October 23

Elisa Shua Dusapin

Elisa Shua Dusapin (born October 23, 1992) French-Korean novelist - Winter in Sokcho (2018)(2021 English translation)

A review of Winter in Sokcho here

Author Talk with Élisa Shua Dusapin

Antjie Krog

Antjie Krog (born October 23, 1952) South African poet, journalist, novelist, essayist – Begging to be Black (2010)

Read more about Antjie Krog here

Antjie Krog talks about Pillage (her book of poems), and her writing

Al Yankovic

Weird Al Yankovic (Alfred Matthew Yankovic) (born October 23, 1959) U.S. singer/songwriter, children’s book author – When I Grow Up (2011)

Al Yankovic talks about himself and his movie here

Weird Al Yankovic's parody "Amish Paradise"

Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton (born October 23, 1942) U.S. novellist, screenwriter – The Andromeda Strain

Read more about Michael Crichton here

Michael Crichton, in a 1992 TED talk, describes his work