LitBirthdays August 2nd

Happy Birthday Lawrence Wright!

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Lawrence Wright (born 1947 – U.S. nonfiction author, screenwriter – The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11.

Read the Wikipedia article about Lawrence Wright

Visit Lawrence Wright’s website

Listen to a 2016 Old Globe Theatre podcast interview of Lawrence Wright here

“I think of my characters as donkeys. This seems like a pejorative term but a donkey is a beast of burden, and he can carry the reader into a world that he’s never been in, and he can carry a lot of information on his back…”  (at minute 16:30 of podcast)

Watch this 2007 Google talk by Lawrence Wright

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjo2PC5OPc4

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