Author Birthdays for November

  • Susanna Clarke  59
    Novelist
    Sunday, November 1st 1959
  • Kinky Friedman  74

    Wednesday, November 1st 1944
  • Edward Said  83

    Friday, November 1st 1935
  • Zenna Henderson  101

    Thursday, November 1st 1917
  • Stephen Crane  147

    Wednesday, November 1st 1871
  • Jonas Gardell  55

    Saturday, November 2nd 1963
  • Thomas Mallon  66

    Sunday, November 2nd 1952
  • Dale Wasserman  104

    Monday, November 2nd 1914
  • Odysseas Elytis  107
    Poet
    Thursday, November 2nd 1911
  • Moa Martinson  128

    Sunday, November 2nd 1890
  • Jules-Amédée Barbey d’Aurevilly  210

    Wednesday, November 2nd 1808
  • Ann Scott  53

    Wednesday, November 3rd 1965
  • Joe Queenan  68

    Friday, November 3rd 1950
  • Massimo Mongai  68

    Friday, November 3rd 1950
  • Terrence McNally  79

    Friday, November 3rd 1939
  • Yamaguchi Hitomi  95

    Saturday, November 3rd 1923
  • André Malraux  117

    Sunday, November 3rd 1901
  • Harry Stephen Keeler  128

    Monday, November 3rd 1890
  • Samuil Marshak  131

    Thursday, November 3rd 1887
  • Thomas Kyd  460

    Monday, November 3rd 1558
  • Sterling North  112

    Sunday, November 4th 1906
  • Klabund  128

    Tuesday, November 4th 1890
  • Will Rogers  139

    Tuesday, November 4th 1879
  • Rosina Bulwer Lytton  216

    Thursday, November 4th 1802
  • Joyce Maynard  65

    Thursday, November 5th 1953
  • Sam Shepard  75
    Playwright
    Friday, November 5th 1943
  • Christopher Wood  83

    Tuesday, November 5th 1935
  • Thomas Flanagan  95

    Monday, November 5th 1923
  • James Elroy Flecker  134

    Wednesday, November 5th 1884
  • Michael Cunningham  66

    Thursday, November 6th 1952
  • Marco Vassi  81

    Saturday, November 6th 1937
  • James Jones  97

    Sunday, November 6th 1921
  • Robert Musil  138

    Saturday, November 6th 1880
  • Chris van Abkoude  138

    Saturday, November 6th 1880
  • Jonas Lie  185

    Wednesday, November 6th 1833
  • Stan Rice  76
    Poet
    Saturday, November 7th 1942
  • Albert Camus  105

    Friday, November 7th 1913
  • Herman J. Mankiewicz  121

    Sunday, November 7th 1897
  • Auguste Villiers de l’Isle-Adam  180

    Wednesday, November 7th 1838
  • Kazuo Ishiguro  64

    Monday, November 8th 1954
  • Purushottam Laxman Deshpande  99

    Saturday, November 8th 1919
  • Martha Gellhorn  110

    Sunday, November 8th 1908
  • Margaret Mitchell  118

    Thursday, November 8th 1900
  • Bram Stoker  171

    Monday, November 8th 1847
  • Sarah Fielding  308

    Saturday, November 8th 1710
  • Bill Mantlo  67

    Friday, November 9th 1951
  • Carl Sagan  84

    Friday, November 9th 1934
  • Ronald Harwood  84

    Friday, November 9th 1934
  • Imre Kertesz  89

    Saturday, November 9th 1929
  • Anne Sexton  90

    Friday, November 9th 1928
  • Erika Mann  113

    Thursday, November 9th 1905
  • Owen Barfield  120

    Wednesday, November 9th 1898
  • Émile Gaboriau  186

    Friday, November 9th 1832
  • Ivan Turgenev  200

    Monday, November 9th 1818
  • Neil Gaiman  58

    Thursday, November 10th 1960
  • James Chapman  63

    Thursday, November 10th 1955
  • W. E. B. Griffin  89

    Sunday, November 10th 1929
  • Paweł Jasienica  109
    Non-Fiction
    Wednesday, November 10th 1909
  • John Moore  111

    Sunday, November 10th 1907
  • John P. Marquand  125

    Friday, November 10th 1893
  • Padraic Pearse  139

    Monday, November 10th 1879
  • Winston Churchill  147

    Friday, November 10th 1871
  • Ninon de l’Enclos  398

    Tuesday, November 10th 1620
  • Lee Battersby  48

    Wednesday, November 11th 1970
  • Mary Gaitskill  64

    Thursday, November 11th 1954
  • Hans Magnus Enzensberger  89

    Monday, November 11th 1929
  • Carlos Fuentes  90

    Sunday, November 11th 1928
  • Kurt Vonnegut Jr.  96

    Saturday, November 11th 1922
  • Kalle Päätalo  99

    Tuesday, November 11th 1919
  • Howard Fast  104

    Wednesday, November 11th 1914
  • F. Van Wyck Mason  117

    Monday, November 11th 1901
  • Thomas Bailey Aldrich  182

    Friday, November 11th 1836
  • Fyodor Dostoyevsky  195

    Tuesday, November 11th 1823
  • Richelle Mead  42

    Friday, November 12th 1976
  • Neal Shusterman  56

    Monday, November 12th 1962
  • Katharine Weber  63

    Saturday, November 12th 1955
  • Hanan al-Shaykh  73

    Monday, November 12th 1945
  • Michael Ende  89

    Tuesday, November 12th 1929
  • Stephen Baxter  61

    Wednesday, November 13th 1957
  • Humayun Ahmed  70

    Saturday, November 13th 1948
  • Garry Marshall  84

    Tuesday, November 13th 1934
  • William Gibson  104

    Friday, November 13th 1914
  • William Bradford Huie  108

    Sunday, November 13th 1910
  • Robert Louis Stevenson  168

    Wednesday, November 13th 1850
  • Cara Black  67
    Novelist
    Wednesday, November 14th 1951
  • P.J. O’Rourke  71

    Friday, November 14th 1947
  • Eric Malpass  108

    Monday, November 14th 1910
  • Astrid Lindgren  111

    Thursday, November 14th 1907
  • William Steig  111

    Thursday, November 14th 1907
  • Jakob Schaffner  143

    Sunday, November 14th 1875
  • August Šenoa  180

    Wednesday, November 14th 1838
  • Jacob Abbott  215

    Monday, November 14th 1803
  • Daniel Pinkwater  77

    Saturday, November 15th 1941
  • Ted Berrigan  84

    Thursday, November 15th 1934
  • J. G. Ballard  88

    Saturday, November 15th 1930
  • Yuli Daniel  93

    Sunday, November 15th 1925
  • Sacheverell Sitwell  121

    Monday, November 15th 1897
  • Richmal Crompton  128

    Saturday, November 15th 1890
  • Marrianne Moore  131

    Tuesday, November 15th 1887
  • Antoni Slonimski  153

    Wednesday, November 15th 1865
  • Gerhart Hauptmann  156

    Saturday, November 15th 1862
  • Madeleine de Scudéry  411

    Thursday, November 15th 1607
  • Danny Wallace  42

    Tuesday, November 16th 1976
  • Andrea Barrett  64

    Tuesday, November 16th 1954
  • Griff Rhys Jones  65

    Monday, November 16th 1953
  • Robin McKinley  66

    Sunday, November 16th 1952
  • John Swartzwelder  68

    Thursday, November 16th 1950
  • Terence McKenna  72

    Saturday, November 16th 1946
  • Chinua Achebe  88

    Sunday, November 16th 1930
  • Jose Saramago  96

    Thursday, November 16th 1922
  • Joan Lindsay  122

    Monday, November 16th 1896
  • Guo Moruo  126

    Wednesday, November 16th 1892
  • George S. Kaufman  129

    Saturday, November 16th 1889
  • Peter Andreas Heiberg  260

    Thursday, November 16th 1758
  • Christopher Paolini  35

    Thursday, November 17th 1983
  • Auberon Waugh  79

    Friday, November 17th 1939
  • Shelby Foote  102

    Friday, November 17th 1916
  • Gregorio López  123

    Sunday, November 17th 1895
  • Alan Moore  65

    Wednesday, November 18th 1953
  • Alan Dean Foster  72

    Monday, November 18th 1946
  • Margaret Atwood  79

    Saturday, November 18th 1939
  • Rodney Hall  83

    Monday, November 18th 1935
  • Vassilis Vassilikos  84

    Sunday, November 18th 1934
  • Klaus Mann  112

    Sunday, November 18th 1906
  • Clarence Day  144

    Wednesday, November 18th 1874
  • Richard Dehmel  155
    Poet
    Wednesday, November 18th 1863
  • W. S. Gilbert  182

    Friday, November 18th 1836
  • Ryukishi07  45

    Monday, November 19th 1973
  • Sharon Olds  76

    Thursday, November 19th 1942
  • Adrian Conan Doyle  108

    Saturday, November 19th 1910
  • Jack Schaefer  111

    Tuesday, November 19th 1907
  • Anna Seghers  118

    Monday, November 19th 1900
  • Allen Tate  119

    Sunday, November 19th 1899
  • Don DeLillo  82

    Friday, November 20th 1936
  • John Gardner  92
    Novelist
    Saturday, November 20th 1926
  • Nadine Gordimer  95

    Tuesday, November 20th 1923
  • Alistair Cooke  110

    Friday, November 20th 1908
  • Selma Lagerlöf  160

    Saturday, November 20th 1858
  • Alec Brownstein  38

    Friday, November 21st 1980
  • Richard Marcinko  78

    Thursday, November 21st 1940
  • Beryl Bainbridge  86

    Monday, November 21st 1932
  • Marjan Rožanc  88

    Friday, November 21st 1930
  • Marilyn French  89

    Thursday, November 21st 1929
  • Christopher Tolkien  94

    Friday, November 21st 1924
  • Elizabeth George Speare  110

    Saturday, November 21st 1908
  • Isaac Bashevis Singer  116

    Friday, November 21st 1902
  • Voltaire  324

    Sunday, November 21st 1694
  • Suresh Guptara  30

    Tuesday, November 22nd 1988
  • Jyoti Guptara  30

    Tuesday, November 22nd 1988
  • Alasdair Duncan  36

    Monday, November 22nd 1982
  • Stel Pavlou  48

    Sunday, November 22nd 1970
  • Marjane Satrapi  49

    Saturday, November 22nd 1969
  • Victor Pelevin  56

    Thursday, November 22nd 1962
  • Valerie Wilson Wesley  71

    Saturday, November 22nd 1947
  • Tom Macdonald  118

    Thursday, November 22nd 1900
  • André Gide  149
    Novelist
    Monday, November 22nd 1869
  • George Eliot  199

    Monday, November 22nd 1819
  • Ishmael Beah  38

    Sunday, November 23rd 1980
  • Jennifer Michael Hecht  53

    Tuesday, November 23rd 1965
  • Keith Ablow  57

    Thursday, November 23rd 1961
  • Steven Brust  63

    Wednesday, November 23rd 1955
  • Robert Barnard  82

    Monday, November 23rd 1936
  • Guy Davenport  91

    Wednesday, November 23rd 1927
  • Nigel Tranter  109

    Tuesday, November 23rd 1909
  • Nelson S. Bond  110

    Monday, November 23rd 1908
  • Nirad C. Chaudhuri  121

    Tuesday, November 23rd 1897
  • Thomas Kohnstamm  43

    Monday, November 24th 1975
  • Arundhati Roy  57

    Friday, November 24th 1961
  • Mimis Androulakis  67

    Saturday, November 24th 1951
  • Spider Robinson  70

    Wednesday, November 24th 1948
  • Penny Jordan  72

    Sunday, November 24th 1946
  • Nuruddin Farah  73

    Saturday, November 24th 1945
  • Craig Thomas  76

    Tuesday, November 24th 1942
  • Eric Wilson  78

    Sunday, November 24th 1940
  • Ahmadou Kourouma  91

    Thursday, November 24th 1927
  • William F. Buckley Jr.  93

    Tuesday, November 24th 1925
  • Forrest J Ackerman  102

    Friday, November 24th 1916
  • Garson Kanin  106

    Sunday, November 24th 1912
  • Dale Carnegie  130

    Saturday, November 24th 1888
  • Frances Hodgson Burnett  169

    Saturday, November 24th 1849
  • Carlo Collodi  192

    Friday, November 24th 1826
  • Laurence Sterne  305

    Friday, November 24th 1713
  • Arturo Pérez-Reverte  67

    Sunday, November 25th 1951
  • Lars Eighner  70

    Thursday, November 25th 1948
  • Martha Collins  78

    Monday, November 25th 1940
  • Poul Anderson  92

    Thursday, November 25th 1926
  • Francis Durbridge  106

    Monday, November 25th 1912
  • P. D. Eastman  109

    Thursday, November 25th 1909
  • Ba Jin  114

    Friday, November 25th 1904
  • Helen Hooven Santmyer  123

    Monday, November 25th 1895
  • James Stevens  126

    Friday, November 25th 1892
  • Elsie J. Oxenham  138

    Thursday, November 25th 1880
  • Leonard Woolf  138

    Thursday, November 25th 1880
  • Alfred Capus  160

    Thursday, November 25th 1858
  • José Maria de Eça de Queiroz  173

    Tuesday, November 25th 1845
  • Jonathan Weiner  65

    Thursday, November 26th 1953
  • Marilynne Robinson  75

    Friday, November 26th 1943
  • Charles Schulz  96

    Sunday, November 26th 1922
  • Frederik Pohl  99

    Wednesday, November 26th 1919
  • Eric Sevareid  106

    Tuesday, November 26th 1912
  • Eugene Ionescu  109

    Friday, November 26th 1909
  • Eugene Ionesco  109
    Playwright
    Friday, November 26th 1909
  • Albert Dieudonné  129

    Tuesday, November 26th 1889
  • Kevin Henkes  58

    Sunday, November 27th 1960
  • Jacques Godbout  85

    Monday, November 27th 1933
  • Rex Shelley  88

    Thursday, November 27th 1930
  • James Agee  109

    Saturday, November 27th 1909
  • L. Sprague de Camp  111

    Wednesday, November 27th 1907
  • Fredric Warburg  120

    Sunday, November 27th 1898
  • Liviu Rebreanu  133

    Friday, November 27th 1885
  • Eka Kurniawan  43

    Friday, November 28th 1975
  • Erwin Mortier  53

    Sunday, November 28th 1965
  • Alan Lightman  70

    Sunday, November 28th 1948
  • Randolph Stow  83

    Thursday, November 28th 1935
  • Yves Thériault  103

    Sunday, November 28th 1915
  • Claude Levi-Strauss  110

    Saturday, November 28th 1908
  • Alberto Moravia  111

    Thursday, November 28th 1907
  • Dawn Powell  122

    Saturday, November 28th 1896
  • Stefan Zweig  137

    Monday, November 28th 1881
  • William Blake  261

    Monday, November 28th 1757
  • John Bunyan  390

    Tuesday, November 28th 1628
  • Joel Coen  64

    Monday, November 29th 1954
  • Sue Miller  75

    Monday, November 29th 1943
  • Madeleine L’Engle  100

    Friday, November 29th 1918
  • Antanas Škoma  108

    Tuesday, November 29th 1910
  • C. S. Lewis  120

    Tuesday, November 29th 1898
  • Louisa May Alcott  186

    Thursday, November 29th 1832
  • Wilhelm Hauff  216

    Monday, November 29th 1802
  • Amos Bronson Alcott  219

    Friday, November 29th 1799
  • Emil Steiner  40

    Thursday, November 30th 1978
  • Wil Mara  52

    Wednesday, November 30th 1966
  • David Nicholls  52

    Wednesday, November 30th 1966
  • Daniel Keys Moran  56

    Friday, November 30th 1962
  • Joël Champetier  61

    Saturday, November 30th 1957
  • Adeline Yen Mah  81

    Tuesday, November 30th 1937
  • Jacques Barzun  111

    Saturday, November 30th 1907
  • John Dickson Carr  112

    Friday, November 30th 1906
  • Andrés Henestrosa  112

    Friday, November 30th 1906
  • Israel Joshua Singer  125

    Thursday, November 30th 1893
  • L. M. Montgomery  144

    Monday, November 30th 1874
  • Angela Brazil  150

    Monday, November 30th 1868
  • Mark Twain  183

    Monday, November 30th 1835
  • Jonathan Swift  351

    Wednesday, November 30th 1667
  • Philip Sidney  464

    Tuesday, November 30th 1554
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