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The year 1986 in literature involved some significant events and new books. This page indexes the individual year in literature pages. ... The table of years in literature is a tabular display of all years in literature, for overview and quick navigation to any year. ... See also: 1975 in literature, other events of 1976, 1977 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1976 in literature, other events of 1977, 1978 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1977 in literature, other events of 1978, 1979 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1978 in literature, other events of 1979, 1980 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1979 in literature, other events of 1980, 1981 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1980 in literature, other events of 1981, 1982 in literature, list of years in literature. ... 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Elizabeth Bishop, Collected Poems 1927-1979 (posthumous) Amy Clampitt, Kingfisher Hilda Doolittle (H.D.), Collected Poems, 1912–1944 (posthumous) Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry: Vivian Smith, Tide Country See 1983 Governor Generals Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists... // December 19 - Philip Larkin turns down the British Poet Laureateship, and Ted Hughes becomes Poet Laureate. ... // The term New Formalism was first used in the article The Yuppie Poet in the May 1985 issue of the AWP Newsletter in an attack on the poetry movement. ... // March 4 - President Ronald Reagan publicly recites from memory lines from Robert Services The Cremation of Sam McGee Wendy Cope, Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis a best-seller December 18 Pforzheimer Collection of the works of Percy Bysshe Shelley and his circle donated to the New York Public Library... // Charles Bukowski, fictionalised as alter ego Henry Chinaski, becomes the subject of the film Barfly starring Mickey Rourke. ... // Joseph Brodsky, To Urania Federico García Lorca, Poeta en Nueva York first translation into English as A Poet in New York this year (written in 1930, first published posthumously in 1940) Philip Larkin, Collected Poems Michael Palmer, Sun The New British Poetry, a poetry anthology, jointly edited by Gillian... // Dead Poets Society, a film with excerpts from many traditional poets, ending with the title and opening line of Walt Whitmans lament on the death of Abraham Lincoln, O Captain! My Captain! My Left Foot, a film about Christy Brown, the Irish poet, and based on his autobiography Edward... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... This article is about the year. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... 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Contents

Events

New books

Sir Kingsley William Amis (April 16, 1922 – October 22, 1995) was an English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher. ... The Old Devils is a novel by Kingsley Amis, first published in 1986. ... Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob (born August 6, 1934 in Oxford, England) is a writer in the science fiction and fantasy genres, publishing under the name Piers Anthony. ... Not to be confused with Geoffrey Archer. ... A matter of honour is a chase story. ... James Axler is a pseudonym used by the publishing company Gold Eagle Books, a division of Harlequin Enterprises . ... Pilgrimage to Hell is the first book in the Deathlands Saga of novels. ... Red Holocaust is the second book in the series of Deathlands. ... Iain Menzies Banks (officially Iain Banks, born on 16 February 1954 in Dunfermline, Fife) is a Scottish writer. ... The Bridge is a novel by Scottish author Iain Banks. ... Thomas Bernhard (February 9, 1931, Heerlen - February 12, 1989, Ohlsdorf) was an Austrian playwright and novelist. ... Anita Brookner (born July 16, 1928) is an English novelist and art historian born in London. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... Speaker for the Dead (1986) is a science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card and a sequel to the novel Enders Game. ... Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. ... Red Storm Rising is a 1986 techno-thriller novel by Tom Clancy and Larry Bond about a Third World War in Europe between NATO and Warsaw Pact forces, set around the mid-1980s, probably in 1986 or 1987. ... James Clavell, born Charles Edmund Dumaresq Clavell (10 October 1924 – 7 September 1994) was a British novelist, screenwriter, director and World War II hero and POW. Clavell is best known for his epic Asian Saga series of novels and their televised adaptations, along with such films as The Great Escape... Jacqueline Jill Jackie Collins (born 4 October 1937), is a British-born novelist. ... Pat Conroy (born October 26, 1945 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a New York Times bestselling author who has written such acclaimed works as The Lords of Discipline, Beach Music, The Great Santini, The Prince of Tides, The Water is Wide, The Boo, My Losing Season, and Conroys stories have... The Prince of Tides is a 1986 novel by Pat Conroy. ... Hugh Cook (b. ... Bernard Cornwell OBE (born February 23, 1944) is a prolific and popular English historical novelist. ... Sharpes Regiment is a historical novel by Bernard Cornwell. ... Richard Ford (born February 16, 1944) is an American novelist and short story writer. ... The Sportswriter is a 1986 novel by Richard Ford. ... John Gardner, circa 1984 John Edmund Gardner (November 20, 1926 - August 3, 2007) was an English spy novelist. ... Nobody Lives For Ever (published in American editions as Nobody Lives Forever), first published in 1986, was the fifth novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Flemings secret agent, James Bond. ... Jacques Godbout (born November 27, 1933 at Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a novelist, essayist, childrens writer, journalist, filmmaker and poet. ... Une histoire américaine is a novel published in 1986 by Canadian novelist, essayist, childrens writer, journalist, filmmaker and poet, Jacques Godbout. ... Carl Hiaasen (IPA pronunciation: ) (born March 12, 1953) is an American journalist and novelist. ... Tourist Season is a novel written in 1986 by Carl Hiaasen. ... Diana Wynne Jones (born London August 16, 1934) is a British writer, principally of fantasy novels for children and adults, as well as a small amount of non-fiction. ... This article is about the Diana Wynne Jones book. ... Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of over 200 stories including over 50 bestselling horror novels. ... It is a horror novel by Stephen King, published in 1986. ... William Patrick Kinsella, OC (born May 25, 1935, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) is a noted novelist who mainly writes about Canadas First Nations and baseball. ... Judith Krantz (born Judith Tarcher on January 9, 1928 in New York City), is an American novelist who writes in the romance genre. ... Ill Take Manhattan (novel) by Judith Krantz Ill Take Manhattan (TV miniseries), screening of Krantzs book Categories: ... Cover Louis LAmour book, Showdown at Yellow Butte. ... Last of the Breed is a book by Louis LAmour which recounts fictional accounting of a Native American Air Force Pilot, Joe Mack, shot down over Soviet airspace. ... John le Carré is the pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell (born October 19, 1931 in Poole, Dorset, England), an English writer of espionage novels. ... A Perfect Spy is a 1986 novel by the eminent British author David Cornwell, who wrote under the pseudonym John le Carré. The ironic title tells the tale of Magnus Pym, a long-time spy for the United Kingdom, who mysteriously disappears, leaving behind his wife and son and a... Tanith Lee Tanith Lee (born September 19, 1947) is a British writer of science fiction, horror and fantasy. ... Gordon Jay Lish (born February 11, 1934 in Hewlett, New York) is an American writer. ... Dear Mr. ... Howard Phillips Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American author of fantasy, horror and science fiction, noted for combining these three genres within single narratives. ... [1] From Amazon. ... Robert Ludlum (May 25, 1927 New York City â€“ March 12, 2001 Naples, Florida) was an American author of 29 thriller novels, and was educated at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut. ... For the film see: The Bourne Supremacy (film) The Bourne Supremacy (ISBN 0553263226) is a novel written by Robert Ludlum and a sequel to The Bourne Identity. ... Amin Maalouf (Arabic: ; born (25 February 1949 in Beirut) is a Lebanese author. ... Leo Africanus is a 1986 novel by Amin Maalouf, depicting the life of the mysterious Renaissance traveller Leo Africanus. ... Robert Norman Munsch, C.M. (born June 11, 1945) is a USA-born Canadian childrens author. ... Book cover illustrated by Sheila McGraw Love You Forever is a short book written by Robert Munsch and published in 1986. ... Patrick OBrian (12 December 1914 – 2 January 2000; born as Richard Patrick Russ) was an English novelist and translator, best known for his Aubrey–Maturin series of novels set in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars and centered on the friendship of Captain Jack Aubrey and the Irish... The Reverse of the Medal (1986) is a novel by Patrick OBrian, the eleventh in the Aubrey–Maturin series. ... Robert B. Parkers novel Cold Service Robert B. Parker (born September 17, 1932) is an acclaimed American writer of detective fiction. ... Belva Plain (born 1919 in New York, New York) is a best-selling American author of mainstream womens fiction. ... Anthony Dymoke Powell, CH (December 21, 1905 - March 28, 2000) was a British novelist best known for his A Dance to the Music of Time duodecalogy published between 1951 and 1975. ... Terence David John Pratchett OBE (born April 28, 1948, in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England[1]) is an English fantasy author, best known for his Discworld series. ... The Light Fantastic is a comic fantasy novel by Terry Pratchett, the second of the Discworld series. ... Reynolds Price Reynolds Price (born February 1, 1933, as Edward Reynolds Price) is a U.S. novelist, poet, dramatist, essayist and James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University. ... Kate Vaiden (1986) is a novel by Reynolds Price about a white woman from the American South who, after a teenage pregnancy, abandons her son shortly after giving birth to him and who does not get in touch with him for four decades. ... James Purdy (July 17th, 1923-) is a noted American novelist, short story-writer, poet, and playwrite who since his debut (63: Dream Palace, 1956) has published over a dozen novels, as well as more than half-a-dozen collections of poetry and short fiction and a handful of plays. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis is a novel by Portuguese novelist Jose Saramago, the winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in literature. ... Idries Shah (16 June 1924–23 November 1996) (Arabic: ), also known as Idris Shah, né Sayyid Idris al-Hashimi (Arabic: سيد إدريس الهاشمي), was an author in the Naqshbandi sufist tradition on works ranging from psychology and spirituality to travelogues and culture studies. ... Danielle Steel (born Danielle Fernande Schuelein-Steel on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York) is one of the best-selling authors in the United States. ... Peter Matthew Hillsman Taylor (January 8, 1917 – November 2, 1994) was a U.S. author and writer. ... A Summons to Memphis is a 1986 novel by Peter Taylor, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1987. ... James Tiptree, Jr (August 24, 1915 – May 19, 1987) was the pen name of science fiction author Alice Sheldon. ... Tales of the Quintana Roo is a collection of fantasy stories by author James Tiptree, Jr. ... Roger Joseph Zelazny (May 13, 1937 – June 14, 1995) was an American writer of fantasy and science fiction short stories and novels. ... Blood of Amber is the seventh book in the Amber saga by Roger Zelazny. ...

New drama

Caryl Churchill (born September 3, 1938) is an English writer of stage plays known for her use of non-realistic techniques and feminist themes. ... David Lan is an English playwright, filmmaker, theatre director and social anthropologist. ... A Mouthful of Birds is a 1986 play with dance by Caryl Churchill and David Lan, with choreography by Ian Spink. ... William Martin Russell (born 23 August 1947 in Whiston, Merseyside) is a British playwright, lyricist and composer. ... Shirley Valentine is a play by Willy Russell, first staged in 1986. ...

Poetry

Kama Sywor KAMANDA Kama Sywor KAMANDA was born in 1952 in Luebo, Congo, to a family of Bantu- Egyptian origin. ...

Non-fiction

Photo of Martin Amis by Robert Birnbaum Martin Amis (born August 25, 1949) is an English novelist. ... Clinton Richard Dawkins (born March 26, 1941) is a British ethologist, evolutionary biologist and popular science writer who holds the Charles Simonyi Chair for the Public Understanding of Science at the University of Oxford. ... Cover illustration by the zoologist Desmond Morris The Blind Watchmaker is a 1986 book by Richard Dawkins in which he presents an explanation of, and argument for, the theory of evolution by means of natural selection. ... Adrian Charles Edmondson (born 24 January 1957) is an English actor, comedian, director, and writer. ... How to be a Complete Bastard is a 1986 book by Adrian Edmondson, Mark Leigh and Mike Lepine. ... Flora Fraser is a British writer, best known for her historical biographies. ... Bold textMark Mathabane, born Johannes Mathabane, is a tennis player, author, and lecturer. ... Kaffir Boy is Mark Mathabanes 1986 autobiography about life under the South African apartheid regime. ... Farley McGill Mowat OC, BA, D.Litt (born May 12, 1921 in Belleville, Ontario) is a conservationist and one of Canadas most widely-read authors. ... My Discovery of America is a book by Canadian author Farley Mowat, which recounts his troubles trying to enter the United States. ... Marc Reisner (September 14, 1948 - July 21, 2000) was an American environmentalist and writer best known for his groundbreaking book Cadillac Desert, a history of water management in the American West. ... Cadillac Desert by Marc Reisner is a 1986 book (ISBN 0140178244) about land development and water policy in the western United States. ... Richard Rhodes (born July 4, 1937) is an American author of fiction and verity, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Making of the Atomic Bomb in 1986, and most recently, John James Audubon: the Making of an American in 2004. ... Richard Lee Rhodes (b. ... Mary Wilson (born 6 March 1944 in Greenville, Mississippi) is an American singer best known for her work as a member of the Motown soul and pop group The Supremes. ...

Births

Deaths

is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lord Edward Christian David Gascoyne-Cecil CH (April 9, 1902 – January 1, 1986), was an English aristocrat, literary scholar, biographer and academic. ... is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Christopher Isherwood (left) and W.H. Auden (right), photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1939 Christopher Isherwood (prior to 1946 Christopher William Bradshaw-Isherwood) (August 26, 1904 – January 4, 1986), Anglo-American novelist, was born in the ancestral seat of his family, Wybersley Hall, High Lane, in the north west of... is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lafayette Ronald Hubbard (March 13, 1911 – January 24, 1986), better known as L. Ron Hubbard, was an American pulp fiction writer,[2][3][4] creator of Dianetics, and founder of the Church of Scientology. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Doctrine Practices Concepts People Public outreach Organization Controversy Scientology is a body of beliefs and related practices created by American pulp fiction author L. Ron Hubbard in 1952 as an outgrowth of his earlier self-help system, Dianetics. ... is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Frank Patrick Herbert (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986) was a critically acclaimed and commercially successful American science fiction author. ... Note that this partial list contains some authors whose works of fantastic fiction would today be called science fiction, even if they predate, or did not work in that genre. ... is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Penn Warren Robert Penn Warren (April 24, 1905 – September 15, 1989) was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic, and was one of the founders of The New Criticism. ... is the 63rd day of the year (64th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the U.S. kidnap victim, see Elizabeth Smart kidnapping. ... is the 77th day of the year (78th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bernard Malamud (April 26, 1914 – March 18, 1986) was an American writer. ... April 14 is the 104th day of the year (105th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 261 days remaining. ... La Beauvoir redirects here; also see: Beauvoir (disambiguation). ... is the 135th day of the year (136th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Theodore White on a book cover Theodore Harold White (May 6, 1915 – May 9, 1986) was an American political journalist, historian, and novelist, best known for his acclaimed accounts of the 1960, 1964, 1968, and 1972 presidential elections. ... is the 165th day of the year (166th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jorge Luis Borges (August 24, 1899 – June 14, 1986) was an Argentine writer. ... is the 215th day of the year (216th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Beryl Markham (26 October 1902 - 3 August 1986), was a British-born Kenyan author, pilot, horse trainer and adventurer. ... is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Milton Acorn (March 30, 1923 - August 20, 1986), nicknamed The Peoples Poet by his peers, was a Canadian poet, writer, and playwright. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Findlay Hendry (12 September 1912 – 17 December 1986) was a Scottish poet known also as an editor and writer. ... is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Cleo Virginia Andrews (June 6, 1923 – December 19, 1986), better known as V. C. Andrews or Virginia C. Andrews was an American author. ... Lena Kennedy (June 15, 1914 - 1986), was an English author. ...

Awards

The Nobel Prize in literature is awarded annually to an author from any country who has produced the most outstanding work of an idealistic tendency. The work in this case generally refers to an authors work as a whole, not to any individual work, though individual works are sometimes... Akinwande Oluwole Wole Soyinka (born 13 July 1934) is a Nigerian writer, poet and playwright. ...

Australia

The Australian/Vogel Literary Award is an Australian literary award for unpublished manuscript for writers under the age of 35. ... The C. J. Dennis Prize for Poetry is awarded annually as part of the Victorian Premiers Literary Awards, for a significant selection of new work by a poet published in a book. ... John A. Scott or John Scott (b. ... The Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry is awarded annually as part of the N. S. W. Premiers Literary Awards for a book of collected poems or for a single poem of substantial length published in book form. ... Robert Gray (b. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ...

Canada

Each winner of the 1986 Governor Generals Awards for Literary Merit was selected by a panel of judges administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. ...

France

The Prix Goncourt is the most prestigious prize in French literature, given to the author of the best and most imaginative prose work of the year. Edmond de Goncourt, a successful author, critic, and publisher, bequeathed his entire estate for the foundation and maintenance of the Académie Goncourt. ... The Prix Médicis is a French literary award given each year in November. ... The Prix Médicis is a French literary award given each year in November. ... John Hawkes (born John Clendennin Talbot Burne Hawkes, Jr. ...

United Kingdom

The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, also known as the Man Booker Prize, or simply the Man Booker, is one of the worlds most important literary prizes, and awarded each year for the best original novel written by a citizen of the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland in... Sir Kingsley William Amis (April 16, 1922 – October 22, 1995) was an English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher. ... The Old Devils is a novel by Kingsley Amis, first published in 1986. ... The Cholmondeley Award is given by the Society of Authors for poetry. ... Lawrence George Durrell (February 27, 1912 – November 7, 1990) was a British novelist, poet, dramatist, and travel writer, though he resisted affiliation with Britain and preferred to be considered cosmopolitan. ... James Fenton (born April 25, 1949, Lincoln, England) has been, at various times, a journalist, poet, literary critic, and professor. ... The Eric Gregory Award is given by the Society of Authors to British poets under 30 on submisson. ... Lachlan Mackinnon (b. ... Founded in 1919, the James Tait Black Memorial Prizes are among the oldest and most prestigious book prizes awarded for literature written in the English Language. ... Jenny Joseph (born 7 May 1932) is an English poet. ... Founded in 1919, the James Tait Black Memorial Prizes are among the oldest and most prestigious book prizes awarded for literature written in the English Language. ... Helen Waddell (1889 - 1965) was an Irish poet, translator and playwright. ... The Gold Medal for Poetry, originally instituted by King George V, is awarded in some years on 23 April, for a book of verse written by a United Kingdom or British Commonwealth citizen; before 1985 it was awarded only to British writers (this rule clearly not having hardened by 1940). ... The cover of MacCaigs Selected Poems Norman MacCaig (14 November 1910 – 23 January 1996) was a Scottish poet. ... Kazuo Ishiguro (カズオ・イシグロ Kazuo Ishiguro, originally 石黒一雄 Ishiguro Kazuo, born November 8, 1954) is a British author of Japanese origin. ...

United States

The Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize is a major American literary award for a first full-length book of poetry in the English language. ... Two American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medals are awarded each year by the academy for distinguished achievement. ... Sidney Kingsley (1906-1995) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American dramatist. ... The Frost Medal is an award of the Poetry Society of America for lifetime achievement. ... Irwin Allen Ginsberg (IPA: ) (June 3, 1926 – April 5, 1997) was an American poet. ... Richard Ghormley Eberhart (April 5, 1904 – June 9, 2005) was a prolific American poet who published more than a dozen books of poetry and approximately twenty works in total. ... The Nebula is an award given each year by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), for the best science fiction/fantasy fiction published in the United States during the two previous years (see rolling eligibility below). ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA) to the author of the outstanding American book for children. ... “Childrens books” redirects here. ... Patricia MacLachlan is a bestselling childrens author, best known for winning the 1986 Newbery Medal for her book Sarah, Plain and Tall. ... The Prometheus Award is an award for libertarian science fiction novels given out annually by the Libertarian Futurist Society (which also publishes a quarterly journal, Prometheus). ... Robert Joseph Shea (1933 - March 10, 1994) was the co-author (with Robert Anton Wilson) of The Illuminatus! Trilogy. ... Robert Anton Wilson Robert Anton Wilson or RAW (January 18, 1932 – January 11, 2007) was a prolific American novelist, essayist, philosopher, psychologist, futurologist, anarchist, and conspiracy theory researcher. ... “Illuminatus” redirects here. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Drama was first awarded in 1918. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction has been awarded since 1948 for distinguished fiction by an American author, preferably dealing with American life. ... Larry McMurtry (born June 3, 1936 in Wichita Falls, Texas) is a novelist, screenwriter, and essayist. ... The Pulitzer Prize in Poetry has been presented since 1922 for a distinguished volume of original verse by an American author. ... Sir Henry Taylor (October 18, 1800 - March 27, 1886) was an English dramatist. ...

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