1537 – The first complete English-language Bible (the Matthew Bible) is printed, with translations by William Tyndale and Miles Coverdale. Here’s A Concise History of the English Bible from the American Bible Society.
1862 – Edward Stratemeyer, American author (d. 1930)
1880 – Damon Runyon, American writer born
1928 – Alvin Toffler, American author born
1937 – Jackie Collins, British author born
1941 – Anne Rice, American writer.
twice banned • A display at Virginia’s Harrisonburg High School of books that have, at some point in history, either been banned or challenged The display, which Ford ordered removed Sept. 27, was part of the American Library Association’s annual Banned Books Week, the last week of September. i wish i was making this shit up.
banktoaster • from Flickr a nice step by step photo spread on making paper in your kitchen. . . yeah i know there are a lot of instuctions sets for making paper – but i liked this one, it uses scrap equipment nothing special. Gotta love that.