Tuesday, February 3, 2015

February 3


1874 - Gertrude Stein
American expatriate author, whose memoir The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas made her into a cult literary figure.

1907 - James Michener
American author of meticulously researched sagas; winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1948.

1927 - Joan Lowery Nixon
American author of historical fiction and mystery for children and young adults.

1947 - Paul Auster
American author of genre-bending fiction.

1948 - Henning Mankell
Swedish mystery writer best known for his Kurt Wallander series.

1468 - Johannes Gutenberg

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