Oberlin College

private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio, United States

Oberlin College is a private liberal arts college and conservatory of music in Oberlin, Ohio. It is the oldest coeducational liberal arts college in the United States and the second oldest continuously operating coeducational institute of higher learning in the world. The Oberlin Conservatory of Music is the oldest continuously operating conservatory in the United States. In 1835 Oberlin became one of the first colleges in the United States to admit African Americans, and in 1837 the first to admit women (other than Franklin College's brief experiment in the 1780s). It has been known since its founding for progressive student activism.The College of Arts & Sciences offers more than 50 majors, minors, and concentrations. Oberlin is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association and the Five Colleges of Ohio consortium. Since its founding, Oberlin has graduated 16 Rhodes Scholars, 20 Truman Scholars, three Nobel laureates, seven Pulitzer Prize winners, and 12 MacArthur fellows, and 4 Rome Prize winners.
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William Goldman

American novelist, screenwriter and playwright

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25

The Princess Bride

novel by William Goldman

author: William Goldman

1973

The Princess Bride

author: William Goldman

Marathon Man

novel by William Goldman

author: William Goldman

1974

Which Lie Did I Tell?

book by William Goldman

author: William Goldman

2000

Adventures in the Screen Trade

book by William Goldman

author: William Goldman

1983

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Paolo Bacigalupi

American science fiction and fantasy writer

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1

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15

The Windup Girl

novel by Paolo Bacigalupi

author: Paolo Bacigalupi

2009

The Water Knife

novel by Paolo Bacigalupi

author: Paolo Bacigalupi

2015

Pump Six and Other Stories

short story collection by Paolo Bacigalupi

author: Paolo Bacigalupi

2008

The Alchemist

novella by Paolo Bacigalupi

author: Paolo Bacigalupi

2011

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Sinclair Lewis

American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright

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Gail Carriger

American archaeologist (as Borregaard) and fiction writer

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Tracy Chevalier

American writer

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