Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - June 1

1920: Paul Valéry publishes Le Cimetiere marin (The Graveyard by the Sea) in the periodical Nouvelle Revue Française. (Explore: Paul Valéry, An Evening with Mr. Teste, No Right Answers?I recently came across this quote by the poet Paul Valery: ...)

1938: Colleen McCullough is born. (Explore: The First Man in Rome, Colleen McCullough, An Indecent Obsession)

2004: William Manchester dies. (Explore: The Death of a President, American Caesar, What is the book A World Lit Only by Fire by William Manchester...)