Literary Birthday

Literary Birthday – 29 January – Germaine Greer

Literary Birthday – 29 January – Germaine Greer

Happy Birthday, Germaine Greer, born 29 January 1939 Seven Germaine Greer Quotes A library is a place where you can lose your innocence without losing your virginity. Libraries are reservoirs of strength, grace and wit, reminders of order, calm and continuity, lakes of mental energy, neither…
Literary Birthday – 28 January – Colette

Literary Birthday – 28 January – Colette

Colette was born 28 January 1873, and died 3 August 1954 Quotes The woman who thinks she is intelligent demands equal rights with men. A woman who is intelligent does not. Writing only leads to more writing. Books, books, books. It was not that I read…
Literary Birthday Lewis Carroll

Literary Birthday – 27 January – Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll was born 27 January 1832, and died 14 January 1898  10 Lewis Carroll Quotes If everybody minded their own business, the world would go around a great deal faster than it does. One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really…
Literary Birthday – 26 January – Jonathan Carroll

Literary Birthday – 26 January – Jonathan Carroll

Happy Birthday, Jonathan Carroll, born 26 January 1949 Quotes Both young children and old people have a lot of time on their hands. That’s probably why they get along so well. I find you write with one person in mind. Usually for me that one person…

Literary Birthday – 25 January – Robert Burns

Robert Burns was born 25 January 1759, and died 21 July 1796 Should auld acquaintance be forgot  and never brought to mind?  Should auld acquaintance be forgot  and days of auld lang syne?  For auld lang syne, my dear,  for auld lang syne,  we’ll take a…

Literary Birthday – 25 January – Stephen Chbosky

Happy Birthday, Stephen Chbosky, born 25 January 1970 Seven Sensational Quotes I have decided that maybe I want to write when I grow up. I just don’t know what I would write. So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both…
Edith Wharton

Literary Birthday – 24 January – Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton was born 24 January 1862, and died 11 August 1937 Edith Wharton Quotes 'What is writing a novel like? 1. The beginning: A ride through a spring wood. 2. The middle: The Gobi desert. 3. The end: A night with a lover. I am…
Lord Byron

Literary Birthday – 22 January – Lord Byron

Lord Byron was born 22 January 1788, and died 19 April 1824 She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that’s best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes… 10 Quotes There is something pagan…
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