Literary Birthday

Paulo Coelho

Literary Birthday – 24 August – Paulo Coelho

Happy Birthday, Paulo Coelho, born 24 August 1947 Top 10 Paulo Coelho Quotes The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times. Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none…
Jorge Luis Borges

Literary Birthday – 24 August – Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Luis Borges was born 24 August 1899, and died 14 June 1986 Top 10 Jorge Luis Borges Quotes Let others pride themselves about how many pages they have written; I’d rather boast about the ones I’ve read. I am not sure that I exist, actually.…
Orson Scott Card

Literary Birthday – 24 August – Orson Scott Card

Happy Birthday, Orson Scott Card, born 24 August 1951 Orson Scott Card Quotes Everybody walks past a thousand story ideas every day. The good writers are the ones who see five or six of them. Most people don't see any. Everybody dies. What matters is what…
Dorothy Parker

Literary Birthday – 22 August – Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker was born 22 August 1893, and died 7 June 1967. The Most Memorable Dorothy Parker Quotes This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force. Don’t look at me in that tone of voice. I don’t…
Eudora Welty

Literary Birthday – 13 April – Eudora Welty

Eudora Welty was born 13 April 1909, and died 23 July 2001 Quotes A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away. Long before I wrote stories, I listened for stories. Listening for them is something more acute than listening to them. I suppose it’s an…