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.
1960: Lady 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 Gods, Coraline, and the Sandman series, is born.
1961: Catch-22 by Joseph Heller is published.
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