1867 – Charles Dickens’ farewell dinner, London.
1917 – Eugene O’Neill one-act play The Long Voyage Home premiers, NY
1921 – Eugene O’Neill play Anna Christie premiers in NY
1927 – T. S. Eliot becomes a British subject.
1960 – Penguin Books is found not guilty of obscenity in the Lady Chatterley’s Lover case.
CAN, AL – Banff Mountain Book Festival – Banff, Alberta
Caribbean International Literary Festival – Antigua, Barbados
IN – Ann Katz Festival of Books – Indianapolis, IN
LA – Words & Music 2006: A Literary Feast in New Orleans
NC – Novello Festival Of Reading – Charlotte, N.C.,
TX – World Fantasy Convention 2006 – Austin TX
blog of note • Hugh Hollowell has been busy busy busy, and done up some good shipping rules of thumb posts.
obit of note • William Stryon succumbs to pneumonia at 81.
lost n found • Unpublished Sylvia Plath sonnet goes online tomorrow
blog of note • Peter Pehrson has a new blog out, full of yummy biblio & holograph stuff for our enjoyment. My RSS reader is getting a real workout!