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Aminah Mae Safi: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

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Aminah Mae Safi is a Muslim-American writer who explores art, fiction, feminism, and film. She's the winner of the We Need Diverse Books short story contest. She lives in Los Angeles, California, with her partner and two cats. She is the author of Not the Girls You're Looking For(Feiwel and Friends), Tell Me How You Really Feel(Feiwel and Friends), This Is All Your Fault(Feiwel and Friends, October 2020) and the forthcoming Reclaimed Classics Robin Hood(Winter 2022).

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Aminah Mae Safi selected From the Mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg for her episode of Without These Books.

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