Books by American author and poet Maya Angelou are seen on display inside the EsoWon Book store in Lemart Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California May 28, 2014. The prolific African-American ... more 
Books by American author and poet Maya Angelou are seen on display inside the EsoWon Book store in Lemart Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California May 28, 2014. The prolific African-American writer, known for her lyrical prose and regal speaking voice, died quietly at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Angelou's family said in a statement. No cause of death was given. Angelou was 86. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT OBITUARY SOCIETY) less 
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Wed, May 28, 2014 5:22 PM EDT