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Encyclopedia > 1989 in literature

See also: 1988 in literature, other events of 1989, 1990 in literature, list of years in literature. See also: 1987 in literature, other events of 1988, 1989 in literature, list of years in literature. ... 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1989 in literature, other events of 1990, 1991 in literature, list of years in literature. ... This page indexes the individual year in literature pages. ...

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Events

February 24 is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Ayatollah (Arabic: آية الله; Persian: آیت‌الله) is a high title given to major Shia clergymen. ... Ayatollah Khomeini founded the first modern Islamic republic Ayatollah Seyyed Ruhollah Khomeini (آیت‌الله روح‌الله خمینی in Persian) (May 17, 1900 – June 3, 1989) was an Iranian Shia Muslim cleric and the political and spiritual leader of the 1979 Islamic Revolution that overthrew Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran. ... The Satanic Verses cover The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdies fourth novel, first published in 1988 and inspired in part by the life of Muhammad. ... 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. ...

New books

Geek Love is a novel by Katherine Dunn and first published in 1983. ... Katherine Dunn is a novelist, journalist, book reviewer, and poet from Portland, Oregon. ... And the Ass Saw the Angel is the first novel (and only one to date) by the rock musician Nick Cave, originally published in 1989 by Black Spring Press in the UK and Harper Collins in the US. It was recently re-published by 2. ... Nick Cave in Oslo, Norway 1986 Nicholas Edward Cave (born September 22, 1957) is a musician, songwriter, poet, author, and actor. ... The Cardinal of the Kremlin is a novel by Tom Clancy, featuring his character Jack Ryan. ... Tom Clancy Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. ... Danielle Steel (b. ... Sir John Keegan (born 1934) is an English military historian specializing in 20th-century wars. ... Foucaults Pendulum (original title: Il pendolo di Foucault) is a 1988 novel by Italian novelist and philosopher Umberto Eco. ... Photo of Umberto Eco by Robert Birnbaum Umberto Eco (born January 5, 1932) is an Italian novelist and philosopher, best known for his novels and essays. ... The Great and Secret Show is a novel by British (although he now lives in the USA) author Clive Barker. ... Clive Barker (born October 5, 1952, Liverpool, England) is a British author, director and visual artist. ... Guards! Guards! is the 8th Discworld novel by Terry Pratchett, first published in 1989. ... 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. ... Hyperion The Hyperion Cantos is a tetralogy of novels by Dan Simmons. ... Dan Simmons (born April 4, 1948 in Peoria, Illinois) is an author most widely known for his Hugo Award-winning science fiction novel Hyperion and its sequel The Fall of Hyperion. ... Gilda Radners Live From New York LP cover Gilda Radner (June 28, 1946 - May 20, 1989) was an American comedienne and actress. ... Jasmine (1989) is a novel by Bharati Mukherjee set in the present about a young Indian woman in the United States who, trying to adapt to the American way of life in order to be able to survive, changes identities several times. ... Bharati Mukherjee (born July 27, 1940) is an Indian-American fiction writer and university professor currently teaching at the English Department of the University of California, Berkeley [1]. Her novels and short stories are mainly about the immigrant experience. ... The Joy Luck Club is a best-selling novel written by Amy Tan. ... Amy Tan (Chinese: 譚恩美; pinyin: Tán Ēnměi) (born February 19, 1952) is a Chinese American author. ... The Legacy of Heorot is a science fiction novel written in 1987 by Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle and Steven Barnes. ... Larry Niven Laurence van Cott Niven (born April 30, 1938) is a US science fiction author. ... Licence to Kill (released in the United States as License to Kill, but sold in the U.S. home video market with the British spelling) is the sixteenth film in the James Bond film series made by EON Productions. ... This article concerns the British author of spy thrillers John Gardner. ... London Fields is a park, and a locality of London, situated in Dalston in the London Borough of Hackney, East London. ... Photo of Martin Amis by Robert Birnbaum Martin Amis (born in Oxford, August 25, 1949) is an English novelist and son of Sir Kingsley Amis. ... The Magick of Candleburning is a non-fiction book by American author, Gerina Dunwich. ... Gerina Dunwich (born December 27, 1959, in Illinois) is a professional astrologer, occult historian, and popular New Age author, best known for her books on Wicca and the spellcasting arts. ... The Negotiator is a 1998 drama/thriller film, directed by F. Gary Gray. ... Frederick Forsyth (born August 25, 1938) is a British author and occasional political commentator. ... The Pillars of the Earth is a historical novel about the building of a cathedral in Kingsbridge (a fictional town located roughly where the present-day town of Marlborough, Wiltshire is) in England, written by Ken Follett. ... Ken Follett (born June 5, 1949) is a British author of thrillers and historical novels. ... Prayer for Owen Meany cover A Prayer For Owen Meany is a novel by American writer John Irving, first published in 1989. ... John Winslow Irving (born March 2, 1942) is an American novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter (for The Cider House Rules, based on his book of the same name). ... Pyramids is the seventh Discworld novel by Terry Pratchett, published in 1989. ... 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. ... The Remains of the Day (1989) is the third novel by British-Japanese author Kazuo Ishiguro, which won for him the Booker prize that same year. ... Kazuo Ishiguro (born November 8, 1954) is a Japanese-born British author. ... John le Carré is the pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell (born October 19, 1931) in Poole, Dorset, England. ... The Sands of Time is a 1988 fiction by acclaimed novelist, Sidney Sheldon. ... Sidney Sheldon (born February 11, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois), is an American screenwriter and novelist. ... The Satanic Verses cover The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdies fourth novel, first published in 1988 and inspired in part by the life of Muhammad. ... 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. ... 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. ... Solomon Gursky Was Here is a 1989 novel by Canadian author Mordecai Richler. ... Mordecai Richler (January 27, 1931 - July 3, 2001) was a Canadian author, scriptwriter, and essayist. ... Danielle Steel (b. ... Alice Walker Alice Malsenior Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an African American author whose most famous novel, The Color Purple, won both the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award. ... A Time to Kill is the name of a Star Trek: The Next Generation paperback novel by author David Mack, published by Pocket Books on August 1, 2004. ... Grishams 2005 Novel The Broker John Grisham (born February 8, 1955) is an American novelist and author best known for his works of modern legal drama. ... 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. ... Mary Higgins Clark (born December 24, 1929) is a best-selling American mystery and suspense writer. ... Coronet Books British paperback edition. ... This article concerns the British author of spy thrillers John Gardner. ... The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) of the Bible, released in 1989, is an update of the Revised Standard Version (RSV). ... The holy Jewish scripture: The Torah. ... Dr. Stanley Hauerwas Stanley Hauerwas (July 24, 1940_ ) is a United Methodist theologian and ethicist who is currently the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke Divinity School in Durham, NC. In his career, he has attempted to emphasize the importance of virtue and character within the Church. ... Bishop William Willimon William H. Willimon is a Bishop in The United Methodist Church, currently serving in North Alabama. ...

Births

Deaths

January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Bruce Charles Chatwin (May 13, 1940 - January 8, 1989) was a British novelist and travel writer. ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... John Nicholas Cassavetes (December 9, 1929 - February 3, 1989) was a Greek-American actor, screenwriter, and director. ... March 14 is the 73rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (74th in Leap years) with 292 days remaining in the year. ... Edward Abbey, having shot out his Tee Vee Edward Paul Abbey (January 29, 1927 - March 14, 1989) was a respected American author and essayist noted for his strong criticism of public land policies and passionate advocacy of environmental issues. ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in Leap years). ... Malcolm Cowley, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1963 Malcolm Cowley (1898 – March 27, 1989) was an American novelist, poet, critic, and journalist. ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... Dame Daphne du Maurier DBE (May 13, 1907 – April 19, 1989) was one of the most successful Cornish novelists of all time. ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... Cyril Lionel Robert James (4 January 1901–19 May 1989) was a journalist, and a prominent socialist theorist and writer. ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... Ronald David Laing (October 7, 1927–August 23, 1989), was a British psychiatrist who wrote extensively on mental illness and particularly the experience of psychosis. ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... Georges Joseph Christian Simenon (February 13, 1903 - September 4, 1989) was a Belgian writer, who wrote in French. ... Ronald Syme Sir Ronald Syme (11 March 1903 – 4 September 1989), New Zealand-born historian, was the preeminent classicist of the 20th century. ... September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... Robert Penn Warren (April 24, 1905 - September 15, 1989) was an American poet and writer. ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 92 days remaining, as the final day of September. ... Horace Gundry Alexander (July 30, 1889 - September 30, 1989) was an English Quaker teacher and writer, pacifist and ornithologist. ... October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years). ... Cesare Zavattini (September 20, 1902-October 13, 1989) was a Italian screenwriter noted for neo-realist films. ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stella Dorothea Gibbons (5 January 1902—19 December 1989) was an English novelist and poet. ... December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years. ... Paul Francis Jennings (June 20, 1918 - December 26, 1989) was a British humourist. ... December is the twelfth and last month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... George Seldon (?? - December 1989) was a pseudonym used by American childrens writer George Seldon Thompson, author of the Cricket in Times Square books. ...

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