January Author Birthdays

 

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Happy Birthday!

January 1
E.M. Forster
J.D. Salinger

January 2
Isaac Asimov
William Scott

January 3
Cicero
J.R.R. Tolkien

January 4
Jacob Grimm
Max Eastman
Katie Davis
Phyliss Reynolds Naylor

January 5
W. D. Snodgrass
Umberto Eco
Lynne Cherry
Seanan McGuire

January 6
Carl Sandburg
Khalil Gibran
Alan Watts
E.L. Doctorow

January 7
Zora Neale Hurston
Gerald Malcolm Durrell

January 8
Wilkie Collins
Stephen Hawking
Nancy Bond

January 9
Henry B. Fuller
Simone de Beauvoir
Walter R. Brooks

January 10
Philip Levine
Jared Carter

January 11
Alan Paton
Manfred B. Lee
Robert C. O’Brien

January 12
Edmund Burke
Jack London
Haruki Murakami
Walter Mosley
Charles Perrault
Iza Trapani
David Mitchell

January 13
Horatio Alger Jr
Carolyn Heilbrun
Jay McInerney
Michael Bond

January 14
John dos Passos
Tillie Olsen
Mary Robison
Hugh Lofting

January 15
Molière
Osip Mandelstam
Ernest J. Gaines
Frank Conroy

January 16
Robert Service
Susan Sontag
Inger Christensen
Kate McMullen

January 17
Benjamin Franklin
Anne Brontë
William Stafford
John Bellairs
Robert Cormier

January 18
A.A. Milne
Arthur Ransome

January 19
Edgar Allan Poe
Alexander Woollcott
Patricia Highsmith
Julian Barnes

January 20
Joy Adamson
Sawako Ariyoshi

January 22
Sir Francis Bacon
August Strindberg
Joseph Wambaugh
Rafe Martin

January 23
Stendhal (Marie-Henri Beyle)
Derek Walcott
Katharine Holabird

January 24
William Congreve
Edith Wharton

January 25
Robert Burns
W. Somerset Maugham
Virginia Woolf
Gloria Naylor

January 26
Angela Davis
Jules Feiffer
Mary Mapes Dodge

January 27
Lewis Carroll
Mordecai Richler

January 28
Colette
Valentin Katayev
David Lodge
Vera B. Williams

January 29
Thomas Paine
Anton Chekhov
Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
Edward Abbey
Rosemary Wells

January 30
Barbara Tuchman
Shirley Hazzard
Richard Brautigan
Michael Dorris
Lloyd Alexander
Polly Horvath

January 31
Zane Grey
John O’Hara
Norman Mailer
Kenzaburō Ōe

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