professor Brian K. Kobilka The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Dr John B. Gurdon Professor Shinya Yamanaka The Nobel Prize in Literature Author Mo Yan The Sveriges Riksbank Prize…

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The 2011 Nobel Laureates The Nobel Prize in Physics Professor Saul Perlmutter Professor Brian P. Schmidt Professor Adam G. Riess The Nobel Prize in Chemistry Professor Dan Shechtman The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Professor Bruce A. Beutler Professor Jules A. Hoffmann Professor Ralph M. Steinman The Nobel Prize in Literature Author Tomas Tranströmer…

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