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LitBirthdays February 2016

February Author Birthdays 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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January 26 Happy Birthday Christopher Hampton!

Happy Birthday Christopher Hampton! Christopher Hampton (born 1946, British playwright, screenwriter, and translator) – Art by Yasmina Reza (English translation) Read about Christopher Hampton here and here Hampton speaks of his childhood spent in Alexandria, Egypt, and his play White … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays February 2016

February Author Birthdays 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 January 15, 2016

Happy Birthday Paul Halpern! Paul Halpern – U.S. physics professor and science writer, born 1961 – Einstein’s Dice and Schrödinger’s Cat (2014) Read about Paul Halpern here: Paul Halpern And here: https://www.nasw.org/users/Halpern/ From an interview: http://www.tenzindolma.co.uk/page18.htm Lisa: Why does the … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays January

January 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 Phule … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays January 1

Happy New Year! Good Morning! (Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Debbie Reynolds (dubbed by Betty Noyes) sing and dance Good Morning! in the 1952 film Singin’ in the Rain) A Sunny Day! (The Three Tenors – Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, José … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! Susan Boyle sings “Silent Night” here Susan Boyle and the Hudson River Children’s Choir sing ‘Away in a Manger’ here Susan Boyle and Celine Dion sing ‘O Holy Night’ here Jose Feliciano sings ‘Feliz Navidad’ here The Mormon … Continue reading

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