LEAVITT, David. American, b. 1961. Genres: Novels. Career: Viking-Penguin Inc., NYC, reader and educational assistant, 1983-84; University of Florida, professor of English, 2000-. Publications: Family Dancing, 1984; The Lost Language of Cranes, 1986; Equal Affections, 1989; A Place I've Never Been, 1990; While England Sleeps, 1993; (with M. Mitchell) Italian Pleasures, 1996; Arkansas, 1997; The Page Turner, 1998; Martin Bauman: Or, A Sure Thing, 2000; The Marble Quilt, 2001; Florence, a Delicate Case, 2002.