8 John Berger Graham Greene John le Carre On Adventure At the Adelaide Festival Travelling with Chatwin Chatwin’s Travels Julian Barnes Kazuo Ishiguro
9 Michel Tournier Italo Calvino Stephen Hawking Andrei Sakharov Umberto Eco Gunter Grass Heinrich Boll Siegfried Lenz Peter Schneider Christoph Ransmayr Maurice Sendak and Wilhelm Grimm
10 Gabriel Garcia Marquez Mario Vargas Llosa
11 The Language of the Pack Debrett Goes to Hollywood E. L. Doctorow Michael Herr: An Interview Richard Ford Raymond Carver Isaac Bashevis Singer Philip Roth Saul Bellow Thomas Pynchon Kurt Vonnegut Grace Paley Travels with a Golden Ass The Divine Supermarket
12 Naipaul Among the Believers “In God We Trust” In Good Faith Is Nothing Sacred? One Thousand Days in a Balloon
Elvis Presley is born in 1935 and, a little over 20 years later, he would have his first #1 single on the US charts, forever changing the landscape of popular culture and ushering in a new age of celebrity superstardom.