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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

November 25th, 2002

English literary husband, publisher, and memoirist Leonard Woolf (Sowing, 1960) is born in London, 1880.

Leonard Woolf, b. November 25, 1880, d. 1969

woolfleonardBest known as a literary husband, Leonard Woolf was a gifted writer in his own right, a thoughtful analyst of social conditions in England and a brilliant memoirist, as shown in the five volumes of his autobiography, which are suffused with a gentle keen-mindedness. They are attractively clear, literate, fair, and compelling.

Suggested Reading Social history After the Deluge, 1931-51. Autobiography Sowing, 1960. Growing, 1961. Beginning Again, 1964. Downhill All the Way, 1966. The Journey Not the Arrival Matters, 1969.

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