In the history of art there are periods when bread seems so beautiful that it nearly gets into museums.
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|Birth:||13th March, 1892|
|Death:||7th November, 1978|
Janet Flanner was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. She was an American writer and journalist who served as the Paris correspondent of The New Yorker magazine from 1925 until she retired in 1975. She wrote under the pen name "Genêt". Her New Yorker work during World War II included not only her famous "Letter from Paris" columns, but also included a seminal 3-part series profiling Hitler, and coverage of the Nuremberg trials. She studied at the University of Chicago. In 1918, she married William "Lane" Rehm, a friend that she had met while at the University of Chicago. In 1958, she was awarded an honorary doctorate by Smith College. She wrote several books include: Men and monuments, Paris Journal, 1944-1965(National Book Award for Arts and Letters, Nonfiction), Paris was yesterday, 1925-1939, The cubical city(novel), and London was Yesterday, 1934-1939.
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