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Now in its 14th year of publication, this magazine was created to offer the discerning reader a stimulating selection of excellent original writing. Black Lamb Review is a literate rather than a literary publication. Regular columns by writers in a variety of geographic locations and vocations are supplemented by features, reviews, articles on books and authors, and a selection of “departments,” including an acerbic advice column and a lamb recipe.

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A Week in Literary History

June 29th, 2002

French writer and pioneering aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (Night Flight, 1931) is born in 1900 in Lyon.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, b. June 29, 1900, d. 1944

saint-exupérycolorSaint-Exupéry is unique among famous writers as the only one whose writing is about being a pilot. By 1931, with the publication of Vol de nuit (Night Flight), he was already a literary star, and that star ascended until his death (he disappeared flying solo during World War II) in 1944.

Suggested Reading Fiction The Aviator, 1926. Southern Mail, 1929. Night Flight, 1931. Terre des hommes, 1939. Wind, Sand and Stars, 1940. Fight to Arras, 1943. Children’s book The Little Prince, 1943.

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