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Adams, Richard

The first edition of Watership Down was published in 1972. Written by Richard Adams, whose birthday we celebrate on May 9th, the story is about a flock of rabbits whose burrows are destroyed by urban expansion, so they search for a new place to settle. It combines fantasy, adventure, and ecology. Adams did not pay […]


Aiken, Joan

Joan Delano Aiken was born on September 4th, 1924, in Sussex, England, the daughter of American writer Conrad Aiken and Canadian writer Jessie McDonald Aiken. When Ms. Aiken was five years old, her mother divorced Conrad Aiken and later married another writer, Martin Armstrong. Joan Aiken’s sister, Jane Aiken Hodge is also a writer. Aiken […]