Friday, January 23, 2015

January 23


1783 - Stendahl 
French writer known for realism and novels like The Charterhouse of Parma.

1923 - Walter M., Jr. Miller 
American science fiction author, now known primarily for his only novel, A Canticle for Leibowitz.

 1935 - Derek Walcott 
Saint Lucian poet and playwright, winner of the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature "for a poetic oeuvre of great luminosity, sustained by a historical vision, the outcome of a multicultural commitment."

1935 - Tom Reamy
American author known for dark fantasy in the 1970's.

1789 - John Cleland
1875 - Charles Kingsley
1993 - Keith Laumer

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