Thursday, November 12, 2015

November 12


1906 - George Dillon
American poet, winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.

1928 - Marjorie Sharmat
American children's author most well known for her Nate The Great series.

1929 - Michael Ende
German author of fantasy and children's literature, known for the book Neverending Story.

1934 - John McGahern
Irish author, one of the most important of the second half of the twentieth century.

1945 - Michael Bishop
American author of science fiction and fantasy.

1945 - Tracy Kidder
American author who won the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction for his book The Soul of a New Machine.

1955 - Katherine Weber
American novelist and memoirist.

1962 - Neal Shusterman
American author of young adult literature.

1962 - Naomi Wolf
American author and former political consultant, known for her 1991 book The Beauty Myth.

1976 - Richelle Mead
American author of fantasy and young adult novels.

1865 - Elizabeth Gaskell
1984 - Chester Himes
2007 - Ira Levin

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