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Encyclopedia > 1983 in literature

See also: 1982 in literature, other events of 1983, 1984 in literature, list of years in literature. See also: 1981 in literature, other events of 1982, 1983 in literature, list of years in literature. ... 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1983 in literature, other events of 1984, 1985 in literature, list of years in literature. ... This page indexes the individual year in literature pages. ...

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Ironweed is a 1983 novel by William Kennedy. ... William Kennedy (born January 16, 1928) is an American writer whose novels, many of which feature the interaction of members of the fictional Phelan family, are based in local history and the supernatural. ...

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The Anubis Gates (1983) is a time travel fantasy novel by Tim Powers. ... Timothy Thomas Powers (born February 29, 1952) is an American science fiction and fantasy author. ... // David Bowie Changes is a famous song by glam rock musician, David Bowie. ... Danielle Steel (b. ... Christine is the title of a horror novel by Stephen King. ... Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is a prolific American author best known for his horror novels. ... The Colour of Magic is a comic fantasy novel by Terry Pratchett, the first of the Discworld series. ... Terence David John Pratchett OBE (known to some fans as Pterry – following the convention he used in his book Pyramids where characters were given names such as Ptraci and Pteppic) is an English fantasy author (born April 28, 1948, in Beaconsfield, Bucks), best known for his Discworld series. ... Allan W. Eckert (born January 30, American historian, naturalist and author Allan W. Eckert was born on January 30, 1931 in Buffalo, New York, and raised in the Chicago, Illinois area but has been a long-time resident of Ohio where he attended university. ... Jacqueline Jill Jackie Collins, British-born romantic novelist (born October 4, 1937 or 1939 in London), and the younger sister of Joan Collins. ... Coronet Books British paperback edition. ... This article concerns the British author of spy thrillers John Gardner. ... Ironweed is a 1983 novel by William Kennedy. ... William Kennedy (born January 16, 1928) is an American writer whose novels, many of which feature the interaction of members of the fictional Phelan family, are based in local history and the supernatural. ... J.M. Coetzee John Maxwell Coetzee (pronounced coot-SEE-uh) (born February 9, 1940) is a South African author. ... The Little Drummer Girl is a spy novel by John le Carré, published in 1983, by (ISBN 0394530152). ... John le Carré is the pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell (born October 19, 1931) in Poole, Dorset, England. ... Louis LAmour (March 22, 1908 – June 10, 1988) was a American author of (primarily) Western fiction (see also Frontier, Western movie, and Wild West). ... Thomas Bernhard Thomas Bernhard (February 9, 1931 - February 12, 1989) was an Austrian playwright and novelist. ... The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradleys novel, tells the King Arthur myth from a feminist point of view. ... Marion Eleanor Zimmer Bradley (June 3, 1930 - September 25, 1999) was a prolific author of largely feminist fantasy novels such as The Mists of Avalon and was a steadfast encourager of equality (and quality) in writing. ... Susan Oliver Susan Oliver (February 13, 1932 – May 10, 1990) was an American actress, television director and record-setting pilot. ... Ken Follett (born June 5, 1949) is a British author of thrillers and historical novels. ... Pet Sematary (1983) is a novel by Stephen King. ... Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is a prolific American author best known for his horror novels. ... Dean Ray Koontz (born July 9, 1945 in Everett, Pennsylvania) is a prolific and best-selling fiction author known primarily for his popular suspense novels. ... The Piano Teacher (La Pianiste) is a 2001 film directed by Michael Haneke, starring Isabelle Huppert and Benoit Maginel. ... Elfriede Jelinek talking to anti-government protesters in Vienna, June 2000 Elfriede Jelinek (born 20 October 1946) is an Austrian feminist playwright and novelist. ... James Albert Michener (February 3, 1907? - October 16, 1997) was the American author of such books as Tales of the South Pacific (for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1948), Hawaii, The Drifters, Centennial, The Source, The Fires of Spring, Chesapeake, Caribbean, Caravans, Alaska, Texas and Poland. ... The Robots of Dawn is a whodunit science fiction novel by Isaac Asimov, first published in 1983. ... Dr. Isaac Asimov enthroned with symbols of his lifes work (Rowena Morrill) Isaac Asimov (c. ... Scandal, or Priscillas Kindness is a satirical novel by A. N. Wilson first published in 1983 about a British politicians rise and fall, the latter over a relationship with a prostitute. ... Andrew Norman Wilson (born 1950) is an English writer, known for his biographies, novels and works of popular and cultural history. ... Shame book cover Shame was Salman Rushdies third novel, at 300 pages. ... Salman Rushdie Salman Rushdie (born Ahmed Salman Rushdie, June 19, 1947, in Bombay, India) is an Indian-born British essayist and author of fiction, most of which is set on the Indian subcontinent. ... A Time for Judas is a novel by Canadian author Morley Callaghan, published in 1983. ... 2003 Canada Post stamp Morley Edward Callaghan (February 22, 1903 – August 25, 1990) was a Canadian novelist, short story writer, playwright, TV and radio personality. ... Stephen Reeder Donaldson (born May 13, 1947) is an American fantasy and science fiction novelist. ... A comedy by William Shakespeare, The Winters Tale is also considered a problem play by many. ... Mark Helprin is a contemporary award-winning Jewish-American novelist and journalist. ... Samuel Beckett Samuel Barclay Beckett (April 13, 1906 – December 22, 1989) was an Irish playwright, novelist and poet. ...

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February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Thomas Lanier Williams (March 26, 1911 РFebruary 25, 1983), better known by the pen name Tennessee Williams, was a noted playwright. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Georges Remi Herg̩ Georges Remi (May 23, 1907 - March 3, 1983), better known by the pen name Herg̩, was a Belgian comics writer and artist. ... Comics (sometimes spelled comix) are combinations of words and images into a medium for telling stories. ...

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