Monday, June 22, 2015

June 22


1856 - Henry Rider Haggard
English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations.

1898 - Erich Marie Remarque
German author best known for his World War I novel All Quiet on the Western Front.

1906 - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
American author and wife of aviator Charles Lindbergh.

1947 - Octavia Butler
American science fiction author, winner of both the Hugo and Nebula awards.

1964 - Dan Brown
American author of thrillers, best known for his 2003 novel The Da Vinci Code.

1964 - Jason Goodwin
British author and historian who writes both non-fiction history and a series of mysteries.

1967 - James Forman Jr. 
American legal scholar and winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction.

1971 - Kambri Crews
American comedian whose best known work is her memoir Burn Down the Ground.

1972 - David Rees
American cartoonist and humorist whose most recent book deals with artisanal pencil sharpening.

1956 - Walter de la Mare
2002 - Anne Landers
2008 - George Carlin

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