Feb. 18, 1997

Don't Look for the Silver Lining, Just Wait for It

by Ogden Nash


Today's Reading:"Don't Look for the Silver Lining, Just Wait for It" by Ogden Nash from VERSES FROM 1929 ON, published by Little, Brown Co.

Today would have been the 63rd birthday of poet Audre Lorde, born in New York City on this day in 1934.

Nobel laureate and Pulitzer Prize winning author Toni Morrison (THE BLUEST EYES; BELOVED) was born on this day in Lorain, Ohio, in 1931.

Spy writer Len Deighton (THE IPCRESS FILE) was born on this day in London in 1929.

Writer of the American West, Wallace Stegner, whose novel ANGLE OF REPOSE won the 1972 Pulitzer Prize, was born on this day in Lake Mills, Iowa, 1909.

Mark Twain's book THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN was published on this day in New York in 1885.

It's the birthday of Yiddish writer Shalom Aleichem, "the Jewish Mark Twain," born on this day in Pereyaslav, Russia, 1859.

Glassware artist and designer Louis Comfort Tiffany, who developed a new type of glass he called "Favrile," was born in New York City on this day in 1848.

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