Literary Birthdays for the Week #4

  1. Marjane Satrapi - Nov 22
    Persepolis (comic / graphic nonfiction -- growing up in Iran)
  2. Ishmael Beah - Nov 23
    A Long Way Gone (memoir -- growing up in Sierra Leone)
  3. Arundhati Roy - Nov 24
    The God of Small Things (fiction -- set in India; the story of twins, family, politics, love & more)
  4. Charlaine Harris - Nov 25
    The Sookie Stackhouse books which inspired the HBO series True Blood
  5. Marilynne Robinson - Nov 26
    Housekeeping (fiction - coming of age story of two sisters; set in Idaho in 20th century)
  6. Marilyn Hacker - Nov 27
    Love, Death, and the Changing Seasons (poetry)
  7. Nancy Mitford - Nov 28
    Pursuit of Love (fiction - family saga set in England between the wars)