Tuesday, May 26, 2015

May 26

1887 - Leonard Bacon
American poet; winner of the 1940 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for Sunderland Capture.

1915 - Antonia Forest
Pseudonym of British children's book author Patricia Giulia Caulfield Kate Rubenstein, best known for her Marlow series.

1933 - Edward Whittemore
American novelist whose major work was the Jerusalem Quartet.

1934 - Sheila Greenwald
American children's book author, creator of the Rosy Cole series.

1947 - Carol  O'Connell
American author of the Kathy Mallory crime fiction novels.

1954 - Alan Hollinghurst
British novelist and poet, winner of the 2004 Booker Prize for The Line of Beauty.

1964 - CaitlĂ­n Kiernan
Irish-born American paleontologist and author of dark fantasy.

1914 - Jacob Riis
2003 - Kathleen Winsor
2012 - Leo Dillon
2013 - Jack Vance

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