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LitBirthdays September 2013 – Week 4

Friday, September 27, 2013 at 6PM: Chimamanda Adichie discusses her novel Americanah at the Fall for the Book Festival George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia September 22 Rene O. Villanueva Ashokamitran (Jagadisa Thyagarajan) György Faludy Manzoor Ahmad Svilen Noev September 23 … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays September 2013 – Week 2

In the sand I saw the traces of your toes Beautiful as the small shells and flowers that Had fallen from your wreath to guide my path. (From “Tahitian Serenade” by Katri Vala, born September 11) September 8 Boris Ryzhy … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays September 2013 – Week 1

These clouds are soft fat horses That draw Weather in his wagon (From the poem “Clouds” by James Reaney, born September 1) September 1 Nelson George James Reaney Eleanor Hibbert (aka Victoria Holt Lily Tomlin September 2 Tim Key  Tom … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays August 2013 – Week 3

Friz Freleng, director and producer of Bugs Bunny (and other) cartoons, was born August 21. Watch Bugs Bunny Rides Again here. August 15 Sri Aurobindo August 16 Charles Bukowski   August 17 Gene (Geneva) Stratton-Porter August 18 Elsa Morante Brian … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays June 2013 – Week 1

June is audio book month June 1 Casper de Vries Mircea Cărtărescu Marie Knight Naguib Surur     June 2 Xiao Hong Dorothy West June 3 Rumer (Sarah Joyce) Pedro Mir (Irwin) Allen Ginsberg June 4 Jacques Roumain Margrit Schriber … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays May 2013 – Week 2

May is Creative Beginnings month May 8 Beth Henley Gary Snyder Sirkka Hämäläinen   May 9 Nada El-Hage Lucian Blaga Ghostface Killah   May 10 Nayantara Sahgal Bono (Paul David Hewson) Olga Bancic   May 11 Andre Gregory John Michael … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays May 2013 – Week 1

May is Creative Beginnings month 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 … Continue reading

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