Posted on November 10, 2022 at 11:43 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

November 10 was quite the day in literary history! Here are a few milestones (and past posts about them) to celebrate.

1844: Hans Christian Andersen publishes New Fairy Tales, including “The Ugly Duckling.”

1928: The first installment of All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque appears in the German magazine Vossische Zeitung.

1950: William Faulkner is awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

1960Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence sells 200,000 copies in one day following its publication in the UK (it had been banned in 1928).

1960: Neil Gaiman, author of American GodsCoraline, and the Sandman series, is born.

1961Catch-22 by Joseph Heller is published.

Categories: Today in Books

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