Category Archives: literature

January LitBirthdays

January LitBirthdays January is National Hot Tea Month January 1 Happy New Year! 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 … Continue reading

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LitBirthday Judith Jones

Happy Birthday Judith Jones! Judith Jones (born March 10, 1924) – U.S. editor and writer Read the Wikipedia article about Judith Jones here Read about Judith Jones relationship with cookbooks and Julia Child here and here

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March Litbirthdays

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 … Continue reading

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September 15 – Agatha Christie

Happy Birthday Agatha Christie! Agatha Christie (born September 15, 1890) U.K. author of detective fiction – The Hollow (1946) Read about Agatha Christie here and here Watch a documentary about Agatha Christie’s mysterious disappearance in December 1926 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUmbf2fMF5M Watch a … Continue reading

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September 6 – Robert Pirsig

Happy Birthday Robert Pirsig! Robert Maynard Pirsig – born September 6, 1928 – philosopher, novelist (Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, 1974) Read the Wikipedia article about Robert Pirsig Read a 2006 Guardian article about Robert Pirsig: Twenty-six years, and several … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays August 12, 2015

Happy Birthday Sue Monk Kidd! Sue Monk Kidd (born August 12, 1948) is a U.S. novelist and inspirational writer (The Secret Life of Bees, 2006) (The Invention of Wings, 2014) Read the Wikipedia article about Sue Monk Kidd here Visit … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays August 2015

August 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 Uris August 4 Robert Hayden Helen Thomas Barack Obama August 5 … Continue reading

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