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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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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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LitBirthdays October 22

John Wesley Harding (Wesley Stace) (born October 22 1965) – singer/songwriter Read the Wikipedia article about Harding here Harding (Wesley Stace) talks his song and where he is in life now. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcpcB50QGzw

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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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