LitBirthdays October 29 – November 3, 2012

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Native American Heritage
Month

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Monday October 29
Tuesday October 30
Wednesday October 31
Thursday November 1
Friday November 2
Saturday November 3

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Sunday October 28

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Born October 28

Frédéric C. Martel (b. 1967) – French sociologist, journalist, social and literary critic – De La Culture En Amerique / Culture in America (2006)

Ayi Kwei Armah (b. 1939) – Ghanaian novelist, poet – Two Thousand Seasons

Louis Jenkins (b. 1942) –  U.S. poet

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Monday October 29

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Born October 29

Frans de Waal (b. 1948) Dutch primatologist – Our Inner Ape

Zbigniew Herbert (b. 1924) – Polish poet, playwright

Derek Miller (b. 1974) –  Canadian / First Nations singer / songwriter 


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Tuesday October 30

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Born October 30

Robert Caro (b. 1935) – U.S. journalist, biographer – The Years of Lyndon Johnson

Louis Malle (b. 1932) –  French filmmaker, screenwriter 

Grace Slick (Grace Barnett Wing) (b. 1939) – U.S. singer/songwriter (The Jefferson Airplane)

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Wednesday October  31

Roy Arogan (b. 1968) Phillipines (Ilokan) poet

Read about Roy Arogan here and here

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Born October 31

Susan Orlean (b. 1955) – U.S. journalist, nonfiction writer – The Orchid Thief: (2000)

John Keats (b. 1795) – English poet

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Thursday November 1

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Born November 1

Hermann Broch (b. 1886) – Austrian writer – The Death of Virgil

Kamaria Muntu (b. 1962) – U.S. poet

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Friday November 2

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Born November 2

Odysseas Elytis (Greek: Οδυσσέας Ελύτης) (b. 1911) – Greek poet, 1979 Nobel Prize for Literature

Jorge de Sena (b. 1919) – Portuguese poet, playwright, essayist

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Saturday November 3

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Born November 3

Jesús Blasco (b. 1919) – Spanish comic book artist – The Steel Claw (1962); 2000AD (1967)

Kath Walker / Oodgeroo Noonuccal (b. 1920) – Australian / aboriginal poet, activist

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