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Encyclopedia > 1993 in literature

See also: 1992 in literature, other events of 1993, 1994 in literature, list of years in literature. See also: 1991 in literature, other events of 1992, 1993 in literature, list of years in literature. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... See also: 1993 in literature, other events of 1994, 1995 in literature, list of years in literature. ... This page indexes the individual year in literature pages. ...

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Events

Stephen Hawking in his classroom. ... A Brief History of Time is a popular science book written by Professor Stephen Hawking and first published in 1988. ... The Sunday Times is the name of several Sunday newspapers. ... November 17 is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... E. Annie Proulx (born August 22, 1935) is an author who is best known for her second novel, The Shipping News (1993), which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for fiction in 1994. ... The National Book Awards is the most important literary prize in the United States, presented annually for the best book by a living US citizen published in the US. The awards have been presented since 1950 in at least one category, and is presently awarded in each of four categories... The Shipping News is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (ISBN 068485791X) by E. Annie Proulx which was published in 1993, and a film of the same name, released in 2001, set on the Canadian island of Newfoundland. ... The Feminine Mystique is a book written by Betty Friedan, published in 1963. ... Betty Friedan Betty Naomi Goldstein Friedan (born February 4, 1921) is an American feminist, social activist and writer. ...

New books

Sue Townsend (born April 2, 1946) is the author of the Adrian Mole series of books. ... Poster for Band of Brothers. ... Stephen Ambrose, at the 2001 premier of Band of Brothers Stephen Edward Ambrose (January 10, 1936 - October 13, 2002) was a popular historian and biographer of Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. ... Sandra Boynton (born April 3, 1953) is an American childrens author. ... The Client (1993) is a fictional legal thriller written by American author John Grisham, set in Memphis, Tennessee. ... 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. ... Iain Menzies Banks writes mainstream novels as Iain Banks and science fiction as Iain M. Banks. ... The Emigrants, or Utvandrarna, is a 1971 film which tells the story of a Swedish couple who emigrate to 19th century America. ... W. G. (Winifried Georg Maximilian) Sebald (18 May 1944, Wertach im Allgäu–14 December 2001, Norfolk, United Kingdom) was a German writer and academic. ... The Giver by Lois Lowry The Giver (1993) by Lois Lowry is a soft science fiction novel set in a possible future society which first seems to be a utopia and gradually appears more and more dystopian. ... Lois Lowry (born March 20, 1937) is a childrens author who has written many popular books. ... Jeffrey Howard Archer, Baron Archer of Weston-super-Mare (born April 15, 1940) is the successful author of a number of popular novels, raised considerable sums for charities, was a former MP and Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party, who was later convicted of perjury. ... Herman Wouk (born May 27, 1915) is an bestselling American author, with a number of notable novels to his credit, including The Caine Mutiny, The Winds of War, and War and Remembrance. ... Ahdaf Soueif is an Egyptian short story writer and novelist. ... Anne Rice signing books at Olssons on 19th Street, N.W. in the District of Columbia circa 1990. ... Like Water for Chocolate was a successful book by Laura Esquivel, a Mexican author, in 1992. ... Laura Esquivel is the author of Like Water for Chocolate and Swift as Desire. ... Deborah Joy Corey (born 1958 in Temperance Vale, New Brunswick, Canada) is a writer whose first novel, Losing Eddie won the 1994 Books in Canada First Novel Award. ... Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus is a bestselling relationship guide written by John Gray and first published in 1992. ... There have been a number of notable people named John Gray John Gray (North Carolina) was a member of the North Carolina General Assembly in the late 18th century. ... Men at Arms is the 15th Discworld novel by Terry Pratchett. ... 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. ... Moving Mars is a science fiction novel written by Greg Bear (ISBN 0812524802). ... Gregory Dale Bear (born August 20, 1951) is a science fiction author. ... John le Carré is the pseudonym of David John Moore Cornwell (born October 19, 1931) in Poole, Dorset, England. ... Nightmares & Dreamscapes (1993) is a short story collection by Stephen King. ... Stephen King Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is a prolific American author best known for his horror novels. ... Miranda Jane Seymour (born 1948), is an English literary critic, novelist, and biographer. ... Turow was featured on the cover of Time magazine in June 1990. ... Amin Maalouf (25 February 1949) in Beirut, Lebanon) is a Lebanese author. ... Robert Ludlum (May 25, 1927 – March 12, 2001) was the author of 29 spy fiction novels. ... Tariq Ali Tariq Ali (born 1943) is an author, filmmaker, and historian. ... Robert James Waller is an American author also known for his work as a photographer and musician. ... Trainspotting (1993) is a novel by Irvine Welsh focussing primarily on a group of heroin addicts in Leith, Scotland. ... Irvine Welsh, reading one of his new short stories at the Edinburgh International Book Festival Irvine Welsh (born Leith, Edinburgh, September 27, 1961) is a Scottish novelist probably best known for his novel Trainspotting, about a group of heroin addicts attempts to quit using the drug. ... Esther Delisle (born 1954) is a French-Canadian historian and author. ... Danielle Steel (b. ... 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. ... 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. ... Without Remorse is a novel by Tom Clancy set in 1970, in the middle of the Vietnam War. ... Tom Clancy Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. ...

Deaths

January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Eleanor Alice Burford (September 1, 1906 - January 8, 1993), Mrs. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Kobo Abe (安部公房 Abe Kōbō, pseudonym of Kimifusa Abe (Abe Kimifusa, born March 7, 1924 - January 22, 1993) was a Japanese writer. ... March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (69th in Leap years). ... Cyril Northcote Parkinson (July 30, 1909 - March 9, 1993) was a British historian and author of some sixty books. ... Parkinsons law states that work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... Leslie Charteris (May 12, 1907, Singapore–April 15, 1993) was born Leslie Charles Bowyer-Yin, to a Chinese father and an English mother. ... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... Lambertus Jacobus Johannes Aafjes (born May 12, 1914 in Amsterdam - died April 23, 1993 in Venlo) was a Dutch poet. ... June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 195 days remaining. ... Sir William Gerald Golding (September 19, 1911 - June 19, 1993) was a Cornish novelist and poet and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature (1983) for his novels which, with the perspicuity of realistic narrative art and the diversity and universality of myth, illuminate the human condition in the world... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Edward Palmer Thompson (February 3, 1924 - August 28, 1993), was a British historian, socialist and peace campaigner. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... Eugen Barbu (February 20, 1924 - September 7, 1993) was a modern Romanian novelist, playwright, journalist, and correspondent member of the Romanian Academy, a position which was vehemently criticised by those who contended that he plagiarized in his novel Incognito and for his anti-Semitic campaigns in the newspapers Săptămâna (The... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker) (November 3, 1920 - September 16, 1993) was an Australian poet, actress, writer, teacher, artist and a campaigner for Aboriginal rights. ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 61 days remaining, as the final day of October. ... Kashif Latif (King of love) (31 October 1976 - October 31, 1993) was a Pakistani author and poet, born in Lahore, Pakistan. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Anthony Burgess Wilson (February 25, 1917 – November 25, 1993), better known by his pen name Anthony Burgess, was an English writer. ... December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Margaret Landon (September 7, 1903 - December 4, 1993) was an American writer who became famous for Anna and the King of Siam, her 1944 novel of the life of Anna Leonowens. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... William Lawrence Shirer (February 23, 1904 - December 28, 1993) was an American historian and journalist. ...

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