C.S. Forester was a British historical novelist known mainly for his novels featuring Horatio Hornblower, a Royal Navy officer during the Napoleonic wars.
Ann Petry (12 October, 1908 – 28 April, 1997) was an American novelist, author of children’s books and short stories. Ms. Petry was born in Old Saybrook, CT
Maya’s Notebook by Isabel Allende is a fictional novel and a coming of age story. Ms. Allende is an award winning, internationally famous, Chilean writer.
Today, October 7 in the year 1955 poet Allen Ginsberg read his seminal poem “Howl” at Six Gallery in San Francisco, California