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LitBirthdays June 5 – 11, 2011

June is Audio book month and Ice Tea Month Tweet us today with author birthdays! June 5  Elena Piscopia (born June 5, 1646) – Italian mathematician, philosopher, first woman to receive a doctoral degree – Read about Elena Piscopia here … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – January 10 – 16

Tweet us today with author birthdays! January 10   Fran Walsh (born January 10, 1959) – New Zealand screenwriter – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001); The Lovely Bones (2009) Read about Fran Walsh here … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – November 15 – 21

Tweet us today with author birthdays! November 15 Marianne Moore (born November 15, 1887) – U.S. poet The Fish wade through black jade. Of the crow-blue mussel-shells, one keeps adjusting the ash-heaps; opening and shutting itself like an injured fan. … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – August 9 – 15

Tweet us today with author birthdays! August 9 Izaak Walton (born August 9, 1593) – British writer – The Compleat Angler (1653) Read about Walton at the Author’s Calendar: https://web.archive.org/web/20131003174325/http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/iwalton.htm Excerpt from the first chapter of The Compleat Angler Piscator: … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – July 26 – August 1

Tweet us today with author birthdays! July 26 George Bernard Shaw (b. 1856) – Irish playwright, novelist, essayist – Man and Superman Excerpt from Man and Superman THE DEVIL: An epoch is but a swing of the pendulum; and each … Continue reading

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Literary Birthdays – Week of May 3 – 9

May 3 Yehuda Amichai (b. 1924) – German-Israeli poet Read the Wikipedia article about Yehuda Amichai here On Yom Kippur in 1967 On Yom Kippur in 1967, the Year of Forgetting, I put on my dark holiday clothes and walked … Continue reading

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