Wednesday

Jan. 7, 1998

Year's End

by Richard Wilbur

WEDNESDAY 1/7

Today's Reading: "Year's End" by Richard Wilbur from THE POEMS OF RICHARD WILBUR, published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

The first FANNY FARMER COOKBOOK was published on this day in Boston in 1896.

It's the birthday of writer and American folklorist Zora Neale Hurston, born in Eatonville, Florida, 1903.

Cartoonist Charles Addams, known for his work in THE NEW YORKER, was born on this day in Westfield, New Jersey, 1912.

Jann Wenner, who founded Rolling Stone magazine in 1967, was born in New York City in 1947.

Poet John Berryman died on this day in 1972 when he jumped from a bridge in Minneapolis into the Mississippi River.

Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.®

 









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