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LitBirthdays August 2013 – Week 1

“A poor man’s son has it hard sometimes” Listen to “A Poor Man” by Homer Banks, born August 2 August 1 Chuck D (Carlton Ridenhour) Francis Scott Key Herman Melville August 2 Isabel Allende James Baldwin Homer Banks Bei Dao … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays June 2013 – Week 2

At bedtime my mother would sing to us: “Ye are the stars in the heavens of understanding.” Anis Mojgani, poet (born June 13) June 8 Karin Alvtegen Tim Berners-Lee Sara Paretsky   June 9 André Juillard George Axelrod Cole Porter … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays April 2013 – Week 3

April is poetry month April 15 Benjamin Zephaniah Leonardo da Vinci Henry James (David) Wiley Miller   April 16 Gerry Rafferty  Diane Middlebrook Anatole France (Jacques Anatole Thibault)   April 17 Ray Kluun Giusy Ferreri Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen)   … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays April 2013 – Week 1

April is poetry month   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 … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays December 2 – 8, 2012

December is Universal Human Rights Month Go To December 3 December 4 December 5 December 6 December 7 December 8 December 2 Yaël Dayan (Hebrew: יעל דיין‎ ) b. 1939 – Israeli political activist, novelist, journalist – My Father, His … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays September 9 -15, 2012

Visit DempseyBooks! September is Self Improvement Month Month Go To Monday September 10 Tuesday September 11 Wednesday September 12 Thursday September 14 Friday September 14 Saturday September 15 =============================== Sunday September 9 ————————— Born September 9 Aleksandar Hemon (b. 1964) … Continue reading

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LitBirthdays April 8 – 14, 2012

Visit DempseyBooks! Go To Monday April 9| Tuesday April 10| Wednesday April 11| Thursday April 12| Friday April 13| Saturday April 14| April is Poetry Writing Month and Jazz Appreciation Month =============================== Sunday April 8 ————————— Born April 8 Robert … Continue reading

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