Category Archives: famous birthdays

LitBirthdays December 9, 2014

Happy Birthday A.B. Yehoshua! Avraham B. Yehoshua (born 1936) Israeli novelist – The Retrospective (2013) Read about A.B. Yehoshua here and here. “Yehoshua’s genius as a writer of profound psychological perceptiveness is matched by his role as a social and … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays in December

December 1 Candace Bushnell  Rex Stout  Woody Allen  Richard Pryor December 2 Yaël Dayan (Hebrew: יעל דיין‎ ) Jüri Reinvere  Botho Strauss  Elizabeth Berg  Ann Patchett December 3 Boris A. Novak Jean-Luc Godard Joseph Conrad (Jozef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski)  Daniel … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays November 23, 2014

Happy Birthday Ishmael Beah! Ishmael Beah (born 1980) U.S. / Sierra Leone memoirist, novelist – Radiance of Tomorrow (2014) Read about Ishmael Beah here Ishmael Beah speaks about his writing here. “The conception of place has changed for me as … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays November 11, 2014

Happy Birthday Alicia Ostriker! Alicia Ostriker (born 1937) U.S. poet – The Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog (2014) Read about Alicia Ostriker here Read and listen to Ostriker read her poems at the 2014 National Book Festival here.

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