Clarice Lispector — Brazilian Writer born on December 10, 1920, died on December 09, 1977

Clarice Lispector was a Brazilian writer who has been described as possibly the most important Jewish writer since Franz Kafka. Acclaimed internationally for her innovative novels and short stories, she was also a journalist. Born to a Lithuanian Jewish family in Podolia in Western Ukraine, she was brought to Brazil as an infant, amidst the disasters engulfing her native land following the First World War... (wikipedia)