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It’s Maeve Binchy’s Birthday Today

This might be an event of more interest to the distaff side but then we aim to cater to many tastes here. Maeve Binchy Snell...

Samuel Pepys Pops ‘Is Clogs

One this day in literature Samuel Pepys went to meet his diarist, the one who records all in the Book. Samuel Pepys FRS (/piːps/ PEEPS;...

Herman Wouks’ The Caine Mutiny

On this day in literature Herman Wouk was born. 1915: Herman Wouk is born. As happenstance would have it his obituary was just these last few...

One Of England’s Finest Essayists – GK Chesterton – Born Today

Perhaps he's best known today for the character Father Brown, given the TV series. But at the time GK Chesterton was greatly admired as...