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The Book That Made Me a Reader

On Fun With Dick and Jane and Mary Poppins

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Francine Prose

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About the Author

Francine Prose

Francine Prose is the author of twenty works of fiction. Her latest novel is Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932. Her novel A Changed Man won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and Blue Angel was a finalist for the National Book Award. Her most recent works of nonfiction include the highly acclaimed Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife, and the New York Times bestseller Reading Like a Writer. She is the recipient of numerous grants and honors, including a Guggenheim and a Fulbright, and has been a Director’s Fellow at the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. Prose is a former president of PEN American Center, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She lives in New York City.