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Happy Birthday Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn December 11, 2010

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Gulag

Soviet Union

Nobel Prize in Literature

The Gulag Archipelago

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

Solzhenitsyn at Amazon

Joseph Stalin

Lenin

Solzhenitsyn official site (in Russian)

People Forever

 

RIP – C.S. Lewis November 22, 2010

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C.S. Lewis

The Chronicles of Narnia
C.S. Lewis quotes

C.S. Lewis on Amazon

 

RIP – Aldous Huxley

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Aldous Huxley

Brave New World

The Literature Network

Aldous Huxley quotes

Aldous Huxley on Amazon

 

RIP – Margaret Burroughs

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Margaret Burroughs at wikipedia

Dusable Museum at wiki

Official site for The Dusable Museum

Margaret Burroughs art page

Negroartist website

Heritage Gallery

Video interview with Margaret Burroughs

 

25th Anniversary of Calvin and Hobbes November 21, 2010

On November 18, 1985 the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes debuted in newspapers. It was created by cartoonist Bill Watterson. The characters were named after thoeologian John Calvin and philosopher Thomas Hobbes

Calvin and Hobbes on wikipedia

Bill Watterson

Calvin and Hobbes quotes

25 Great Calvin and Hobbes strips

John Calvin

 

Happy Birthday Robert Louis Stevenson November 13, 2010

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Robert Louis stevenson at wikipedia

Treasure Island

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Samoa

Robert Louis Stevenson at Amazon

 

Our deepest fear … November 12, 2010

10/1/14

 

Although often attributed to Nelson Mandela, this quote is actually from author Marianne Williamson. Sorry for adding to any confusion. Thank you to Willie Franklin for leading me to investigate this more. I appreciate that.


 

Quotes by Nelson Mandela

 

Happy Birthday, Mr. Vonnegut November 11, 2010

Kurt Vonnegut at wikipedia

Vonnegut page at Amazon

Official website

Last Words for a Century

American Humanist Association

Vonnegut quotes

 

Harriet Beecher Stowe on strength October 7, 2010

 

Happy Birthday to you … August 12, 2010

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY

 

 


Jim Beaver at IMDB.com