Monthly Archives: August 2011

LitBirthdays August 28 – September 3, 2011

Visit DempseyBooks! Go To September 1 September is Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month =============================== Sunday August 28 Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) – Chinese artist, critic, activist – Ai Weiwei’s Blog (2011) Read about Ai WeiWei here and (in … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays August 21 -27, 2011

Visit DempseyBooks! August is Admit You’re Happy! Month =============================== Sunday August 21   ————————— Born August 21 Jules Michelet (b. 1798) – French historian – History of France (Isadore) Friz Freleng (b. 1906) – U.S. cartoon animator/director – The Pink … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays August 14 – 20, 2011

Visit DempseyBooks! August is Admit You’re Happy! Month =============================== Sunday August 14 Bryce Courtenay (b. 1933) – South African/Australian novelist – The Potato Factory (1995) Read about Bryce Courtenay here and here Read the transcript of an ABC1 (TV) interview … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays August 7 – 13, 2011

Visit DempseyBooks! August is Admit You’re Happy! Month =============================== Sunday August 7 ————————— Born August 7 Garrison Keillor (b. 1942) – U.S. humorist,  essayist, and radio producer, writer, and host of A Prairie Home Companion – Lake Wobegon Days (1985) … Continue reading

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