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”.
Robert Frost (26 March, 1874 – 29 January, 1963) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet known for many poems including A Road Not Taken,and A Boy’s Will
Kate Douglas Wiggin (28 September, 1856 – 24 August, 1923) was an American author and educator, mostly known for her classic novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm.
Leon Uris (3 August, 1924 – 21 June, 2003) was an American author who is mostly known for his two historical fiction books Exodus and Trinity.
The strength of this book, I felt, was in the interesting footnotes the editor provided at the end of each chapter
Today, October 7 in the year 1955 poet Allen Ginsberg read his seminal poem “Howl” at Six Gallery in San Francisco.
In “Devil’s Garden”, a historical fiction novel, author Ace Atkins recounts the events of a historic Labor Day weekend in 1921, San Francisco. On that fateful day beloved comic and silent movie star Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle held a weekend of drunkenness orgy (regardless of the prohibition laws) and debauchery with several friends, sans his wife of course