Feb. 8, 1998
Sunday Review Section
Today's Reading: "Sunday Review Section" by Baron Wormser from GOOD TREMBLING, published by Houghton Mifflin.
It's the anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America in 1910.
Novelist and short-story writer Kate (O'Flaherty) Chopin was born on this day in St. Louis in 1851. Her novel THE AWAKENING (1899), now considered a masterpiece, was condemned and banned from libraries for over 50 years.
French writer Jules Verne (A JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH; TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA; AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS) was born on this day in Nantes, France, 1828.
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