Monthly Archives: June 2013

LitBirthdays June 2013 – Week 4

Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it. My optimism, then, does not rest on the absence of evil, but on a glad belief in the preponderance of good and a willing … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays June 2013 – Week 3

Oops, there goes another rubber tree plant.  (from lyrics to “High Hopes” by Sammy Cahn, born June 18) Frank Sinatra sings “High Hopes” June 15 Ibn-e-Insha (ابن انشاء) Ice Cube (O’Shea Jackson) Waylon Jennings June 16 Lamont Dozier Joyce Carol … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays June 2013 – Week 2

At bedtime my mother would sing to us: “Ye are the stars in the heavens of understanding.” Anis Mojgani, poet (born June 13) June 8 Karin Alvtegen Tim Berners-Lee Sara Paretsky   June 9 André Juillard George Axelrod Cole Porter … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays June 2013 – Week 1

June is audio book month June 1 Casper de Vries Mircea Cărtărescu Marie Knight Naguib Surur     June 2 Xiao Hong Dorothy West June 3 Rumer (Sarah Joyce) Pedro Mir (Irwin) Allen Ginsberg June 4 Jacques Roumain Margrit Schriber … Continue reading

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