LitBirthdays September 9 -15, 2012

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September 11
September 12
September 14
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September 15


September 9

 


 

Born September 9

Aleksandar Hemon (b. 1964) – Bosnian-American fiction writer, essayist

Leo Tolstoy (b. 1828 – September 9: New Calendar) – Russian novelist – Anna Karenina

Sonia Sanchez (b. 1934) – U.S. poet, playwright, college professor – Morning Haiku (2008)




 

September 10


Born September 10

Shlomo Sand (b. 1946) – Israeli historian – The Invention of the Jewish People (2008)

Franz Werfel (b. 1890) – Czech-Austrian novelist, poet, playwright – The Forty Days of Musa Dagh (1933)

Charles Kuralt (b. 1934) – U.S. journalist – On the Road with Charles Kuralt (television series)

Andrei Makine (b. 1957) – Russian / French novelist – Human Love


 


 

September 11


Born September 11

Katri Vala (b. 1901) – Finnish poet – Distant Garden / Kaukainen puutarha (1924)

D(avid) H(erbert) Lawrence (b. 1885) – U.K. novelist, poet, essayist – The Lost Girl

Tony Gilroy (b. 1956) – U.S. screenwriter, film director – The Bourne Identity

 


September 12


Born September 12

Kristin Hunter Lattany (b. 1931) – U.S. novelist, young adult fiction – The Landlord

Louis Macneice (b. 1907) – Irish poet

Stanislav Lem (b. 1921) – Polish screenwriter, science fiction writer, philosopher, satirist – Solaris (1961)

 


 

September 13


Born September 13

Bill Monroe  (b. 1911) – U.S. country bluegrass musician, singer, songwriter

Roald Dahl (b. 1916) – U.K. (Welsh) children’s book writer – Matilda

Tom Holt (b. 1961) – U.K. novelist – Nothing But Blue Skies

 


 

September 14

 


 

Born September 14

Ivan Klima (b. 1931) – Czech novelist, playwright, essayist – My Golden Trades (1998)

Hans Faverey (b. 1933) – Dutch poet – Against the Forgetting – Selected Poems

Ekiwah Adler Beléndez (b. 1987) – Mexican poet – The Coyote’s Trace

Ayo (Joy Alasunmibo Ogunmakin) (b. 1980) – German-Nigerian singer/songwriter – Joyful (2006)

 


 

September 15


Born September 15

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (b. 1977)- Nigerian novelist – Half of a Yellow Sun (2006)

François, duc de La Rochefoucauld (b. 1613) – French memoirist, writer of proverbs – Maxims (1664)

Agatha Christie (b. 1890) – U.K. detective fiction writer – Murder in Mesopotamia (1936, Hercule Poirot)

Dan Lungu (b. 1969) – Romanian novelist, short story writer, sociologist, essayist – Chicken Paradise (aka Hen’s Heaven) (2006)

Liselotte Welskopf-Henrich (Elizabeth Charlotte Welskopf) (b. 1901) – German novelist, history professor, philosopher – Das helle Gesicht (The Pale Face) (1980)

 


 

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