Thursday, September 3, 2015

September 3

Born:



1849 - Sarah Orne Jewett 
American novelist and short story writer, best known for her local color works set along or near the southern seacoast of Maine.







1926 - Alison Lurie
American writer who won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction with her 1984 novel Foreign Affairs.








1963 - Malcolm Gladwell
British-born Canadian author of popular books like Blink and The Tipping Point.








1971 - Kiran Desai
Indian author whose book The Inheritance of Loss won the 2006 Man Booker prize.




Died:
1883 - Ivan Turgenev
1942 - Will James
1962 - E.E. Cummings
1982 - Frederic Dannay
2001 - Pauline Kael
2003 - Alan Dugan

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