Tuesday, June 30, 2015

June 30


1908 - Winston Graham
English novelist, best known for his Poldark series of historical fiction.

1911 - Czesław Miłosz
Polish poet and writer, winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize in Literature because he "with uncompromising clear-sightedness voices man's exposed condition in a world of severe conflicts."

1934 - Harry Blackstone, Jr.
American stage and television magician, and author of books on magic.

1940 - David McPhail
American author and illustrator of children's book's. Known for his animal characters like pigs and bears.

1943 - Ahmed Sofa
Bangladeshi writer and intellectual.

1959 - Daniel Goldhagen
American author whose has written controversial books on the role of the German people during the Holocaust.

1899 - E.D.E.N. Southworth
1973 - Nancy Mitford
2003 - Robert McCloskey

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