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    Estate of Diahann Carroll

    Diahann Carroll was the first African American woman to win a Tony Award for best actress. The upcoming auction presented by Bonhams will feature over 150 items from her estate. In 1968, Julia became the first American television series to cast a black woman in a significant role. An important…

    Estate of Diahann Carroll
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    The First (and Last) Lines of Iconic Books, and What They Reveal

    Estimated Reading Time: 8 minutes • Last updated: 09.03.19 “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” or so the adage goes, but is the same true for the book’s opening line? Opening lines set the tone for a work of literature, serving as an invitation for a reader; it’s up to the author to extend…