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LitBirthdays in June

June June 1 Casper de Vries Marie Knight Naguib Surur Mircea Cărtărescu June 2 Xiao Hong Dorothy West June 3 Rumer (Sarah Joyce) Pedro Mir (Irwin) Allen Ginsberg June 4 Jacques Roumain Margrit Schriber Jin Au-Yeung June 5 Elena Piscopia … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays in May

May May 1 Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Judy Collins Ignazio Silone (Secondino Tranquilli) Helen Bamber May 2 Satyajit Ray Ichiyo Higuchi (Higuchi Natsu) Kwon-taek Im May 2 is Holocaust Remembrance Day May 3 Betty Comden Leslie Marmon Silko Yehuda Amichai … Continue reading

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April 21 – Queen Elizabeth II

Happy Birthday Queen Elizabeth II! Queen Elizabeth II (b. 1926) – U.K. monarch – The Servant Queen and the King She Serves (foreword) (2016) Read about Queen Elizabeth in this mini-biography here and the BBC biography here Watch documentary footage … Continue reading

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April LitBirthdays

Author Birthdays in April April 1 John Wilmot Susan Boyle Milan Kundera Edmond Rostand April 2 Joanna Chmielewska Émile François Zola April 3 Herb Caen Washington Irving Unni Lindell April 4 Andrei Tarkovsky Maya Angelou April 5 Amalia Guglielminetti Booker … Continue reading

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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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March 21 – Slavoj Žižek

Happy Birthday Slavoj Žižek! Slavoj Žižek, born March 21, 1949 – Slovenian philosopher – Refugees, Terror and Other Troubles with the Neighbors: Against the Double Blackmail (2016) Read the Wikepedia article about Slavoj Žižek. Watch a 2016 interview (Tavis Smiley … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays for March

March March 1 Ralph Ellison Akutagawa Ryūnosuke Shantabai Kamble March 2 Janos Arany Evgeny Baratynsky Metta Victoria Fuller Victor (Seeley Regester) March 3 Yury (Karlovich) Olesha George Miller (George Miliotis) Caroline Lamarche March 4 Robert Orben Miriam Makeba Khaled Hosseini … Continue reading

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