Sandor Marai, John Fante, Glendon Swarthout, Arthur Hailey, Hugo Claus, Donald Barthelme, Paul Theroux, Barry Levinson, Barbara Kingsolver, Joolz Denby
Poets: Christopher Smart, William Wordsworth, Charles Baudelaire, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Johannes Bobrowski, Mark Strand Playwrights: Clare Boothe Luce
Thinkers, Spiritualists, Scientists, Historians, Biographers
Philosophers: Thomas Hobbes, Edmund Husserl Historians: David Halberstam
Humorists, Essayists, Editors, Journalists, Officials, and Others
Humorists: Leo Rosten Essayists: William Hazlitt, Booker T. Washington, Montague Summers, Lev Kopelev Journalists: Lincoln Steffens, Lowell Thomas, Walter Winchell, Tony Brown, Vladimir Pozner, Seymour Hersh, David Frost, Ellen Goodman, David Helvarg Officials: Jerry Brown, Christopher Darden Others: Linda Goodman, Hugh Hefner, Robert Kiyosaki, Julia Phillips, Neil Boortz
Mystery / Crime / Suspense Writers
Suspense: David Westheimer
Fantasy / Science Fiction Writers
Fantasy: Robert Bloch, Mike Ford Science Fiction: Henry Kuttner, James White, James Patrick Kelly
Photographers: Eadweard Muybridge
There're more journalists than anything this week and LA novelist John Fante is getting his centennial, but April is Poetry Month, after all. Come in to see our display.
(1) Which author born this week said this about a poet born this week when they became friends?
"He is in this sense the most original poet now living,and the one whose writings could the least be spared: for they have no substitute elsewhere ..."
(3) Which poet born this week is credited with “discovering” and making famous the poems of which other poet this week?
Answers to Last Week’s Question: