Sunday, July 28, 2013

This Week in Literature

August is CWAtC's "Quick Read" Month!

July 28th - August 3rd

Jul 28th
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin elope to France, 1814
  • Beatrix Potter is born, 1866
  • Natalie Babbit, author of Tuck Everlasting, is born, 1932
Jul 29th
  • The Fellowship of the Rings is published in the UK, 1954
Jul 30th
  • Emily Bronte is born, 1818
  • Paperbacks are first introduced, 1935
Jul 31st
  • J.K. Rowling, born in 1965, and Harry Potter share their birthday!
Aug 1st
  • Herman Melville is born, 1819
  • "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost is first published in the Atlantic Monthly, 1915
Aug 2nd
  • George Eliot starts Middlemarch, 1869
Aug 3rd
  • The last installment of Great Expectations is published, 1861
  • Joseph Conrad dies at age 66, 1924

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