Mark McGarrity was an American writer who wrote mysteries under the pen name Bartholomew Gill. Most of Mr. McGarrity’s novels featured detective Peter McGarr.
There are sparks of genius sprinkled around the novel. I really enjoyed his characterizations, description of all the main characters, their power, & obsessions
John Updike was a novelist, critic, and poet. Mr. Updike is one of only four writers to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction more than once.
Hugh Lofting was an English poet and author who is known for writing children literature, and specifically his character Dr. Dolittle.
Arthur Conan Doyle ((22 May, 1859 – 7 July, 1930) was a Scottish author most famous for creating the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes.
Howard Lindsay (29 March, 1889 – 11 February, 1968) was an American Pulitzer Prize award winner playwright, director and actor.
R.P. Blackmur (21 January, 1904 – 2 February, 1965) was one of America’s foremost critics of literature, and a distinguished professor in Princeton University.
William Braithwaite (6 December 1878 – 8 June, 1962) was a poet, writer and critic from Boston, MA.
The British are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775 – 1777 by Rick Atkinson describes the first 21 months of the Revolutionary War.
James Russell Lowell (22 February, 1819 – 12 August, 1891) was an American editor, critic, poet, lawyer, and diplomat, born in Cambridge MA