Monthly Archives: July 2009

Literary Birthdays – July 26 – August 1

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday July 26 George Bernard Shaw (b. 1856) – Irish playwright, novelist, essayist – Man and Superman Excerpt from Man and Superman THE DEVIL: An epoch is but a swing of the pendulum; and … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – July 19 – 25

July 23 – Happy Birthday Dad Dempsey! Tweet us today for author birthdays! Sunday July 19 Garth Nix (b. 1963) – Australian fantasy novelist – Mister Monday (2003, Keys to the Kingdom series) pic Read / listen to this Australian … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays for authors of all kinds: July 12 through 18

Tweet us today for author birthdays! Sunday July 12 Pablo Neruda (b. 1904) – Chilean poet Cold Frozen-faced, by the stripped trees, in the road’s glare, the white hour of matutinal frost. The cold of my pure hands, my heart’s … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – Week of July 5 – 11

TWEET LitBirthdays Sunday July 5 Veronica Guerin (b. 1958) – Irish investigative journalist Read this brief biography of Guerin: http://www.freemedia.at/Heroes_IPIReport2.00/20Guerin.htm Read the comments of Guerin’s brother Jimmy in this 2008 article: http://www.rteguide.ie/2008/0331/thewatercooler.html Monday July 6 Louisa Tuthill (b. 1798) – … Continue reading

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