Sunday, November 16, 2014

BW47: Literary Birthdays

A few literary birthdays this week to celebrate and  add weight to your wishlists and tbr piles for 2015. 

November 16 

Jose Saramago (Nobel Prize in literature in 1998 - Portuguese novelist) 
Chinua Achebe (Nigerian novelist) 
Alexander Aleksandrovich Blok (Russian Poet)

November 17

Joost van den Vondel (Dutch poet and playwright)

November 18

Margaret Atwood ( Canadian novelist)
Sir William Gilbert (British humorist and dramatist)

November 19

Allan Tate - American Poet

November 20 

Selma Lagerlof  (Nobel Prize in literature in 1909 - Swedish novelist) 
Nadine Gordimer  (South African novelist)

November 21

Voltaire  (French philosopher)
Beryl Bainbridge (English novelist and short story)

November 22 

George Eliot, aka Mary Anne Evans (English novelist)
AndrĂ© Gide  (Nobel Prize in literature in 1947 - French Novelist)

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