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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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March 25 – Dorothy C. Fontana

Happy Birthday Dorothy C. Fontana! Dorothy C. Fontana (born March 25, 1939) – screenwriter and story editor of first Star Trek television series, and Star Trek – the Next Generation, and several other popular U.S. television programs. Read the Wikipedia … Continue reading

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January 12 – Haruki Murakami

Happy Birthday Haruki Murakami! Haruki Murakami (村上 春樹) (born January 12, 1949) – Japanese novelist – Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage (2015) Read the Wikipedia article about Haruki Murakami Read an interview of Murakami Tsukuru Tazaki, as … Continue reading

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Complete Preview National Book Festival – Washington DC – September 5, 2015

National Book Festival September 5, 2015 Washington DC Watch online live coverage on Saturday September 5, 2015 from 12 noon to 6pm Eastern time via PBS Book View Now: PBS Book View Now Find the Book View Now schedule here … Continue reading

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