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‘Holding on Upside Down’ wins Plutarch Award for best biography

Winning biography

This year’s winner of the Plutarch Award for best biography is Linda Leavell’s “Holding on Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux). Biographers International Organization, a nonprofit association of biographers, conferred the award in Boston during its fifth annual conference on May 17.

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