Monthly Archives: April 2010

Literary Birthdays – Week of April 25 – May 1

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday April 25 Grace Rasp Nuri (b. 1899) – Turkish Cypriot-German novelist Read a biography of Grace Rasp Nuri (in German) http://www.kandil.de/kandil/frauen_comments.php?id=-grace-raspnuri-18991978_0_10_0_C67 “Mostly unknown today, Grace Rasp-Nuri was an early mediator between German and … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – Week of April 18 – 24

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday April 18 Costas [or Kostas] Ferris (b. 1935) – Greek film director, screenwriter, lyricist – Rembetiko (1983) Read a biography of Costas Ferris http://www.vangelislyrics.com/costas-ferris-biography.htm Watch a film clip from Rembetiko (in Greek) Read … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – April 11 – 17

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday April 11 Sergei Vasilievich Lukyanenko (Серге́й Васи́льевич Лукья́ненко) (b.  1968) – Russian science fiction writer – Night Watch Read the Wikipedia entry for Sergei Lukyanenko —————————————————– Monday April 12 Tama Janowitz (b. 1957) … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – April 4 through 10

Tweet us today with author birthdays! Sunday April 4 Maya Angelou (Marguerite Ann Johnson) (b. 1928) – U.S. poet, autobiographer, playwright, essayist, singer, dancer – I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Read the Poets.org biography of Maya Angelou Watch … Continue reading

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