Wednesday, November 18, 2015

November 18


1874 - Clarence Day
American author best known for his autobiographical Life with Father and its sequels.

1882 - Wyndham Lewis
English author and painter.

1912 - Hilda Nickson
Prolific British author of romance novels.

1939 - Margaret Atwood 
Canadian novelist, known for her speculative fiction with titles like The Handmaid's Tale and Oryx and Crake.

1946 - Alan Dean Foster
American science fiction and fantasy author, known for movie novelizations.

1950 - Michael Swanwick
American science fiction author.

1953 - Alan Moore
English comic book author, known for his works Watchmen and V is for Vendetta.

1971 - Terrance Hayes
American poet who won the 2010 National Book Award for Poetry for his collection Lighthead.

1922 - Marcel Proust
1999 - Paul Bowles

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