Category Archives: famous birthdays

LitBirthdays September 15, 2014

Happy Birthday Marie Arana! Marie Arana (born 1949) U.S. / Peruvian journalist, memoirist – American Chica (2001);  Bolivar, American Liberator (2013) Read the Wikipedia entry for Marie Arana here and visit Arana’s website here. Read more about Arana here. Listen to … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays September 8, 2014

2014 National Book Festival Report Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography by Richard Rodriguez Richard Rodriguez talks about life and the essays in his book. (Excerpts from his speech at the 2014 National Book Festival) Introduction and the death of religion (5 minutes) Lost touch … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays September 3, 2014

2014 National Book Festival Report Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina Excerpts from Meg Medina’s August 30, 2014 talk about her book, Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass. Part 1 – Why write this book? … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays September 2, 2014

2014 National Book Festival Report The Lost Khrushchev: A Journey Into the Gulag of the Russian Mind by Nina Khrushcheva Nina Khrushcheva spoke at the National Book Festival in Washington DC on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Listen to her speech … Continue reading

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