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TheRomantiCate
Bridge of San Luis Rey | Thornton Wilder
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April 17: #AprilBookishMadness#BookishBirthdays; I couldn‘t remember any standouts from my books so I went with author/playwright Thornton Wilder...

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Leftcoastzen
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#authorbirthdays #bookishbirthdays On this date in 1903 ,George Orwell (Eric Arthur Blair) was born in India.
In 1857 on this date, Les Fleurs du Mal is published.Both publisher and author is promptly prosecuted for offending public morals .

ValerieAndBooks Today is Orwell's birthday?! 😲 what an coincidence that I found that old edition of 1984 today!! 3y
Leftcoastzen @ValerieAndBooks That's what I thought as well. 3y
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LitsyFeministBookClub
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Happy birthday to Mary Roach! If you haven't read her hilarious, fascinating science books, get on that. She's one of the best science writers out there! 👩🏼‍🔬

#bookishbirthdays #writerbirthdays #science

ScarletQuill Just picked up Gulp from the library today. Can't wait! 3y
LitsyFeministBookClub @ScarletQuill Enjoy! My personal favorite is Stiff but I haven't read Gulp yet -@bookishfeminist 3y
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LitsyFeministBookClub
The Mother Knot: A Memoir | Kathryn Harrison
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Happy birthday to Kathryn Harrison! 🎉

If you haven't read her work, she's stellar. She's written fiction, nonfiction, memoir, and biography. Her memoir The Mother Knot is really affecting & her biography on Joan of Arc is also fantastic.

#bookishbirthdays #writerbirthdays

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LitsyFeministBookClub
Beauty Queens | Libba Bray
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Happy birthday to Libba Bray! Libba writes great young adult fantasy and fiction that has strong female protagonists. ✨

#bookishbirthdays #authorbirthdays

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LitsyFeministBookClub
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Happy birthday (yesterday) to Ellen Forney! She's a comic & graphic novelist who writes about mental health and her experience with bipolar, being bi, and general life stuff. She's pretty great. 👩🏼‍🎨 #bookishbirthdays

BONUS: Marbles is one of the graphic novels you can win if you enter our #DrawMe giveaway! Scroll back for details. Open internationally via Book Depository through midnight tonight! 🎉🎉 #Giveaway

CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian I LOVE Marbles. One of my fav graphic memoirs of all time! 3y
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LitsyFeministBookClub
Yeah, I Said It | Wanda Sykes
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Happy birthday to Wanda Sykes! If you're unfamiliar with her work as a comedian, do yourself a favor and check some out. Her book is also hilarious!

#comedy #humor #blackbooks #authorbirthdays #bookishbirthdays

SuperPunkNinja ❤❤❤ 3y
Theresa I didn't know she wrote a book! Yay!! Stacked!! 3y
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LitsyFeministBookClub
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Beautiful words about courage and facing challenges for today's #MondayMotivation. Yesterday was her birthday! If you haven't checked out her fantasy novels, they're pretty great! 🐉

#bookishbirthdays #authorbirthdays #strongfemaleprotagonist

TrishB They're fab 😀 3y
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LitsyFeministBookClub
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Happy (slightly belated) birthday, Leslie Marmon Silko! Her books Ceremony & Almanac of the Dead are great looks at colonialism, racism, gender, & life as a Laguna Pueblo woman. 🏜

#bookishbirthdays #authorbirthdays #nativebooks #indigenouslit

paperboats91 I'm reading Ceremony for uni this month! Really looking forward to it ❤ happy birthday Leslie! 🎉 3y
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LitsyFeministBookClub
Sarah, Plain and Tall | Patricia MacLachlan
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Happy birthday to Patricia MacLachlan, who turns 79 years old today! Who else loved Sarah, Plain and Tall as a kid? It was one of @BookishFeminist's favorite books growing up. MacLachlan writes about family, belonging, and sense of place. 🌾

#authorbirthdays #bookishbirthdays

haileybean I loved this book! I think it was one of the first chapter books I read independently. I was JUST thinking of it the other day too 3y
Lindy I read it as an adult. Loved it. 😊 3y
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