Sunday, December 20, 2015

December 20

Born:



1838 - Edwin Abbott Abbott
English schoolmaster and theologian, best known for the satirical novella Flatland.








1951 - Peter May
Scottish novelist known for his crime fiction.








1954 - Sandra Cisneros
American novelist, acclaimed for her first novel The House on Mango Street.








1960 - Nalo Hopkinson
Jamaican science fiction and fantasy author.





Died:
1954 - James Hilton
1968 - John Steinbeck
1991 - Simone Beck
1996 - Carl Sagan

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