Happy Birthday to Me and These Famous Birthdays

Happy Birthday to me and my shared famous birthdays with Robert Penn Warren and Anthony Trollop - Two Monster writers!. I first read Robert Penn Warren in a community college class and fell in love with his drama, charm, and lively Southern characters. Anthony Trollop is simply a wordsmith. He used to wake up and …

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Elvis Presley Was An Eccentric Spiritual Reader

It turns out that Elvis was very into spiritual readings, Taoism, esoteric philosophies and learning about the different values in different cultures. When Elvis died in his Graceland bathroom thirty years ago today, he is said to have been reading a book about the Holy Shroud of Turin

Jack London – Author of the Wonderful Book, “Call of the Wild”

Jack London Author of the wonderful book Call of the Wild, Jack London, was born on this day, 1876, in California. Jack was an American author best known for the adventure novels "White Fang" and "The Call of the Wild." Jack grew up working-class. He carved out his own hardscrabble life as a teen. He …

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