July 29: On this day in 1878 Don Marquis was born.
When a famous writer drafts intense portraits of those around him, his observations take on surreal, powerful results.
Two sisters of humble beginnings span the globe during WWII, in search of love’s elusive embrace.
The author of The Fortune Hunter on her favorite novels of history.
July 28: Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin eloped on this day in 1814.
July 27: The American novelist and critic Elizabeth Hardwick was born on this day in 1916.