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LitBirthdays February 11, 2015

Happy Birthday John Langalibalele Dube! John Langalibalele Dube (born February 11, 1871) South African (Natal) author and minister; first president of the African National Congress (1912) – U Jeqe: Insila ka Shaka / Jeqe, the Bodyservant of King Shaka (1930, first … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays in February

February LitBirthdays February 1 Big Boi Langston Hughes Yevgeny Ivanovich Zamyatin February 2 Xuân Diệu Joseph Seamon Cotter, Jr. James Joyce February 3 Paul Auster Marlon Riggs James Michener February 4 Abdul Rahman Badawi Buell Gordon Gallagher Betty Friedan   … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays in January

January Author Birthdays January 1  Edward Morgan Forster Isma’il Raji al-Faruqi René de Ceccatty January 2 André Aciman Saint Thérèse of Lisieux Isaac Asimov Lynda Barry January 3 Rodrigo de la Cadena John Ronald Reuel Tolkien Marcus Tullius Cicero Savitri Bai … Continue reading

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Sophie Hannah and Poirot

2014 Fall for the Book Festival Report The Monogram Murders by Sophie Hannah Mystery author Sophie Hannah talks about writing the first and only Poirot mystery since Agatha Christie (Excerpts from the 2014 Fall for the Book Festival) How the … Continue reading

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