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1947 – Born on September 8th in Washington, D.C. American writer of short stories and novels whose characters, having come of age in the 1960s, often have difficulties adjusting to the cultural values of later generations. 1969-1970 – Beattie graduated from the American University in Washington, D.C. and received a Master of Arts degree from ..

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1905 – Born on May 16th in Rushden, Northamptonshire, England. British novelist and short-story writer of high reputation and wide popularity. 1935-1941 – He became well known as a writer about the countryside and the life of the agricultural labourer with The Poacher; A House of Women; My Uncle Silas, widely enjoyed for its earthy, ..

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1962 – Palahniuk was born in Pasco, Washington on February 21, 1962. 1982 – Attended the University of Oregon taking up Journalism. While studying, he worked as an intern for National Public Radio’s KLCC in Eugene, Oregon. 1986 – Graduated with a degree in Journalism at the University of Oregon. 1988 – Quit his job ..

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1919 – Born March 3rd in Vrededorp, Johannesburg. He is a member of the Society of Authors and of the International PEN.         – One of South Africa’s most prominent black writers, his work deals with political and social issues, especially with racism. 1928 – He received education with eagerness that enabled him to make up ..

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1973 – Max was born in Melbourne, Australia on March 18, 1973. 1999 – Max wrote Syrup while working in Hewlett-Packard as a marketer. He put an extra X in his name for Syrup because he thought it was a funny joke about marketing. 2003 – Max wrote Jennifer Government, his second novel, was published ..

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1758 – Hamilton was born in Belfast on July 25, 1758. 1759 – Hamilton’s father died leaving their mother widow with three children. 1762 – Hamilton was sent to her paternal aunt in Stirlingshire, Scotland. Elizabeth was also an intellectually active girl. She had a taste for good literature and was widely read. 1788 – ..

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1934 – Johnson was born in Moline, Illinois on April 28, 1934. 1957 – Got her BA at the University of Utah. 1966 – Got her Master’s degree at the University of California, Los Angeles. 1968 – Finished her PhD at the University of California, Los Angeles. 1968-1987 – Taught english at the University of ..

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1500 – Born with literary talent   1515-1582 – around these years, he took the examinations required for government service but failed in such – major work includes Xiyu Ji, published in 1592 and translated as Monkey in 1942; it was an allegorical novel with story based on the 7th-century pilgrimage by the Buddhist monk ..

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