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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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LitBirthdays July 2015

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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May 2015 Author Birthdays

DempseyBooks are on Amazon.com 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 … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays April 2015

April April 1 John Wilmot Susan Boyle Milan Kundera Edmond Rostand   April 2 Joanna Chmielewska Émile François Zola April 3 Herb Caen Washington Irving Unni Lindell   April 4 Andrei Tarkovsky Maya Angelou   April 5 Amalia Guglielminetti Booker T. Washington      … Continue reading

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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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