Alice B. Toklas was an American cookbook writer and life partner of Gertrude Stein. The 1945 Alice B. Toklas Cookbook included a recipe for “Haschich Fudge”.
Wallace Stevens (2 October, 1879 – 2 August, 1955) was an American poet and an insurance executive.
A historical fiction story following two female reports during World War II. Annie March arrives in France, 1944 after D-Day, her mentor is Martha Gellhorn, an ace reporter, editor, who is in a troubled marriage to writer Ernest Hemingway. Annie gets to know several soldiers and takes on photography to tell her story.
Captain Frederick Marryat (10 July, 1792 – 9 August, 1848) was a Royal Navy officer, and a novelist who pioneered historical naval fiction.
Edmund Wilson’s critique helped to interest the public in the works of Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Vladimir Nabokov, as well as establishing a new evaluation of the works of Charles Dickens and Rudyard Kipling
Elmore Leonard (11 October, 1925 – 20 August, 2013) was an American writer and screenwriter who specialized in thrillers and crime fiction.
For any lover of literature and trivia, this book is a gem.
Today is the birthday of Caroline Gordon (6 October, 1895 – 11 April, 1981) an American award winning novelist.