Katrina. Washington Irving proposed to a woman named Emily Foster, but she would not marry him.
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Kiran Desai. The second novel by Indian author Kiran Desai, "The Inheritance of Loss" won the Man Booker Prize in 2006.
Heart Attack. "The Hound of the Baskervilles" was written by Arthur Conan Doyle.
Joanna Kathleen. Rowling used her initials out of fear that boys would not read a book written by a female.
Junot Diaz. Miramax has acquired the film rights to Junot Diaz's 2007 novel "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao".