Monthly Archives: February 2014

LitBirthdays in March

March 1 Ralph Ellison Akutagawa Ryūnosuke Shantabai Kamble March 2 Janos Arany Evgeny Baratynsky Metta Victoria Fuller Victor (Seeley Regester) March 3 Yury (Karlovich) Olesha George Miller (George Miliotis) Caroline Lamarche March 4 Robert Orben Miriam Makeba Khaled Hosseini Robert … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays – February 21, 2014

Happy Birthday! Hanne-Vibeke Holst – born February 21, 1959 Danish novelist – Knud, den store / Canute the Great (2013} Read the Wikipedia entry for Hanne-Vibeke Holst here. The Goodreads bio of Hanne Vibeke Holst is here. Watch an interview … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays – February 18, 2014

Happy Birthday! Nikos Kazantzakis – born February 18, 1883 Greek novelist – Zorba the Greek; The Last Temptation of Christ Read the Wikipedia entry for Nikos Kazantzakis here. Read the “Wrap me in phyllo dough” blog post about Nikos Kazankzakis … Continue reading

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February 15

Happy Birthday! Ádám Nádasdy – born February 15, 1947 Hungarian poet and linguistics scholar – Hungarian, A Strange Cake on the Menu Read the Wikipedia entry for Ádám Nádasdy here and a bio here. It is worth comparing the recent … Continue reading

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February 6 – Nay Win Myint

Nay Win Myint – born February 6, 1952 Burmese novelist and essayist about Burma. Read the Wikipedia entry for Nay Win Myint here. Brown University bio for Nay Win Myint here and audio reading of Nay Win Myint short story … Continue reading

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