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Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931), an artist, poet, and writer, was born in Lebanon and spent much of his productive life in the United States. He is known in the English-speaking world primarily for The Prophet , a book of twenty-six poetic essays published in 1923 which achieved cult status. He remains one of the world's bestselling poets, second only to Shakespeare and Lao-Tzu. To many he is a genius whose philosophical and prophetic style convey important messages about life and humanity in a...See more