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When Algren & de Beauvoir Meet

Have you ever wondered what the first meeting between Nelson Algren and Simone de Beauvoir was like? The Reader gives us a sneak peek from a new biography of Jean-Paul Sartre and de Beauvoir.

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Clare / August 29, 2009 10:36 AM

The Mandarins by de Beauvoir is a fictionalized account of her encounters with Nelson Algren.

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