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This week's featured author pages

John Donne (1572 - 1631) -- author of metaphysical and love poetry that is among the greatest ever written

Francis Hodgson Burnett (1848 - 1924) -- American novelist, best known for her children's books

Marcel Proust (1871 - 1922) -- French writer of a mammoth multi-volume life's work that explored human sensations and attempted to chart the whole of a life's experience.

Paul-Henri Thiry Holbach (1723 - 1789) -- a determinist and atheistic materialist, Holbach comprehensively argued for his philosophical position in his Système de la nature

Antisthenes (440 - 360) -- a student of Socrates, Antisthenes' philosophy of cynicism exerted an important influence on Diogenes

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