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LitBirthdays September 6

Happy Birthday Andrea Camilleri! Andrea Camilleri (born September 6, 1925) Italian writer – Inspector Montalbano mysteries Read the Wikipedia article about Andrea Camilleri here Read a profile of Camilleri in The Guardian “Until he was almost 70, Camilleri was a … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays in September

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 August 20

Happy Birthday Etgar Keret! Etgar Keret (born August 20, 1967) Israeli short story writer, memoirist, humorist Read the Wikipedia article here. Listen to Etgar Keret at the 2015 Edinburgh Book Festival (with Alain Mabanckou) (Etgar Keret is introduced and speaks at minute 15:00. He … Continue reading

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August 15 Alejandro Iñárritu

Happy Birthday Alejandro Iñárritu! Alejandro González Iñárritu (born August 15, 1963) – Mexican film director, screenwriter – Amores perros, Birdman, The Revenant Read the Wikipedia article about Alejandro González Iñárritu here Iñárritu on Internet Movie Database Here is an interview … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays August 2nd

Happy Birthday Lawrence Wright! Lawrence Wright (born 1947 – U.S. nonfiction author, screenwriter – The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11. Read the Wikipedia article about Lawrence Wright Visit Lawrence Wright’s website Listen to a 2016 Old Globe Theatre … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays August 2016

August is Women Writers in Translation Month! Read more about it here and here August 1 Chuck D (Carlton Ridenhour) Francis Scott Key Herman Melville August 2 Isabel Allende James Baldwin Homer Banks Bei Dao (Zhao Zhenkai) August 3 Lauren Liebenberg Leon … Continue reading

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