Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - December 2

1918: Edmond Rostand dies. (Explore: Cyrano de Bergerac, L' Aiglon, Edmond Rostand)

1935: David Hackett Fischer is born. (Explore: The Great Wave: Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History, Albion's Seed, Washington's Crossing)

1937: Brian Lumley is born

1948: T. Coraghessan Boyle is born. (Explore: Without a Hero, T. Coraghessan Boyle)

1985: Philip Larkin dies. (Explore: Philip Larkin, Dockery and Son, The Poetry of Larkin)

1995: Robertson Davies dies. (Explore: A Mixture of Frailties, The Lyre of Orpheus, Robertson Davies)

1999: Matt Cohen dies. (Explore: Matt Cohen)