November 20

Nadine Gordimer

Nadine Gordimer (born November 20, 1923) South African novelist, human rights activist, 1991 Nobel Prize for Literature

Read more about Nadine Gordimer here

Watch a 1987 interview of Nadine Gordimer

Sheema Kalbasi

Sheema Kalbasi (born November 20, 1972) Iranian poet – Echoes in Exile

Read some poems by Sheema Kalbasi here and here

Alistair Cooke

Alistair Cooke (born November 20, 1908) U.K. journalist – Alistair Cooke’s America

Read more about Alistair Cooke here

Watch a 1996 interview of Alistair Cooke