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Events

June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Joanne Rowling OBE (born July 31, 1965 in Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire), commonly known as J.K. Rowling (pronunciation: roll-ing; her former students used to joke with her name calling her the Rolling Stone), is a British fiction writer. ... Cover of the original novel in the series, Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone. ...

Books

Demon Thief is a book in Darren Shans Demonata series. ... This article is about the author. ... Lord Loss cover Demon Thief cover The Demonata is a series by best selling author Darren Shan. ... The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, which includes the Eight Id Really Rather You Didnts, is a satirical text written by Bobby Henderson that is considered to embody the main beliefs of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (FSM), a parody religion mocking Intelligent Design (ID). ... Bobby Henderson is the creator and prophet of the parody religion of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (sometimes abbreviated as FSM). ... Tom Clancy Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. ... Alain de Botton, philosopher and writer, was born on 20 December 1969 in Zurich, Switzerland. ... Bec is currently non-released book by Darren Shan in The Demonata series. ... This article is about the author. ... Lord Loss cover Demon Thief cover The Demonata is a series by best selling author Darren Shan. ... Behind the Mask: The Blooding of Hannibal Lecter is a novel written by The Silence of the Lambs author Thomas Harris to be published in 2006. ... Thomas Harris. ... Hannibal Lecter as portrayed by Anthony Hopkins. ... Betrayal is the first book in the Legacy of the Force series The book is being written by Aaron Allston and will be released on May 30, 2006. ... Aaron Allston Aaron Allston (born 1960 in Corsicana, Texas) is an American novelist of many science fiction books, notably Star Wars novels. ... Black Swan Green is a bildungsroman novel written by David Mitchell. ... David Mitchell (born January, 1969) is a British novelist. ... Blood Fever is the second novel in the Young Bond series depicting Ian Flemings superspy James Bond as a teenager in the 1930s. ... Charlie Higson (born, 1958) is a British television writer, actor, an author, and a comedy performer. ... Illustration of a young James Bond by Kev Walker Young Bond is a series of novels featuring Ian Flemings superspy James Bond as a young teenage boy attending school at Eton College. ... Bloodlines is the second book in the Legacy of the Force series. ... Karen Traviss is a science fiction author and former defence correspondent and journalist. ... << Book the Twelfth | (last in series) This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Lemony Snicket is a fictional character, the fictional author and narrator of the A Series of Unfortunate Events books, actually written by Daniel Handler. ... Cell is a novel published by Stephen King in January 2006. ... For other people named Stephen King, see Stephen King (disambiguation). ... Jeffery Deaver (born 1950, near Chicago) is a mystery/crime writer. ... Company is a book written by Max Barry. ... Max Barry Max Barry (born March 18, 1973) is the Australian author of Syrup (his pen name for that novel was Maxx Barry for satirical, not pretentious, purposes) and Jennifer Government. ... Sherrilyn Kenyon - pulp fiction author Sherrilyn Kenyon (born 1965, Columbus, Georgia) is a writer of pulp fiction novels unusually occasionally comprising both science fiction and romance. ... Echo Park is the name of a neighbourhood in Los Angeles. ... Michael Connelly (born July 21, 1956) is an American author of detective novels, notably those featuring Hieronymus Harry Bosch. ... Flyte is the second book in the Septimus Heap series by Angie Sage. ... Angie Sage is the author of the Septimous Heap series, which consists of the two books, Magyk, and Flyte. ... Motto: (historic) In God We Trust (official, 1956–present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at the federal level; English de facto Government Federal Republic  - President George W. Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence - Declared - Recognized... Paul Stewart is the writer famous for writing The Edge Chronicles, and Lake of Skulls, among many others. ... Masamune Shirow (士郎 正宗 Shirō Masamune) is a manga artist of international renown. ... Glenn Ford Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford (born May 1, 1916), better known by his stage name Glenn Ford, is an actor. ... Val McDermid (born June 4, 1955) is a Scottish crime writer. ... Inger! (full title, Inger! A Modern-Day Viking Discovers America), is a novel by American writer James N. Sites. ... (c)1998 Jesse Stuart Foundation James Neil Sites (born on March 20, 1924 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American novelist. ... Sarah Waters (born in Wales, 1966) is a British novelist. ... This article is about the novel. ... Timothy Zahn (born September 1, 1951) is a science fiction novelist. ... Path of Destruction is a novel centered around the life of Darth Bane and the fall of the Sith Era. ... Drew Karpyshyn is a video game writer and novelist. ... David Barry, Jr. ... Phantom will be the tenth book in the Sword of Truth series by author Terry Goodkind. ... Terry Goodkind is an American writer, author of the Sword of Truth series of fantasy novels. ... Pig Island may refer to: Pig Island, the thriller novel by Mo Hayder Pig Island, the island off Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia. ... Mo Hayder is an acclaimed British crime novelist, author of the novels Birdman, The Treatment and Tokyo (known in some countries as The Devil of Nanking). ... << Demon Thief | Bec >> Slawter is the third book in the series of The Demonata (4th chronologically) written by Darren Shan. ... This article is about the author. ... Lord Loss cover Demon Thief cover The Demonata is a series by best selling author Darren Shan. ... Photo of Martin Amis by Robert Birnbaum Martin Amis (born August 25, 1949) is a British novelist. ... The Quillan Games is a book in the Pendragon series by D.J. MacHale. ... D.J. MacHale is the author of the fantasy Pendragon series. ... Karen Traviss is a science fiction author and former defence correspondent and journalist. ... The Solomon Key is the working title of a Dan Brown novel that is planned for release no earlier than 2007[1]. This will be the third book involving Robert Langdon, a fictional Harvard professor, and will likely take place after the events of Angels and Demons and The Da... Dan Brown (born June 22, 1964) is an American author of thriller fiction, best known for writing the controversial 2003 bestselling fiction novel, The Da Vinci Code. ... Thomas Ligotti (born July 9, 1953, in Detroit, Michigan) is a writer of horror stories. ... Tempest is the third book in the Legacy of the Force series. ... Troy Denning (b. ... Charles Frazier, American novelist, was born in 1950 in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... Yvonne Navarro is an American author who has published a number of books. ... Wintersmith is the working title of the third Tiffany Aching novel, due for publishing in Autumn 2006. ... Terence David John Pratchett OBE is an English fantasy author (born April 28, 1948, in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England), best known for his Discworld series. ... A major subset of the Discworld novels of Terry Pratchett involve the witches of Lancre. ...

Deaths

January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Irving Layton OC (March 12, 1912 – January 4, 2006) was a Canadian poet. ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jan Mark is an author from the United Kingdom. ... January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Wendy Wasserstein (October 18, 1950 – January 30, 2006) was an award-winning American playwright and an Andrew Dickson White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University. ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Chris Doty (September 8, 1966-February 2, 2006) was a Canadian journalist, historian, award-winning documentary filmmaker, author and playwright, noted for his many contributions to the cultural life of his hometown of London, Ontario. ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Betty Friedan Betty Friedan (February 4, 1921 – February 4, 2006) was a Jewish American feminist, activist and writer. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Michael Francis Gilbert, born in 1912, is a British writer of both fictional mysteries and thrillers who writes as Michael Gilbert. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Peter Bradford Benchley (May 8, 1940 – February 11, 2006) was an American author best known for writing the novel Jaws and co-writing the screenplay for its highly successful film adaptation. ... February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sybille von Schoenebeck (16 March 1911 – 17 February 2006) was a British author under her married name of Sybille Bedford. ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Gennadiy Aygi (Russian: Геннадий Николаевич Айги) is a Chuvashian poet and a translator. ... Theodore H. Draper (September 11, 1912 – February 21, 2006) was an American historian and political writer. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Hilde Domin (27 July 1909 – 22 February 2006), whose real name was Hilde Palm, was a German lyric poet and writer. ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in leap years). ... Stanisław Lem in 1966. ... 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. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in leap years). ... John McGahern (12 November 1934–30 March 2006) was an Irish writer (in English). ... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... George Leslie Norris (born May 1921, Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, died April 6, 2006 Provo, Utah, U.S.A.) was a prize-winning Welsh poet and short story writer. ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... Jerzy Ficowski (October 4 1924, Warsaw - May 9 2006, Warsaw) was a Polish poet, writer and translator (from Yiddish, Russian and Romani). ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... Clare Boylan (April 28, 1948 - 17 May 2006) was an Irish author, journalist and critic for newspapers, magazines and many international broadcast media. ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... Gilbert Sorrentino (April 27, 1929 – May 18, 2006) was an American novelist, short story writer, poet, literary critic, and editor. ... June 17 is the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (169th in leap years), with 197 days remaining. ... James McClure (born 9 October 1939, Johannesburg, South Africa) is a British author and journalist best known for his Kramer and Zondi mysteries set in South Africa. ...

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