Monthly Archives: December 2009

Literary Birthdays – December 27 – January 2

Tweet us today with author birthdays! December 27 Kevin Patterson (b. 1964) – Canadian novelist, short story writer, M.D. – News from the Red Desert (2016)   Read an excerpt from Patterson’s short story about a Canadian medical officer in Afghanistan: … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays December 20 – 26

Tweet us today with author birthdays! December 20 Väinö Linna (b. 1920) – Finnish novelist – Tuntematon sotilas / The Unknown Soldier (1954) Read the Authors Calendar biography: https://web.archive.org/web/20130704032537/http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/vlinna.htm Read about Vaino Linna here and about his novel The Unknown … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays December 13 – 19

Tweet us today with author birthdays! December 13 Amy Lee (b. 1981) – U.S. songwriter, musician, lead singer of Evanescence Watch the music video of Call Me When You’re Sober http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izYIO9VtjUs Excerpt from Call Me When You’re Sober lyrics: So … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – December 6 – 12

Go To December 6  December 7 December 8 December 9   December 10 December 11  December 12  December 6 James Elphinston (b. 1721) – Scottish philologist,  orthographer, grammarian of English language –  A Minniature ov Inglish Orthoggraphy (1795) Excerpt from … Continue reading

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