Month: March 2018

Nelson Algren

Literary Birthday – 28 March – Nelson Algren

Nelson Algren was born 28 March 1909 and died 9 May 1981 Quotes You don't write a novel out of sheer pity any more than you blow a safe out of a vague longing to be rich. A certain ruthlessness and a sense of alienation from…
Iris Chang

Literary Birthday – 28 March – Iris Chang

Iris Chang was born 28 March 1968 and died 9 November 2004 Quotes I don't mind solitude. I love talking to other people, but I do need my space. Books are the ultimate way for writers to reach immortality. The spoken word vanished with the wind.…
Dick King-Smith

Literary Birthday – 27 March – Dick King-Smith

Dick King-Smith was born 27 March 1922 and died 4 January 2011 Quotes A little of what you like does you good. But you can have too much of a good thing. Many times I've looked into a pig's eye and convinced myself that inside that…