Monthly Archives: September 2009

Literary Birthdays – Week of September 27 – October 3

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday September 27 Grazia Deledda (b. 1871) – Italian novelist, playwright; 1926 literature Nobel prize winner – La Madre (1920) Excerpt from the Preface to Deledda’s novel The Mother: Madame Deledda is a Sardinian … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – Week of September 20 – 26

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday September 20 Upton Sinclair (b. 1876) – U.S. novelist – The Jungle (1906) Read The Jungle online: http://www.online-literature.com/upton_sinclair/jungle/ Excerpt from The Jungle: It was October, and the holiday rush had begun. It was … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – Week of September 13 – 19

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday September 13 Tom Holt (b. 1961) – U.K. novelist – Nothing But Blue Skies Publisher’s blurb for Nothing But Blue Skies: There are very many reasons why British summers are either non-existent or, … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – September 6 – 12

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday September 6 Robyn Davidson (b. 1950) – Australian “life” writer – Tracks (1979) See Robyn Davidson speaking about her craft and reading from her memoir at the 2008 Adelaide Writers Week (16 min.) … Continue reading

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