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Anais Nin


Born: 21 February 1903
Died: 14 January 1977
Birthplace: Neuilly, France
Best known as: Diarist and lover of Henry Miller

A naturalized American citizen (she was born in France), Anaïs Nin was a modernist writer of short stories and novels. Her sexually explicit journals and her correspondence with her lover, the American writer Henry Miller, led to her popular resurgence in the 1970s as a feminist icon and a literary figure of the avant-garde.

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