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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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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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LitBirthdays September 5, 2014

2014 National Book Festival Report The Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog by Alicia Ostriker Alicia Ostriker reads some of her poems. Long Busy Day Espresso bubbles, I shout Breakfast in a minute (more…) The Blessing of the Old … Continue reading

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