The Cloudspotter's Guide: The Science, History, and Culture of Clouds (2006) - Gavin Pretor-Pinney (Grade:A+)
Death in Pont-Aven : A Case for Commissaire Dupin (2012) - Jean-Luc Bannalec (Grade:A)
Last Seen Wearing (1952) - Hillary Baldwin Waugh (Grade:A+)
The Godfather (1969) - Mario Gianluigi Puzo (Grade:B+)
Exploding the Myths of Modern Architecture (2009) - Malcolm Millais (Grade:A+)
Fields of Force: Fischer and Spassky at Reykjavik (1974) - George Steiner (Grade:B)
True Grit (1968) - Charles Portis (Grade:A+)
The Apostle (1997) - Robert Duvall (Grade:A)
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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.
Richard Matheson (1926-) was born in Allendale, NJ on February 20, 1926. Read Orrin's review of I Am Legend (1954) (Richard Matheson 1926-).
Pierre Boulle (1912-1994) was born in Avignon, France on February 20, 1912. Read Orrin's review of The Bridge over the River Kwai (1952)(Grade: A+) and Planet of the Apes (1963)(Pierre Boulle 1912-1994)(translated by Xan Fielding)(Grade: A)
Ansel Adams (1902-84) was born in San Francisco, CA on February 20, 1902.
Anais Nin (1903-77) was born in Neuilly, France on February 20, 1903.
Carson McCullers (1917-67) was born in Columbus, GA on February 19, 1917. Read Orrin's review of The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1940)(Grade: D)(#17 on the Modern Library List of the Top 100 Novels of the 20th Century)
Nicholas Copernicus (1473-1543) was born in Torun, Poland on February 19, 1473
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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