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
William Faulkner (25 September, 1897 – 6 July, 1962) was an American writer of plays, short stories, essays, screenplays and novels.
Today is the birthday of Caroline Gordon (6 October, 1895 – 11 April, 1981) an American award winning novelist.
Recently I read the novel Anna Karenina which, to my surprise, I liked. It is a complex novel and upon doing more research on the subject, I decided it merits its own Fun Facts post.