How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1957) - Dr. Seuss (Grade:A-)
The Birds' Christmas Carol (1886) - Kate Douglas Wiggin (Grade:B+)
A Christmas Classic
A Christmas Carol (1843) - Charles Dickens (Grade:A+)
The Gift of the Magi () - O. Henry (Grade:A+)
In God We Trust : All Others Pay Cash (1966) - Jean Shepherd (Grade:A)
Winter Light [NattvardsgŠsterna] (1962) - Ingmar Bergman (Grade:A-)
About Schmidt (2002) - Alexander Payne (Grade:A-)
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987) - John Hughes (Grade:A-)
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) was born in Portland, ME on February 27, 1807.
John Steinbeck (1902-68), 1962 Nobel Laureate, was born in Salinas, CA on February 27, 1902. Read Orrin's reviews of Of Mice and Men (1937)(Grade: A+), The Grapes of Wrath (1939)(Grade: A-)(#10 on the Modern Library Top 100 Novels of the 20th Century) and The Winter of Our Discontent (1961)(Grade: B)
Lawrence Durrell (1912-90) was born in Jullundur, India on February 27, 1912. Read Orrin's review of The Alexandria Quartet (1957-60) (Grade: F)(#70 on the Modern Library Top 100 Novels of the 20th Century)
Irwin Shaw [IRWIN GILBERT SHAMFOROFF] (1913-1984) was born in The Bronx, NY on February 27, 1913. Brothers Judd recommends The Young Lions (1948) and Rich Man, Poor Man (1970)
Robert D. Novak was born February 26, 1931 in Joliet, Illinois. Brothers Judd recommends Completing the Revolution: A Vision for Victory in 2000 (2000) (Robert D. Novak 1931)
Enrico Caruso (1873-1921) was born in Naples, Italy on February 25, 1873.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was born in Limoges, France on February 25, 1841.
Karl May (1842-1912) was born in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, GER on February 25, 1842. Read the Brothers Judd review of Winnetou 1893).
Wilhelm Karl Grimm (1786-) was born in Hanau, Germany on February 24, 1786.
Winslow Homer (1836-1910) was born in Boston, MA on February 24, 1836.
John Peter "Honus" Wagner (1874-1955) was born in Mansfield (Carnegie), PA on February 24, 1874.
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) was born in Halle, Germany on February 23, 1685.
George Washington (1732-99) was born in Bridge's Creek, Westmoreland County, VA on February 22, 1732. Read Orrin's review of Rules of Civility: The 110 Precepts That Guided Our First President in War and Peace (1997)(George Washington 1732-1799)(edited and with notes by Richard Brookhiser) (Grade: A)
W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907-73) was born in Yorkshire, ENG on February 21, 1907.
If two New Hampshire men aren't a match for the Devil, we might as well give the country back to the Indians.
-Stephen Vincent Benet (1898-1943), The Devil and Daniel Webster
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