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Literary Couples

February 2006

February is the month of love.  The following is a list of literary couples: writers who fell in love with other writers.  It's an eclectic mix of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.  Take a look and find a great read to curl up with on a cold February evening.

Recommended Reads

Simone de Beauvoir & Jean-Paul Sartre

Michelle Blake & Dennis McFarland

Elizabeth Barrett Browning & Robert Browning

Joan Didion & John Gregory Dunne

Nora Ephron & Nicholas Pileggi

Louise Erdrich & Michael Dorris

Antonia Fraser & Harold Pinter

Kathryn Harrison & Colin Harrison

Lillian Hellman & Dashiell Hammett

Faye Kellerman & Jonathan Kellerman

Cassandra King (Sandra Ray) & Pay Conroy

Nicole Krauss & Jonathan Safron Foer

Kate Lehrer & Jim Lehrer

Mary Matalin & James Carville

Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini

Sylvia Plath & Ted Hughes

Mary Shelley & Percy Bysshe Shelley

Zadie Smith & Nick Laird

Susan Sontag & Annie Liebovitz

Gertrude Stein & Alice B. Toklas

Judith Viorst & Milton Viorst

Ayelet Waldman & Michael Chabon

Virginia Woolf & Leonard Woolf

Helen Yglesias and Jose Yglesias

List Created By

Arlene Sahraie

Library Services Director, BCCLS


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