Los Angeles writer Aimee Bender, known for her poignant portrayals of eccentricity, has published two short story collections and one novel. Her first collection, 'The Girl in the Flammable Skirt' (1998), received rave reviews and was a NY Times Notable Book of the Year. Her second book, a novel titl
Steven Paul “Elliott” Smith (August 6, 1969 – October 21, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Smith was born in Omaha, Nebraska, raised primarily in Texas, and resided for a significant portion of his life in Portland, Oregon, where he first gained popularity. His primary inst
Born in Cape Town South Africa, John Maxwell Coetzee was the first child of an attorney and a school teacher. Coetzee attended the University of Capetown and graduated in 1960 with a degree in English and in 1961 with a degree in Mathematics.
He entered the English PhD program at University of Tex