Tuesday, November 17, 2015

November 17


1916 - Shelby Foote
American Civil War historian and novelist.

1939 - Auberon Waugh
British journalist; eldest son of Evelyn Waugh. Wrote fiction as well as his other writings.

1969 - Rebecca Walker
American feminist writer, daughter of author Alice Walker.

1983 - Christopher Paolini
American author best known for his Inheritance Cycle, which he began writing when he was 15.

1932 - Charles W. Chesnutt
1968 - Mervyn Peake

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