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LitBirthdays July 6

Happy Birthday Heinrich Harrer! Heinrich Harrer (born July 6, 1912) – Austrian mountaineer – Seven Years in Tibet (1952) Read about Heinrich Harrer here and here and here Read excerpts from Seven Years in Tibet  

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July 2016

July July 1 Twyla Tharp Irna Phillips Juan Carlos Onetti July 2 Wisława Szymborska Evelyn Lau Wibo (“Wim” Willem Louis Joseph Boost) July 3 Alan Schwarz Julian Assange Kid Sister Franz Kafka July 4 Guram Rcheulishvili Colin Welland Neil Simon … Continue reading

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June 2016 LitBirthdays

Month = June (6) 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 … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays May 5, 2016

May 5 Happy Birthday Riad Sattouf! Riad Sattouf (born May 5, 1978)  French cartoonist, memoirist, filmmaker – L’Arabe du futur / The Arab of the Future (2015) Read about Riad Sattouf here and here Read a Guardian article about Sattouf … 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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LitBirthdays May 1, 2016

May 1 Happy Birthday Yasmina Reza! Yasmina Reza (born May 1, 1959)  French playwright, novelist – Art (1994) Read about Yasmina Reza here Read a 2015 interview of Yasmina Reza: http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2015/02/20/the-fabric-of-a-life-an-interview-with-yasmina-reza/ I wrote a play called Life x 3—it was … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays April 25, 2016

April 25 Happy Birthday Björn Ulvaeus! Björn Ulvaeus (born 1945) – Swedish musician, songwriter, part of ABBA rock group Read about Björn Ulvaeus here and here Ulvaeus talks about his home town and his musical beginnings in this short video … Continue reading

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