January 1

Edward Morgan Forster (born January 1, 1879) – British novelist – A Passage to India

Watch an overview of E.M. Forster novels

Isma'il Raji al-Faruqi (born January 1, 1921) – Palestinian philosopher – Al-Tawhid: Its Implications for Thought and Life

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René de Ceccatty (born January 1, 1952) French novelist, essayist, literary translator (Japanese and Italian)

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Listen to a podcast interview of de Ceccatty