Pippi Longstocking Goes to War

(Okay, I admit it.  That’s an inaccurate, click-bait of a title.) Today Astrid Lindgren is famous as the creator of Pippi Longstocking:  the red-headed quirky rebel who proclaimed herself the strongest girl in the world.*  In World War II, Lindgren was a 30-something housewife and aspiring author.  Her war diaries, published posthumously in Sweden and…

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