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December 2 Writer Birthdays

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December 2 Writer Birthdays

  • 1897 - Rewi Alley, writer, educator, and social reformer.

  • 1909 - Joseph P. Lash, American political activist, Eleanor Roosevelt biographer, and author who won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

  • 1910 - Russell Lynes, art historian, critic, and author who was also managing editor of Harper’s Magazine.

  • 1914 - Adolph Green, American lyricist and playwright.

  • 1929 - Dan Jenkins, American author and sportswriter.

  • 1929 - Leon Litwack, Pulitzer Prize winning author and historian.

  • 1935 - David Hackett Fisher, Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian.

  • 1937 - Brian Lumley, English author.

  • 1939 - Yaël Dayan, Israeli political activist, novelist, and journalist.

  • 1946 - David Macaulay, bestselling British-born American author and illustrator.

  • 1948 - Elizabeth Berg, bestselling American novelist whose.

  • 1948 - T.C. Boyle, American novelist and short-story writer.

  • 1950 - Benedict Fitzgerald, controversial screenwriter.

  • 1728 - Ferdinando Galiani, influential Italian economist & writer.

  • 1868 - Francis Jammes, French poet.

  • 1885 - Níkos Kazantazakís, Greek novelist.

  • 1944 - Botho Strauss, Germany playwright, novelist, and essayist.

  • 1958 - George Saunders, American writer of essays, short stories, and children’s books.

  • 1963 - Ann Patchett, American novelist who won the Orange Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award.

  • 1971 - Jüri Reinvere, Estonian poet and composer.


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