Monthly Archives: July 2010

LitBirthdays July 31 2010

Tweet us today with author birthdays! ================== Saturday July 31 J. K. Rowling (b. 1965) – U.K. novelist – Harry Potter series Read the Wikipedia article about J.K. Rowling Read Deborah Barlow’s blog post “J.K. Rowling on Failure and Imagination” … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays July 30, 2010

Tweet us today with author birthdays! =============================== Friday July 30 Barbara Kopple (b. 1946) – U.S. documentary filmmaker – American Dream1990 Read Barbara Kopple’s biography here and here Read an interview with Barbara Kopple http://www.brightlightsfilm.com/55/koppleiv.php Watch Barbara Kopple talk about … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays July 29, 2010

Tweet us today with author birthdays! =============================== Thursday July 29 Chester Himes (b. 1909) – U.S. crime fiction novelist – Read about Chester Himes here and here and here and here Read Michael Gonzales’ essay on Chester Himes https://web.archive.org/web/20110806044743/http://www.allanguthrie.co.uk/pages/noir_zine/articles/exile_and_125th.php ————————– … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays July 28, 2010

Tweet us today with author birthdays! =============================== July 28 Francis Veber (b. 1937) – French film director, screenwriter – The Valet (La Doublure)(2006) Read about Francis Veber here Read an interview with Francis Veber about writing/directing film comedy In La … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays – July 27, 2010

Tweet us today with author birthdays! =============================== July 27 Elizabeth Hardwick (b. 1916) – U.S. essayist, novelist, co-founder of the New York Review of Books – Seduction and Betrayal: Women and Literature (1974) Read about Elizabeth Hardwick here Read Lisa … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays – July 26, 2010

  Tweet us today with author birthdays! =================== July 26 Aldous Huxley (b. 1894) – U.K. novelist, essayist – Brave New World (1932) Read the Wikipedia article about Aldous Huxley http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aldous_Huxley A biography of Aldous Huxley http://mural.uv.es/mifepra/biohux.htm Read more about … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays July 25, 2010

Tweet us today with author birthdays! =============================== July 25 Maria Gripe (b. 1923) – Swedish children’s book author – Hugo and Josephine Read about Maria Gripe here and here and here Read Maria Gripe’s obituary (Swedish language) Maria Gripe was … Continue reading

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