Thursday, August 27, 2015

August 27


1871 - Theodore Dreiser
American novelist, most well known for his novels Sister Carrie and An American Tragedy.

1899 - C.S. Forester
The pen name of English author Cecil Louis Troughton Smith, whose most famous work is his 12 book Horatio Hornblower series

1929 - Ira Levin
American author and dramatist, whose 1954 book A Kiss Before Dying won the Edgar award for best first novel.

1932 - Antonia Fraser
The pen name of Dame Antonia Margaret Caroline Fraser, an Anglo-Irish author of history, novels, biographies and detective fiction.

1939 - William Least Heat-Moon
American travel writer of English, Irish and Osage ancestry. His most well known works are the travel trilogy that began with Blue Highways.

1959 - Jeanette Winterson 
British writer whose first work, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, won a Whitbread Award for Best First Novel.

1963 - W.E.B DuBois
1969 - Ivy Compton-Burnett
2011 - Stetson Kennedy

1 comment:

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