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December LitBirthdays

December (12) December 1 Candace Bushnell Rex Stout Woody Allen Richard Pryor December 2 Yaël Dayan (Hebrew: יעל דיין‎ ) Jüri Reinvere Botho Strauss Elizabeth Berg Ann Patchett December 3 Boris A. Novak Jean-Luc Godard Joseph Conrad (Jozef Teodor Konrad … Continue reading

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June 14 Judith Kerr

Happy Birthday Judith Kerr! Judith Kerr – Born June 14, 1923 – U.K. writer and illustrator – The Tiger Who Came to Tea (1968) Read about Judith Kerr here and here The backstory of The Tiger Who Came to Tea … Continue reading

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November LitBirthdays

 November November 1 Hermann Broch Kamaria Muntu November 2 Odysseas Elytis Jorge de Sena November 3 Kath Walker / Oodgeroo Noonuccal Jesús Blasco November 4 Will Rogers Walter Cronkite Rodrigo Rey Rosa November 5 Uzodinma Iweala Raymond Loewy Rana Dasgupta Philip V. … Continue reading

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September 15 – Agatha Christie

Happy Birthday Agatha Christie! Agatha Christie (born September 15, 1890) U.K. author of detective fiction – The Hollow (1946) Read about Agatha Christie here and here Watch a documentary about Agatha Christie’s mysterious disappearance in December 1926 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUmbf2fMF5M Watch a … Continue reading

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September 6 – Robert Pirsig

Happy Birthday Robert Pirsig! Robert Maynard Pirsig – born September 6, 1928 – philosopher, novelist (Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, 1974) Read the Wikipedia article about Robert Pirsig Read a 2006 Guardian article about Robert Pirsig: Twenty-six years, and several … Continue reading

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September LitBirthdays

September September 1 Nelson George James Reaney Eleanor Hibbert (aka Victoria Holt Lily Tomlin September 2 Tim Key Tom Glazer William C. Rhoden Tetsuo Hara 原 哲夫 September 3 Eduardo Galeano Naomi Lewis Mahjoor (Ghulam Ahmad) Mort Walker Spike Feresten … Continue reading

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July 11 – Amitav Ghosh

Happy Birthday Amitav Ghosh! Amitav Ghosh – born July 11, 1956 – Indian novelist – The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable (2016) Read the Wikipedia article about Amitav Ghosh Watch an interview of Amitav Ghosh https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DyV7b7tsPQ

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