Thursday, February 26, 2015

February 26


1802 - Victor Hugo
French poet and novelist, best known for Les Misérables anThe Hunchback of Notre-Dame.

1909 - Fanny Craddock
Pseudonym of Phillis Nan Sortain Pechey, English food writer with a decidedly unappetizing pen name.

1918 - Theodore Sturgeon
American science fiction and horror author whose best known work is More Than Human.

1948 - Sharyn McCrumb
American writer whose fiction series' tend to center around Appalachia.

1949 - Elizabeth George 
American author of mysteries set in Great Britain; creator of the Inspector Lynley character.

1956 - Michel Houellebecq
French author, director and magician (?), winner of the 2010 Prix Goncourt for The Map and the Territory.

1962 - Atiq Rahimi
French-Afghan writer and filmmaker whose 2008 novel Syngue Sabor (The Patience Stone) won the Prix Goncourt.

2014 - Phyllis Krasilovsky

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