Literary Birthday

Literary Birthday – 1 January – E.M. Forster

E.M. Forster was born 1 January 1879, and died 7 June 1970 Quotes It isn’t possible to love and part. You will wish that it was. You can transmute love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you. I know by…
Nicholas Sparks

Literary Birthday – 31 December – Nicholas Sparks

Happy Birthday, Nicholas Sparks, born 31 December 1965 Nicholas Sparks Quotes By reading a lot of novels in a variety of genres, and asking questions, it’s possible to learn how things are done—the mechanics of writing, so to speak—and which genres and authors excel in various…
Junot Díaz

Literary Birthday – 31 December – Junot Díaz

Happy Birthday, Junot Díaz, born 31 December 1968 10 Quotes In order to write the book you want to write, in the end you have to become the person you need to become to write that book. That’s life for you. All the happiness you gather…
Douglas Coupland

Literary Birthday – 30 December – Douglas Coupland

Happy Birthday, Douglas Coupland, born 30 December 1961 10 Quotes I’m quite open about the future. I’m curious. In my mind I’ve always checked out in 2037; that’s always been my expiration date. I’ll be 75. Here’s my theory about meetings and life: the three things…
Rudyard Kipling

Literary Birthday – 30 December – Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling was born 30 December 1865, and died 18 January 1936 Rudyard Kipling: Nine Quotes For the female of the species is more deadly than the male. I am, by calling, a dealer in words; and words are, of course, the most powerful drug used…

Literary Birthday – 29 December – William Gaddis

William Gaddis was born 29 December 1922, and died 16 December 1998 Nine Quotes How some of the writers I come across get through their books without dying of boredom is beyond me. If it is not beautiful for someone, it does not exist. There is…
Henry Miller

Literary Birthday – 26 December – Henry Miller

Henry Miller was born 26 December 1891, and died 7 June 1980 Seven Quotes A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition. Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing…
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