Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - January 4

1940: Gao Xingjian is born. (Explore: The Other Shore, Gao Xingjian)

1960: Albert Camus dies. (Explore: The Stranger, The Plague, Albert Camus)

1986: Christopher Isherwood dies. (Explore: The Dog Beneath the Skin, Christopher Isherwood, Christopher William Bradshaw-Isherwood)

2004: Joan (Delano) Aiken dies. (Explore: The Kingdom Under the Sea and Other Stories)

2006: Irving Layton dies. (Explore: Irving Layton)