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Literary Fact Calendar

July 16th in Literary History

Mary Ann Morse Baker (Mary Baker Eddy) is born

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Anita Brookner is born

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Caroline Blackwood is born

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Linda Hogan is born

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Tony Kushner is born

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Evelyn Waugh publishes “An Act of Homage and Reparation to P. G. Wodehouse”—perhaps the single-most influential plea for restoring Wodehouse’s reputation among the English—in the London Sunday Times

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Nicolás Guillén dies

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