1953 in literature

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List of years in literature (table)

This article presents lists of literary events and publications in 1953.


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  1. ^ "The Top 100? 100 best novels list draws heavy dose of criticism", via CNN. By Jamie Allen, May 6, 1999
  2. ^ "Fine For "Persistently Importuning"". The Times (52759) (London). 22 October 1953. p. 5. Described on the charge sheet as a clerk. 
  3. ^ O'Toole, Fintan (2011-01-01). "The Fantastic Flann O'Brien". The Irish Times. Retrieved 2011-10-02. A combination of his gradually deepening alcoholism and his habit of making derogatory remarks about senior politicians in his newspaper columns led to his forced retirement from the civil service in 1953. (He departed, recalled a colleague, “in a final fanfare of f***s”.) 
  4. ^ "Cumulative List of Winners of the Governor General's Literary Awards", Canada Council. Web, February 10, 2011