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This Day in the Arts: December 11


Egyptian novelist and screenplay writer Naguib Mahfouz, the first Arabic writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize for literature, is born in Cairo.


Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn is born. He will receive the Nobel Prize in literature in 1970.

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