Thursday, December 31, 2015

December 31

Born:



1931 - Bob Shaw
Science fiction author from Northern Ireland.









1933 - Edward Bunker
American author of crime fiction.








1945 - Connie Willis
American science fiction author; winner of eleven Hugo and Nebula awards.








1949 - Susan Shwartz
American author of alternate history and fantasy.








1965 - Nicholas Sparks
American author and screenwriter, known for romantic fiction.








1968 - Junot Díaz
Dominican-American writer, winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.




1974 - Joe Abercrombie 
British fantasy writer, author of the First Law trilogy.





Died:
1980 - Marshal McLuhan
2008 - Donald Westlake

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