Monthly Archives: July 2011

LitBirthdays July 31 – August 6, 2011

July 31 Pam Withers (b. 1956) – U.S.-Canadian young adult novelist – Raging River (2004) Read about Pam Withers here Before I wrote Raging River, the only fiction I’d written since the age of 16 was for college assignments. Then … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays July 24 – 30, 2011

Visit DempseyBooks! July is Read an Almanac Month =============================== Sunday July 24     ————————— Born July 24   Alexandre Dumas (b. 1802) – French novelist, playwright – The Wolf Leader Banana Yoshimoto (b. 1964) – Japanese novelist, short story … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays July 17 – 23, 2011

July is Read an Almanac Month =============================== July 17  Maria Arbatova (Марии Арбатовой)(b. 1957) – Russian playwright, novelist Read about Maria Arbatova here and here Watch (in Russian language) an interview with Maria Arbatova (at 2 min 25 secs.) discussing … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays July 10 – 16, 2011

July is Read an Almanac Month =============================== July 10 Mildren Wirt Benson (b. 1905) – U.S. journalist, children’s book writer – Nany Drew series Read about Mildred Benson here and here Watch an interview with Millie Benson here The New … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays July 3 – 9, 2011

July is Read an Almanac Month =============================== July 3 Julian Assange (b. 1971) – Australian editor / founder of WikiLeaks Read about Julian Assange here and here and here Excerpt from Assange interview by Hans Ulrich Obrist HUO: When you … Continue reading

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