Wednesday, November 25, 2015

November 25


1893 - Joseph Wood Krutch
American writer and naturalist whose The Measure of Man won the 1955 National Book Award for Nonfiction.

1895 - Helen Hooven Santmeyer
American author of novels and poetry, whose And Ladies of the Club was a bestseller.

1904 - Ba Jin
Pen name of Chinese writer Li Feigan, one of the most important Chinese writers of the 20th century.

1909 - P.D. Eastman
American screenwriter and children's author.

1926 - Poul Andersen
American science fiction author, winner of seven Hugo and three Nebula awards.

1946 - Marc Brown
American children's book author, creator of the Arthur series.

1951 - Charlaine Harris
American mystery author, famous for her Southern Vampire series and it's protagonist Sookie Stackhouse.

1951 - Arturo Pérez-Reverte
Spanish novelist and journalist, best known for his Alatriste series.

1952 - Crescent Dragonwagon
American author (born Ellen Zolotow) who primarily writes cookbooks and childrens's books.

1953 - Mark Frost
American writer, known in the television world for Twin Peaks and Hill Street Blues, and in the literature world for fiction and golf books.

1950 - Johannes Vilhelm Jensen
1968 - Upton Sinclair
1970 - Yukio Mishima

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