Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - July 23

1888: Raymond Chandler is born. (Explore: The Big Sleep, Poodle Springs, Raymond Chandler)

1914: Charlotte L. Forten Grimke dies. (Explore: The Journals of Charlotte Forten Grimké, Charlotte L. Forten Grimké)

1946: Larry Shue is born. (Explore: The Foreigner, Larry Shue)

1989: Donald Barthelme dies. (Explore: Robert Kennedy Saved from Drowning, The Glass Mountain, Donald Barthelme)

1992: Rosemary Sutcliff dies. (Explore: The Light beyond the Forest: The Quest for the Holy Grail, Heroes and History, Rosemary Sutcliff)

2001: Eudora Welty dies. (Explore: A Worn Path, Death of a Traveling Salesman, Eudora Welty)

2002: Chaim Potok dies. (Explore: The Chosen, My Name Is Asher Lev, Chaim Potok)