Monthly Archives: January 2010

Literary Birthdays – January 31 – February 6

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday January 31 Arnold Geulincx (b. 1624) – Dutch philosopher – Ethica Read about Arnold Geulincx here “The love of right reason is the supreme virtue, whence flow the cardinal virtues, diligence, obedience, justice … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – January 24 – 30

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday January 24 Marguerite Durand (b. 1864) – French feminist, founder of the first feminist newspaper, La Fronde (The Slingshot) Read about La Fronde in the Slip Into SomethingVictorian blog http://somethingvictorianblog.blogspot.com/2006/12/la-fronde-sling-1897.html Read (in French) … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – January 17 – 23

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday January 17 Benjamin Franklin (b. 1706) – U.S. philosopher, statesman, historian – The Way to Wealth Read about Benjamin Franklin’s writings here http://www.librarycompany.org/BFWriter/writer.htm —————————————————– Monday January 18 A.A. Milne (b. 1882) – U.K. … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – January 10 – 16

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday January 10 Fran Walsh (b. 1959) – New Zealand screenwriter – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001); The Lovely Bones (2009) Read Anne Thompson’s interview of Peter Jackson … Continue reading

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